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We have medical offices to provide comprehensive care to outpatients and establish their diagnosis, always seeking to improve the quality of life.
The patient must consult the outpatient service of the Hospital Serena del Mar for evaluation for the first time before a clinical or surgical specialty, for control or follow-up with results of diagnostic studies or clinical laboratory; By referral from another specialty or external doctor who requires a concept or second opinion and for assessment before surgery and control after it.
Internal Medicine is the medical specialty dedicated to the comprehensive care of the sick adult, focused on the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of diseases that affect different organs or body systems.
Our Pediatric department is made up of a multidisciplinary team, highly specialized in the management and care of pediatric and adolescent patients, who provide a humanized service and person-centered care.
In the general surgery service we focus on the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal surgical pathologies, abdominal wall and soft tissues, from the external consultation we offer this specialty on a daily basis, in order to offer opportunity to your requirements. In the emergency service we have a 24-hour face-to-face specialist in this area, ready for effective care and resolution, with quality and humanity of your ailments, in addition, our permanent integration with imaging services and other specialties in emergencies , allow us to act and make timely and reliable decisions.
Neurology is the medical specialty that deals with the study and management of diseases that affect the central and/or peripheral nervous system.
Urology is the medical-surgical specialty that is responsible for treating benign and malignant pathologies and disorders of the urinary system (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra) in both sexes such as stones, tumors, infections, malformations and traumas. In addition, it is in charge of the reproductive system of men (penis, testicles, prostate and seminal vesicles).
It is the medical specialty that deals with pathologies of the ear, nose and throat. Consequently, otorhinolaryngology focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of diseases of the ear, nose, pharynx and larynx.
In the Otorhinolaryngology specialty of the Hospital Serena del Mar we have medical specialists trained at the best universities in the country and abroad in the medical and surgical treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, larynx and related structures of the airway. upper respiratory.
Neurosurgery is responsible for the care of adult and pediatric patients with pathologies of the central nervous system, skull and spine that could be susceptible to surgical management.
Mental health is defined by the World Health Organization (@OMS) as a state of well-being in which each individual develops their potential, can cope with the stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and can contribute something to your community.
Service that is intended to accompany the patient from diagnosis and during all stages of the disease with the intention of controlling the symptoms derived from it or the side effects of the treatments, thus relieving the patient's suffering by improving their quality of life.
Nutrition and dietetics aims to maintain nutritional status and prevent chronic diseases through a balanced and healthy diet that meets the energy and nutritional needs for the proper functioning of the body, adapted to each stage of a person's life.
Anesthesiology is the specialty of medicine that deals with the total perioperative care of patients, that is, before, during and after surgery; It covers anesthetic and analgesic management and the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting, among others. During the surgical act, safe physiological conditions are provided according to the patient and the type of surgery.
It is the specialty of medicine that uses different imaging modes to see organs, tissues and internal structures of the body with the aim of helping health professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of different pathologies.
Emergency Medicine is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills necessary for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the acute and urgent aspects of illnesses and injuries affecting patients of all ages with a full spectrum of disorders. undifferentiated physical and behavioral It further encompasses an understanding of the development of prehospital and intrahospital emergency medical systems and the skills necessary for this development.
It is about operating by making small incisions, which reduces pain and less recovery time, we have advanced technology and specialists with extensive experience in gynecological pathologies.
It is the specialty that is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients with hematological and oncological pathologies, both benign and malignant.
It is a subspecialty of Urology specialized in malformations and pathologies of the urogenital system of children and adolescents; Pediatric urology is distinguished from general urology by the age of the patients and the type of diseases they suffer from.
Physiatry is the specialty of medicine that is responsible for the evaluation, treatment and monitoring of patients with diseases of the musculoskeletal and neurological system, which cause pain and/or some degree of functional limitation, whether temporary or permanent in the individual.
When a pediatric patient needs surgery or complex medical treatment for diseases or problems affecting the ears, nose, larynx, or throat, a pediatric otolaryngologist has the experience and qualifications to treat them. Pediatric otolaryngologists treat children from birth through the teen years. Through advanced training and experience in medical practice, they understand the unique nature of medical and surgical care for children.
We are experts in pediatric orthopedic and reconstructive surgery, treating hundreds of infants, children, and adolescents each year. Our team of pediatric orthopedic surgeons are board-certified to treat a variety of congenital, developmental, and traumatic conditions that affect children's bones, joints, and muscles.
We provide surgical and non-surgical treatment for conditions such as scoliosis, limb length discrepancies, clubfoot, hip dysplasia, and fractures, as well as follow-up screening for bone deformities.
At the Hospital Serena del Mar Center we have specialists in this area to carry out body or facial reconstructive and aesthetic procedures, with experience in managing malformations such as lip and palate. In addition, we provide surgical alternatives for reconstruction in cancer and post-bariatric patients.
The dermatology area of the Hospital Serena del Mar Center has a team of specialists prepared to provide comprehensive care to patients with dermatological pathologies and make a timely diagnosis and treatment of their clinical condition.
Our team of pediatric surgeons is prepared to treat complex pathologies both conventionally and laparoscopically, and provide comprehensive solutions to pediatric patients with congenital and ac
Hematology is the medical specialty that is in charge of the prevention, study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood and the organs that participate in its production, such as: the bone marrow, the spleen or the ganglia, among others.
We have expert specialists in venous and arterial vascular pathologies, both acute and chronic; highly trained in minimally invasive endovascular management in our modern intervention room.
We offer management of varicose disease in the lower limbs such as partial or total saphenectomy, infiltration of varices and management of aorto-iliac disease, including abdominal aortic aneurysms.
At Hospital Serena del Mar we focus on the management and treatment of any type of fracture in the upper limbs (shoulder, scapula, humerus, elbow, radius, ulna and clavicle), lower limbs (hip, femur, knee, tibia, fibula , ankle, foot, calcaneus and talus), pelvis and acetabulum. Management of complex fractures and fracture complications (nonunion, malunion, infection and osteomyelitis).
Our medical team is qualified to perform procedures such as internal fixation, external fixation, intramedullary nailing and bone lengthening.
We offer laparoscopic management with state-of-the-art technology to address the complexity of gastrointestinal abdominal pathology. Thanks to a specialized and interdisciplinary team, we have the capacity to manage benign and malignant tumors in the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon, as well as pathologies of the pancreas and adrenal gland.
Geriatrics is the branch of Internal Medicine that is responsible for the management of the elderly in preventive, clinical, therapeutic and social aspects. The geriatrician performs a comprehensive evaluation of the aging process and performs a therapeutic approach to acute and chronic diseases of this population group.
We have an expert team in shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery, treatment of fractures at the shoulder girdle level, total and partial shoulder prosthetic replacement, less invasive techniques such as arthroscopic shoulder surgery for rotator cuff injuries and shoulder instability. Operative and non-operative management of acute and chronic shoulder and elbow injuries.
Maxillofacial surgery is a medical-surgical specialty that is responsible for the study, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of congenital or acquired diseases of the cranio-orbito-maxillofacial skeleton. As well as the management of problems of chronic facial muscle pain (myofascial) and abnormalities of the temporomandibular joint.
We provide care to patients with benign and malignant pathologies of the breast, including the study of masses of uncertain behavior with the complementarity of our services and the ability to perform everything from images, biopsies with image guidance, to diagnostic and therapeutic surgical procedures, including complementary management. with sentinel node. In addition, in oncological cases, we offer joint management with Plastic Surgery for breast reconstruction.
In the soft tissue field, we also pay attention to skin lesions such as melanomas and soft tissue tumors such as Sarcomas in the extremities or retroperitoneal masses, in permanent integration with our Cancer Institute.
Infectology is the specialty of medicine that is responsible for studying, diagnosing, and offering treatment for acute or chronic infectious diseases, acquired both in the community and those associated with health care.
Being able to breathe and sleep well at night has an impact on the way we experience life and carry out our work. Ear, nose, and throat specialists treat sleep-disordered breathing, nasal and airway obstruction, snoring and sleep apnea, and more.
It is the field of medicine that is responsible for attending to female health, likewise Obstetrics specializes in the care of women in the period of pregnancy, childbirth, diagnosis and treatment of the reproductive organs.
Our joint reconstruction and replacement specialists have extensive experience performing all types of hip procedures, from primary hip replacement to complex revision surgeries. We are at the forefront of developing new surgical techniques and the use of implants that can help relieve pain and restore range of motion. This depth of experience helps us achieve the best possible results for each patient.
Also known as perinatology, it is the specialty that is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies that the mother and fetus may present before, during and after pregnancy, that is, specialists in maternal-fetal medicine are in charge of pregnancies of high risk.
In this area we are able to care for pulmonary and mediastinal pathologies of benign or malignant origin, we offer management by videothoracoscopy, mediastinoscopy, fiberoptic bronchoscopy and thoracotomy.
Thanks to a specialized and multidisciplinary team, we offer solutions to hyperhidrosis pathologies with procedures such as sympathectomy and more complex chest wall reconstruction procedures.
Hearing and balance are fundamental to the way we carry out our daily lives. Otology subspecialists treat conditions such as ear infection, hearing loss, dizziness, ringing in the ears (called tinnitus), ear, face or neck pain, and more.
Hearing impairment is one of the most common ear problems, but it is by no means the only hearing related concern. Inner ear dysfunctions can cause serious balance problems, and ear canal malformations can put detrimental pressure on the skull and brain. Neurological disorders also affect the ear in unique ways.
Our team of knee specialists has great expertise in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of knee pathologies, as well as joint reconstruction and replacement, with extensive experience in performing all types of knee procedures, from non-surgical treatments , minimally invasive techniques (arthroscopy), partial and total replacements up to complex revision surgeries. We are at the forefront of developing new surgical techniques and the use of implants that can help relieve pain and restore range of motion. This depth of experience helps us achieve the best possible results for each patient.
Rheumatology is the branch of Internal Medicine that is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, diseases that have an immunological (autoimmune) origin and rheumatic manifestations of systemic diseases.
Care package, attended by a multidisciplinary group, which allows rehabilitation and recovery after invasive cardiac intervention.
It is a discipline of medicine specialized in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of pain in all its forms and whose objective is to reduce the physical and mental suffering of the patient and their environment.
Patients are cared for by an anesthesiologist specializing in pain medicine, who evaluates them through outpatient consultation, and defines, depending on the type of pain they present, what would be the most convenient management alternatives to stabilize and improve their pain picture, within The therapeutic options are pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and analgesic intervention in order to improve the quality of life of the patient and their functionality.
In addition to allergies, ENT specialists treat deviated septum, rhinitis, sinusitis, sinus headaches and sinus migraines, nasal obstruction, skull base tumors, including intranasal approaches for the treatment of those found within the cranial cavity.
We have a Hemodynamics room equipped with the highest technology in health and a multidisciplinary and specialized medical team to carry out procedures of interventional cardiology, interventional radiology (body and neurointerventionism) and interventionism for vascular surgery
This surgical specialty is focused on treating various pathologies that affect the head and neck, including the oral cavity, pharynx, thyroid, parathyroid, salivary glands, and lymph nodes, offering treatment for benign or malignant conditions in these areas.
Endocrinology is the medical specialty that studies disorders of the endocrine system (glands and organs that make hormones) as well as its interaction with other body systems. These disorders include diabetes, diseases of the thyroid gland, the adrenal glands, and the pituitary gland.
Our multidisciplinary and collaborative environment allows us to address your back condition with personalized recommendations and comprehensive treatment options for acute and chronic cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine injuries. Correction of angular spinal deformities (scoliosis). Comprehensive treatment of low back pain (operative and non-operative management). Outpatient care and procedures for analgesic control (blocks).
Each member of the spine team focuses on improving your spine health, mobility and overall quality of life.
Also known as psychosomatic medicine, it is a subspecialty of psychiatry that focuses on the care of patients with comorbid psychiatric and general medical conditions. It deals with the understanding and advancement of medical science, education, and the provision of medical care for patients with medical illnesses, or who are going through stages of human development with an impact on organs and systems such as puberty, pregnancy and the puerperium, and the senescence, among others.
Disorders that affect our ability to speak and swallow correctly can have a tremendous impact on our lives and livelihoods. Laryngology as a subspecialty dedicates its study to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that derive from the alteration of any of its described functions and these can be grouped as follows:
We have highly trained specialists for the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of heart rhythm diseases.
The pathologies managed by this specialty include some reasons for consultation such as: dizziness, palpitations, fainting.
Cardiovascular anesthesiology is the branch of anesthesiology in which the management of patients requiring heart and large vessel surgeries (due to coronary artery disease, valvular disease or congenital malformations) is deepened, including perioperative management (pre-anesthetic assessment, general anesthetic management and specific, and postoperative analgesia) with strengths in management of critical cardiovascular patients, invasive monitoring and monitoring with transesophageal echocardiography, as well as the use of special devices such as ECMO, balloon pump and ventricular assist devices; Additionally, there is the possibility of expanding knowledge for anesthesia in lung and heart transplantation.
We also have Obesity Surgery, offering an interdisciplinary group that provides support in the process both before surgery and after it, including management with Psychology, Nutrition, Endocrinology, Physical Therapy and Internal Medicine, to achieve optimal and lasting results. in the long term, with the control of associated morbidities. Being able to accompany the process to stages of reconstructive surgery needs with the plastic surgery team, experts in reconstructive surgery.
We offer procedures such as Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve-Sleeve and Revision Surgery.
It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancerous and non-cancerous pathologies, of the female reproductive system, that is, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, among others.
The feet and ankles are some of the most complex and constantly impacted areas of the human body. This leads to frequent injuries that are often misunderstood. Proper care and rehabilitation is critical to regaining mobility and movement. Therefore, at Hospital Serena del Mar we provide expert diagnosis with a multidisciplinary approach to treat the wide range of foot and ankle conditions that can occur at any stage of life, from newborns to adolescence and from active adults to people. greater.
Musculoskeletal Radiology is the subspecialty of radiology whose objective is the diagnosis of pathologies of the bone, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons of the body through the use of imaging studies.
Cardiology is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and circulatory system.
Subspecialty that is in charge of the study and global treatment of spinal pathology (congenital, traumatic, degenerative, tumor, deformities, inflammatory and infectious, etc.), which affects all age groups from birth to the elderly , with the purpose of improving the quality of life of the patient from their biophysical, family and social environment.
Specialty of medicine that works in the study, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders based on biological, psychological and social knowledge, for which it is influenced by philosophy, anthropology and sociology.
Addresses the evaluation and management of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, hypochondriasis, emotional changes due to stress, personality disorders, sexual disorders, grief or loss, when there are difficulties in relationships with the family or with the spouse.
We offer a wide portfolio of tests and procedures to comprehensively treat adult and pediatric cardiovascular disease, hand in hand with an important group of specialists and state-of-the-art equipment; Betting on primary prevention, detection and control of cardiovascular risk factors.
Interventional Radiology is the subspecialty that is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of diseases through minimally invasive techniques. Treatments performed under the interventional technique generally involve lower risks, shorter stays, and reduced convalescence compared to the traditional open method.
It is the specialty of Cardiology that is responsible for the care, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in the pediatric age.
We have professionals in General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, which allows us to care for patients with benign soft tissue pathologies such as lipomas, correction of abdominal wall hernias, as well as abdominal pathologies such as gallbladder stones, hiatus management and gastric pathologies. and intestinal that require surgical management.
We have state-of-the-art operating rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and advanced technology for the care of our patients, both for open and laparoscopic management; in conjunction with other services in the institution to provide superior values of integrity.
Clinical psychology is a subdiscipline of psychology that studies all the elements involved in maintaining and affecting mental health. It is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and therapeutic intervention in people with some type of mental impairment or maladaptive behavior, in order to restore psychological balance and promote well-being.
It is a supraspecialty of otorhinolaryngology that aims to reshape and reconstruct facial structures, generally the nose, ears, chin or cheekbones when there is an alteration of congenital, tumor or involutional origin that requires repair of its shape. and function. Likewise, it can be performed to reverse the signs of aging, eliminate irregularities in the facial contour, or make the facial features appear proportionate.
We have a specialized and multidisciplinary team for the comprehensive care of patients with acute and chronic trauma of the upper limb, nerve entrapment syndromes of the upper limbs, correction of congenital deformities of the hand, treatment of nerve injuries of the brachial plexus and peripheral nerve of the limb. superior. In addition, treatment of fractures of the hand, wrist, forearm, and tendon transfers due to upper limb nerve injuries.
This is intended to improve maternal and child health, allows the choice of the ideal contraceptive method for each situation.
Pediatric anesthesiology is a branch of anesthesiology in which the management of the complex pediatric patient is deepened, with malformations or congenital pathology that has special anesthetic implications, including perioperative management (pre-anesthetic assessment, general and specific anesthetic management, and analgesia) of the pediatric patient, that is, from newborns to adolescence.
It is a subspecialty of Urology; This branch is in charge of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of those tumors that affect the urinary system of both sexes: glands, ureters, kidneys, urethra and bladder. Also those that affect the male genital system (testicles, penis and prostate), tumors in the supra-renal glands or adrenal glands, and some tumors that affect the retro-peritoneum.
It is a subspecialty whose objective is to restore brain functions that for genetic, traumatic, vascular or degenerative reasons can be altered, generating different symptoms such as movement disorders, psychiatric or behavioral disorders, among others.
An epileptic seizure is the transient appearance of signs and/or symptoms due to excessive or hypersynchronous neuronal activity in the brain.
Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by the permanent predisposition to generate epileptic seizures and by the neurobiological, cognitive, psychological and social consequences of this disorder. The definition of epilepsy requires that at least one epileptic seizure occur.
Before addressing the subject, let's know some generalities:
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