Cynthia Marcela Solano Estrada

Cynthia Marcela Solano Estrada

General Surgery
Patient Demographics: Adult, Elderly

"As a professional I have always based my work on honesty. I think it is essential to provide real and updated patient diagnosis. Above all I'm always there for my patients and I consider important to be available through any means to assist them when they need, both for emergencies and for doubts."

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Procedures (9)

Colon diverticulitis surgery
Cutaneous biopsy
Gastric bypass surgery
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Lymph node biopsy
Meckel's diverticulum surgery
Open appendix surgery
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Medical conditions (12)

Hiatal Hernia
Morbid obesity
Abdominal pain
Adrenal tumor
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Inguinal hernia
Intestinal perforation
Lipoma (benign fatty tumor)
Umbilical hernia
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General Info

About me

I studied medicine because I always wanted to be in contact with people, and above all, help others.
I chose to specialize in general surgery because I always saw ailments in people that when treated with surgery, had excellent improvements.
I leaned towards bariatric surgery because I believe that the problem of obesity is one that reflects multiple factors and this makes it complex and interesting. Being able to see how the life of a person changes when their weight is reduced, is something extremely rewarding.
On the other hand, I believe that laparoscopic surgery is also something that makes me proud, because since it is minimally invasive, it allows shorter recovery time and fewer operative scars.


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  • Specialty in General Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. December 2007
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. December 2001
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery - IRCAD Institute, Université Louis-Pasteur. Strasbourg, France. 2007-2009

  • 9th Annual Symposium of Surgery of the Foregut - Cleveland Clinic Florida. Weston, FL

    February 2010

  • 4th International NOSCAR (Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research). Boston, MA


  • 1st International Workshop of Intraluminal and Transluminal Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery. Milan, Italia

    February 2008

  • Da Vinci Surgical System of Off-Site Training as a Console Surgeon - IRCAD-EITS. Strasbourg, France

    December 2007

  • Basic Cardiac Support - Servicios Médicos Intensivos S.A.

    April 2006

  • Basic Procedures of Laparoscopic Surgery - Hospital Calixto García, Escuela Nacional de Salud Pública. Havana, Cuba

    October 2004

  • Basic Course in Laparoscopic Surgery - Asociación Costarricense de Cirugía. San José, Costa Rica.

    December 2003


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6567Active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • Expert, Trainer and Auditor in Laparoscopic Surgery Courses for Digestive Surgery, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Urology and Gynecology - IRCAD Institute, Université Louis-Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. 2007-2009