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Carmen Andrea Mata Blanco
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Carmen Andrea Mata Blanco

General SurgeryGeneral Thoracic Surgery

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery
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Procedures (44)

Consultation
Bronchoscope
Chemotherapy catheter placement
Chest aspiration drainage (pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, etc. )
Chest tube placement
Drainage of Empyema
Epigastric hernia surgery
Esophageal hiatus surgery
Esophagectomy
Nissen Fundoplication
Gastrostomy
Inguinal hernia repair
Jejunostomy
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopy
Lobectomy
Lymph node biopsy
Mediastinal biopsy
Myotomy
Open appendix surgery
General Surgery
Pleura biopsy
Pleurectomy
Pleurodesis
Pneumonectomy
Pulmonary biopsy
Pulmonary decortication
Pulmonary lip resection
Pyloroplasty
Resection of chest and mediastinal masses
Sternotomy
Sympathectomy
Sympathetic blocking
Thoracocentesis
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracostomy
Thoracotomy
Thymectomy
Thyroidectomy
Tracheal resection
Tracheostomy
Umbilical hernia surgery
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Zenker's diverticulum resection
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Medical conditions (12)

Chest trauma
Esophagus disease
Hyperhidrosis
Lung cancer
Lung lining (pleura) disease
Appendicitis
Esophageal cancer
Gallstones
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
Postoperative chest
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in General Thoracic Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 2013
  • Specialty in General Thoracic Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 2013
  • Specialist in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 2011
  • Specialist in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 2011
  • Bachelor and Licenciate Degree in Medical Sciences. Universidad de Costa Rica. 2004
  • Bachelor and Licenciate Degree in Medical Sciences. Universidad de Costa Rica. 2004
Fellowships
  • Thoracic surgery

Courses
  • 13th WINFOCUS World Congress on Ultrasound in Emergency and Critical Care. Certificate of Attendance. Argentina.

    September 2017

  • Latin American Forum 2017 for Thoracic Surgery. Johnson Johnson Institute. Orlando, Florida.

    August 2017

  • Workshop in Lung Cancer Clinical Research. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

    May 2017

  • Vienna Lung Transplant Academy Course. Vienna Lung Transplant Academy Department of Thoracic Surgery Medical University of Vienna. Vienna, Austria.

    May 2017

  • XXX National Course of Theoretical-Practical Endoscopy. Jesús Usón Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. Spain.

    September 2016

  • International Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Center. ASEMECO. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course.

    June 2016

  • Basic Cardiac Support Course. Support Cardíaco SAC, SA.

    July 2012

  • Theoretical Practical Course of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Thorax. CIELTA

    2010

  • Thoracic Imaging Course. Central American and Caribbean Federation of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery Costa Rican Association of Pulmonology and Thorax Surgery.

    2009

  • FUCODOCSA. Advanced Cardiac Support Course.

    2005

  • Update Course in Surgical Specialties. Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica.

    2005

  • CENDEMEC. Basic Life Support Course

    2004

  • University of Heidelberg. Service of Thoracic Surgery at the ThoraxKlinik-Heidelberg Hospital.

Trainings
  • Internship

    Service of Thoracic Surgery at the ThoraxKlinik-Heidelberg Hospital. University of Heidelberg. June 2013

  • Internship

    Tongji University. International Uniportal VATS Training Program. Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital. Junio 8 – 19, 2015.

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED8057 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
  • Latin American Thoracic Association (ALAT)
Positions
  • Medical Coordinator EBAIS Santiago. Paraíso-Cervantes Health Area. Social Service CCSS- February 2004 - March 2005.
  • Practice of medicine in private practice and assistance in proceduressurgical - March 2005 - July 2005.
  • Medical Coordinator of EBAIS Tirrases. Comprehensive Health Care Program. UCR Agreement - CCSS- July 2005 - June 2006.
  • Resident Physician General Surgery. San Juan de Dios Hospital, CCSS-August 2006 - July 2010.
  • Surgeon General. Clinic of Coronado, CCSS. August 2010 - July 2011.
  • Medical Resident of Thoracic Surgery. Hospital Calderón Guardia, CCSS. August 2011 - July 2013.
  • Assistant Physician Specialist in General Thoracic Surgery. Hospital Calderón Guardia, CCSS. August 2013 to the present. Hospital La Católica 2014 to the present.
  • Postgraduate Professor of the Specialty of General Thoracic Surgery, Graduate Studies System of the UCR-CCSS. January 2014 to the present.
  • Coordinator of the Surgery Board of the Universidad de Costa Rica in Hospital Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia. July 2015 to the present.
  • Costa Rican Association of Pulmonology and Thorax Surgery. Member 1. Period 2015 - 2018.