Dr. Francisco Gutiérrez specialist in Neurosurgery graduated with honors. Since then he has attended several trainings and updates outside the country.

Through the medical and scientific advances achieved in Neurosurgery, I can contribute to providing a quality life for many of my patients.

APPLIED STUDIES

University Postgraduate Studies: Specialty in Neurosurgery. University of Costa Rica (2010 – 2016) Graduation with Honors.
University Studies: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Costa Rica University. (2003 – 2008).
Bachelor of Medical Sciences. Costa Rica University. (2003 – 2006).

Languages: Spanish / English.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Assistant Physician Specialist in Neurosurgery, Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia Hospital. Currently in appointment since February 2016.

Assistant Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery, Hospital CIMA, San José, from December 2016 to the present.

Medical Assistant Specialist in Neurosurgery, Momentum Pinares Medical Tower, from August 2016 to the present.

Residence of Medical Specialty in Neurosurgery, Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia Hospital – University of Costa Rica. (2010 – 2016)

General Assistant Physician Neurosurgery Service, Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia Hospital (2009 – 2010)

Undergraduate Professor of the Medicine Career, University of Medical Sciences (2016 to present)

Course of Surgery, Module of Neurosurgery Rotation Tutor of Neurosurgery of the Course of Surgery Undergraduate Rotation Tutor for Medicine, International University of the Americas (2016 to present)

Course of Surgery, Rotation of Neurosurgery

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Advanced Life Support in Trauma (ATLS), San José, Costa Rica, 2009.

Fundamentals in Mechanical Ventilation for Resident Doctors, San José, Costa Rica, 2009.

Update on Cardiopulmonary and Cerebral Resuscitation, San José, Costa Rica, 2009.

II Latin American Symposium in Neuromonitoring and Neurocritical Care, San José, 2010.

VII Central American Congress of Neurosurgery and II Costa Rican Congress of Neurosurgery, San José, Costa Rica, 2013.

Neurosurgery Board Review Course, Chicago, IL, USA. 2013 Speaker at the Update Seminar in Neurosurgery, San José, Costa Rica, 2014.

IV PINECOS Symposium: Advances in Gliomas, San José, Costa Rica, 2014.

Skull and Stroke Base Unit Internship, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA. 2014. Tutor: Roberto Heros, MD. Tutor: Jaques Morcos, MD

V Symposium PINECOS: Gliomas of the Central Nervous System. 2015 Symposium Hipofisiaries Diseases, Antigua, Guatemala, 2015.

Master Class in Endoscopic Previous Skull Base Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. 2015. Tutor: Edward Laws, MD

NSC CPR Course (Basic CPR – reaccreditation), San Jose, Costa Rica, 2015 (valid until November 2017)

Skull and Stroke Base Unit Internship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. 2016. Tutor: Ossama Al-Mefty, MD.

Skull Base Approaches: Microscopic and Endoscopic. Hands-On Cadaver Workshop and Lecture Symposium.

PASE Learning Center, St Louis, MO. February 2016 Skull Base Approaches: Microscopic and Endoscopic. Hands-On Cadaver Workshop and Lecture Symposium.

PASE Learning Center, St Louis, MO. February 2017 Course of cerebral vascular surgery – Microsurgery of aneurysms and bypass, at the University of St. Louis, MO. February 2018.