Dr. Mauricio Obón Dent


Dr. Mauricio Obón Dent

Dr. Obón studied post grade in the United States, where he lived for nine years and concluded all its specialties: did his studies of post degree in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston,  since cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology were perfected in this center, under the leadership of legendary figures such as Dr. Denton Cooley.

Dr. Obon performs more than 300 cardiac angioplasties per year, and has performed well over a 100 percutaneous heart valve replacements.

It is the only cardiologist in the country that has had a full training in the United States, and the only one to have all the certifications of the American College of Cardiology (board certified): Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Echocardiography; Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology.

Medical licenses and certifications:

  • Examination of medical license of U.S. (USMLE) Step 1, 2 and 3.
  • Board Certified from the American College of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified of the College American of Clinical Echocardiography
  • Board Certified of the American College of Cardiology.
  • Board Certified in Haemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology.
  • Core Valve and Valve Core Evolute R Certified Implanter.
  • Sapien XT Certified Implanter

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Subspecialty in Interventional Cardiology - Texas Heart Institute, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital. Houston, TX. Baylor College of Medicine.


Cardiology Specialty. Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital - Houston, TX. Baylor College of Medicine.


Internal Medicine Specialty. SUNY Upstate Medical University - Syracuse, NY.


MD. Universidad Ciencias Médicas (UCIMED) - Escuela de Medicina. San José, Costa Rica.

Unversities, Certifications and Licenses

  • Hospital CIMA
  • Escazú, San José, Costa
  • Rica. Tower 1, Floor 3,
  • Office 18.
  • Clinica Burstín
  • San José, Costa Rica.
  • Across Street Clinica Biblica.
  • Floor 4.
  • Mauricio Obón
  • (506) 2221-4323
  • Alfonso Obón
  • (506) 2208-1318

Worked at the best Cardiology centres in the world

Professional experience

  • Private practice, Hospital CIMA and Clinica Biblica, Costa Rica.
  • Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, Hospital Mexico, Costa Rica.
  • Interventional Cardiologist, Hospital Mexico, Costa Rica.
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Costa Rica.
  • Residency on Internal Medicine, Suny Upstate Medical University, New York, USA (2006-2009).
  • College Scholarship on Cardiology (2009-2012), Texas Heart Institute, The St Luke Episcopal Hospital, Houston TX, EE. UU. Baylor College of Medicine.
  • College Scholarship on Interventional Cardiology (2012-2013), Texas Heart Institute, at the Episcopal St Luke Hospital, Houston TX, USA. Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Active Member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Costa Rica. Cod. MED7835
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology

Publications and Lectures

Endovascular iliac rescue technique for complete arterial avulsion after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Obón-Dent M, Reul RM, Mortazavi A. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Aug 1;84(2):306-10. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25141. Epub 2014 May 7.
Jetstream® atherectomy for subacutely or chronically occluded femoro-popliteal prosthetic bypass grafts: a report of three cases.
Obon-Dent M, Hernandez-Vila E.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Oct 1;82(4):E529-34. doi: 10.1002/ccd.24382. Epub 2013 May 15.
Spontaneous celiac artery dissection case report and literature review.
Obon-Dent M, Shabaneh B, Dougherty KG, Strickman NE.Tex Heart Inst J. 2012;39(5):703-6. Review.
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy masquerading as lower extremity cellulitis and response to bisphosphonates.
Obon-Dent M, Francis L, Athar U, Shah C, Chaudhary M, Gajra A.J Thorac Oncol. 2009 Feb;4(2):260-2. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181952915.

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Request Today an Appointment with Dr. Obón

  • Hospital CIMA
  • Escazú, San José, Costa
  • Rica. Tower 1, Floor 3,
  • Office 18.
  • Clinica Burstín
  • San José, Costa Rica.
  • Across Street Clinica Biblica.
  • Floor 4.

Attention schedule

Monday to Friday 8:00-16:00
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