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Alejandro Vargas Román
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Alejandro Vargas Román

Neurological SurgeryEndovascular Surgical Neurorradiology

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery
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Procedures (15)

Consultation
Cerebellopontine angle microsurgery
Cervical fusion
Cervical spine fracture surgery
Epidural hematoma craniectomy
Epidural infiltration
House visit
Hypophysis microsurgery
Lumbar puncture
Minimmaly invasive vertebral column surgery
Posterior fossa surgery
Sellar region microsurgery
Skull base surgery
Subdural hematoma craniectomy
Surgery for dorsolumbar spine fracture with spinal cord injury
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Medical conditions (33)

Aneurysm
Arteriovenous malformations
Artificial disc
Bleeding and stroke
Brain tumor
Carotid artery stenosis
Carotid cavernous fistula (CCF)
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
Craniocervical junction abnormalities
Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
Degenerative disease
Encephalocele
Headache
Herniated discs
Hydrocephealus (water on the brain)
Intracranial abcess removal
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Lumbar disc hernia
Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrow channel)
Neck pain, shoulder and hips
Nerve compression
Nervous system infection
Pain vertebral crush
Pituitary gland (hypophysis) disease
Pituitary gland disease
Sciatic nerve pain
Seizures
Spina bifida (split spine)
Spinal column tumor
Spinal cord injury
Spinal stenosis
Tethered spinal cord
Trauma and skull fracture
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Sub-specialty in Neuroendovascular Therapy. Hospital Puerta de Hierro. 2007 - 2008
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 1999
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 1992
Fellowships
  • Spine Surgery and Medullary

  • Neuroendovascular

  • Brain Surgery

Courses
  • Live Interventional Neuroradiology Neurosurgery Course, LINNC. New York, USA

    April 2017

  • Live Interventional Neuroradiology Neurosurgery Course, LINNC. New York, USA

    March 2016

  • National Medical Congress of Costa Rica

    2016

  • World Congress of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations. Nancy, France

    June 2014

  • European Congress on Stroke. London, England

    2013

  • XIV Central American Congress of Neurology. San José, Costa Rica

    November 2010

  • XXII SILAN. Buenos Aires, Argentina

    November 2010

  • Course for certification on the use of Onyx. San Jose Costa Rica

    July 2010

  • III Symposium Multiple Sclerosis - Bayer Schering Pharma. San Jose Costa Rica

    March 2010

  • Course for Certification on the use of Onyx. Bogota Colombia

    March 2009

  • Course on Intracerebral Stent. Panama

    2009

  • IV Conference on Cerebral Vascular Pathology. La Granja de San Idelfonso, Segovia, Spain

    April 2008

  • Symposium on Advances in the Treatment of Aneurysms - University of Oxford, England

    December 2007

  • XXX Latin American Congress of Neurosurgery - CLAN - FLANC. Lima Peru

    October 2002

  • XXX Latin American Congress of Neurosurgery and Brain Neuroendoscopy

    2002

  • II Central American Congress and I Costa Rican Congress of Neurosurgery

    2001

  • International Symposium on Coma and Death. Havana, Cuba

    2000

  • I Course of Pathology of the Raquis - Hospital Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain

    1998

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED4107 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Neuroscience 4107
  • Costa Rican Association of Neurosurgery 4107
Positions
  • Local Coordinator of Postgraduate in Neurosurgery - SEP UCR. 2014-2016
  • President - Costa Rican Association of Neurological Sciences. 2015-2019
  • Secretary - Association of Neurosurgery. Costa Rica. 2014-2016
  • National Coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Neurosurgery - SEP-UCR. 2012-2019
  • Secretary - Association of Neurological Sciences Costa Rica. 2008-2013
  • Vocal - Association of Neurological Sciences Costa Rica. 2004-2007
  • Vice President - Association of Neurosurgery of Costa Rica. 2004-2007
  • Fiscal - Association of Neurosurgeons of Costa Rica. 2002 - 2004
  • Lecturer Professor of Surgery - University of Costa Rica. 2005 - currently
  • Neurosurgeon - La Católica Hospital, CIMA and Clínica Bíblica. San Jose Costa Rica. 2005 - currently
  • Professor of Postgraduate Neurosurgery Studies - SEP - UCR - CENDEISSS. 2000 - currently
  • Lecturer Professor of Surgery - Universidad Hispanoamericana. 2000 - 2002
  • Professor Chair of Anatomy - University of Costa Rica. 2000-2001
  • Professor Chair of Surgery - UCIMED. 1999-2010
  • Head of Clinic of the Neurosurgery Service - Calderón Guardia Hospital. 2016 - currently
  • Assistant Physician Neurosurgery Specialist - Hospital Dr. Calderón Guardia.1999 - currently
  • Physician Assistant Neurosurgery Specialist - Department of Qualifications and Pensions. CCSS. 2001-2006
  • Physician Assistant General Medicine - Clinic Dr. Carlos Duran, CCSS. 1997-1998
  • Head of Resident Physicians of the Neurosurgery Service - Calderón Guardia Hospital. 1997
Publications
  • Expositor: LIII Congreso Médico Nacional. 1992
  • Expositor: LV Congreso Médico Nacional, Hematomas Subdurales en el Hospital Calderón Guardia. 1994
  • Expositor: I Simposio Internacional de Cardiología Basada en la evidencia. 2011
  • Expositor: Curso de actualización en emergencias no traumáticas en cirugía como Hipertensión Endocraneal - Colegio de Médicos. Costa Rica. 2005
  • Expositor: Curso de actualización en Oncología, como tumores cerebrales - Colegio de Médicos de Costa Rica.2005.
  • Expositor: LXVII Congreso Médico Nacional San Carlos, Trauma de Cráneo. 2005
  • Expositor: XXVII CLAN-FLANC y participación. San Pedro Sula, Honduras. 1996