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Juan Antonio Becerra Suárez, MD

Jul, 2018. Bogota 

We deeply regret the death of our unparalleled teacher, partner and friend, Dr. Juan Antonio Becerra Suárez. Thank you for all your teachings as a neurosurgeon and as a human being. Our sincere condolences for all your family and friends.

Neurological Surgery Residents Colombian Meeting 2017. 

Nov, 2017. Anapoina. 

Third place in oral presentations. Dr. Saney Rodríguez, Dr. William Cortés. Working with Intraoperative Micro Doppler in Clipping of Brain Aneurysms. Link to see the article:

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). 

Oct, 2017. Boston, MA, USA. 

Presentation of our work on the use of tractography of the ascending reticular activating system in neurosurgery.

AANS annual meeting 2017. 

Abril 22-26, 2017. Los Angeles, CA, USA. 

Presentation of our work in subcortical language fibers mapping in patients with brain tumors.

ICRAN International Conference on Recent Advances in Neurotraumatology

​Nov 8-11, 2016. Bogota

Oral presentation: "Applications of Tractography in Patients with Altered Consciousness after TBI"

Congreso Colombiano de residentes de Neurocirugía

Oct 24-27, 2016. Villavicencio

Our team won the first place in oral presentations. Abstract entitled: "Brain Mapping with Preoperative Tractography for Tumors of Language Areas

International Guest FUCS, Department of Neurosciences

​Jul 15, 2016

A presentation on "Advanced Brain Tumor Imaging" by doctor Jason M, Jhonson was performed. Dr. Jason is a visiting professor from the University of Texas. He is a radiologist and former fellow in pediatric neuroradiology. Event held at the University Children's Hospital of San José.

Grand Rounds

Los primeros viernes de cada mes se realiza la revista interinstitucional a las 6 am con todos los residentes y especialistas del Hospital de San José y del Hospital Infantil Universitario de San José. Se realiza una revista académica y se realiza una revisión de un caso y tema relevante para el servicio.

Imaging/ Neuroradiology

We have the latest generation of panangiography, computerized axial tomography (CAT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). With the use of latest resonance techniques such as Tractography, Spectroscopy and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). We work together with Dr. Jorge Marín (diagnostic neuroradiologist) and Dr. Nelson Lobelo (interventional neuroradiologist).

  • Manejo de hidrocefalia

  • Mínimamente invasivo

  • Disminución de riesgos

  • Visión directa endoscópica

Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Hydrocephalus assessment

  • Minimally invasive

  • Direct endoscopic view

Craniopharyngioma resection //

Endoscopic Transventricular Approach


Cifuentes-Lobelo HA, Baquero PE, Ordoñez-Rubiano EG

Minimally invasive approaches.

Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud - FUCS. 
Institución de Educación Superior sujeta a inspección y vigilancia por el Ministerio de Educación Nacional

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Secretaria de Neurocirugía

​Hospital Infantil Universitario de San José

Tel: 4377540