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Eduardo Hevia Quirós
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Eduardo Hevia Quirós

Internal MedicinePneumology/Pulmonology

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"Specialist in Internal Medicine and Pneumology with a trajectory of more than 5 years in the care of patients of both Internal Medicine and Pneumology in Panama."

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Procedures (15)

Consultation
Annual medical assessment
Forced spirometry
Preoperative medical evaluation
Simple spirometry and reversibility test with bronchodilator
Bronchoscope
Chest aspiration drainage (pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, etc. )
General medical check up
Lung fluid drainage
Medical revison to obtain permit (drivers license, etc.)
Pleurodesis
Simple spirometry
Therapeutic bronscopic foreign growth removal
Thoracic tumor evaluation
Thoracocentesis
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Medical conditions (47)

Bronchitis
Chronic cough
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Lung cancer
Pneumonia
Abnormal blood lipid count (dyslipidemia)
Airway inflammation
Aspergillosis
Asthma
Bronchopneumonia
Chest pain
Chest tightening
Cold
Collapsed lung (atelectasis)
Cough with phlegm or mucus
Coughing up blood
Dengue
Diabetes
Difficulty breathing
Diffuse infiltrative lung disease
Dry cough
Emphysema
Fever
Flu
Headache
Heart failure
Hemoptysis
High blood pressure
Influenza (flu)
Interstitial lung disease (ILD)
Lung blood clot
Lung lining (pleura) disease
Phlegm
Pleural effusion (excess lung fluid)
Pleural pathology
Pleural tap
Pulmonary aspergilloma
Pulmonary edema
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary embolism (PE)
Recurrent respiratory infection
Respiratory sleep disorder
Shortness of breath
Thoracic empyema
Tobacco disease
Tuberculosis
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
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General Info

About me

Since childhood I was interested in helping people and I saw how through medicine I could achieve that dream. My purpose is to provide quality care, clarifying the doubts of the suffering and restoring the health of my patients.

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Subspecialty in Pulmonology. Complejo Hospitalario Metropolitano Arnulfo Arias Madrid. June 2008 - May 2010
  • Specialty in Internal Medicine. Complejo Hospitalario Metropolitano Arnulfo Arias Madrid. May 2005 - June 2008
  • Doctor in medicine. Universidad de Panamá. January 1997 - December 2003
Fellowships
  • Interventional Pneumology

Courses
  • Total Nutrition Therapy Course - Latin American Federation of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (FELANPE)

    June 2007

  • Course on Good Clinical Practices - Merck Laboratories Research Department. Panamá City, Panamá

    February 2006

  • Research Symposium and Good Clinical Practices - Medical Research Center

    November 2005

  • Interventional Pneumology Course

Trainings
  • Cryotherapy, thermoplasty and EBUS

  • Thoracic Ultrasound

Professional

Licenses
  • Technical Health Council of Panama cod. 6244 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Panama

Affiliations
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • Member: Central America and Caribbean Federation of Pneumology and Thorax Surgery
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Latin American Thoracic Association (ALAT)
  • Panamanian Association of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
  • American College of Physicians
  • Association of Resident and Internal Physicians - Metropolitan Hospital Complex
Awards
  • 2003 Recognition "Dr. Federico Gómez "awarded by the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition of the University of Panamá for having obtained the highest rating in the promotion
  • 2003 Chapter of Honor Sigma Lambda: First place in the promotion of Medicine - University of Panamá
  • Recognition Dr. Rafael Sabonge for the excellent performance in the training as Specialist in Internal Medicine
Positions
  • Pneumology Specialist - Clinical Hospital San Fernando (CHSF), Hospital Punta Pacifica (HPP) and Caja Seguro Social. Panamá. May 2010 - currently
  • Head of Teaching of the Pneumology Service of the Social Security Fund. Panamá. 2017- currently
  • Professor of the Virtual Diploma of Primary Care Subject: Asthma. 2017
  • Professor in the Diploma of Neurology. Subjects taught: Evaluation of the Lone Lung Node; Evaluation of the pulmonary disability. 2016
  • Professor in the course of Thoracic Ultrasound taught by the Panamanian Association of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery. Panamá. 2017
  • Professor of the Virtual Emergency Diploma with the topics: Community-acquired pneumonia and Exacerbation of Asthma and COPD. 2017
  • Special Clinical Professor - University of Panamá, School of Medicine
  • Professor of Internal Medicine: Pneumology Section - Columbus University, Panama