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Mario González Salas
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Mario González Salas

Urology
Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"I believe that the patient's health always comes first. Furthermore in being transparent and ethical when treating peoples’ illnesses."

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Procedures (14)

Consultation
Circumcision
Cystoscope
Epididymal cysts resection surgery
Kidney surgery
Orquidectomy
Prostate biopsy
Prostate cancer surgery
Reverse vasectomy
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Ureteral catheter removal
Ureteroscopy
Varicocelectomy
Vasectomy
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Medical conditions (12)

Bladder problems
Burning during urinating
Chancroid
Cystitis
Delayed ejaculation
Genital warts
Kidney stone
Phimosis
Premature ejaculation
Sexual development disorder
Testicular torsion
Ureteral obstruction
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General Info

About me

I studied medicine to be able to serve people. I decided to specialize in Urology because it is a branch that combines clinical procedures, diagnostics, cancer management, and benign pathologies. Urology is specialty in which there is a high patient need and for this I am able to help a multitude of people with my expertise. What I enjoy the most about my work is interacting with people and having the ability to help my patient recover their health; I truly find it gratifying.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Urology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. February 2008
  • Doctor and Surgery. Escuela Aútonoma de Ciencias Médicas (Actual UCIMED). December 2007
Fellowships
  • Laparoscopy Subspecialty at Instituto Médico La Florestra in Venezuela

  • Transplant Surgery in Holland

Courses
  • Course: Advanced Urological Ultrasound. California, USA. May 2013

  • Erectile Disfunction and Masculine Sexuality Course, Argentina, March 2013

  • Lumboscopic Renal Course in 2011

  • Nephrectomy Course in Single Entry Point Surgery in 2011

  • American Urological Association Annual Meeting

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED7319 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Medical Urologists (AMUC)
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • International Society of Endourology
  • Societe Internationale D'Urologie (SIU)
Positions
  • Coordinator: Single Incision Kidney Surgery (LESS) Course, Costa Rica 2013
  • Congress Coordinator: Highlights of American Urological Association, 2013
  • Invited Professor, Robotic Surgery Course at University of Southern California, USA 2013
  • Chief of Urology at Hospital Calderón Guardia
  • Award from the Postgraduate Commission for the Best Resident in the Country in 2008
  • Postgrad Coordinator at Hospital Calderón Guardia
  • Academic Coordinator of the International Symposium of Urology, Costa Rica 2013
  • Academic Program Coordinator for AMUC
  • Former Head of the HCG Urology Service
  • Vice President of ACCU (Association of Urological Surgeons of Costa RIca)
  • Vocal AUCA (Association of Urologists of Central America)
Publications
  • 5mm Laparoscopic needle driver in extra peritoneal radical prostatectomy, Paris Francia (World Congress of Endo Urology 2018)
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty using a 5 mm robotic needle driver, Repúbilca Dominicana Congreso CAU 2019
  • Vapo encleación con Green Light Laser para próstatas mayores a 80 gramos (2do Premio congreso AUCA 2019 Roatán Honduras)
  • Green Light Láser XPS tratamiento de HPB para pacientes tratados en un solo centro por un solo cirujano del 2015 al 2017: Descripción de técnica quirúrgica y experiencia inical.
  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: First Two Cases Performed by Costa Rican Urologists
  • Expositor en Congreso CAU 2018
  • Expositor en Congreso CAU 2019
  • Co- Chair para sesión de cáncer renal en AUA 2019
  • Expositor congreso AUCA 2019 (Ratan Honduras)
  • Expositor World Congress of Endo urology (París 2019)