Cataract Surgery in Guatemala Cataract Surgery Specialists

Our team

 

Especialistas en cirugias de cataratas

Vision Integral ophthalmologists team

Dr. Jorge Rafael Hernández Cospín, B.Sc., M. Sc.

Dr. Jorge Rafael Hernandez

  • M. Sc. Ophthalmology, University of San Carlos, Guatemala.
  • Anterior Segment Specialist
  • University of Calgary, Canada. Anterior Segment Surgery.
  • Glaucoma expert.
  • Cataract surgery expert (special small-incision technique). Contact Lenses.
  • Fluent English speaker.

 

Experience and Educational background
2010-2006 Cataract and Glaucoma Consultant, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
2010 Symposium at Advancements in Cataract Technology Sponsored by ALCON.
2010-2006 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Cataract, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
2005 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Cataract, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
2005- 2004 Cataract, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Consultant, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America
2004 Chief Resident, Ophthalmology Department, Roosevelt Hospital, San Carlos of Guatemala University Guatemala
2004 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Cataract and Glaucoma. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
2006 – 2005 Fellow in Cataract, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment. University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
2005 – 2004 Fellow in Cataract, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
2004 – 2001 Magister Scientificae in Ophthalmology. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
2000 – 1992 General Medicine and Surgery Practitioner. Francisco Marroquin University. Guatemala, Central America.

 
 

Dr. Luis Felipe Hernández Matute, M. Sc.

Dr. Luis Felipe Hernandez

  • M.Sc. in Ophthalmology, San Carlos of Guatemala University.
  • Retinologist.
  • Fellow at the Massachusetts Ear and Eye Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. Boston, M.A., USA.
  • Retina and Vitreous Specialist.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Specialist, Laser Treatment, Special Diagnostic for Retina diseases.

 

Experience and Educational background
2010– 1988 Senior Consultant, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
1988- 1984 Retina Department Sub Chief, KING KHALED EYE SPECIALIST HOSPITAL, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
1988- 1984 Associate Professor at the KING SAUD UNIVERSITY, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2002- 1988 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Retina and Vitreous. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
1984-1976 Ophthalmology Department Chief. Roosevelt Hospital. Guatemala Central America.
1984-1976 Ophthalmology Specialist. General Hospital of the Guatemalan Institute for Social Security, Guatemala, Central America
1976–1974 Clinical Fellow in Retina and Vitreous. Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary Boston, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA.
1973 Ophthalmology Basic Science Course. Panamerican Ophthalmology Association. Medical Science Department. University of Puerto Rico.
1973-1970 Magister Scientificae in Ophthalmology. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
1969-1961 General Medicine and Surgery Practitioner. San Carlos of Guatemala University of Guatemala. Guatemala, Central America.

 
 

Dr. Mario Roberto Curley Penados, M.Sc.

Dr. Roberto Curley

  • M. Sc. in Ophthalmology, San Carlos of Guatemala University.
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist, John Hopkins University, USA.
  • Strabismus expert.
  • Fluent English speaker.

 
 
 

Experience and Educational background
2010-1988 Senior Consultant on Pediatric Ophthalmology, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
1988-1980 Chief of Staff, Outpatient Ophthalmology Clinic, Dr. Rodolfo Robles Eye and Ear Hospital, National Committee Pro-blind and Deaf. Guatemala, Central America
1988-1980 Senior Professor on Strabismus and Oculoplastics, Postgraduate Ophthalmology Program, Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
1985-1974 Chief of Service. Ophthalmological Clinic, Casa Central. Guatemala, Central America.
1974 Fellow on Pediatric Ophthalmology, JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, MARYLAND, USA.
1973 Ophthalmology Basic Science Course. Panamerican Ophthalmology Association. Medical Science Department. University of Puerto Rico
1973-1970 Magister Scientificae in Opthalmology. , Dr. Rodolfo Robles Eye and Ear Hospital San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
1970-1963 General Medicine and Surgery Practitioner.. San Carlos of Guatemala University of Guatemala. Guatemala, Central America.

 
 

Dr. Freddy Oswaldo López Maldonado, M. Sc.

Dr. Fredy Lopez

  • M. Sc in Ophthalmology, University of San Carlos of Guatemala.
  • Retina and Vitreous Specialist, Del Valle University, Cali, Colombia.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Specialist, Laser Treatment.

 
 
 

Experience and Educational background
2010-1996 Retina and Vitreous Consultant, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
1996-1995 Retina Clinic Chief, Ophthalmology Department, Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala.
2010-2008 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Retina and Vitreous. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
1996 – 1995 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Retina. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
1998 – 1997 Retina and Vitreous Fellow, Del Valle University, Cali, Colombia.
1998 – 1997 General Ophthalmology Professor to Residents, Del Valle University, Cali, Colombia
1995 Invited guest, Preceptorship Program for Foreign Residents, University of Florida, Florida, USA.
1995 Rotation at the Retina and Neuro-ophtalmology Service, Jacksonville Hospital, Florida, USA.
1994 Retina Resident, South Florida University and the Robert Snyder Ophthalmological Clinic, Florida, USA.
1994 – 1992 Magister Scientificae in Ophthalmology. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
1990 – 1984 General Medicine and Surgery Practitioner. San Carlos of Guatemala University of Guatemala. Guatemala, Central America.

 
 

Dra. Ana Raquel Hernández Cospín, B. Sc., M.Sc.

Dra. Ana Raquel Hernandez

  • M Sc. Ophthalmology, University of San Carlos, Guatemala.
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist, University of Cali, Colombia.
  • Treatment of Strabismus, Cataract and Glaucoma in children.
  • Premature Retinopathy in newborns.
  • Fluent English speaker.

 
 

Experience and Educational background
2010-1999 Pediatric and ROP Consultant, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
2010 – 2000 Pediatric and ROP Consultant, Several Private Hospitals, Guatemala, Central America.
2009 Clinical Director for Ophthalmology. Special Olympics Program. Guatemala, Central America
2010-2008 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Pediatric Ophthalmology. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
1997 – 1996 Medical Associate, San Juan de Dios General Hospital, Guatemala, Central America
1996 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Anterior Segment. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
1998 – 1997 Ophthalmo-Pediatric Fellow, Del Valle University, Cali, Colombia
1998 – 1997 Ophthalmological Medical Assistance, Hospital Universitario del Valle Evaristo García, Cali, Colombia
1998 – 1997 Ophthalmological Medical Assistance, Hospital Infantil del Club Noel, Cali, Colombia
1998 – 1997 Ophthalmological Medical Assistance, Fundación Oftalmológica del Valle, Cali, Colombia
1998 – 1997 General Opthalmology Professor to Residents, Del Valle University, Cali, Colombia
1996 – 1993 Magister Scientificae in Opthalmology. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
1992 – 1985 General Medicine and Surgery Practitioner. Francisco Marroquin University. Guatemala, Central America.

 
 

Dr. Eduardo Wohlers Villatoro, M.Sc.

Dr. Eduardo Wohlers

  • M. Sc. In Ophthalmology, University of San Carlos, Guatemala.
  • Anterior Segment Specialist, San Carlos of Guatemala University.
  • Cataract Extraction. Intraocular.
  • Corneal Lesions Surgery.
  • Corneal Transplant.
  • Contact Lenses Expert.
  • Fluent English and German speaker

 

Experience and Educational background
2010-1993 Anterior Segment Consultant, Private practice at Visión Integral/Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.
1997-1995 Anterior Segment Clinic Associate Chief, Ophthalmology Department, Roosevelt Hospital, San Carlos of Guatemala University Guatemala.
1997-1993 Postgraduate Ophthalmology Professor for Anterior Segment. San Carlos of Guatemala University, Guatemala, Central America.
1994-1993 Anterior Segment Clinic Chief, Ophthalmology Department, Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala.
1994 Refractive Surgery, University of Florida, Florida, USA.
1993 Fellow in Anterior Segment. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
1992 – 1990 Magister Scientificae in Ophthalmology. Roosevelt Hospital. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.
1989 – 1983 General Medicine and Surgery Practitioner. San Carlos of Guatemala University. Guatemala, Central America.