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Hospital Clinica Biblica

Dr. Oscar Oeding

Dr. Danilo Solano Vargas

Dr. Victor Eduardo Alvarez Murillo

Dr. Gustavo Chavarría León

Dr. Alberto Jose Arguello Choiseul

Dr. Arnoldo Fournier

Dr. Roberto Velázquez

Dra. Tamara Velázquez

Dra. Olga Montoya

Dr. Marios Saenz

Dr. Jacobo Zafrani

Dr. Javier Brenes

Dr. Mauricio Mora

Dr. Guillermo Cortes

DR. Mario Speranza

Dr. Marcial Fallas

DR.William Perez

Dr. Alexander León Sánchez Cabo

Dr. Ronald Alberto Salazar


Dr.Jacobo Zafrani

Orthopedist Specialist in Weight loss / Laparoscopic Speciality / Bariatric Surgery:

* General and bariatric surgeon at Hospital Clinica Biblica since March, 2004
* Total surgeries 1,800, with 350 being inguinal hernia procedures. He performs approximately 150 bariatric type surgeries per year including 40 gastric sleeve procedures.

* Dr. Jacobo Zafrani Graduated from the University of Costa Rica in January, 2004 with a specialty in General Surgery.
* Dr. Jacobo Zafraniis in the second year of his doctoral thesis (medical science investigation) with SalamancaUniversity.
* Sleeve Gastrectomy training with Dr. Garnier (known as the “Father of Sleeve Gastrectomy”) at Cornell University in New York. 2005
* Basic training and course work in laparascopic surgery procedures, Cendeis.
* Advanced training and course work in laparascopic surgery procedures, UNNE, Corrientes, Argentina.
* Training and course work in laparoscopic colorectal surgery, UNNE, Corrientes, Argentina.
* Training and course work in gastric banding (Inhamed), Panamá.
* Training and course work in gastric sleeve procedures, NY USA.
* VAC, Panama.
* Post graduate training in bariatric surgery, ALACE 2006.
* Coordinated the first training seminar for advanced laparascopic surgery procedures in San José, Costa Rica.

* College of Physicians and Surgeons
* Medical Union.
* Society of Costa Rican Surgeons
* Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
* Association of International Surgeons
* IFSO (the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity)

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