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Ricardo Alberto Alfaro Pacheco
Specialty

Ricardo Alberto Alfaro Pacheco

General Surgery
General Thoracic Surgery
Patient Demographics: Adult, Elderly

"General surgery is the specialty of medicine that is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies that are resolved by surgical or potentially surgical procedures, both elective and emergency, of benign, inflammatory, traumatic or neoplastic origin."

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Procedures (44)

Consultation
Hemorrhoidectomy
Inguinal hernia repair
Laparotomic cholecystectomy
Online Medicine
Abscess debridement and drainage
Anal abscess drainage
Anal fistula surgery
Anoscopy with biopsy
Axillary drainage
Breast biopsy
Chest aspiration drainage (pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, etc. )
Cholecystectomy
Colon diverticulitis surgery
Colostomy
Cutaneous biopsy
Endothoracic goiter surgery
Epigastric hernia surgery
Nissen Fundoplication
Gallbladder surgery
Gastric bypass surgery
gluteal abscess drainage
Hydrocele with hernia surgery
Eventration
Ingrown toenail surgery
Intestinal hernia resection surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopy
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery
Lymph node biopsy
Meckel's diverticulum surgery
Mucus biopsy
Open appendix surgery
General Surgery
Post surgery follow-up
Rectovaginal fistula surgery
Segmental colectomy
Single Insition Laparoscopic Surgery
Strangulated eventration hernia surgery
Subcutaneous biopsy
Thyroid surgery
Total colectomy
Umbilical hernia surgery
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Medical conditions (26)

Appendicitis
Gallstones
Inguinal hernia
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
Umbilical hernia
Abdominal pain
Anal abscess
Cholecystitis
Colitis
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Diverticula
Esophagus disease
Gallbladder cancer
Gastric cancer
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Intestinal perforation
Liver cancer
Masses in the neck (enlarged lymph nodes, cysts or tumors)
Myoma (benign muscle tumor)
Pancreatic Cancer
Phimosis
Rectal prolapse
Thyroid cancer
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Medicine and Surgery Degree. Universidad Latina de Costa Rica.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Universidad Latina de Costa Rica.
  • Specialist in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica.
Courses
  • Advanced Cardiac Support Course

  • Advanced Life Support (ACLS)

  • Course of Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Centro de Docencia y Educación Médica Contínua

  • Basic First Aid Course

  • BLS Basic Life Support Course

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED10540 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Awards
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome - Medical Journal of Costa Rica and Central America
  • Graduation with honors - Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
  • Recognition of academic excellence in the clinical area - Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. 2005-2006
  • Menarini Award for academic excellence in pre-clinical and clinical areas
Positions
  • Ebais Coordinator - Tamarindo Area, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste
  • General Physician - COOPESAIN
Publications
  • Incidencia de citologías cervicales alteradas en mujeres menores de 20 años en el área de salud de Paseo Ancho, San Sebastián entre 2006-2010.
  • Abordaje de la fistula entero cutánea post operatoria.
  • Síndrome anti fosfolípidos.