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Dr.Javier Brenes

Dr. Javier Brenes is a board certified neurosurgeon in Costa Rica not only specializes in spinal disorder management; he also specializes in surgery of the brain.

Dr. Brenes 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.

Dr. Brenes most frequent surgical procedures are:

- Herniated cervical and lumbar discs
- Degenerative Disc Disease
-Spinal Fractures
-Arthodesis anterior and posterior
-Percutaneus Vertebroplasty and biopsy
-Epidural infiltration and nerve block

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