Dr. Guillermo Guzmán Amaro is a general surgeon specialized in oncological surgery. He is part of the Surgery Department at the Hospital La Católica and is also accredited in other major hospitals such as the CIMA Hospital and Hospital Clínica Bíbilca. He graduated from the University of Costa Rica, but his experience in the oncological practice includes specialist training rotation in different institutions like the Gastric Cancer Early Detection Center; as a visiting doctor at University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas and official visiting rotations at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA guided by the renowned Dr. John L. Cameron.
During his years of practice, Dr. Guzmán Amaro has successfully completed more than 5000 surgeries for national and international patients.
There is a myth that states that ¨Cancer is equal to death.¨ This is not a reality. Nowadays most oncological patients can be treated succesfully. Patients are able to extend their life, enjoying it to the fullest. Dr. Guzmán Amaro
Dr. Guzmán attends patients for consultation and surgery on a regular schedule, in his private offices within Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Hospital La Católica, and his office in Cartago. For more information please contact us.
As an oncologist surgeon he treats patients with breast cancer, Thyroid, Stomcah Cancer, colon,pancreas, skin cancer and bland tissue. He is also experienced in procedures such as intraoperative radiotherapy. As a general surgeon he practices laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder surgery (gallstones), hernias and attends acute abdomen emergency surgeries.
Dr. Guillermo Guzmán Amaro is accredited within various hospital in the country. He is recognized and accredited as a specialist oncological surgeon in Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Hospital CIMA, and Hospital La Católica.