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Alexandra Balma Mena
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Alexandra Balma Mena

Pediatric Dermatology
Patient Demographics: Babies, Children

"The combination of Pediatrics and Dermatology is an art. I love my job, working with children is a delight and there is not a day that does not surprise me. I am happy to be able to help families with their problems or concerns and to be part of the solution."

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Procedures (8)

Consultation
Cryosurgery
Cutaneos therapeutic infiltration
Cutaneous biopsy
Dermatoscopy
Mole and skin lesion evaluation
Mole removal
Molluscum contagiosum (MC), acrochordon, or ruby point removal
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Medical conditions (22)

Atopical dermatitis
Pimples
Skin allergy
Skin spots
Warts
Acne
Birthmark
Folliculitis
Hair problems
Hives
Impetigo
Itchy skin
Keloid
Molluscum contagiosum
Scalp itch (tinea capitis)
Scarred skin
Scars
Seborrheic dermatitis (cradle cap)
Skin fungus
Skin irritation (rash)
Skin outbreaks
Vitiligo (white patched on skin)
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General Info

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Pediatric Dermatology. Universidad de Toronto. July 2007 - July 2010
  • Specialty in Pediatrics. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina.. April 2003 - March 2006

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6380 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Awards
  • Best research work - Society of Pediatric Dermatology, 2009
Positions
  • Professor - Postgraduate of Pediatrics, Children's National Hospital. Until 2014
  • Assistant Dermatology - National Children's Hospital. Until 2014