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Christian Hernández Mena
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Christian Hernández Mena

General SurgerySurgical Oncology

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

""Compassion is one of the most beautiful faculties of the human soul." Seneca"

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Procedures (39)

Breast cancer surgery
Laparotomic cholecystectomy
Online Medicine
Thyroid surgery
Consultation
Axillary drainage
Benign cutaneous tumor removal (epidermic cyst, nevus, lipoma, angioma)
Breast biopsy
Breast conserving surgery
Chemotherapy catheter placement
Cholecystectomy
Colostomy
Conservative Breast Surgery
Cutaneous biopsy
Diagnosis of sentinel node
Endothoracic goiter surgery
Epigastric hernia surgery
Evaluation of benign tumors
Exploratory laparsocopy
First consultation
Nissen Fundoplication
Gallbladder surgery
Gastrectomy
Inguinal hernia repair
Laparotomic hemicolectomy
Lymph node biopsy
Mastectomy
Mohs skin
Mucus biopsy
Parathyroidectomy
Segmental colectomy
Sigmoid Resection
Small sized wound suture
Splenectomy
Subcutaneous biopsy
Subcutaneous foreign growth removal
Thyroglossal duct cyst and fistula surgery
Tracheostomy
Umbilical hernia surgery
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Medical conditions (23)

Breast cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Mouth cancer
Salivary gland cancer
Thyroid cancer
Adrenal tumor
Cáncer de Faringe
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Gallstones
Gastric cancer
Inguinal hernia
Larynx cancer
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
Masses in the neck (enlarged lymph nodes, cysts or tumors)
Melanoma
Oral cavity cancer
Parotid cancer
Sarcoma
Sinus cancer
Skin cancer
Tongue tumor removal
Umbilical hernia
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Oncology Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. January 2010
  • Specialty in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. January 2008
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. January 2002
Fellowships
  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

  • Head and Neck Cancer - Instituto Roffo. Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Senology - Universitat de Barcelona, España

Courses
  • Intraoperative monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerves in thyroid surgery - Medellin, Colombia

    2015

  • International Course Oncological Surgery - Asociación Argentina de Cirugía

    2012

  • Methodological approaches of Radioguided Surgery - IPEA, Spain

  • Endocrine Surgery Course on Thyroid Cancer - México D.F.

  • Course: Advanced Endoscopic Surgery

  • Workshop: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • International Course: Thyroid Cancer - Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Course: Microsurgical techniques – Hospital Italiano. Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • SLN Course - IPEM, España

  • Course: Basic Principles Craniomaxillofacial Surgery - AOCMF

  • Course: Intensive Skin Flaps in Reconstructive Surgery – La Paz Hospital, Madrid

Trainings
  • Hospital Rotation

    Reconstruction of Head and Neck Cancer - Hospital Clinic. Barcelona, España.

  • Hospital Rotation

    Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery - Hospital del Mar. Barcelona, España

  • Hospital Rotation

    Skin Cancer Surgery - Hospital Alexander Flemilng. Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Diploma Degree

    Surgery Head and Neck Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6760 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Awards
  • 2010 Graduated with Honors - Specialty Surgical Oncology - Universidad de Costa Rica
  • 2008 Graduated with Honors - General Surgery Specialty - Universidad de Costa Rica
Positions
  • Undergraduate Professor - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
  • Oncological Surgery Postgraduate Professor - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
  • Oncologist Surgeon - Oncology Department, Hospital Calderón Guardia