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Gerardo Xavier Lang Serrano
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Gerardo Xavier Lang Serrano

Neurological Surgery

Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Eldery
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Procedures (15)

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

Aneurysm
Arteriovenous malformations
Brain tumor
Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
Spinal stenosis
Artificial disc
Bleeding and stroke
Carotid cavernous fistula (CCF)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) removal
Cerebrospinal fluid circulation problem
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
Craniocervical junction abnormalities
Degenerative disease
Headache
Herniated discs
Hydrocephealus (water on the brain)
Intracranial abcess removal
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Lumbar disc hernia
Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrow channel)
Nerve compression
Nervous system infection
Pain vertebral crush
Pituitary gland (hypophysis) disease
Pituitary gland disease
Sciatic nerve pain
Spinal column tumor
Spinal cord injury
Spinal cord tumor
Spine Injury
Tethered spinal cord
Thoracic disc herniation
Trauma and skull fracture
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Neurosurgery (Spine and Brain Surgery). Universidad de Costa Rica. February 2013 - February 2019
Courses
  • Course of Cerebral Bypass and Advanced Cerebrovascular Surgery

    November 2019 - November 2019

  • Spinal Instrumentation Course

    March 2019 - March 2019

  • Micro anastomosis of cerebral arteries

    May 2018 - May 2018

  • Practical Theoretical Course of Skull Base Surgery

    March 2017 - March 2017

Trainings
  • Internship

    Skull Base Surgery

  • Internship

    Cerebrovascular Surgery

  • Hospital Rotation

    Spinal Column Surgery

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED11231 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Neurosurgery
Awards
  • 2019 Graduation of Honor - Specialty in Neurosurgery - UCR
Positions
  • Assistant Physician Specialist in Neurosurgery - Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • Head of Residents of the Surgery Section of San Juan de Dios Hospital 2107-2018
  • Postgraduate Professor of Neurosurgery - UCR
  • Assistant Medical Specialist at the Column Clinic of the San Juan de Dios Hospital
Publications
  • Manejo del Trauma Cervical Espinal. Congreso Médico Nacional.
  • Papel de la Neurocirugía en la Enferemedad Cerebrovascular Isquémica. Congreso Médico Nacional