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Francisco Poblete Otero
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Francisco Poblete Otero

General Surgery
Patient Demographics: Adult, Elderly

"The surgeon must understand and critically evaluate the new technology available, change its classical behavior when evidence shows that the benefits are greater for patients, and not be outdated for convenience or fear of change techniques."

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Procedures (29)

Gallbladder surgery
Gastrectomy sleeve
Gastric bypass surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopy
Consultation
Cholecystectomy
Colon diverticulitis surgery
Diagnostic laparoscopy
Epigastric hernia surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroesophageal reflux laparoscopic surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy
Hernia eventration laparoscopic surgery
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery
Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy
Laparotomic hemicolectomy
Low anterior colorectal resection surgery
Major hepatectomy
Meckel's diverticulum surgery
Metabolic surgery for type II diabetes
General Surgery
Pancreatectomy
Rectovaginal fistula surgery
Segmental colectomy
Sigmoid Resection
Splenectomy
Thyroid surgery
Umbilical hernia surgery
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Medical conditions (16)

Appendicitis
Gallstones
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Inguinal hernia
Morbid obesity
Adrenal tumor
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Diverticula
Gallbladder cancer
Gastric cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Liver cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Thyroid cancer
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General Info

About me

I'm Dr. Francisco Poblete, a specialist in general surgery and advanced laparoscopy. My passion for surgery is reflected in my treatment of patients and the dedication that I conceive in each surgery I perform.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in General Surgery. Universidad de Santiago de Chile - Escuela de Medicina, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Santiago. June 2007
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad Internacional de las Americas (UIA). 2001
Courses
  • Advance Meeting Of Bariatric Surgery "BEYOND LIMITS - Johnson & Johnson Institute

    February 2018

  • Advanced course of minimally invasive: “Minilaparoscopy and Single Incision”

    September 2013

  • Course: Hands-on in Bariatric Surgery, Medellín Colombia

    July 2012

  • Course: “Topics on hematology IV: Development and Implementation of Clinical Guidelines for the Appropriate use of blood and blood components”. Costa Rican Association of Hematology. San José, Costa Rica

    September 2008

  • Course "Nutrition in Surgery". LXXVIII Chilean and International Congress of Surgery, XXXVII Colorectal Chilean Conference and Third Day Chilean Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Society of Surgeons of Chile

    July 2006

  • Postgraduate Course "Digestive Surgery Critical Decisions of High Complexity". LXXVIII Chilean and International Congress of Surgery, XXXVII Colorectal Chilean Conference and Third Day Chilean Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Society of Surgeons of Chile

    November 2005

  • Trauma Course for General Surgeon: "Practical Solutions to Frequently Asked Questions". IL Annual Congress of the Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgenos. Santiago de Chile

    May 2005

  • Course of Vascular Surgery. IL Annual Congress of the Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgenos. Santiago de Chile

    May 2005

  • Postgraduate Course in Trauma Surgical Techniques. LXXVII Chilean and International Congress of Surgery, XXXVI Colorectal Chilean Conference, II Conference of Chilean Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and XII South American Congress of Thoracic Surgery. Society of Surgeons of Chile

    November 2004

  • Course: Advance Trauma Life Support (A.T.L.S.) Committee on Trauma, American Collage of Surgeons, Chilean Chapter. Santiago de Chile

    October 2004

  • Course: "Decision Making and Optimization Results in Surgery". XLVIII Annual Congress of the Chilean Chapter of the American College of Surgenos. Santiago de Chile

    May 2004

Trainings
  • Diploma Degree

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6863Active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Surgery
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) CR11
  • Costa Rican Association of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Costa Rican Hernia Association
Positions
  • Coordinator of Program of Surgical Internship at Universidad Hispanoamericana from March 2010 until October 2012
  • Coordinator and tutor of Surgery I at Hospital San Rafael de Alajuela, since september 2010
  • Professor at the Laboratory for Research and Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Universidad de Costa Rica, since June 2012
  • Professor of Anatomy at Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica, from may 2002 until march 2003
  • Chief Resident of General Surgery at Hospital San José, from 2005 until 2006
  • Coordinator of the Teaching Surgical Pavilion at Hospital San José from 2005 until 2006
  • Assistant Specialist of Surgery at Hospital San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica, desde 2007
Publications
  • Poblete-Otero, F. Tumor de Frantz-Gruber, un tumor sólido pseudopapilar del páncreas poco frecuente. Acta Médica Costarricense. Volumen 53, No 3, Julio-Septiembre 2011.
  • Poblete-Otero, F. Hiperplasia focal nodular, resolución quirúrgica y complicaciones trasoperatorias. Revista Médica de Costa Rica y Centroamérica LXVI, 2010.
  • Poblete-Otero, F. "Trauma Hepático por arma de fuego". Tesis para optar por especialidad en Cirugía General. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Mayo 2007.
  • Síndrome de Wilkie, Caso clínico. (Wilkie Syndrome)Francisco Poblete-Otero, Humberto Álvarez-Pertuz y Andrés Arana-Sáenz. Acta méd. costarric vol.57 n.3 San José Jul./Sep. 2015