Francisco Javier Gutiérrez Durán

Francisco Javier Gutiérrez Durán

Neurological Surgery
Spine surgery
Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Elderly

"Neurosurgery Specialist
Brain and Spine Surgery
Pituitary Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery"

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  • Consultorio.San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
    San Rafael de Escazú Building Torre 1. Floor 5. Office 504.

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Procedures (25)

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Aneurysm clipping
Brain microsurgery
Carotid endartectomy with or without dressing
Carpal tunnel surgery
Cerebellopontine angle microsurgery
Cervical fusion
Cervical spine fracture surgery
Cranial endoscopy
Epidural hematoma craniectomy
Epidural infiltration
Hypophysis microsurgery
Lumbar puncture
Minimmaly invasive vertebral column surgery
Online Medicine
Ozone therapy
Peripheral nerve microsurgery
Posterior fossa microsurgery
Posterior fossa surgery
Sellar region microsurgery
Skull base surgery
Subdural hematoma craniectomy
Surgery for dorsolumbar spine fracture with spinal cord injury
Thoracoscopic cervical sympathectomy
Ventricular endoscopy
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Medical conditions (49)

Brain tumor
Herniated discs
Herniated lumbar disc
Neck pain, shoulder and hips
Pituitary gland (hypophysis) disease
Arteriovenous malformations
Artificial disc
Bleeding and stroke
Carotid artery stenosis
Carotid cavernous fistula (CCF)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) removal
Cerebrospinal fluid circulation problem
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
Craniocervical junction abnormalities
Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
Degenerative disease
Hydrocephealus (water on the brain)
Increased intracranial pressure
Intracranial abcess removal
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrow channel)
Nerve compression
Nerve damage
Nerve wounds
Nervous system infection
Pain vertebral crush
Peripheral nerve tumor
Peritoneal ventriculoperitoneal shunt
Pinched nerve
Pituitary gland disease
Pituitary tumors
Pontocerebellar angle tumors
Sciatic nerve pain
Spina bifida
Spinal column tumor
Spinal cord injuries
Spinal cord injury
Spinal cord tumor
Spinal stenosis
Tethered spinal cord
Thoracic disc herniation
Trauma and skull fracture
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General Info

About me

Absolutely professional, up-to-date and first-line service in the field of Neurosurgery. Experience in Complex Brain and Spine Surgery, with direct contact with world experts.
First level surgery focused on minimally invasive spine surgery. In addition to multimodal therapy for non-surgical management of spinal diseases.
The most important thing in my professional practice is the humane treatment of the patient.


English, Español


  • Specialty in Neurosurgery (Spine and Brain Surgery). Universidad de Costa Rica. February 2010 - February 2016
  • Cranial base and pituitary

  • Evandro de Oliveira Cavernous Sinus Course. Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, CHI St. Vincent. Little Rock, AR

    August 2019 - August 2019

  • Onco Xperience Neurosurgery. Johnson and Johnson Institute. Cartagena, Colombia

    May 2019 - May 2019

  • Currents Concepts in Spine. Midas Rex Institute. Forth Worth, TX

    March 2019 - March 2019

  • MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) Approach and Spine Deformity Corrections. Johnson and Johnson Institute. Raynham, MA

    March 2019 - March 2019

  • VII Pinecos Congress: Malignant Tumors in the Central Nervous System. Inter- Oncology Latin America

    September 2018 - September 2018

  • Post-Graduate Course for Neurosurgeons: Microsurgery Course on Vascular Anatomosis. Lisboa, Portugal

    May 2018 - June 2018

  • Didactics Course in Higher University Education.

    March 2018 - June 2018

  • Microsurgery of Aneurysms: Recent Advances. PASE Learning Center, St Louis, MO

    February 2018 - March 2018

  • Skull Base Approaches

    December 2017 - December 2017

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

    February 2017 - February 2017

  • Cerebrovascular Hands on. IMAX Bypass training at Santa Monica

    October 2016 - October 2016

  • Skull Base Dissection Course at St Louis University

    February 2016 - February 2016

  • Cranial Base Surgery Training at BWH, Boston, Dr. Al-Mefty

    January 2016 - February 2016

  • Master Class of Pituitary Surgery at BWH, Boston, Dr. Edward Laws

    March 2015 - April 2015

  • Hospital Rotation

    Surgery - Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital in San José

  • Internship

    Skull Base Surgery

  • Internship

    Pituitary Surgery

  • Internship

    Spine Surgery

  • Preceptorship

    Skull Base Approaches Hands on, Dallas


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED9927Active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society
  • Neurosurgery Specialist Assistant Calderón Guardia Hospital
  • Neurosurgery Specialist Assistant Hospital CIMA San José
  • Neurosurgery Specialist Assistant at Clínica Bíblica San José