Dr. Ariel Rivera Aguerri is a renowned General Surgeon, with special emphasis on Bariatric-Metabolic & Gastrointestinal Surgery. Majority of surgeries he undertakes are Laparoscopic. Below is his interview video wherein he explains the surgeries he performs and throws light on facilities available in Costa Rica hospitals for local as well as patients from overseas.
Dr. Ariel Rivera Aguerri graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Centro América and earned a degree in general surgery from the University of Costa Rica in 1997. Trained and experienced at international locations, Dr. Rivera has extensive experience in Minimal Invasive/Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and General Surgery.
Dr. Rivera’s main focus remain Lap Band and Gastric Bypass Surgeries. Both these weight loss surgeries, preferred for patients with a BMI of 35-40 and/or with high blood pressure, diabetes or other such ailments.
Hospitals in Costa Rica are JCI accredited and at par with the international standards of treatment, hygiene and services. Doctors and staff are well versed in the fields of expertise and fluent in English. State of the art technology is offered, which makes Costa Rica a safe choice for local patients as well as those traveling from abroad.
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