Dr. Gustavo Chavarría León
Curriculum Vitae (resume) NAME:
Dr. Gustavo Chavarría
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
General Medicine: Autonomous University of Central America, San José, Costa Rica.
General Surgery: University of Costa Rica, Hospital San Juan de Dios.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: National Autonomous University of Mexico, Hospital General de Mexico.
Certified by the Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates, USA, 1990.
Professor in Surgery Universidad de Ibero América since May 1998. Profesor of Surgery at Universidad de Ciencias Médicas, “Andres Vesalio Guzmán” since 2002.
At this time I practice as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Clinica Biblica Hospital, Hospital Mexico (in San Jose) and the National Rehabilitation center in San José, Costa Rica.
Continuous Medical Education:
II National Medical Congress, San José, Costa Rica, November-December 1992.
Lip and Cleft Palate Clinic, Guanajuato, Mexico, October, 1994.
XXVI National Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Puebla, Mexico.
X Actualization in Burned Patient procedures and XV National Congress Mexican Burns Association. Vera Cruz, April 1995.
International Symposium in Breast Reconstruction. Mexico D.F. October 1996.
Symposium: Inheritance and Cancer. Mexico D.F. October 1996.
Symposium: Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Mexico D.F. October 1996.
Pretest course for residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery. January 1997.
I Glycolic Acid Peeling Seminar, Neostrata. August, 1997. San José, Costa Rica.
Course in Plastic Surgery. Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. June 1998.
Facial Aesthetic and Body Contouring Course. Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. July-Agosto 1998.
III Aesthetic Surgery Course “Dr. Jose M. Arguedas Soto”. May 1999.
Breast Reconstruction Course. Academic Foundation of the Iberolatinamerican Federation of Plastic Surgery.
Expositor in Postgraduate Course in General Surgery. Management of Burns. Physician College of Costa Rica. April 2003.
Expositor in Plastic Surgery Symposium. Management of Basal Cell Carcinoma. Hospital Clinica Biblica, May 2003.
Expositor in IV Central American Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Breast Augmentation, June 2003.
Expositor in IV Costa Rican Rehabilitation Medicine Congress. Tendon Transfer in Cerebral Palsy May 2004.
Participant in Plastic Surgery Symposium. Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association. December 2005.
Participant in “Corporal Contouring Techniques”. Costa Rican Plastic Surgery Association. February 2006.
Participant in the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 18th Congress. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August, 2006.
Participant in Plastic Surgery Symposium. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Francisco, USA. 2006.
Muscular damage due to ischemia and repeated repercusions. “Problemática del análisis histopatológico” (Problems in the Histopathological analysis in plastic surgery), Vol 5, Num 3, 1995 pp 92-95.
Repeated ischemia and repercusión in the serratus muscle of a rat. In the medical magazine of the General Hospital of Mexico. Vol 58, Num 3, 1995 pp. 112-117.
Utilizacion of scapular flap for the jaw reconstruction. Report of a case. En Acta Médica Costarricense. (In the Medical Acts of Costa Rica).
Ulcers through pressure: Surgical Management in patient’s in a National Rehabilitation Center between Augut 1997 to August 1999. En Cirugía Plástica Iberolatinoamericana. 28: 63-68. Enero, Feb, marzo 2002.
Reconstrucción mamaria con colgajo recto abdominal (Breast reconstruction with rectal abdominal flap): Reporte de los primeros 15 casos. En Acta Médico Costarricense. Vol 44, N1, Jan-Mar 2002. Third Prize for the best scientific article during 2002.
Member of the Association of Residents and exresidents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monasterio.
Associate Professor Postgraduate Program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. University of Costa Rica.
Member of the Association of Plastic Surgery of the Mexico General Hospital.
Member of the Costa Rican Association in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. ISAPS.
Member International Candidate, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. ASAPS.
Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ASAPS.
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