How to Get Started

It is our pleasure to help you in the process of arranging a procedure with us. Our goal is to make it very easy for you to do so.

A general diagnosis is done by email. Prices can be quickly quoted without the need for any photos.

Dr. Araya will review the medical history you send us on your Medical Questionnaire. From your information, he will determine the scope of your requested surgery and promptly reply with an estimate for your review.

We would prefer a photo of yourself, using any digital camera, but there is no requirement for photos We completely understand your privacy concerns about transmitting photos through the internet. If you wish to send photos, please take them of the front and side profiles, and send them to

Post-surgery recuperation will be necessary for the days following your surgery. The Costa Rica Medical Center Inn is the premier surgery recovery inn here and will coordinate lodging availability with your pre-op appointment and surgery dates.

You will find a place to request a surgery date in our medical questionnaire. When replying with your price quote, we will give you the exact amount of recovery days you will need here before being able to return home.

You may write the Costa Rica Medical Center Inn at any time for post-surgery information, including transportation, passport, and travel information . As your plans develop, they will work with you and our office to coordinate everything, then upon their confirmation you may purchase your airline tickets.

The Costa Rica Medical Center Inn is located just a few minutes from our office in San Jose, Costa Rica. You may reach them through email or whatsapp: +506-6189-4428, or

Your pre-op appointment may be either on the same day you arrive if you arrive early enough in the day, or the day following your arrival as you prefer. Your procedure will usually be done the day following your pre-op.

A medical checkup is necessary and you may have it done either at home or here at our hospital. We have complete facilities to do all required medical tests quickly and at a nominal cost, so either way is fine.

Your starting point is to send us a brief medical history. Dr. Araya or his patient coordinator will offer a price quote and answer all of your questions in detail immediately upon receiving your Medical Questionnaire. Please go here.

Thank you for choosing the Plastic Surgery Center of Costa Rica. You can rely on us for the finest in professional care.

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