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María Luisa Ávila Agüero
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María Luisa Ávila Agüero

Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectology
Patient Demographics: Babies, Children

"I believe people deserve the best possible care. It is important that doctors understand that practicing healthcare requires a human component, in which empathy plays an important role."

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Procedures (1)

Consultation

Medical conditions (31)

AIDS
Allergies
Asthma
Bed wetting (urinating in sleep)
Breast milk allergy
Bronchitis
Chickenpox
Chronic cough
Cough with phlegm or mucus
Dengue
Diarrhea
Dry cough
Ear infection
Ear pain
Fever
Flu
HIV infection
Hoarseness
Hyperactive bladder
measles
mumps
Nausea
Pain during urination
Phlegm
Pneumonia
Poison intoxication
Rubella
Runny nose
Stomach pain
Stuffy nose
Throat infection
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General Info

About me

I studied pediatric infectology because I love children and continue to learn from them. Children deserve to grow in a healthy environment so that they can develop to their full potential.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Pediatric Infectology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 1996
  • Specialty in Pediatrics. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 1991
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 1987
Trainings
  • Hospital Rotation

    Poisonous Animal Accidents at Instituto Butantan, Vital Hospital, Brasil

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED3395Active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member: Latin American Society of Pediatric Infectology
  • Honorary Member: Dominican Society of Pediatrics
Positions
  • Costa Rica Health Minister, 2006-2011
  • Member of the Research Committee, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Texas, USA. 1998-2002