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Federico Huete Echandi
Specialty

Federico Huete Echandi

General Surgery
Patient Demographics: Adult, Elderly

"Surgery requires dedication, training and continuous practice and extensive knowledge of medicine in all its branches. I am committed to excellence and evidence-based medicine as pillars of responsible surgical practice"

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Procedures (6)

Consultation
Colon diverticulitis surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopy
Open appendix surgery
General Surgery
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Medical conditions (23)

Abdominal pain
Adrenal tumor
Appendicitis
Cholecystitis
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Diverticula
Esophagus disease
Gallbladder cancer
Gallstones
Gastric cancer
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Inguinal hernia
Intestinal perforation
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
Liver cancer
Masses in the neck (enlarged lymph nodes, cysts or tumors)
Pancreatic Cancer
Rectal prolapse
Thyroid cancer
Umbilical hernia
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General Info

About me

I consider myself a lucky person because I chose a profession that over the years became my passion

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. April 2000
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. December 1994
Fellowships
  • Subspecialty in Laparoscopic Surgery - Hospital Ángeles Lomas. DF, México

Courses
  • Basic Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery - Center of Endoscopic Surgery, Hospital Calixto Garcia. Havana, Cuba

Trainings
  • Diploma Degree

    Laparoscopic gastrointestinal oncology - Research Institute against Digestive Cancer IRCAD. Sao Paulo, Brazil

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED4484 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • American College of Surgeons MD FACS
Positions
  • Attending General Surgeon - Department of Hematology-Oncology, Hospital Calderón Guardia, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social. San José, Costa Rica. 2000-Present
Publications
  • Prevention and treatment of abdominal wall bleeding complications at trocar sites: review of the literature.José Antonio Vázquez-Frias, Federico Huete-Echandi, Jorge Cueto-Garcia, Luis Alfonso Padilla-PazDepartment of Surgery, The American British Medical Center and The Angeles Lomas Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico.Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques (Impact Factor: 0.88). 07/2009; 19(3):195-7. DOI:10.1097/SLE.0b013e3181a620dc