About Oscar Oeding B. - Orthopedic - Costa Rica Medical Tourist


Dr. Oscar Oeding


Orthopedic procedures and treatment are under the care of Doctor Oscar Oeding Bermudez.

At Medical Tours Costa Rica, we have tried to bring together the best doctors in their respective fields so that you can have a one-stop website where you can get any medical issue resolved. We feel we have the best orthopedic surgeon in the region in Doctor Oscar Oeding, but don’t take our word for it. You will find a double knee replacement testimonial of a surgery done by Doctor Oscar Oeding. The video provides first-hand testimony of the treatment and care you can expect if you opt for an orthopedic procedure by Doctor Oscar Oeding.

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Orthopedic Surgeon.

Hip, knee, shoulder replacement surgery.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor’s degree: College of Le Salle. Cartagena. Colombia. 1984. VERIFIED.
  • Surgeon Physician:. Barranquilla University. Colombia. From 1984 to 1991.
  • Degree recognized by the University of Costa Rica since February 13, 1997.
  • Recognized by the Costa Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons since November 7, 1997. VERIFIED 11/15/2006.
  • Rotating Intern. Performed at the Barranquilla University Hospital, June 12, 1989 to June 11, 1990, in Barranquilla, Colombia. VERIFIED 12/02/2006.
  • Orthopedist – Specialist in Orthopedic and Traumatology:
  • University of Costa Rica. From 1992 to 1996. Title recognized by the Juan de Dios Hospital, the Social Insurance of Costa Rica, The Strategic Development Center and Health Information and Social Security (CENDEISS).
  • University Professor In Health Sciences ((FUCODOCSA)
  • Recognized by the Costa Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons from Nov. 7, 1997 to November 7, 2007. VERIFIED 11/14/2006.
  • 1984 – 1991 University del Norte, Colombia, S. A. Barranquilla, Col Licensed in Medicine and Surgery.
  • 1992 – 1996 Costa Rica University San Jose , CR
  • International Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons – membership current.

Professional Experience:

  • Major Orthopedic Procedures through 2007 – 2010
  • Arthroscopic Knee (Meniscal Repair) – 490
  • ACL Repair – 327
  • Total Knee Replacements – 450
  • Total Hip Replacements – 577
  • Shoulder Surgeries (arthroscopic and open) – 498

Double Knee Replacement Surgery Video Testimonial:

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Percentage Patients:

  • Costa Rica 60%
  • USA 20%
  • South America 8%
  • Canada 4%
  • Other 8%

Languages Spoken:

  1. English
  2. Spanish
  3. French


1. Are you board certified? Yes, medical license # 4990.

2. What happens in case of a medical emergency (if something goes wrong)?  We have emergency protocols to deal with emergency situations.

3. What is the typical follow up for your most commonly performed procedures and what do those include?  10 days follow up, with physical therapy and control visits.

4.  Are your surgeries assisted? If so by whom and what are their credentials?  My assistants are board certified orthopedic surgeons also.

5.  Do you specialize in certain procedures (more so than others)?  Shoulder and knee arthroscopy; hip, shoulder and knee replacements.

6.  How many procedures do you perform a day?  Three or four per day.

7.  How will I get my care and medication when I’m discharged from the clinic/hospital? I’ ll do follow up visits and take care of any problem.

8. Are there consultation fees? If you pay for a procedure that includes follow up visits.

9. Do you speak English? Yes, I do.



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