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Gerardo Barrantes Chaves

Gerardo Barrantes Chaves

Endocrinology

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"I always try to listen and establish a conection; I try to make the patient and his family feel in confidence to achieve an honest communication, to offer them the treatment that best suits their needs and improve their quality of life."

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Procedures (1)

Consultation

Medical conditions (23)

Diabetes
Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Thyroid gland problems
Adrenal gland disease
High sugar
Hormone balance problems
Hormone level problems
Hyperlipidemia (high blood lipid count)
Hypoglycemia
Insulin problem
Menopause
Metabolic syndrome
Metabolism problems
Morbid obesity
Non toxic thyroid/goiter inflammation
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Pituitary gland (hypophysis) disease
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Thyroid cancer
Thyroid problems
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General Info

About me

I am involved with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine glands (the glands that produce hormones). I like to see that patients achieve improvements in their quality of life and prognosis.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Endocrinology. Universidad de Costa Rica - CENDEISSS. June 2006 - June 2008

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6230 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Positions
  • Specialist Assistant at the Service of Endocrinology - Hospital San Juan de Dios