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Juan Antonio Botero Zaccour
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Juan Antonio Botero Zaccour

Pneumology/Pulmonology

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"The pillars that make up my work philosophy are:
- Perseverance (to never give up and always try to be better)
- Honesty (to be always at peace with myself, with the people around me and the ones I serve).
- Excellence (always give my best)
- Passion"

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Procedures (9)

Consultation
Bronchoscope
Forced spirometry
Lung fluid drainage
Pleurodesis
Simple spirometry
Therapeutic bronscopic foreign growth removal
Thoracic tumor evaluation
Thoracocentesis
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Medical conditions (15)

Asthma
Chronic cough
Cough with phlegm or mucus
Lung cancer
Pneumonia
Bronchial thermoplasty
Bronchitis
Bronchopneumonia
Coughing up blood
Difficulty breathing
Emphysema
Lung lining (pleura) disease
Pleural tap
Recurrent respiratory infection
Shortness of breath
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General Info

About me

I became a doctor with the goal of helping people, pneumology allows me to fulfill as professional and human being. I'm always looking to offer the best to my patients with human quality and constant education and medical update to keep the highest world standard.

Languages

English, italiano, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Subspecialty in Pulmonology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2011
  • Specialty in Internal Medicine. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2010
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2003
Courses
  • European course: Advanced pleural techniques

    November 2016 - November 2016

  • Latin American Congress of Thorax

    July 2016 - July 2016

  • Iberoamerican Symposium of Basic and Advanced Bronchoscopy

    April 2016 - April 2016

  • European Congress of Pulmonary Interventionism - Barcelona, Spain

    May 2015 - May 2015

  • Central American Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery - San José, Costa Rica

    March 2015

  • European Congress of Pneumology - European Respiratory Society, Barcelona

    2013

  • Course of the American Thoracic Association: Sleep Apnea

    2011

  • Central American Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, El Salvador

    2010

  • Management course of acute coronary syndrome

    2009

  • Thoracic Imaging

    2009

  • Tobacco Treatment Course

    2009

  • Central American Congress of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, Costa Rica

    2009

  • XIII Rheumatology Costa Rican Meeting

    2009

  • Basic Course on Mechanical Assisted Ventilation

    2008

  • XII Costa Rican Rheumatology Meeting

    2008

  • Basic Course in Electrocardiography

    2008

  • XI Costa Rican Rheumatology Meeting

    2007

  • Symposium on Obesity: 21st Century Epidemic

    2006

  • Advanced Cardiac Support Course

    2005

  • Advances in Pharmacology Course

    2004

Trainings
  • Hospital Rotation

    Harvard Medical School - 2002

  • Internship

    Interventional Pneumology Training Period at the University Hospital of Bellvitge Barcelona, ​​Spain. 2013

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED8096 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
  • Member: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • Latin-American Thoracic Society (ALAT)
  • European Respiratory Society
Positions
  • Medical assistant in Pain Medicine and Palliative Care. CNCD and CP 2003-2004
  • Company Doctor. North-american Cultural Center 2004
  • Resident Physician of Internal Medicine and Pneumology. San Juan de Dios Hospital 2003-2011
  • Assistant Physician of the Emergency Service. Hospital Clínica Católica
  • Professor of Internal Medicine and Pneumology. Universidad Latina 2010
  • Medical Specialist Coordinator Pneumology. Hospital San Vicente de Paul
  • Undergraduate Professor of Internal Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica 2012-2014
  • Medical Specialist of Internal Medicine. Banco de Costa Rica
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Honorary Professor - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
  • Attending Specialist of Pneumology - Costa Rican Social Security, Hospital Rafael Angel Calderón Guardia. San José, Costa Rica. 2016
Publications
  • Análisis de factores relacionados con la necesidad de resolución quirúrgica de derrames pleurales paraneumónicos en pacientes internados en el Hospital San Juan de Dios desde Enero del 2004 hasta Diciembre 2008
  • Estudio comparativo de rentabilidad diagnóstica para adenopatías toráxicas, entre biopsia por aguja fina transbronquial con y sin guía con US endobronquial en el servicio de Neumología del Hospital México