Welcome to Hospital Universal in Cartago, Costa Rica, the premier healthcare provider in the city of Cartago. Our hospital offers more than 25 specialties, including Orthopedics, General Surgery, Gynecology, Surgical Oncology, Otorhinolaryngology, Peripheral Vascular Surgery and Neurosurgery. We are proud to offer the latest in medical imaging technology, with cloud-based services that allow us to provide the highest quality care. Our modern operating rooms are equipped with the latest technology and staffed by experienced surgeons and anesthesiologists.
We are committed to providing the best care possible to our patients and their families.
Hospital Universal Specialties
Orthopedics focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and nerves. Our orthopedic specialists use a variety of treatments, including physical therapy, medications, and surgery, to treat musculoskeletal conditions.
General surgery focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of a wide range of diseases and conditions. It involves the use of minimally invasive and open surgical techniques to treat a variety of diseases and conditions, including cancers, hernias, gallbladder disease, appendicitis, and trauma.
Gynecology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders related to the female reproductive system. This includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as menstrual disorders, infertility, cancer, and menopause. Gynecologists also provide preventive care, such as Pap smears and HPV vaccinations.
what is surgical oncology?
Surgical oncology focuses on the surgical management of cancer. It involves the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer using surgical procedures. This includes the removal of tumors, biopsies, and other procedures to diagnose and treat cancer.
Otorhinolaryngology (also known as otolaryngology) deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT). It is a surgical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the head and neck, including the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Peripheral vascular surgery is a type of surgery that treats diseases of the arteries and veins outside of the heart and brain. This type of surgery is used to treat conditions such as peripheral artery disease, deep vein thrombosis, and varicose veins. It is typically performed by a vascular surgeon.
Neurosurgery focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Neurosurgeons use a variety of surgical techniques to treat a range of conditions, such as brain tumors, spinal cord injuries, and epilepsy. They also work with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients with neurological disorders.
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