Santiago Manzanal Quesada

Santiago Manzanal Quesada

Orthopedics and Traumatology
Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Elderly

"The patient must receive a humane, warm and professional treatment in the medical consultation based on the respect, cordiality and experience offered by the doctor. Likewise, the patient must perceive confidence and security on the professional who is attending him to obtain better results in the treatment of his illnesses."

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Procedures (30)

Hip arthroplasty with Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR)
Hip fracture surgery
Knee and Hip Prosthesis Surgery
Online Medicine
Total knee arthroplasty with prosthetic implant
Achilles tendon surgery
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery
Articular hyaluronic acid injections
Articular infiltration
Carpal tunnel surgery
Conservative Treatment of Column Pain
First consultation
Injections with platelet-rich plasma
Knee arthroscopy
Knee cardilage surgery
Kneecap stabilization
Meniscal suture
Periarticular infiltration
Plaster placement
Post surgery follow-up
Prosthetic bone replacement
Reductions of simple fractures
Shoulder arthroscopy
Shoulder fixation surgery
Small sized wound suture
Torn meniscus repair surgery
Treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with viscosupplementation
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General Info

About me

The opportunity to help a patient improve their quality of life is invaluable. The most rewarding thing about being a doctor is when the patient trusts my work and feels satisfied with the results.


English, Español


  • Specialty in Orthopedics and Traumatology. Universidad de Costa Rica. August 2009 - August 2014
  • Doctorate in Medicine and General Surgery. Universidad de Ciencias Médicas. 2002 - 2008
  • Joint Reconstruction Hip and Knee

  • Reconstrucción Articular De Cadera Y Rodilla - Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid, España

    June 2016 - June 2017

  • AO Recons: Principles of complex knee and hip arthroplasty - Marseille, France


  • Costa Rican Congress of Orthopedics. San José Costa Rica


  • Workshop in Knee Arthroplasty - Madrid, Spain


  • AO Trauma - Fundación Santa Fé University Hospital. Bogóta, Colombia

    May 2016

  • American Orthopedic Association Congress - Orlando, Florida, USA


  • II International Course on Hand Surgery. San José, Costa Rica, 2013


  • Course: AO Advanced Trauma for the Surgical Treatment of Fractures. San José Costa Rica


  • Costa Rican Congress of Orthopedics. San Jose Costa Rica


  • International Course of Hand Surgery. San José Costa Rica


  • Course AO Trauma Principles in the Surgical Treatment of Fractures. San José Costa Rica


  • Advanced trauma life support – ATLS. San José, Costa Rica


  • II Day of Orthopedics and Traumatology. San José Costa Rica


  • Emergencies and Emergencies in Sports Medicine. San José, Costa Rica

    May 2008

  • “AO Trauma Course - Advanced Principles of Fracture Treatment” San José, Costa Rica

    August 2019

  • “Surgeon To Surgeon Visitation and Educactional Visit”, Zimmer Biomet Institute, Indiana, USA

    June 2019

  • Current Concepts In Joint Replacement - Cleveland, USA

    May 2019

  • “Hip Preservation Techniques”, Cali, Colombia

    June 2018

  • Current Concepts In Joint Replacement - Las Vegas, USA

    May 2018

  • Postgraduate Degree

    Postgraduate in Orthopedics and Traumatology - Universidad de Costa Rica. 2009-2014


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED9503 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Costa Rican Orthopedic and Traumatology Association (ACOT)
  • AO Trauma Latin America
  • 2014 Graduation with Honor in the specialty of Orthopedics and Traumatology - Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • Orthopedic and orthopedic surgeon - San Vicente de Paul Hospital. Heredia, Costa Rica. 2014 - Currently
  • Medical resident in orthopedics and traumatology and Chief Resident - Mexico Hospital. 2009-2010 / 2013-2014
  • Medical resident in orthopedics and traumatology - San Juan de Dios Hospital. 2011-2012
  • Physician resident in orthopedics and traumatology and Chief Resident - Nacional de Niños Hospital. 2012-2013
  • Congreso Médico Nacional - Jacó, Costa Rica 2017
  • Profesor de Posgrado De Ortopedia Y Traumatología - UCR