Dr. Franklin Oconotrillo – Ophthalmologist in Costa Rica

Below is the resume of Dr. Franklin Oconotrillo who is a leading ophthalmologist from Costa Rica. He performed the first Corneal Ring Implant in Costa Rica for keratinous treatment. He performs about 10 procedures every day.
Franklin Rechnitzer Oconotrillo – CURRICULUM VITAE
Languages spoken: English and Spanish
License no.: 5417

Dr. Franklin Oconotrillo – Ophthalmologist
SPECIALTY: Ophthalmology (Lasik, glaucoma and cataract procedures)

  • Bachelor’s degree in General Medicine at the Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Ophthalmology surgery at the Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Rotation Internship: Pediatric Ophthalmology at Hospital Federico Gomez, Ciudad de Mexico


  • 1998-2000: Hospital Mexico, resident.
  • 2001-2003: Assistant physician in Ophthalmology, Hospital Mexico.
  • 2004-2007: Manager, Outpatient Consultation in Department of the Clinica Oftalmologica de Costa Rica. Assistant physician specialist in Cataract surgery and corneal graft.
  • 2000-2007: Eye Surgeon, specialist in LASIK Surgery. Main Physician in the Ophthalmologist department in the Hospital Clinica Biblica.
  • 2003-2007: Ophthalmic Ultrasound Procedures in the Clinica Oftalmologica de Costa Rica
  • 2005: Intracorneal Ferrara Rings training course in Bello Horizonte-Brazil with Paulo Ferrara. (Development).
  • 2005: Current First Corneal Ring Implant in Costa Rica for Keratoconus treatment. Performed around 100 implants to this date.
  • 2005: Verisize (phaquic intraocular lens implant) certified in Costa Rica
  • 2006: Conductive Keratoplasty Certified, Costa Rica.


  • Asociacion Oftalmologiac Costarricense since 2001
  • Member of ASCRS since 2004.

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