College of Physicians and Surgeons of Costa Rica The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Costa Rica is a professional body responsible for the audit of Medicine and Surgery in the Republic of Costa Rica. All doctors in the country must be affiliated to it in order to practice the profession legally in Costa Rica. In addition, technicians in different medical branches are incorporated into the institution. Their offices are located in Sabana Sur, San Jos de Costa Rica. The present chairman is Mainor Vargas, a specialist in pathology.