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San Jose, Costa Rica

Dr. Adolfo Afonso

Dr. Adolfo Afonso

CIMA Hospital
Speciality Pain Management (minimally invasive), Anesthesiology
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1994 (22 years since graduation)
About Dr. Afonso has been a practicing anesthesiologist at Hospital CIMA San José since 2003. He interned in the Jackson Memorial Medical Center before completing his residency in the Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Medicine at the University of Miami. At the conclusion of his formal education, Dr. Afonso remained in Miami to pursue a fellowship in pain medicine. Dr. Afonso is board certified by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates in the US. He has published several research articles in medical journals and is member of several medical organizations such as the Society of Anesthesiology of Florida, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Pain Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Education Medical Degree
1994 - Universidad de Costa Rica, Facultad de Medicina

Internship
Internal medicine
1999 - University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical
Center

Residencies
- Anesthesiology Preoperative Medicine and Pain Medicine
2002 - University of Miami School of Medicine/
Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Fellowships
- Pain Medicine
2003 - University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical
Center

Additional Credentials
- Clinical Research Fellowship/Cornea and external diseases

- 1998 University of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute,
Miami, FL

- Research Fellowship/Ophalmology and Visual Sciences
1997 University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Board Certifications
- Costa Rican Medical License # 4640
- Florida Medical License ME 86323
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Memberships - Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Regional anesthesia and Pain Medicine
- American Academy of Pain Medicine
- American Medical Association
- American Pain Society
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

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