About Dr. Ignacio Camacho

Located at Hospital Cima in Escazú, Dr. Camacho is a board certified surgeon who is highly recognized when it comes to vascular surgery. Not only does he work as a private surgeon, he also works part-time for Costa Rica’s social security. He is a doctor that gives his patients personal attention and goes out of his way to make them feel comfortable.

Dr. Camacho studied medicine in the Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica (U.A.C.A, San José, Costa Rica) from 1992 to 1997. He obtained both his Bachelor’s degree in Medical Science and his ‘Licenciatura’ in Medicine with the level of ‘Cum Laude Probatus’. He then continued with his training, participating in all kinds of courses and conferences, such as the National Medical Congress LXII in the year 2000.

Versión Español: Sobre El Dr. Camacho

Contact Us!He continued his postgraduate studies and undertook his internship from 1998 to 2002 in the Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia Hospital, in Peripheral Vascular Surgery, obtaining the best average score in the department of his specialization during all this time. In the last year of his internship, he was named chief of his group. Apart from the usual responsibilities that this post brought, such as being in charge of all aspects of organization and delegating responsibilities to his co-workers, he actively participated in teaching, since he considers this an essential part in the making of a specialist. Additionally, he prepared hearings for small communities with the objective of providing basic medical knowledge to people with few resources, in an attempt to improve their standard of living.

During the last 6 months of his internship, he took part in a rotation in México Hospital, where he kept working ad honorem after the finalization of his specialization until May 2002; at this same time, he was named service assistant to the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Department of the hospital, a post he maintains to present day. He obtained his postgraduate degree of specialization in Peripheral Vascular Surgery from the University of Costa en January of 2002. He was incorporated as specialist in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Costa Rica in February 2002.

Contact Us!Today, as it was mentioned before, he undertakes the corresponding tasks of his department, such as external consultation three days a week, assigned daily surgeries, teaching medicine students as well as surgery interns from different fields, performing angiographic and endovascular procedures as well as providing emergency attention in his field. Furthermore, he continues to be available for peripheral vascular surgeries en Mexico Hospital as well as in the Católica Clinic (since 2005).

If you decide to have surgery performed with Dr. Camacho, we assure you that you will be in very capable hands. Please feel free to browse around the doctor’s credentials and resumé!


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