FLPS Contact Information

You will be staying at the beautiful Costa Rica Medical Center Inn

Estela Araya is your main contact for everything you need in Costa Rica!

Estela Araya
Senior International Representative
The Costa Rica Medical Center Inn

WhatsApp: +506-6189-4428
Costa Rica: 011-506-6189-4428

Estela is in charge of the Costa Rica Medical Center Inn and is an integral part of the medical and dental complex here in San José, Costa Rica for over 15 years.  She is an expert in every aspect of having surgery in Costa Rica and is the “go to” person for all of your questions. She will talk with you over the phone before arrival and give you information about appointments, accommodations and post-op care.  She is continually available to make sure you have a wonderful visit. 

Estela is the star of the YouTube series “Walking in Nature with Estela”  Check it out!

Medical Information

Your pre-op appointment will be at the office of Dr. Rodrigo Araya, M.D., Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, the Plastic Surgery Center of Costa Rica WebsiteTestimonialsResume

He is admitted to all of the major hospitals including CIMA Hospital and his office is in the CIMA Hospital complex. 

He is a member of many professional associations including the North American Board of Plastic Surgeons (NABPS), the North American Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery (NABPRC), the Costa Rica College of Physicians and Surgeons (CRCPS) and the Costa Rica Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ACCPRE).  

As a prominent member of the Costa Rica College of Physicians and Surgeons (CRCPS), and with over 20 years experience, he has performed over 10,000 surgeries and is considered to be one of the foremost plastic surgeons in the country.  In association with his full staff of surgeons, nurses and assistants, Dr. Araya offers a complete range of plastic and reconstructive surgeries using the most advanced methods.

The doctor has been provided with a file containing your surgery information, medical questionnaire and photos..


If driving yourself:

Here are the directions in English to his office: 

Office of Dr. Rodrigo Araya, M.D., The Plastic Surgery Center of Costa Rica, Hospital Cima, Escazú, Tower 2, Suite #211,

The office receptionist’s name is Yvette and her direct office number is 2208-8211 in case you get lost or need directions.

Any taxi will know the address.  It is located in the medical complex next to CIMA hospital.

If driving yourself and using Waze, put in “Hospital Cima San Jose”  – if using Google Maps coordinates, it is: Latitude: 9. 9252 Logitude: -84.0881. If you become lost please call the phone number in the paragraph above.

Please note:  when staying at the Costa Rica Medical Center Inn, you may disregard the above address.  They know where all of your appointments are and will make sure you get to them on time.

Lab Tests

Pre-surgery lab tests and EKG.

You will have your lab tests at the adjoining CIMA Hospital following your pre-surgery consultation.  You will also have an EKG if 45 years or older.  For lab test and EKG details, please go here


Your Costa Rica visit.

We are pleased to say you will have all of the planning and coordinating assistance you will need for your visit.  A copy of your confirmation has been sent to Estela Araya and she is standing by ready to help.  She will send you accommodations paperwork separately, so please be expecting her email. 

Estela’s numbers are 011-506-6189-4428, WhatsApp +506-6189-4428, or local 6189-4428 (all the same number).  She has your surgery schedule and will answer your questions and make you feel comfortable. 

If you have any questions, you may call or message the number above, or write to the Costa Rica Medical Center Inn by email at info@costaricamedicalcenterinn.com, or write from their web site here,