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CIMA Hospital


San Jose, Costa Rica

Dr. Miguel Alfaro

Dr. Miguel Alfaro

CIMA Hospital
Speciality Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1968 (48 years since graduation)
About Dr. Alfaro completed his first residency in general surgery at the San Juan de Dios Hospital after earning his medical degree from the University of Costa Rica in 1968. After completing his formal education in Costa Rica, Dr. Alfaro traveled to the United States where he spent three years studying general surgery, two years at the University of Missouri and one at the University of Michigan, as well as two years studying plastic surgery at the University of Colorado, where he served as Chief of Residents. After completing his studies in the US, he returned to Costa Rica where he served as Head of Plastic Surgery, Head of Burn Center, and finally as Head of Surgery at the Hospital San Juan de Dios. Dr. Alfaro is an active member of 11 medical associations including International College of Surgeons.
Education Medical Degree
1968 - Universidad de Costa Rica,facultad de Medicina

1968 - Universidad de Costa Rica,facultad de Medicina

General Surgery
1969 - 1971 - Hospital San Juan de Dios/Universidad
Autonoma de Costa Rica,facultad de Medicina
1971 - 1972 - University of Michigan
1972 - 1974 - University of Missouri

Plastic Surgery
1974 - 1976 - University of Colorodo

Board Certifications
- Costa Rican Medical License # 9666
Memberships - The College of Medical Surgeons of Costa Rica
- The National Medical Union
- The Plastic Surgery Association of Costa Rica
- The Oncology Association of Costa Rica
- The International College of Surgeons

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