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U.S.

EMBASSY
CONSULAR SECTION
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA

The institutions, individuals, hospitals and/or doctors listed on the following lists have informed the U.S. Embassy
that they are qualified to practice in the specified categories. Please note that the U.S. Embassy cannot provide
medical advice, make recommendations, or assume responsibility for the professional ability, appropriateness or
integrity of any of these medical providers. Arrangements for medical services, including payment, must be made
directly between the patient or the patient's representative and the medical provider. The U.S. Embassy has neither
the authority nor the facilities to act as a medical grievance committee. If you encounter unsatisfactory services by
parties listed on following lists, however, you may send us the details in writing and the complaint will be noted in
our files.
MEDICAL RESOURCES LIST
La Paz Consular District

Key: * Speaks English (T) Tricare Participant

AMBULANCES

SAMI (Fully equipped)


Phone: 279-9911; Fax: 211-9561

AMID (Equipped)
Phone: 224-6296

HOSPITALS

(T) Clnica del Sur


Avenida Hernando Siles esquina
Calle 7 #3539 Obrajes. Phones: 278-4001/02/03 (ER), Phones: 278-4750/278-4755

(T) Clnica Cemes (PED/Obst.)


Avenida 6 de Agosto #2881, Sopocachi. Phones: 243-0350/60/70/80; Fax: 243-1793

Clnica Cordes
Claudio Aliaga Bloque "F" #1271, San Miguel. Phones: 279-6679/279-6548, FAX: 277-2014

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DOCTORS

Post Advisor (Internal Medicine)


*Dr. Ramiro De la Rocha (U.S. trained)
Calle 15, Calacoto, Edificio Ketal 1er priso. Phones: 279-0080/277-5257/ 772-98094

Dra. Ma. de los Angeles Tern


UNIMED, Ave. Arce 2630, Of. 212. Phone: 243-1133

*Dr .Eduardo Montero (U.S. trained)


CEMDI, Av. 6 de Agosto #2530 entre Pedro Salazar y Macario Pinilla. Phones: 243-2373/243-1112

Allergy
*Dr. Jean A. Floru M.
Edificio Las Dos Torres, Mezzanine Of. 5 Avenida 6 de Agosto #2577. Phone: 243-0097/243-4409

Cardiology/Internal Medicine
*(T) Dr. Octavio Aparicio
UNIMED, Avenida Arce. #2630. Phone: 243-1133

Dermatology
Dr. Juan Carlos Dez de Medina
Torre Ketal, 1er Piso. Calle 15 y Ave. Ballivian, Calacoto. Phone: 279-0080

Ear, Nose and Throat


Dr. Jorge Rojas Silva
Edificio Calama, Planta Baja, Of. #1. Calle Heriberto Gutierrez y Av. Arce. Phone: 244-1706

Dr. Sergio Rojas Khek


Edificio Ketal, Calle 15, Calacoto. Phone: 279-0080

Eating Disorders
ALQUIMIA
Jos Ma. Zalles #939, San Miguel. Phone: 279-5789

Gastroenterology
*Dr. Guido Villa Gmez (Endoscopy)
UNIMED, Avenida Arce # 2630. Phone/Fax: 243-1133

General Surgery
*Dr. Hugo Castellanos Hochkofler
UNIMED, Avenida Arce #2630. Phones: 243-1133

Dr. Jorge Abularach


Edif. El Escorial 2ndo Piso, Ave. Arce esq. Calle Cordero. Phones: 243-4775/243-4776/243-4785/243-4781

Hand Surgery
Dr. Jorge Terrazas
Clnica del Sur (only in the afternoon). Phone: 278-4002

Internal Medicine/Hematology/Oncology
*(T) Dr. Fernando Patio
C. 10 Calacoto esq. Los manzanos # 8090. Edif. Curares (1er piso). Phones: 279-9270/279-8525

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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Maxillo-Facial Surgery
Dr. Nelson Tejada
Torre Ketal, Ave. Ballivin y Calle 15, Piso 1, Calacoto. Phone: 279-0080

Nephrologist
Dr. Ma. De los ngeles Tern
UNIMED, Avenida Arce #2630, Of.212. Phone: 243-1133

Neurology /Neurosurgery
Dr. Gustavo Snchez.
Edificio Mercurio, Planta baja, Av. 6 de agosto esq. Cordero . Phones: 243-2331/243-3181
DIAGNOSUR, Torre Ketal, Piso 1. Avenida Ballivin esquina Calle 15, Calacoto. Phone: 279-0080

Dr. Javier Endara


Edificio Escorial Piso 2, Ave. Arce Esq. Cordero. Phones: 243-4775/243-4776/243-4785

* Dr. Joaquin Arce


MEDICENTRO, Avenida 6 de Agosto esq. Belisario Salinas #2440. Phones: 244-1717/244-0086

OB/Gyn
*(T) Dr. Marcelo Koziner Udler (Post Advisor)
Edificio Altamira Primer piso, Oficina 102, Ave. Arce #2789 . Phone: 243-3724
Calle 21 #8514, Edif. Basaure #1D, Calacoto. Phones: 279-5668/279-8233 Fax: 279-8243
Also early in the morning: CEMES CLINIC, Phones: 243-0360/243-0350 (10:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m.)

*(T) Dr. Jaime Tern (U.S. Trained)


Edificio Rhesus, Calle G #1367, Calles Rene Moreno y Claudio Aliaga. Phone: 279-6589 (only in the afternoon)

*(T) Dr. Ovidio Surez


Edificio Illimani, Piso 1, Of. B. Avenida Arce esquina Campos. Phones: 243-1501/243-1578
Mornings: Clnica Cemes. Phones: 243-0360/50

Ophthalmology
*Dr. Fernando H. Murillo L. (U.S. Trained) Edificio Rhesus, Calle G #1367, Calles Rene Moreno y Claudio Aliaga, San Miguel (Next to Clnica Cordes)
Phone: 279-4272 / 772-42769. Av. Arce esq. Clavijo Edif. San Patricio Piso 3 Of. 302. Phone: 243-2895

*Dr. Gonzalo Murillo (Some U.S. Training) Torre Ketal, Ave. Ballivin/C. 15, Calacoto Phone: 279-0080
Edificio "Las Dos Torres". Ave. 6 de Agosto esquina Pinilla, #1.3. Phone: 243-4289

Orthopedics/Trauma
Dr. Patricia Callispieris (Pediatric Orthopedics)
Clnica del Sur. Ave. Hernando Siles #3539, Obrajes. Phones: 278-4001 / 278-4002

Dr. Sergio lriarte


Clnica del Sur. Hernando Siles #3539, Obrajes. Phones: 278-4001 / 278-4002

*Dr. Alejandro Reyes (Knee)


Avenida Ecuador #2297, Sopocachi. Phone: 241-1212

Pediatric Post Advisors


*(T) Dr. Juan Enrique Wantig A. (U.S. Trained)
Ave. Montenegro, E2, Edif. Aurora Piso 1, Of.102 San Miguel. Phone: 279-6802 / 214-6746.

Dr. Edwin Dolz


Edificio Altamira, Ave. Arce esq. Cordero, 2ndo Piso. Phones: 243-2281 / 212-1601.

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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Dr. Lorgio Rivera
Edificio Villa Lanza, Piso 1, Of.#1, Calle 21# 100, Calacoto. Phone: 279-0669 / 277-3044 / 796-63054

Pediatric Cardiology
Dr. Patricio P. Andrade
Edif. Altamira, 2ndo Piso, Ave. Arce esq. Cordero. Phones: 243-2281 / 212-1601

Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Edwin Dolz
Edificio Altamira, Ave. Arce, esq. Cordero, 2ndo Piso. Phone: 243-2281 / 212-1601

Plastic Surgery
Dr. Vicente Arze
Mornings: 9:00-10:00 Clnica del Sur. Phone: 278-4001. Afternoons: 6:00-8:00pm.
Edificio El Condor, Calle Batalln Colorados. Phone: 244-2081

Dr. Giovana Land


Centro de Esttica Integral. Calle Reno moreno Bloque E # 23 San Miguel. Phones: 277-4514 / 279-9933 / 720-23014

Psychiatrists
Dr. Carlos Dipp
Edificio Calama, Piso 1 (Mezzanine), Ave. Arce entre Rosendo Gutierrez y Linares. Phones: 244-2613 (Office) / 274-5335, 701-54200 (Home)

Psychologist
* Susana Carranza (U.S. Trained)
Calle K #4A, Auquisamaa. Phone: 277-1813 / 701-54106

* Yanet Sam
Centro Prana Los Pinos. Lomas de Achumani Urb. Jacaranda, Casa # 23. Phone: 279-7710

Urology
*Dr. Ramiro De la Rocha (U.S. trained)
Calle 15 Calacoto, Edificio Ketal. Phone:279-0080 / 277-5257

DENTISTS

General Dentists

*(T) Dr Jorge Aguirre


(American Academy of Periodontics)
Edif. Illimani#2701. Ave. Arce/Calle Campos St.. Phones: 243-0496 / 243-2682

Dr. Celina Cullar


Edificio Aranjuez, Planta Baja. Calle Julio C. Patio esq. Calle 17 #1044, Calacoto. Phones: 279-9792 / 279-8518; Fax: 279-8283

*Dr. Elmer Mollinedo


Clnica Odontolgica, Edificio Calacoto. Calle 21 #8215, Piso 1. Phone: 279-2512; Fax: 279-2512

Ana Karina Rosso


Edificio Murano, Piso 1, Of.104, Calle 21, Calacoto. Phone: 277-5503

Orthodontics (braces and movement of teeth)


Dr. Antonio Abularach (Orthodontist)
Edificio Mercurio Piso 5. Ave. 6 de Agosto/Calle Cordero. Phones: 243-3600 / 243-0919

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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Dr. Nelson Vargas (Orthodontic)
Edif. Monroy Velez, Piso 1, Calle 21, Calacoto. Phone: 279-4963 / 212-8888

*(T) Dr. Yolanda Villeda (Pediatric dentist)


Edificio Illimani II, Of. 204. Ave. 6 de Agosto/Pedro Salazar. Phone: 243-2092 / 215-0587

*Dr. Jorge Daniel Aguirre (U.S. Trained)


Edificio Ketal, Calle 15, Calacoto. Phone: 279-0080

Endodontics (root canal specialist)


*Dr. Jose Artieda
Calle 10 esq. Los Manzanos # 8090. Edif. Curare Piso 2. Phone: 277-5733 / 277-5734

X-RAYS
CEMDI
Dr. Juan Carlos Nemer
Ave. 6 de Agosto #2530, entre Pedro Salazar & Pinilla (frente a Mutual La Primera). Phone: 243-2373 / 243-1112

Gabinete Radiolgico
"Imgenes Medicas"
Dr. Raul Patzi
Edificio Montevideo, Ave. Arce esq. Montevideo # 2081 Planta Baja. Phone: 244-0468 / 244-0125.

CILAP
Dr. Virginia Calden
CEMES Mornings (Emergencies). Phone: 241-9739

LABORATORIES
Lab Clinics
Edificio lturri, Ave. 6 de Agosto/Calle Campos. Phones: 243-0846 / 243-4571.

Lab-Tek
Edificio lllimani, Mezzanine Of. #4. Phone: 243-1542

Lab- Tek - Calacoto


Ave. Ballivian esq. Calle 14. Phone: 278-4444

Pathology Lab
Edif. El Escorial, Ave. Arce /Calle Cordero #115. Phone: 243-4865 / 720-212000

PHARMACIES
P.O.C. Dra. Gloria Helguero
Ave. Garcia Lanza y Calle 16, Achumani. Phones: 271-1501 / 271-3030.

MAMMOGRAPHY
CEMDI
Dr. Juan Carlos Nemer
Ave. 6 de Agosto #2530 entre Pedro Salazar & Pinilla. Phone: 243-2373.

PHYSIOTHERAPY
*Karola Guzmn de Rojas
Edificio Ketal, Piso 1, Calacoto. Phone: 279-2696.

*Miriam Hamouda
Edif. Luis Espinal,Ave. Ecuador #2434, Calacoto. Phone: 241-6388.

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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ECO-SONOGRAMS
CILAP
Dr. Virginia Caldern
CEMES Mornings (Emergencies). Ave. Arce #1881. Phone: 241-9739
Edifcio Victoria, Ave. Arce /Calle Goitia. Phones: 244-0060 / 244-0605

Dr. Eric Rada Uria


AV. Busch # 1343 Edif. Rada Urquieta, Planta Baja. Phone: 291-3846 / 222-3697

VETERINARIAN
Dra. Carla Mariaca
Calle 14, Pasaje Nardin Rivas # 40, Calacoto. Phone: 241-4842 / 720-83826

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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COCHABAMBA
Key: * Speaks English

U.S. EMBASSY POST ADVISORS IN COCHABAMBA

*Dr. Silvester Arze (U.K. trained Internist Nephrologists)


Phone: 422-9407
Clnica Belga Phone: 425-0928

*Dr. Manuel Monroy (U.S. trained Pediatrician)


Phone: 440-6379
Medicorp Calle Baptista # 0761

*Dra. Elisa Schein (Internal Medicine)


Phone: 429-7829

HOSPITAL

Centro Mdico Boliviano Belga


Calle Antezana, entre Venezuela y Paccieri N-0455. Phones: 422-9407 / 423-1403 / 425-0928

San Vicente de Paul


Calle Baptista N-0541. Phones: 425-4321 / 425-4322 / 425-4882

Clnica Los Olivos


Avenida Melchor Perez de Holguin N-0175. Phones: 440-8801 / 02 / 03 / 04 / 06

AMBULANCE SERVICE

MEDICAR Emergency Ambulance Service


(Ground Ambulance)
P.O.C. Dr. Silvestre Arze
Ramn Rivero #942, Phones: 453-3222 and 181

DOCTORS

Cardiovascular Surgery
Dr. Juan Pablo Barrenechea, FACS
Director Clnica Belga. Phones: 422-9407 / 425-0928

Dr. Benjo Gareca


Clnica Los Olivos. Phones: 440-8801 / 02 / 03 / 04 / 05 / 06

Dr. Carlos Brockmann


Clnica Belga. Phones: 422-9407 / 425-0928

General Surgery
Dr. Alejandro Sauma, FACS
Clnica Belga. Phone: 423-1403 / 422-9407

Dr. Sergio Aparicio Yuja


Clnica Los Olivos. Phones: 440-8801 / 02 / 03 / 04 / 05 / 06. Mobile Phone: 707-20001

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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Internal Medicine
Elisa Schein
Baptista #777, 5to Piso. Phone: 429-7829

Internal Medicine/ Oncology


Dr. Jose Macias
Clnica Los Olivos. Phones: 440-8801 / 02 / 03 / 04 / 05 / 06. Mobile Phone: 707-14465

Internal Medicine/ Nephrology


Dr. Silvester Arze
Clnica Belga. Phone: 422-9407 / 425-0928

Internal Medicine/ Cardiology


Dr. Luis Mercado Maldonado
Clnica Belga. Phone: 4

Neurosurgery
Dr. Rodolfo Quiroga
Edificio Continental, 3er Piso "C", Sta. Cruz y Pedro Blanco. Phone: 448-5284

Obstetrics/Gynecologist
Dr. Joaqun Lpez
Jacaranda II, Calle Ecuador/Ayacucho. Phone: 422-3240

Ophthalmology
Dr. Eduardo Lujn
Paccieri #684. Phone: 422-2263

Pediatrician
Dr. Gastn Moscoso
Torres Sofer Piso 2 #201. Phone: 453-0411.

Dr. Manuel Monroy


MEDICORP
Baptista #761. Phone: 440-6379.

Urologist
Dr. Germn Urenda
Baptista #777. Phones: 424-3950/30

DENTIST
Dr. Gerd Simon (Trained in Germany)
Av. Santa Cruz/Beni. Phone: 429-5858

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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SANTA CRUZ

For emergencies contact the Duty Medical Officer in La Paz (010-772-24861).

U. S. EMBASSY POST ADVISOR IN SANTA CRUZ

Dr. Esteban Foianini, F.A.C.S., (U.S. Board Certified)


Ave. Irala #468. Phone: 336-2211 (Clinic). Phone: 336-6001/02/03/04, FAX: 336-5577

HOSPITALS
Clinica Foianini
P.O.C. Dr. Foianini
Av. Irala #468. Phone: 336-2211, FAX: 336-5577

AMBULANCE
Clinica Foianini
Phone: 336-2211
P.O.C. Dr. Foianini

DOCTORS
Cardiology
Dr. Marcelo Arano
Ave. Irala #737. Phone: 336-2211

Internist
Dr. Carlos Callau
Centro Mdico PROMED. Ave. Bolivia #1245. Phone: 337-7070 (109/110); Fax: 336-9699

Obstetrician/Gynecologist
Dr. Carlos Futchner
Equipetrol Norte, C.S. Este. Phone: 344-8899

Pediatrician
Dr. Keen Coca
Ingavi #737 (Chuqisaca). Phone: 336-2211

Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma


Dr. Carmelo Rivero Lens
Ave. Irala #737. Phone: 332-4444

Surgeons
*Dr. Esteban Foianini, FACS
(Post Advisor, U.S. trained)
Av. Irala #468. Phone: 336-6005.

Dr. Marco Garafulic (U.S. trained)


Phone: 342-2626

Dr. Gonzalo Ostria, FACS


Ingavi/Independencia (Ga. Cent. Of.). Phone: 332-9578

Dr. Gonzalo Avils


Phone: 336-2211

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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Dentist
Dr. Hernn Velarde
Av. Mons. Costas #265. Phone: 354-4040

LABORATORY
CENETROP
Ave. 26 de Febrero esq. Ave.Centenario (Segundo Anillo). Phone: 354-2006/7.

Last Update: August 5, 2011


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