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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