Juan Luis Segura Valverde

Juan Luis Segura Valverde

Neurological Surgery
Health Services Administration
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Patient Demographics: Babies, Children, Adult
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Procedures (5)

Epidural hematoma craniectomy
Lumbar puncture
Posterior fossa surgery
Subdural hematoma craniectomy

Medical conditions (17)

Arteriovenous malformations
Brain tumor
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
Craniocervical junction abnormalities
Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
Hydrocephealus (water on the brain)
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Lumbar disc hernia
Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrow channel)
Neck pain, shoulder and hips
Sciatic nerve pain
Spina bifida (split spine)
Spinal column tumor
Spinal cord injury
Tethered spinal cord
Trauma and skull fracture
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General Info


English, Español


  • Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery. Universidad de Costa Rica. 1984 - 1988
  • Baccalaureate and Bachelor of General Medicine. Universidad de Costa Rica. 1977 - 1982


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED2699 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • 2009 IV Research Contest Dr. José Joaquín Jiménez Núñez. First place as co-author in Epidemiological Scientific Research. College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica.
  • 2001 I International Congress of Neurosciences. First Place for Free Work: Epilepsy Surgery in Costa Rica. Unit of Monitoring and Surgery of Epilepsy H.N.N. Costa Rican Association of Neurological Sciences, San José, Costa Rica.
  • 1996 VIII Central American Congress of Neurology, I Central American Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology. First Place for Free Works: Hemisferectomies and callosotomies in refractory epilepsy in Costa Rica. Central American Federation of Neurology, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Head of Service, Neurosurgery Service, Children's National Hospital "Dr. Carlos Sáenz Herrera ".
  • Jiménez E, Segura JL, Cáceres A, et al: Primary Leptomeningeal Melanoma: A case Report and Review of Literature. BAOJ Neuro, 2017; 3:2
  • Segura Masís JL, Masís R, Alfaro K, Rodríguez S, Segura Valverde JL: Comparative study of pre and post-operative drug costs in patients with refractory epilepsy undergoing hemispherectomy and temporal lobectomy at the National Children´s Hospital Dr. Carlos Sáenz Herrera. J Neurol Res Rev Rep, 2020; 2(2): 1-3
  • Segura Masís JL, Jiménez E, Núñez M, Segura Valverde JL: Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor: A Case Report in a 8-Year Old Patient. Open Access J Neurol Neurosurg 13(5): OAJNN.MS.ID.555875 (2020)
  • 2019Conferencia: “Malformations of the central nervous system in children requiring neurosurgery correction”. Department of Nervous Diseases and Neurosurgery, People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), Moscú, Rusia
  • 201981° Congreso Médico Nacional. Conferencista. Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica. La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica.
  • 201880° Congreso Médico Nacional. Conferencista. Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.
  • 2018III Simposio Craneofacial: Oncología Craneofacial. Conferencista: “Tumores del encéfalo”. Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.
  • 201779° Congreso Médico Nacional. Conferencista: “Trauma de cráneo en el paciente pediátrico”. Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica. Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
  • Segura Valverde JL, Zamora J, Jiménez E, Trejos H, Segura Masís JL, Peña Isabela: A Successful Separation of Total Vertical Craneopagus Conjoined Twins in Costa Rica. Open Access J Neurol Neurosurg 14(3): OAJNN.MS.ID.555887 (2020)