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Raúl Fabián Alfaro Piedra
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Raúl Fabián Alfaro Piedra

Gynecology-Obstetrics

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

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Procedures (71)

Consultation
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Obstetric Ultrasound
Pelvic endometriosis laparoscopy
Prenatal care
Adnexectomy
Bartholin gland abscess drainage
Bartholin's gland extirpation
Breast exam
BURCH procedure
Cervical pathology
Cervical, vaginal or vulvar polyp removal
Cervix biopsy
Cesarean postpartum hysterectomy
Childbirth preparation
Colposcopy
Colpotomy
Copper T placement (Device included)
Corrective vaginal surgery
Cryosurgery
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Endometrial biopsy
Four dimensional (4D) ultrasound
Clitoriplasty
Gynecologic control
Gynecological ultrasound
Human papillomavirus (HPV) exam
Hydrotubation
Hysterectomy
Hysteropexy
Hysteroscope
Hysteroscopic foreign object removal
Hysterosonography
Inner labia or labia resection surgery
Intrauterine Device Placement (Includes device)
Intrauterine inseminations
Labia Surgery
Labor control and care
Laminaria placement
Laparoscopic adhesion release
Laparoscopic ectopic gestation
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)
Manual Vacuum Aspiration
Multiple C-section (more than one baby)
Myomectomy
Natural birth attention
Ovarian cystectomy
Ovariectomy
Pap monolayer
Pelvic exam
Pelvic inflammatory disease laparoscopic treatment
Perineorrhaphy
Pessary placement
Posterior Colpoperineorrafia
Pregnancy Complications
Previous colpoperineorrafia
Sacral colpopexy
Salpingectomy transcesarean
Single C-section (one baby)
Tranvaginal echography
Uterine conserving surgery
Uterine dilation and curettage
Uterine neck cerclage removal
Uterine prolapse surgery
Vaginal exam
Vaginal foreign growth removal
Vaginal Hysterectomy
Vaginal, juxta, or paracervical cyst removal
Vaginoplasty
Vulva benign tumor removal
Vulva biopsy
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Medical conditions (57)

Endometriosis
Fibroma (benign connective tissue tumor)
Menstruation pain
Uncontrolled menstruation
Vaginal bleeding
Abnormal Pap
Birth
Birth control pills
Burning during sex
Burning during urinating
Cervical dysplasia
Cervicitis
Climacteric
Ectopic pregnancy (eccysis)
Endometrial hyperplasia
Fallen bladder (cystocele)
Fetal malformation
Genital warts
Gestational diabetes
High-risk pregnancy
Hormonal disorder
Hot flash
Human papillomavirus
Hydrosalpinx
Infertility
Ligamentopexy
Menarche
Menopause
Menopause flashes
Menstruation
Missed menstrual period
Myoma (benign muscle tumor)
Nipple leakage
Ovarian abscess
Ovarian cyst
Ovarian mass growth
Pain during sex
Pelvic pain
Polycystic ovary
Pregnancy
Pregnancy complications/problems
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Prolapse of uterus
Rectal prolapse
Recurrent miscarriage
Tuboovarian abscess
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Uterine bleeding
Uterine prolapse
Vaginal burning
Vaginal discharge
Vaginal itching
Vaginal thrush
Vaginitis
Vomiting during pregnancy
Vulvitis
Yeast infection
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. 2013
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. 2008
Fellowships
  • Laparoscopic Surgery - Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Courses
  • International Congress of Laparoscopic Gynecology - AAGL. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

    February 2017

  • American Congress of AAGL 44. Orlando, USA

    November 2016

  • Laparoscopy course: "4th Global Summit of Hysterectomy Techniques". San Diego, USA

    June 2016

  • Laparoscopy Course: "Advanced Workshop 18th of pelvic anatomy and minimally invasive surgery". Louisville, USA

    June 2016

  • American Congress of AAGL 43. Las Vegas, USA

    November 2015

  • Hands on - Hysteroscopic Sterilization with ESSURE. Las Vegas, USA

    November 2015

  • International Congress of Gynecologic Laparoscopy - American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopy (AAGL). Hospital Policlínico. Barcelona, España

    June 2014

  • National Congress of Gynecologic Oncology

    April 2014

  • Global Congress of Gynecologic Laparoscopy - American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopy (AAGL). Washington D.C , USA

    November 2013

  • Laparoscopic course: “11th Surgical Masters Course in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Advanced Laparoscopic General and Oncologic Procedures” - Laparoscopic Institute of Gynecology Oncology (LIGO). San Francisco, CA.

    April 2013

  • Laparoscopic course:“4th Annual Workshop on Laparoscopy and Robotic Hysterectomy” - American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopy (AAGL). New York City, NY.

    December 2012

  • Intermediate course of laparoscopy in gynecology - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    October 2012

  • Basic Course of Laparoscopy - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica

    October 2012

  • Basic Course on Cardiac Support - Soporte Cardiaco Básico al día de SAC, SA

    July 2012

  • Course of gynecological laparoscopic surgery - Universidad Nacional del Nordeste. Corrientes, Argentina

    June 2012

  • Course of diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy - Universidad Nacional del Nordeste. Corrientes, Argentina

    June 2012

  • American Congress of the AAGL 45. DC Maryland

    November 2017

  • Laparoscopy Course: "Global Summit of Hysterectomy" - (AAGL) American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopy"

    April 2016

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED9808 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association for Human Reproduction (ACOREH)
  • American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy (AAGL)
  • Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Positions
  • Assistant General Physician in the Gynecological Room - Women's Hospital Dr. Adolfo Carit Eve. San Jose Costa Rica. 2010
  • Resident of Gynecology and Obstetrics - CENDEISSS - UCR, Hospital Dr. Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia.
  • Chief Resident of Gynecology and Obstetrics - CENDEISSS - UCR, Hospital Dr. Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia. 2012-2013
  • Attending Specialist in Gynaecology Department - Endoscopic and Gynecological Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Hospital Calderon Guardia. 2013-present
  • Professor of the undergraduate course of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. 2013-present
  • Assistant Medical Specialist in the Metropolitan Hospital in Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2013 to date.