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acreditados

ZLATKO PISKULICH CRESPO MD. MS.

 

Education

 

1980-1992  Country Day School, San José, Costa Rica

Título de Bachillerato and High School Diploma

Summa Cum Laude

 

1993-1998      “Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Autónoma de Centro América”,  Costa Rica

Bachelor Degree in Health Science (BA)- Summa Cum Laude

Licenciado en Medicina- Summa Cum Laude

Doctor in Medicine (MD) - Summa Cum Laude

Ranked fifth in a class of 105 students

Internship

Gynecology/ Obstetrics: Hospital San Juan de Dios

Internal Medicine: Hospital México

Surgery: Hospital Calderón Guardia

Pediatrics: Hospital Nacional de Niños

Community Medicine: San Miguel de Sarapiqui, Puerto Viejo

 

2000-2003             Ophthalmology Post graduate Degree at  Roosevelt Hospital, National Ophthalmology Center, University of  San Carlos, Guatemala

 

2003-2004             Fellowship in “Retina, Vitreous and Macula”, Roosevelt Hospital, National Ophthalmology Center, University of  San Carlos, Guatemala

 

2003                Chief Resident, Ophthalmology, Roosevelt Hospital, National Ophthalmology Center, University of  San Carlos, Guatemala

 

2005-2007       International Observership, Duke Eye Center, Duke University, North Carolina

 

 

 

COURSES

1998          National Medical Congress –Ophthalmology Symposium, Costa Rica

  1. Advanced Course of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute,

Guatemala

  1. Refractive Surgery Course of the ISRS, Guatemala
  2. Ocular Trauma Symposium,  Guatemala
  3. IX Pan- American Regional Course of  Ophthalmology, El Salvador

2000        Symposium   “Glaucoma Treatment”, Guatemala

  1. Advanced Course of  Neuro-Ophthalmology, Costa Rica
  2. First Symposium of Glaucoma Pharmacology, Guatemala
  3. First Congress of Central American Ophthalmology Residents, Guatemala

2001        “Vitreo Retinal Course” at the Bascom Palmer in Miami, Fl USA

  1. Pearls of Glaucoma, Guatemala
  2. X Pan-American Regional Course, Antigua, Guatemala

2002        Actualization Course in Uveitis, Ocular Pathology, Retina and     Vitreous, Costa Rica

2002        First Central American Glaucoma Course, Panajachel, Guatemala

2002        Second Congress of Central American Ophthalmology Residents,Guatemala

2002        American Academy of Ophthalmology Orlando, Fl

2002        Strabismus and Pediatrics Ophthalmology, “Interesting Cases” Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala

2002        Principals of Anterior Segment, Retina and Glaucoma, Teleconferencefrom Buenos Aires, Argentina, Guatemala

2003        “Vitreo Retinal Course”, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fl

2003         IX “Actualization Course of Ophthalmology and First Central American Society of Retina Course, Costa Rica

2003         Third Congress of Central American Ophthalmology Residents, Guatemala

2003   American Academy of Ophthalmology Anaheim, Ca

2003   American Academy of Ophthalmology, Sub-Specialty Day Retina, Anaheim, Ca

  1. Strabismus and Pediatrics Ophthalmology, “Interesting Cases” Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala
  2. XI Panamerican Regional Course, Nicaragua

Second Central American and Caribbean Society of Retina Course,Nicaragua

2004        First Symposium Of Retina, Vitreous and  Macula, Guatemala

2004        Second Central American Glaucoma Congress ,  Costa Rica

2004         American Academy of Ophthalmology New Orleans

2004         American Academy of Ophthalmology, Sub-Specialty Day Retina, New Orleans

2004         UltraSound Update Course, Costa Rica

2005         XXV Pan American Congress of Ophthalmology in Chile, invited speaker at the “Joint Symposium Colorado-Costa Rica : Diabetic Retinopathy: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions”

Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Diabetic Macular Edema”

2005         American Academy of Ophthalmology,Chicago

2005        Vitreoretinal Surgery 2 week practice at Duke, North Carolina

2005         American Academy of Ophthalmology, Sub-Specialty Day Retina, Chicago

2006         Vitreoretinal Surgery Day at Duke, North Carolina

2006         Pan American Congress of Retina Specialists, Cartagena, Colombia Guest speaker “Triamcinolone vrs Avastin in

2006         American Society of Retina Specialists and the European Society of Retina Specialists, Cannes, France

2006         AAO at Las Vegas

2006         AAO Retina subspecialty day

2007        Central American Retina Congress, El Salvador Guest speaker “Macular Hole Surgery”

2007       ASCRS San Diego, California

2007       Pan American Congress of Ophthalmology , Cancun, Mexico Invited speaker “25 Gauge Vitrectomy”

  1. Vitreoretinal Surgery 2 week practice at Duke, North Carolina

2007       American Academy of Retina Specialist at Palm Springs, Califorinia

  1. Frankfurt Retinal Meeting, Germany

2008       Clinical rotation at the Eye Clinic of Prof. Dr. med. Claus Eckardt, Frankfurt, Germany

2008       Pan-American Retinal Meeting, invited speaker at the FA conference and presenter of a Free Paper at Isla Margarita, Venezuela

2008        Invited speaker in a retinal symposium of “Small gauge vitrectomy” , Guatemala City. Guatemala

2008        American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta

2008        Retina subspecialty day of the AAO , Atlanta

2009        Vitreoretinal Update Course, Bascom Palmer, Miami

2009        National Ophthalmology Meeting, Costa Rica

2009       Central American Retina and Vitreous Congress, Panama

  1. American Academy of Retina Specialists, New York
  2. Guest Speaker in a retinal symposium of Retinal Vein Occlusion for the Guatemalan Association of Ophthalmologist

2010 Microinsicion Vitrectomy Update, Fort Worth, Texas

2010 Pan-American Retina Meeting at Lima , Peru

2010    National Ophthalmology Meeting, Costa Rica

2011    ASCRS “Asociación of Specialist in Cataract and Refractive Surgery”, San Diego, California

2011    ACTS meeting, Fort Worth, Texas

2011    National Ophthalmology Meeting, Costa Rica

2011     Clinical Oberservership Anterior Segment, Refractive, Cataract  Bascom Palmer

2012       Panamerican Retina and Vitreous Meeting, Costa Rica

 

PAPERS AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

2000    Guest Lecturer: “Differential Diagnosis of Headaches”, First Congress of                        Central American Ophthalmology Residents, Guatemala

2002    Guest Lecturer   “Hansen and Ophthalmology”, National Dermatology    Institute, Guatemala

2002    Invited Guest Speaker, Second Congress of Central American      Ophthalmology Residents, Guatemala

2003    Guest Lecturer “High Speed ICG for Treatment of Subfoveal Neovascular Membrane” Third Congress of Central American Ophthalmology Residents, Guatemala

2004    Guest Lecturer “Interesting Cases of Optical Coherent Tomography”, Second Central American and Caribbean Society of Retina Course,Nicaragua

2004    Paper in “Macular Hole Surgery and follow-up with OCT”

2004    Paper in “Comparative Study between Frequency Doubling Technology and Humphrey Visual Fields, for progression of glaucomatous visual field defects.”

2004    Guest Lecturer: “Uses of OCT in Macular Pathology” First Symposium Of Retina, Vitreous and Macula, Guatemala

  1. XXV Pan American Congress of Ophthalmology in Chile, invited speaker at the “Joint Symposium Colorado-Costa Rica : Diabetic Retinopathy: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions” “Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Diabetic Macular Edema”
  2. Anterior Segment National Congress, Costa Rica

2009    Guest Speaker “Small Gauge Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment” Central American Retina and Vitreous Congress, Panama

2010     Guest Speaker in a retinal symposium of Retinal Vein Occlusion for the Guatemalan Association of Ophthalmologist

2010     Guest Speaker “Retinal Detachment surgery in eyes with previous Artisan lens surgery”

 

PROFESSIONAL  AFFILIATIONS-Past and Present

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology

 

Association of Guatemalan Ophthalmology Residents

 

Association of Central American Ophthalmology Residents

 

Guatemalan Ophthalmology Association

 

Pan American Association of Ophthalmology

 

Central American Retina Association

 

Guatemalan Retina Association

 

Costa Rican Ophthalmology Association

 

Pan- American Association of Ophthalmology Board of Directors for Costa Rica

 

American Society of Retina Specialist

 

Pan American Association of Retina Specialist

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

 

  1. General Physician, Finca Oro Verde

 

1998-1999      General Physician, Centro de Salud Moravia, San José, Costa Rica

 

1998-1999       General Physician Consulta Vespertina, Coronado Clinic and  Jiménez Núñez Clinic San José, Costa Rica

 

1999                Private Practice, Moravia , San José, Costa Rica

 

1999                General Physician at Emergency Department , Nicoya Hospital, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

 

2000 –2004     Ophthalmology Resident at Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala

 

2003-2004               Private Practice Ophthalmology, “Laser Surgery Center” Guatemala

 

2005-              Retina Specialist at the Ophthalmology Clínica, Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social

 

2005-2006      Retina Specialist and Director Retina Department,

Asociación de Servicios Médicos para Bien Social

 

2005-              Retina Specialist, Visualiza Ophthalmology Clinic, private practice

 

LANGUAGES

English  -  Fluent

Spanish- first language

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Class President at the Medical University EACM-UACA 1993-1996

Student Council EACM-UACA- Treasurer  1993- 1994

Organizing Committee of the Third National  Congress of Minnesota 1993

Organizing Committee of the First Central American Congress of Ophthalmology Residents 2000

Member of the Resident Association of Roosevelt  Hospital 2001-2002

Founding Member and President of the Ophthalmology Resident Association of Guatemala  2001

Webmaster  and creator of  the web page of the National Ophthalmology Center 2002

Organizing Committee of the Second Central American Congress of Ophthalmology Residents 2002

Organizing Committee of the Third Central American Congress of Ophthalmology Residents 2003

President of the Magazine Lecture Club, Guatemala 2001-2004

Costa Rica Ophthalmological Association-member 2004-

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