Spinal Surgery is offered by Doctor Javier Brenes, a Board Certified Neurosurgeon in Costa Rica.
Doctor Javier Brenes not only specializes in spinal disorder management; he also specializes in brain surgery.
This neurosurgery specialist completed his medical training at the Universidad Autonoma de Centroamerica (1981-1986). Thereafter, he completed his residency at Hospital Calderon Guardia in San Jose, Costa Rica, which is one of the biggest Public Hospitals in the country (1987-1992). He received the “Best Resident Award in the Surgical Area” in the 1991 Graduation.
From 1992 to 2005, Doctor Javier Brenes worked at the Calderon Guardia Hospital. At the same time he began his private practice at Hospital Clinica Biblica, a private Hospital with more than 75 years of history in the heart of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica.
Continuing Education and Training:
After his residency, Doctor Javier Brenes continued his education and training in Hospitals such as Baylor College Methodist Hospital with Professor R. Narayan; the University of Texas with Professor Guy Clifton (mini-sabbatical), and he also participated as active member of AOSpine in different courses in Santiago, Chile in 2003.
He continued his education and training in San Jose, Costa Rica in 2005 ( Interactive Course); Cancun, Mexico 2005 (Complex Spinal Issues Symposium); Bogota, Colombia, 2005 (Combined Prodisc Cervical and Lumbar Spine Arthroplasty Course) with Dr. Rudolf Bertagnoli, and an AOSpine Master Course in Switzerland in December 2006. In June 2007, he attended a Cadaveric Spinal Course in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The surgeon also participated in an observer-ship in Santiago, Chile with Dr Bartolome Marre ( AOSI Educational Chairman) (2005), and in Curitiba, Brazil with Dr. Luiz Vialle (AOSI Regional Chairman) (2006).
As a neurosurgeon since 1992, he has performed different approaches to spinal pathologies through more than two thousand neuro-surgical procedures. If you are looking for an experienced neurosurgeon to perform the spinal procedure you are looking for, you will be hard-pressed to find anyone like Doctor Javier Brenes.
The most frequent procedures Doctor Javier Brenes performs are: Herniated cervical and lumbar disc surgery, degenerative disc disease surgery, spinal fracture surgery, stenosis, arthrodesis (anterior and posterior any level), percutaneous vertebroplasty and biopsy, epidural infiltration and nerve blockage.
How to contact Doctor Javier Brenes:
If you want more information regarding Doctor Javier Brenes and the spinal procedures he performs, simply fill out our no obligation contact form, and one of our neurosurgery consultants will get in touch with you and send you all of the information you requested. Furthermore, you can call 1-866-665-6433 Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, US Central Standard Time, and speak live to a consultant in Costa Rica.
When you speak to the spinal surgery consultant, you can ask to schedule a telephone conference so that you can speak directly to Doctor Javier Brenes about your particular spinal issues. At Medical Tours Costa Rica, we will always try to give you as much information as possible so that you can make an informed decision. This is our way of making your medical travel experience as easy as possible so that you can concentrate on healing and getting better once again.
Make the call or fill out the contact form, speak to a spinal surgery consultan, ask to speak to Doctor Javier Brenes, and let Medical Tours Costa Rica take care of everything else.