Education

 

1985-1991       Medicine  and Surgery 

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia

 

 

Post Graduate Training

1993-1997       Orthopedics and Trauma 

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia

  • San Ignacio  University Hospital
  • Samaritana  University Hospital
  • Simon Bolivar University Hospital
  • L.V.S. Children University Hospital
  • National Institute of Cancer
  • Santa fe de Bogota Fundation
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Institute

 

Subspecialty

 

 

 

1997    Special Training in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery 

Carlos Uribe Velez, MD.  Orthopedics, Traumatology

And Sports Medicine Center.  Shaio  Clinic, Bogota, Colombia

Samaritana University Hospital, Bogota, Colombia

 

2003 Fellow AO Traumatology.

Santa fe de Bogota Fundation

 

2004 Fellow Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Shoulder and Elbow Argentina Society

Memberships

 

 

 

2003 –Present   International Member of AANA

Arthroscopy Association of North America

 

2004 –Present    Honorary Member of Shoulder and Elbow

Argentina  Society

2007-Present      Member of The Orthopedic Hospital Hotel La Catolica

Staff

1997-Present      Costa Rican Medicine College

Incorporated as a General Doctor and Surgeon

Incorporated as a Specialist in Orthopedics  and

Trauma

1997-Present      Active Member of the Costa Rican Association of

Orthopedics and Trauma (ACOT)

1996-Present      Member of the Colombian Society of Orthopedics

and Trauma (SCCOT)

2000 – Present    AO International Member

2004 –  2008        Member of the Costa Rica Soccer Federation

Medical Staff.

 

1996                  Chief Resident of Orthopedics

Samaritana University Hospital, Bogota, Colombia

 

1996-1997           Chief Resident of Orthopedics

San Ignacio University Hospital, Bogota, Colombia

 

2000 – 2002         Anatomy Professor

University of Costa Rica, School of Medicine

 

2000 – 2010       Surgery Professor (Orthopedics Department)

Universidad de Ciencias Medicas (UCIMED)

San José, Costa Rica

 

2000 – 2008       Post-Graduate Coordinator of Trauma & Orthopedics

Dr. Calderon Guardia University Hospital

University of Costa Rica, School of Medicine

Research Publications

 

Sierra J.A., Roselli P., Turriago C., Uribe I.C.:  “ The use of orthopedics shoes in the management of patients with a congenital idiopathic rigid club foot having undergone a posterior internal liberation. Franklin D. Roosevelt Institute. Colombian Journal of Orthopedics y Traumatology.  Agosto, 2000. 

Sierra J.A.:  “Orthopedic Vascular Trauma.”  Revista Medica Estudiantil, No. 5, Mayo, 1991.  Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Editor Director “Acta Ortopedia Costarricense.”  Official Publication of Costa Rican Association of Orthopedics and Trauma (ACOT). 2001-2004

Director of Publication’s Committee  of Costa Rican Association of Orthopedics and Trauma (ACOT)   2001-2004

Sierra J.A.:  “Glenohumeral  Artritis”  Medicina, Vida y Salud.  Official Journal of  The Costa Rican Medicine College.No.15.  May 2003.

Sierra J.A:  “ Shoulder Dislocation”. En Espera , Magazine. May 2208.

 

Proficient in both Spanish and  English 

Surgical Procedures   3.452 cases

Assistance Surgeries   986 cases

Arthroscopy Surgeries  2.526  cases