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CIMA Hospital


San Jose, Costa Rica

Dr. Jorge Eduardo Esmeral

Dr. Jorge Eduardo Esmeral

CIMA Hospital
Speciality Laparoscopic Gastric Band
Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Languages Spanish
Graduated 1994 (28 years since graduation)
About Dr. Esmeral graduated from the University of Costa Rica with a degree in medicine and a specialty in general surgery. He continued his education, completing a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at the Teknon Clinic in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Esmeral has experience in bariatric and metabolic surgeries as well as surgeries to treat diabetes. He is an active member of several medical associations including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery. Dr. Esmeral now runs the laparoscopic surgery department at CIMA San Jose.
Education Medical Degree
1994 - Universidad del Cauca

1995- Hospital Universitario San José, Popayán, Colombia

General Surgery
2004 - University of Costa Rica

Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Barcelona, España

Additional Credentials
Bariatric Surgery with Laparoscopy type Gastric Bypass
Cali, Colombia

Advanced Digestive Laparoscopic Surgery
Habana, Cuba

Board Certifications
- Colegio de Medicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica #8130
Memberships - International Federation for Obesity Surgery (IFSO).
- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic
Surgery (SAGES).
- Costa Rican College of Surgeons and Physicians.
- Costa Rican Bariatric Center.
- Costa Rican Bariatric and Metabolic Society.

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