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Alfonso Lozada Díaz
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Alfonso Lozada Díaz

Neurological Surgery

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"I believe in ethics, accountability and surgical experience; I believe in personal attention to the patient and family. The main goal of my practice is to restore health and quality of life for each of the patients who come to my office and rely the help I can provide for them ."

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Procedures (8)

Minimmaly invasive vertebral column surgery
Online Medicine
Consultation
Cervical fusion
Cervical spine fracture surgery
Posterior fossa surgery
Skull base surgery
Surgery for dorsolumbar spine fracture with spinal cord injury
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Medical conditions (18)

Herniated discs
Lumbar disc hernia
Sciatic nerve pain
Spinal stenosis
Spine Injury
Bleeding and stroke
Brain tumor
Craniocervical junction abnormalities
Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrow channel)
Neck pain, shoulder and hips
Nerve damage
Nerve wounds
Pinched nerve
Spinal column tumor
Spinal cord injury
Thoracic disc herniation
Trauma and skull fracture
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General Info

About me

I studied Medicine and then specialized in neurosurgery, this allows me to offer services in diagnosis and treatment in diseases of the brain and spine. My practice focuses on learning and performing surgery of lumbar disc herniations, Instrumentation of Cervical and Lumbar Spine, through different techniques adapted to each individual patient. Within these techniques minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery and open surgery are included

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery (Spine and Brain Surgery). Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. March 2001
Fellowships
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - IMSS Hospital De Traumatología Lomas Verdes. Naucalpan, State of Mexico, Mexico. December 2001

  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía. DF, Mexico. December 2002

Courses
  • VIII Advanced Course in Endoscopic Lumbar Spine Surgery

    December 2014 - December 2014

  • VII Advanced Course of Endoscopic Surgery and Lumbar Spinal Instrumentation - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    January 2014

  • VI Advanced Course of Endoscopic Surgery and Instrumentation in Lumbar Spine - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    December 2013

  • IV Advanced Course of Endoscopic Surgery in Lumbar Spine - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    February 2012

  • II Advanced Course of Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spine Surgery - Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación y Entrenamiento en Cirugía Mínimamente Invasiva CLEMI. Bogotá, Colombia

    January 2011

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6711 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Neurosurgery MD6711
Positions
  • Director of the Spine Clinic, Hospital San Juan de Dios