Alfonso Barrera MD, FACS

Houston, TX, US
Alfonso Barrera MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Careful selection of your plastic surgeon is extremely important. You must look for a surgeon who is properly credentialed, qualified and experienced.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Barrera specializes in:

  • Megasession Hair Transplantation * Laser Treatment of Pigmented Lesions
  • Surgery of the Nose (rhinoplasty) * Laser Treatment of Hemangiomas
  • Eyelid Surgery (blepharoplasty) * Telangiectasias and Scars
  • Surgery of the Ears (otoplasty) * Tummy Tuck (abdominoplasty)
  • Facelift * Breast Lift (mastopexy)
  • Removal of Double Chin (submental liposuction) * Breast Augmentation (augmentation mammaplasty)
  • Liposuction * Forehead Lift
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing * Eye Reconstruction
  • Laser Surgery

Reconstructive Procedures (covered by insurance)

  • Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy * Scalp Reconstruction Tissue Expansion
  • Breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty) * Correction of Cleft Lip or Palate or Other Congenital Abnormalities
  • Surgery of the Hand (correction of injuries or congenital problems) * Burn Reconstruction Hair Transplant
  • Skin Grafts or Skin Flaps for Burns

Background & Certification

Board Certification

Specialty boards and certifications:

ABMS: The American Board of Plastic Surgery
November 30, 1987 (permanent)

The American Board of Otolaryngology
April 3, 1984.(Permanent)

Medical Lisences : State of Texas, F 303-7
February 25, 1979 to present.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
50162, December 1, 1982- 1983

Certificate of Proficiency in Microvascular Surgery
St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas,
June 15, 1984.

E.C.F.M.G. Certification:
July 21, 1976; Score 85,
Certificate 266-795-4
Issued October 30, 1978.

V.Q.E. (Visa Qualifying Examination):
September 7-8, 1977; Score Pass Level;
(Medical National Boards I and II).
No Numeric Scores.

F.L.E.X (Federation Licensing Examination):
December 11-14, 1978 at Austin, Texas,
Overall Average Score 80.9.

Basic Sciences Certification:
September 1, 1978; Austin, Texas
By Waiver of Examination.

Professional Background

Education

8/1970----6/1972 Bachelor in Biological Sciences
Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon,
Monterrey,
Mexico

8/1972----6/1978 Medical School
Universidad De Monterrey,
Mexico
Degree: Medical Doctor

Postgraduate Training:

7/1/1978-----6/30/1980 General Surgery Residency
Methodist Hospital of Dallas,
Dallas, Texas

7/1/1980----6/30/1983 Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Residency
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Harvard Medical School, Boston,
Massachusetts,

7/1/1983-----6/30/1985 Plastic Surgery Residency
St. Joseph Hospital &
Cronin, Brauer & Biggs Clinic Assoc.
Houston, Texas.

Teaching Appointments

2000-present
Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Publications and Presentations

Invited Lectures/Workshops/Site Visits:

Latissimus Dorsi Breast Reconstruction. Monterrey Society of Plastic Surgeons Monterrey, Mexico, September '1992.

"Hair Transplantation - Mini and Micrograft Megasession" at the Second Annual Interim Scientific Meeting, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Grand Cayman Islands, January 19, 1996-January 21, 1996.

“What's New In Hair Transplantation”
South Texas Chapter of The American College of Surgeons.
San Antonio, Texas.
March 15, 1996 - March16, 1996.
" Hair Transplantation"
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds Conference
At Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, May 03, 1996.

Mini and Micrograft Megasession Technical Advances.
TMA, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
San Antonio, Texas. May 10, 1996 - May 11, 1996.

Micro and Minigraft Megasession - Hair Transplantation: Results After a Single Session. ASPRS, PSEF, ASMS
1996 Annual Meeting Scientific Program
Dallas, Texas. November 10, 1996 - November 13, 1996.

Micro/Mini Graft Transplantation Course at:
The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
and The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery Breast Surgery and Body Contouring in the
90's Symposium. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
August 13, 1997 - August 16, 1997.

Micro and Mini Graft Megasession Hair Transplantation.
Society of Latin American Plastic Surgeons of the United States & Canada
1997 Fifth Annual Meeting
San Francisco, California
September 25, 1997.

Micro and Minigraft Megasession,Course.
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery, Plastic Surgeons.
Educational Foundation Horizons in Facial Cosmetic
Surgery/Body Contouring, La Jolla, California,January 29, 1998 to February 1, 1998.

Micro and Minigraft Megasession, Paper & Video
Perspectives and Advances in Plastic Surgery Symposium
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Massachusetts General Hospital
Vail, Colorado, March 14, 1998 - March 18, 1998.

Refinements in Hair Transplantation: "Micro
and Minigraft Megasessions."
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
The University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center
Houston, Texas. April 13, 1998.

Integrating Hair Restoration In To Your Plastic Surgery Practice. A Panel Discussion
American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Annual Meeting
Los Angeles, California, May 1, 1998 - May 6, 1998.

Charity Mission - Operation San Jose
Project, 1998 St. Joseph Hospital - Sisters of Charity
Hospital del Seguro de Huancayo
For Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate Patients
Huancayo, Peru. June 18, 1998 - June 28, 1998.

“Advances in Hair Transplantation”
Sociedad de Cirujia Plastica De Peru.
Lima, Peru. June 19th, 1998.

Hair Transplantation Course and Live Surgery Session.
At Advanced Lasers & Inovations in Cosmetic
Facial Surgery. PSEF, ASAPS Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, Texas.
July 23, 1998 - July 25, 1998.

The Use of Micro & Minigrafts for the Correction of the Post- Rhytidectomy lost sideburn. 67 th ASPRS-PSEF-ASMS Annual
Scientific Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts,
October 3, 1998 - October 7, 1998.

The Use of Micro & Minigrafts for the Treatment of Burn Alopecia. 1998 Annual Scientific Meeting’
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Galveston, Texas
November 13, 1998 - November 15, 1998.

Refinements in Hair Transplantation & Live Surgical Demonstration. New Horizons in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery II, International Symposium.
Turkish Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Ankara, Turkey, Nov. 14th & 15th, 1998.

Refinements in Hair Transplantation, Educational Course,
New Frontiers in Aesthetic Surgey (A.S.A.P.S.) American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual meeting.
Annual meeting, Dallas, Texas, May 14th-19th,1999.

Hair Transplantation Panel
12th Congress of the International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (I.P.R.A.S.) annual meeting, San Francisco, California,
June 27th-July 2, 1999.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Course and Cadaver Lab.
Immediately following the A.S.P.R.S. P.S.E.F. Breast Surgery and Body Contouring Synposium.
El Dorado Hotel, Santa Fe, NM. August 16th -28th, 1999.

State of The art Hair Transplantation
A.S.P.R.S.N. American Society of Platic and Reconstructive Nurses, Asociation. Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas,
September 22, 1999.

“Facelift and Hair Transplantation as a Single procedure”
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Austin, Texas, October 9th, 1999.

“Advances in Hair Transplantation”
At : Perspectives and Advances in Plastic Surgery Symposium.
P.S.E.F. Massachussetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School.
In Vail, Colorado, March 11th-14th, 2000.

Grand Rounds: “ Update on hair transplantation -Advances in micro and minigrafting”.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Division of Plastic Surgery.
Birmingham, Alabama.
May 11th 2000.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Didactic Course.
A.S.A.P.S. Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida,
May 12th- 17th, 2000.

Advances in Hair Transplantation
Baylor College of Medicine , First Biannual Alumni meeting
Houston, Texas. June 18th, 2000.

Refinements in Hair transplantation (Didactic Course & Laboratory)
ASPS, PSEF. Breast Surgery and Body Contouring, Evolving Technology Symposium.
Santa Fe, New Mexico. August 23-27,2000.

Transplante De Cabello: Megasesion de Micro y Mini-injertos;
Avances y otras aplicaciones de microinjertos;Video clinico sobre microinjertos;
Curso de Actualizacion Avances en Injertos de Cabello y Aplicacion de Biofibra. Asociacion Noreste de Cirujia Plastica, Estetica y Reconstructica, A.C.; Asociacion Mexicana de Cirujia Plastica, Estetica y Reconstructiva, A.C.
Monterrey, N.L. Mexico, Oct 20-21, 2000.

“Hair Transplantation in the female patient”.
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Scientific meeting
Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas, Dallas, Texas. Nov.3-5, 2000.

“El Arte de Micro y Mini-injerto de pelo”; XXVII Annual International Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico.Noviembre 8-11, 2000

“Ritidoplastia y Transplante de pelo simultaneo”; XXVII Annual International Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico.Noviembre 8-11, 2000

“Prevencion y correccion de perdida de pelo en la region temporal asociada con ritidoplastia”.
XXVII Annual International Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico.Noviembre 8-11, 2000

Facelift and Hair Transplantation As A Single Procedure.
International Society of Hair restoration Surgery, Annual Scientific Meeting. Hilton Wilkoloa Village, Hawaii. Nov. 30- Dec. 4th, 2000.

“Advances in Hair Transplantation”
New York Regional Society Of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons,Inc.At The Metropolitan Club, New York, N.Y., Dec,9th 2000
“Reconstruction of Hair bearing scalp with micro and minigrafts”.
PSEF, Aesthetic Restoration of facial defects from infancy to adulthood. La Jolla, CA, Feb 22-25 2001.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Didactic course
(ASAPS) American Society for aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual meeting, New York, N.Y.. May 4-9, 2001.

Facelift and Hair Transplantation as a single Procedure;
Refinements in Micrografting and minigrafting;
Correction of Burn Alopecia by using Micro and Minigrafts;
Live surgical demonstration
Consejo Mexicano de Cirugia Plastica, Mazatlan Mexico, April 25-29th, 2001,

Prehairline Facelift incisions revisited, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, September 2001.

Reconstructive applications of Hair Restoration, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 9th Annual Meeting, Puerto
Vallarta, Mexico, Oct. 19th, 2001.

The use of Micro and Minigrafts in The Aesthetic Reconstruction of the Face and Scalp. ASPS/PSEF/ASMS 70th Annual Meeting
Orlando Florida Nov. 3-7,2001.

The use of Micro and Minigrafts in The Aesthetic Reconstruction of the Face and Scalp. Symposium on Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction. ASPS/PSEF. Nashville Tennessee, Feb.14-17 2002.

Update on Aesthetic & Reconstructive Hair Restoration.
Plastic Surgeons Association of the Americas
Ixtapa, Mexico. January 24-27,2002.

Graduation “God Father” of Guerrero Santos Residents, Micro & Minigraft Aesthetic and Reconstructive Applications, Live Surgical Demonstration. Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico.March 2 2002.

Advances in Hair Transplantation.
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, The University of Texas Medical School, Memorial Hermann Hospital. Houston, Texas
March 11, 2002.

Latest Advances in Hair Restoration.
Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Houston, Texas April 18th,2002.

The use of Micro & Minigrafts in Aesthetic restoration of the face & scalp.
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas. April 19, 2002.

Newest Techniques in Hair Transplantation. ASAPS/ASERF/ISAPS International Symposium, Las Vegas Nevada, April 27th, 2002.

Advances in Hair Transplantation, didactic course. ASAPS/ ASERF Annual Meeting. Las Vegas Nevada, April 28- May 3rd, 2002.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds St Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas, May 7th 2002.

Final details towards a Natural Hairline.
The XVI Congress of ISAPS
Istambul, Turkey. May 26-29, 2002

The Use of Micro & Minigrafts in the Reconstruction of the face and scalp.
The XVI Congress of ISAPS
Istambul, Turkey. May 26-29, 2002

The role of micrografts and Minigrafts enhancing Aesthetics in Reconstructive Surgery
Annual Meeting- Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons September 2002

Specialty areas of Hair Transplantation, Face,scars,body.
International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery
Chicago Illinois Oct 6th 2002

Management of the donor site
International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery
Chicago Illinois Oct 6th 2002

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Course (w/Vogel)
ASPS/PSEF/ASMS 71ST Annual Scientific Meeting Nov.2-6th 2002, San Antonio Texas.

Further advances on hair restoration
Plastic Surgeons Association of the Americas
February 5-7th 2003
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Dense Packing live demonstration, and didactic presentation
9th Annual World Surgical Workshop
March 6th 8th, 2003
Orlando Florida.

Pannel on Management of Complications
9th Annual World Surgical Workshop
March 6th 8th, 2003
Orlando Florida.

Live Surgical Demonstration on
The Hispanic Patient
9th Annual World Surgical Workshop
March 6th 8th, 2003
Orlando Florida.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI, April 24, 2003.
Live surgical demonstration.

Advances in Hair Transplantation, didactic course. ASAPS/ ASERF
Annual Meeting, May 15th-21,2003, Boston, MA

Reconstructive applications of Micrografts and Minigrafts.
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, May 22nd,2003.

The use of Prehairline Incisions in Facelift.
Swiss ISAPS course : Highlights of the last two decades”
September 5-6th .Lugano, Switzerland 2003

Didactic Course. Advances in Hair Traqnsplantatiuon
ASPS/PSEF Annual Meeting, Oct. 19-21,2003
San Diego, CA .

Correction of Pectus Excavatum.
Plastic Surgery Association of the Americas
Huatulco Mexico, Jan 29th 2004.

Reconstructive Applications of Hair Restoration
Asociacion Mexicansd De Cirugia Plastica. Monterrey
N.L. Mexico. Jan 21st 2004.

Instructional Course: Advances in Hair Restoration
ASAPS Annual Meeting, Vancouver B.C. April 16- 20, 2004.

Further advances in Hair Restoration
Gent,Belgium, May 5-6 , 2004.

Hair Restoration Module
“About Face” ASAPS/ASERF. Colorado Springs, CO June 17- 20, 2004

Instructional Course: Latest advances n Hair Restoration
ASPS/PSEF annual meeting, October 2004. Philadelphia

Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Sept 2004.
Barton Creek, Austin,Texas

Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
ISAPS JAIPUR, INDIA, Nov. 2004.

Aesthetic $ Reconstructive Surgery
(YPO) Young President’s Organization, meeting
Universidad De Monterrey.
Monterrey, Mexico, January 5th, 2005.

Latest Advances in Hair Restoration.
Universidad De Monterrey Medical Scool.
Monterrey, Mexico, January 6th, 2005.

Monterrey, Mexico, January 5th, 2005
Reconstructive Surgery of the Face from Childhood to Adulthood. Refinements in Reconstructive hair restoration
Tucson AZ, January 2005

Instructional Course: Advances in Hair Restoration
ASAPS Annual Meeting, New Orleans. April 28-May 4th 2005.

Panel Co-Moderator. American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Annual meeting . Hayatt Regency @ Gainey Ranch,Scottsdale, AZ . May 8th –11th, 2005.

Advances and Controversies in Hair Restoration.
36 th Annual meeting of the Associacion Mexicana de Cirugia Plastica Estetica y Reconstructiva, Veracruz, Mexico, May 18 – 21, 2005.

The use of Intravenous Sedation in Aesthetic Surgery, a 20 year experience.
36 th Annual meeting of the Associacion Mexicana de Cirugia Plastica Estetica y Reconstructiva, Veracruz, Mexico, May 18 – 21, 2005.

Latest Advances in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Hair Restoration.
ISAPS Nordic Light Course. Stockholm Sweden, June 16th-18th 2005.

Reconstructive Hair Restoration Panel Discussion.
ISHRS International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney Australia, August 24-28th, 2005

Reconstructive Hair Restoration Poster aprersntation.
ISHRS International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney Australia, August 24-28th, 2005

Instructional Course: Further refinements in Hair Restoration
ASPS/PSEF annual meeting, Chicago, ILL. September 24-28, 2005

Improving technique of scalp incisions.
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons annual Meeting.
Westin La Cantera Resort. San Antonio, Texas Oct 21-23, 2005

Round table on CALVICIE (Baldness)
42nd congresso Brasileiro de Cirugia Plastica. Bello Horizonte- MG- Brazil November 11-14. 2005

The use of Intravenous sedation in Aesthetic Surgery. 42nd congresso Brasileiro de Cirugia Plastica. Bello Horizonte- MG- Brazil November 11-14. 2005

Reconstructive applications of Hair Restorastion. 42nd congresso Brasileiro de Cirugia Plastica. Bello Horizonte- MG- Brazil November 11-14. 2005.

Cadaver Dissection Course on Correction of Alopecias Following Facelifting procedures.
ASAPS Annual Meeting Orlando Florida. April 20th 2006

Further Refinements in Hair Transplantation, ASAPS Annual Meeting Orlando Florida. April 20-26th 2006.

Instructional Course: Further refinements in Hair Restoration
ASPS/PSEF 75 annual meeting,
San Francisco,CA. Oct. 6-11,2006.

Improving technique of scalp incisions. ICAPS annual meeting
Bordeaux, France, June 2006.

Abdominoplasty under I.V. Sedation and local Anesth.
Second QMP Aesthetic Symposium.
Hyatt Regency Chicago, ILL
Dec. 1-3, 2006

Correction of Alopecia after Facelift procedures.
Second QMP Aesthetic Symposium.
Hyatt Regency Chicago, ILL
Dec. 1-3, 2006

Instructional Course: Further Refinements in Hair Transplantation, ASAPS Annual Meeting New York. April 20-26th 2007.

Hair Transplantation Panel, Chairman .(IPRAS) 14th International Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery , Berlin, Germany, June 26, 30, 2007.

Reconstructive Surgery of the Face and Scalp in the pediatric patieny.
Sociedad Nacional De Pediatria.
Acapulco Mexico. August 16-19 2007.

Correction of Pectum Excavatum
Sociedad Nacional De Pediatria.
Acapulco, Mexico. August 16-19 2007.

Aesthetic Enhancement of Reconstructive surgery of the face and scalp.
Houston Plastic Surgery Reconstructive Conference.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. August 24th 2007,

Management of the difficult reconstructive case as it relates to Facial and scalp hair. 15th ISHRS annual meeting. Las Vegas, NV, September 26-30,2007

Correction of Challenging Facial Reconstructive cases.
ISHRS Annual Meeting
Las Vegas, Nev. September 2007.

Instructional Course: Further refinements in Hair Restoration
ASPS/PSEF annual meeting, Baltimore, MD, Oct., 29, 2007.

The use of Intravenous Sedation in Aesthetic Surgery
34 SIMPOSIO ANUAL INTERNACIONAL
DE CIRUGIA PLASTICA-ESTETICA 2007.
34th. INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
OF PLASTIC SURGERY – AESTHETICS.
Gualalajara Jalisco, Mexico, 2007.

Septo-Rhiniolasty, a personal approach
34 SIMPOSIO ANUAL INTERNACIONAL
DE CIRUGIA PLASTICA-ESTETICA 2007.
34th. INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
OF PLASTIC SURGERY – AESTHETICS.
Gualalajara Jalisco, Mexico, 2007.

Advances in Hair Transplantation.
34 SIMPOSIO ANUAL INTERNACIONAL
DE CIRUGIA PLASTICA-ESTETICA 2007.
34th. INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
OF PLASTIC SURGERY – AESTHETICS.
Gualalajara Jalisco, Mexico, 2007.

Correccion de Alopecias Post-Ritidectomia.
34 SIMPOSIO ANUAL INTERNACIONAL
DE CIRUGIA PLASTICA-ESTETICA 2007.
34th. INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
OF PLASTIC SURGERY – AESTHETICS.
Gualalajara Jalisco, Mexico, 2007.

Third QMP Aesthetic Symposium.
Improvements on Tecninique of scalp Incisions.
Hyatt Regency Chicago, ILL.
Nov. 30th Dec. 2nd 2007.

Latest Advances in Hair Transplantation
6th International Course In Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
Instituto Javier De Benito
Barecelona, Spain, 17th-20th of October 2007.

Simplified and Predictable Blepharoplasty, Orbicularis Occuli to lateral orbital periosteum. A 15 year experience.
6th International Course In Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
Instituto Javier De Benito
Barecelona, Spain, 17th-20th of October 2007.

Safe and Predictable Facelift and Upper and lower blepharoplasty.
6th International Course In Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
Instituto Javier De Benito
Barecelona, Spain, 17th-20th of October 2007.

Review of 2350 Aesthetic Surgery cases under I.V. Sedation and Local Anesthesia.
6th International Course In Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
Instituto Javier De Benito
Barecelona, Spain, 17th-20th of October 2007.

Further Refinements in Hair Transplantation . Didactic Course
ASPA annual Meeting, Baltimore Maryland, Oct 26-31, 2007.

ISAPS Biannual Meeting Melbourne
Correction of alopecias secondary to Facelifting procedures.
February 2008

Reconstructive Surgery of the Face from Childhood to Adulthood. ASPS PSEF.
Refinements in Reconstructive hair restoration
Ventana Canyon resort, Tucson AZ, Feb. 21-24, 2008.

Advances in Reconstructive hair restoration.
Plastic Surgeons of the Americas, Annual meeting.
Marriott Hotel, Cancun, Mexico. March 2008

ASAPS Annual Meeting
Advances in Hair Restoration Surgery
San Diego ASAPS May 1-6th 2008

Coordinator of Minicourse of ISAPS .
De Precongreso previo al XXXIX Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva, Acapulco Princes Fairmont Hotel, 12th & 13th Mayo de 2008.

Rhinoplasty.
Minicourse of ISAPS .
De Precongreso previo al XXXIX Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva, Acapulco Princes Fairmont Hotel, 12th & 13th Mayo de 2008.

Correction of Alopecias Secondary to Facelift ptocedures
Minicourse of ISAPS .
De Precongreso previo al XXXIX Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva, Acapulco Princes Fairmont Hotel, 12th & 13th Mayo de 2008.

Further Advances in Hair Transplantation.
XXXIX Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva, Acapulco Princes Fairmont Hotel, 12th & 13th Mayo de 2008.

The use of Intravenous Sedation in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery- a 23 year experience.
ICAPS International Consorcium of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany. Sept 21-26th 2008

The importante o fan Aesthetically Pleasing Hairline
ICAPS International Consorcium of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany. Sept 21-26th 2008

The importante o fan Aesthetically Pleasing Hairline
Texas Society of Plastic Súrgenos, Annual Meeting San Antonio Texas . Sept 2008

Visiting Profesor
The The use of Intravenous Sedation in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery- a 24 year experience.
U.T. Southwestern Medical School Plastic Surgery
May 14th 2009. Dallas Texas

Visiting Profesor
Advances in Hair Trasplantation Surgery
U.T. Southwestern Medical School Plastic Surgery
May 14th 2009. Dallas Texas

Visiting Profesor
My personal perspective in Facial rejuvenation Surgery
A 24 year experience.
U.T. Southwestern Medical School Plastic Surgery
May 14th 2009. Dallas Texas

Advances in Hair Transplantation
National Capital of Plastic Surgery
Washington D.C., June 29th 2009

Improvement in technique of scalp incisions.
National Capital of Plastic Surgery
Washington D.C., June 29th 2009

My Perspectiva in Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
A 24 year experience
ICAPS Annual Meeting
Hotel KAMP, Helsinki, Finland, July 30th, 2009.

Advances in Hair Transplantation – the importance of an aesthetically pleasing hairline.
ICAPS Annual Meeting
Helsinki, Finland, July 31st 2009.

The use of Monitored Intravenous Sedation and Total intravenous Anesthesia in Aesthetic Surgery
ICAPS Annual Meeting. Renaissance Hotel, St Petersburgo, Russia, August 1st 2009.

Moderator Aesthetic Surgery Session .Sunday Sept 27th , 2009 Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Gaylord Hotel, Grapevine Texas September 25-27th 2009.

Advances in Hair Transplantation.
Grand Rounds Methodist Hospital Residency Program
Houston Texas, October 6th 2009.

Reconstructive Hair Transplantation
Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children Symposium.
Tucson AZ, 2/18/10-2/20/10.

Recipient sites Panel: Orlando Live Surgey Symposium, Royal Pacific Hotel, Universial Studios, Orlando Florida, 4/7-19/2010.

Facelift and Hair Transplantation. Orlando Live Surgey Symposium, Royal Pacific Hotel, Universial Studios, Orlando Florida, 4/7-19/2010.

Reconstructive Hair Transplantation. Orlando Live Surgey Symposium, Royal Pacific Hotel, Universial Studios, Orlando Florida, 4/7-19/2010.

Advances in Hair Transplantation (Course) ASAPS annual Meeting.
Washington, D.C. April 23-26, 2010.

Hair Transplantation.
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Alabama at Birmingham. August 31, 2010

Facelift, a 25 year experience.
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Alabama at Birmingham. August 31, 2010

Advances in Technique of Scalp incisions. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Alabama at Birmingham. August 31, 2010

Advances in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Hair Transplantation
Monterrey Society of Plastic Surgeons, Monterrey , Mexico September 8th , 2010.

Moderator Scientific Session, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
Hyatt Lost Pines Resort, Bastrop Texas, Sept 24-26, 2010.

Advances in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Hair Transplantation .
Olastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Combined Plastic Surgery Program, Harvard Medical School @ Mass.General Hospital, Boston MA. October 20th, 2010.

“Advances in Hair Transplantation” Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons Monthly Meeting. October 28, 2011.

Correction of Alopecias Secondary to Facelift procedures.
37th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Guerrerosantos symposium m Gualalajara Mexico November 10-13, 2010

Facial Rejuvenation Surgery, a 25 year experience
37th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Guerrerosantos symposium m Gualalajara Mexico November 10-13, 2010

Advances in Hair Transplantation.
37th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Guerrerosantos symposium m Gualalajara Mexico November 10-13, 2010.

Advances in Hair transplantation. Plastic Surgeons of the Americas annual Meeting.
Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. February 24-27, 2010.

“Advances in Aesthetic nd Reconstructive hair Transplantation”
Innovations in Plastic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Symposium" James Zins,M.D. (Scientific Chair)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Westin Hotel.
March 18-20, 2011.

How to incorporate Hair Transplantation into your practice.
Innovations in Plastic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Symposium" James Zins,M.D. (Scientific Chair). Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Westin Hotel.
March 18-20, 2011.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Internacional Consorsium of Plastic Surgery (ICAPS) Annual Meeting. Mayakoba Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico March 22nd –march 27th, 2011

My Perspectiva in Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
A 25 year experience
Internacional Consorsium of Plastic Surgery (ICAPS) Annual Meeting. Mayakoba Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico March 22nd –march 27th, 2011

Simple Solution of Seroma Fluid. Internacional Consorsium of Plastic Surgery (ICAPS) Annual Meeting. Mayakoba Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico March 22nd –march 27th, 2011 .

“Advances in Hair Transplantation” Course
ASAPS anual meeting Vancouver BC, May 3-8th 2012

Further Refinements in Hair Transplantation. Course; American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Annual Meeting.
Boston MA. May 8th-11th. 2011

“Aesthetic and Reconstructive Hair Transplantation of the scalp and face”. Otolaryngology – Head ad Neck Surgery Department Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Meltzer’s auditorium, Boston Massachusetts. May 10th 2011.

Preventing Donor Site Complications
ISHRS Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska. September 14-18th, 2011.

Preventing Donor Site Complications.
EMAA (European Masters in Anti Aging) 2011 conference and IHSMC
(International Masters in Hair Transplantation Course), Palais de Congres. Paris, France. September 30th – October 1st, 2011.

Hair Transplantatiuon enhancing aesthetics in the Reconstruction of the face and scalp.
EMAA (European Masters in Anti Aging) 2011 conference and IHSMC
(International Masters in Hair Transplantation Course), Palais de Congres. Paris, France. September 30th – October 1st, 2011.

Facelift and Hair Transplantation as a single procedure.
EMAA (European Masters in Anti Aging) 2011 conference and IHSMC
(International Masters in Hair Transplantation Course), Palais de Congres. Paris, France. September 30th – October 1st, 2011.

Hair Transplantation Enhancing Aesthetics in the Reconstruction of the Face and Scalp. OLSW 18, Orlando, April 18-21, 2012

Preventing Donor Site Complications OLSW 18, Orlando, April 18-21, 2012

Hair Transplantation Enhancing Aesthetics in the Reconstruction of the Face and Scalp OLSW 18, Orlando, April 18-21, 2012.

Course:
Advances in Hair Transplantation
ASAPS 2012 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC Canada. May 3-8th 2012

Advances in Hair Transplantation in the Reconstruction of the Face and Scalp
United States Navy Unified Care Initiative 2012, 3rd Annual Symposium
Healing Scars of the Wounded
Leading Edge Innovative Advances
In Transplantation Remodeling and salvage
San Diego September 21th 2012

Correction of Alopecias Secondary to Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
TSPS Annual Meeting 2012,. Hyatt Hill Country
San Antonio Texas. Sept 27-30, 2012.
WON THE JAMES FOX AWARD ( Best pater presented by a member for the meeting)

Facelift and Hair Transplantation as a Single Procedure.
Cancun Palestino Libanese conference October 10- 3th, 2012

Hair Transplantatiuon enhancing aesthetics in the Reconstruction of the face and scalp.
Cancun Palestino Libanese conference October 10- 3th, 2012

Course: Overview of What to Consider for Hair Restoration
ASPS Annual Meeting 2012, New Orleans, LA
October 19the 2012

Correction of Alopecias secondary to Facelift Procedures, (VIDEO)
SLAPS, Society of Latin American Plastic Surgeons, During the ASPS Annual meeting, New Orleans, Oct.18th 2012.

Advances in Hair Transplantation. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds Baylor College of Medicine, Jan 11th 2013.

Further Advancements in Hair Restoration. COURSE
ASAPS Annual Meeting, New York, NY. April 10- 16th 2013

Live Surgery demonstration and Lectures on Hair Transplantation
The 43rd Finnish Aesthetic Teaching Symposium (FATS 2013)
Helsinki, Finland. September 18-21, 2013

Texas Society Of Plastic Surgeons annual Meeting, Lost Pines Resort, Bastrop Texas Sept 26-29, 2013

Invited Professor and Co-Chairman at the 3rd - International Hair Surgery Master Course (IHSMC) congress.
During the 9th European Masters in Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine.
Palais des congrès, Paris, 11–12 October 2013.

International Society Of Hair restoration Surgery (ISHRS) 21st Annual Meeting.
Corrective Surgery and Strategies Workshop
San Francisco, October 25, 2013
proposed faculty:
James E. Vogel
Alfonso Barrera
Bessam Farjo
Jerzy Kolasinski

Further Advancements in Hair Restoration. COURSE
ASAPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 24-29 2014

Facelift, personal Trechnique a 28 year experience
ICAPS International Consotium Of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting .
Vienna, Austria, May 12-15, 2014

Visiting Professor of ASAPS
South East Society of Plastic Suegeons (SESPRS) meeting.
In Atalantis Resort , Bahamas, June 8-12, 2014

Facelift, personal technique, a 28 yr experience.
ISAPS AMCER Los Cabos , July 18-19,2014

Reconstructive Hair Transplantation Panel
Correction of alopecias secondary to Facelift procedures.
22nd ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Biannual Meeting , Rio De Janeiro Brazil
September 2014

Advances in Hair Transplantation
Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons .
Sorrento Ristorante, Houston, Texas
Sept. 25th 2014.

Advances in Hair Transplantation.
ASPS ( American Society of Plastic Surgeons)
Annual Meeting , Chicago IL, October 2014

Reconstructive Hair Transplantation, presentation and cadáver Demonstration.
5th C.A.R.E Program
Comprehensive Advanced Restorative Effort
5TH ANNUAL CARE TRAINING SUMMIT.
Naval Medical Center, San Diego CA
Dec. 4-07 2014.

ICAPS (International Consortium of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Anual meeting, Sevilla Spain
April 27th-May 1st,2015.

Further Advancements in Hair Restoration. COURSE
ASAPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Annual Meeting, Palais Des Congress. Montreal
CANADA , May 14-19th 2015.

(TSPS) Texas Society Of Plastic Surgeons
2015 ANNUAL MEETING – SEPTEMBER 25- 27, San Antonio Texas
Hair Transplantation for the Female ~~ Alfonso Barrera, MD

Further Advancements in Hair Restoration. COURSE
ASAPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Annual Meeting, Las Vegas MAy 2016

(TSPS) Texas Society Of Plastic Surgeons
2016 ANNUAL MEETING – SEPTEMBER 9-11th, San Antonio Texas.
In Chardes of the Scientific Program and
Elevated to: PRESIDENT

ISAPS bianual meeting Kyoto,Japan. October 23-27, 2016
Moderator and Panelist. Hair Sparing Facelift and forehead lift procedures.

ISAPS Official Course Cancun 2016 meeting, 09-10 December 2016,
at the Paradisus Hotel, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hair Sparing Facelift and forehead lift procedures.
Rhinoplasty

Advances in Hair Transplantion
Grand Rounds in Plastic Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center , Houston Texas
January, 2017.

Advances in Hair Transplantion
Ground Rounds in Plastic Surgery
Methodist Hospital Plastic Surgery Program
March 6th,2017

Advances in Hair Transplantion Course
ASAPS 50Th Annual Meeting
San Diego CA
April 27th May 2nd,2017

Sientific Journal/ Textbooks/ Publications::

Webster, R.C., Smith, R.C., Smith, K.F., Barrera, A., & Hamdan, V.: Local flaps for the middle third of the face. F. Plast. Surg. 1:1-30, 1983.

Webster, R.C., Smith, R.C., Smith, K.F., Barrera, A., & Hamdan, U.: External splinting of the nose. Laryngoscope,
93: 1615-1616, 1983.

Walby, P., Barrera, A., Schuknecht, H.F.:
Cochlear pathology in chronic suppurative
otitis media. Ann. Otol. Raynol.
Laryngology, 92: Supplement 103, 1983.

Biggs, T. M., Barrera, A.: Developmental
defects of the neck. In Stark, R.B. (Ed.):
Plastic Surgery of the Head and Neck,
Churchill Livingston, Inc., p. 1403-1415, 1987.

Cohen, B. E., Barrera, A.: Survival of transferred intestinal
segments after vascular pedicle interruption.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 79: p. 610-615, 1987.

Cronin, T.D., Barrera, A: Deformities of the cervical region.
Converse, J. G. McCarthy Third Ed.
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, W. B.
Saunders Company, p. 2057-2093, 1990.

Barrera, A.: Micrograft and Minigraft Megasession Hair
Transplantation: Review of 100 Consecutive Cases.
Aesth. Surg. J. 17( 3), 165-169, 1997

Barrera, A: Micrograft and Minigraft Megasession Hair
Transplantation Results after a Single Session.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 100(6) 1524-1530, 1997

Barrera, A: Refinements in Hair Transplantation:
Micro and Minigraft Megasession.
Perspec. Plast.Surg. 11(1) 53-70, 1998.

Barrera, A: The Use of Micrografts and
Minigrafts for the Correction of the
Postrhytidectomy Lost Sideburn
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 102(6) 2237-2240.
1998.

Barrera, A. Discussion : Brenan, H.G.,
Toft, K.M.,Durham, B.P., Goodie, R.L.,
Koch, R.J. Prevention and correction of
the temporal hair loss in Rhytidectomy.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 104(7), 2226-2228,
l999.

Barrera, A: The Use of Micrografts and Minigrafts for the
Treatment of Burn Alopecia. Plast. Reconstr. Surg.
103(2) 581-584, 1999.

Barrera, A. Facelift and Hair Transplantation as a Single
Procedure. Plast. Reconstr. Surg.104(6) 1831- 1838,1999.

Barrera, A. Discussion. Jeffrey Epstein,
Revision Surgical Hair Restoration,
Correction of undesirable results.
Plast.Reconstr. Surg. 104(1) 233- 236.1999.

Barrera, A. Discussion : Brenan, H.G.,
Toft, K.M.,Durham, B.P., Goodie, R.L.,
Koch, R.J. Prevention and correction of
the temporal hair loss in Rhytidectomy.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 104(7), 2226-2228,
l999.

Barrera A. Discussion : Vogel J.E.
Correction of the corn row Transplant
and other common problems in surgical
hair transplantation.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg.105(4) 1537-1538,2000.

Barrera A. Discussion: Ahmet Seyhan,
Levent Yoleri, Ali Baructu. Immediate
Hair Transplantation into a newly
closed wound to conceal the final scar
on the hair bearing skin.
Plast..Reconstr. Surg.105(5) 1871. 2000.

Barrera. A Discussion: R.E.A. Nordstrom,
M. Greco, E. Rapsio. “The Nordstrom Suture”
to enhance Scalp Reductions.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 107(2). 583-585, 2001

Barrera, A The use of micrografts and minigrafts
for the treatment of burn alopecia.
Hair Transp. Forum International.
11(2) 43-44. March April/ 2001.

Book:
Barrera,A. Hair Transplantation - The Art of
Micrografting and Minigrafting
Quality Medical Publishing Inc. St Louis MO. 2002.

Barrera, A, Hair Grafting tips and Techniques .
Perspec. Plast. Surg. 15(2) 147-158, 2001.

Barrera A. The role of Micrografts and Minigrafts in Burn
Reconstruction.( Textbook Chapter.)
IN: McCauley,R.L. Burn Reconstruction (Textbook)
Taylor & Francis group, Boca Raton Florida. P 233-240. 2005

Barrera, A. Advances in Hair Restorstion.
Aesth. Surg J.23(4)259-264.2003

Barrera,A The use of Micrografts and Minigrafts in the
Aesthetic Reconstruction of the face and scalp.
Plast.Reconstr Surg. 112(3).883-890. 2003.

Barrera, A. Discussion. Hair transplantation for men with
advanced degrees of hair loss. By J. Epstein. Plast. Reconstr..
Surg. 111(1) 422-424, 2003.

Barrera, A. Discussion. R. Daniel.Hispanic Rhinoplasty in the United States, with emphasis in the Mexican American nose. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 112(2 ) 257-258,2003.

Barrera, A.. Correcting the Retroauricular Hairline Deformity After
Face Lift. Aesth Surg. J. 24(2) 176-178, 2004

Barrera, A. Chapter 45 : Clinical Decision Making in Hair Transnplantation. Volume II -Foad Nahi’ Text book “The Art of Aesthetic Surgery- Principles and Technique. Quality Medical Publishing . p 1691- 1724. 2005.

Barrera, A. Chapter 44. Applied Anatomy in Hair Transplantation.
The Art of Aesthetic Surgery - Principles and Technique
Quality Medical Publishing . p 1679- 1689. 2005.

Barrera, A. Hair Restoration.
M.S. Granich Guest Editor . Surgical Management of Cutaneouos disease. Elsevier Saunders. Clin Plast.Surg 32. 163-170. 2005.

Barrera, A. Hair Restoration: State of The Art.
Guest Editor, Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Thieme, New York Stuttgart . p.105-201. 2005.

Barrera, A. Reconstructive Hair Transpl;antation of the Face and Scalp. Hair Restoration: State of The Art.
Editors M. Shenaq, Hollier, S.,L.S.Guest Editor, Barrera,A. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Thieme, New York Stuttgart . p.159-166. 2005.

Barrera,A. Hair Restoration (Chapter)
McCarthy J.G., Galiano, R.D., Boutros,S.,
IN Current Therapy in Plastic Surgery .
Saunders Elsevier. Philadelphia, PA p 333-337 2006

Barrera, A.
Role of Platelet Plasma Growth Factors in male pattern baldness published on : Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Nov;118(6):1458-66; discussion 1467.

Boynton,J.F., Cohen, B.E., Barrera, A.
Rhytidectomy and Parotidectomy Combined in the same patient.
Aesth.Plast.Surg.30:125-131, 2006.

Barrera, A. Discussion. Radwanski,H.N.;Nunes D.;Nazima,F.;Pitanguy,I. Follicular transplantation foe the correction of various Stigmas after Rhytidoplasty. Aesth. Plast.Surg.13:62-68,
2007.

Barrera, A., Philips L.G., Barrera F.F.
Hair Grafts in Lower leg Reconstruction.
Plast.Reconst, Surg. 120(2):22e-25e. 2007

Barrera. A. Chapter on : Ch 20Hair Transplantation 171-182
Carniol and Monheit (eds), Aesthetic Rejuvenation in Clinical Practice, Informa Health care,UK. 2009.

Barrera, A. Chapter # 50 Hair Transplantation . Lin and Mustoe’s* Aesthetic Head and Neck: An Operative Atlas*. McGraw-Hill Professional, 2 Penn Plaza, 23^rd Floor .New York, NY 10121,
2009

Barrera,A. QMP’s e-learning course, Surgical Correction of Alopecia Secondary to Facelift procedures, St Louis MO 2008..

Barrera,A. QMP’s e-learning course, Surgical Correction of Alopecia in the Male Patient, St Louis MO 2009.

Barrera, A. Chapter 18. Applied Anatomy in Hair Transplantation.
Second Edition .Volume I -Foad Nahi’ Text book .
The Art of Aesthetic Surgery - Principles and Technique
Quality Medical Publishing . p 593- 604 2010.

Barrera, A. Chapter 19 : Clinical Decision Making in Hair Transnplantation. Second Edition. Volume I -Foad Nahi’ Text book “The Art of Aesthetic Surgery- Principles and Technique. Quality Medical Publishing . p 604-633 2011.

Barr, L; Barrera, A. The use of hair grafting in scar camouflage Chapter. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America for the upcoming clinics on facial scars. Steve Mobley, Editor.
2011.

BarreraA:
Vogel,J.E.,Jimenez,F,Cole,J.,Keene,S.A.,Harris,J.,Barrera,A.,Rose,P.THair Restoration: State of The Art. Aesthtic Surg J. 2013; 33(1), 128-151

TEXTBOOK
2nd Edition Barrera, A. Uebel ,C. Hair Transplantation - The Art of Follicular Unit Micrografting and Minigrafting
Quality Medical Publishing Inc. St Louis MO. 2014.

Barrera.A. Chapter # 37 “ Hair Transplantation” p. 221-226.
Gregory E. Lakin. Plastic Surgery Review. A study Guide for In-service, Written Board and Maintenance of Certification Exams.
Thieme Medical Publishing Inc. New York N.Y.
Published 2015.

Barrera A. Chapter: "Reconstructive surgery of the scalp"
"The alopecias - Diagnosis and treatments" Pierre Bouhanna
Editor: CRC Press - Taylor and Francis Group 2015.

Barrera,A. Chapter : Role of micrografts and minigrafts in burn reconstruction” to the new book Functional and Aesthetic Reconstruction of Burned Patients, edited by Robert L. McCauley, MD, to be published by CRC Press. UK, 2016

Barrera,A, Chapter : “Hair replacement” 4th Edition of Unfavorable Results in Plastic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment. edited by Mimis Cohen M.D. and Seth Thaller M.D. to be published by CRC Press. UK, 2016

Awards & Honors

Aesculapius Award (Overall best Scientific Exhibit)
Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery from the Laboratory to the Operating Room."
Texas Medical Association, Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas, May 1984.

Scientific Exhibit Award - First Place Award.
Mini and Micrograft Megasession- Hair Transplantation.
Texas Medical Association - 130th Annual Meeting
Houston, Texas, May 1997.

Best Clinical Poster Presentation: The use of Micrografts and Minigrafts in the Treatment of Burn Alopecia.
Annual Meeting of The Internatioinal Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Nov.30-Dec.4th2000
Wilkoloa, Hawaii.

Chairman for “Operation San Jose” Las Sonrisas de las Americas (Smiles of the Americas) Fund rising function for this Organization dedicated to help Cleft lip and Palate indigent kids from Latin America. The Richmond Room, Houston Texas . April 29th 2006.

Honoree for “Charity Foundation” Hermanas de la Caridad, fund rising organization for the help of poor people in Mexico. Hotel Dereck, Houston Texas,May 17th 2007.

Correction of Alopecias Secondary to Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
TSPS Annual Meeting 2012,. Hyatt Hill Country
San Antonio Texas. Sept 27-30, 2012.
Won THE JAMES FOX AWARD ( Best paper presented by a member for the meeting

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

1985 to present Memorial Herman-Memorial City Hospital (active)
1995 to present St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (courtesy)
1985 to present St Joseph Hospital (courtesy)
2000 to present Methodist Hospital Houston (courtesy)

Society Memberships

American Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
Harvard Medical Alumni Association
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Inc.
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons
Double Boarded Society
International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery, Inc.
Fellow of The American College of Surgeons
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Offices Held

12) Regional/Local/Appointed leadership Committee
Positions:

1995-1996 Secretary, Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons,.

1996-1997. Vice President, Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons,

1997-1998. President, Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons

1996-1997 Chief Plastic Surgery Section, Department of Surgery,
Memorial Hospital, Memorial City.

1996-Present Governing Board - Outpatient Surgery
Center, Memorial Hospital Memorial City
. 1997-1998. Elected Nominating Commitee Member of
The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons,

2000-2001. Elected Nominating Committee Member of
The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons,

2000-2002 Board of Directors of the Hispanic
American Medical Association
representing the country of Mexico

1999-2000 Elected Member of the Credentials Committee,
Memorial- Hermann Hospital
Memorial City, Houston Texas

2006-2008 Chief Plastic Surgery Section, Department of Surgery,
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital.

2005-2006 Elected Nominating Committee Member of
The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons,

2008-2009 Elected Nominating Committee Member of
The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons,

2006 –2008 Alternate Delegate of the Harris County Medical Society to
the Texas Medical Association.

2006-2008 Nominate to Pastoral Council St Cecila Catholic Church,
Houston, Texas.
2006-2008 Executive Committee Memorial Hermann Memorial City
Hospital. Houston. Texas.

2012-2012 Elected “Historian” of the The Texas Society of Plastic
Surgeons
2012-2013 Elected “Treasurer” of The Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

2013-2014 Elected “Secretary” of the “Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons”

2014-2015 Elected Vice President of the “Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons”.

2015-2016 President Elect “Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons”
2016-2017: President , “Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons”

2013-2015 Invited to be a Traveling Professor of Aesthetic Surgery by
the ASAPS ( American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)

13) International Leadership Committee Positions:

2002-2004 Parliamentarian of ( ISAPS) International Society
for Aesthetic Plastic Surgey.
Nominated in Istambul, Turkey at the 2002
Annual Meeting.

2006-2008 Chairman of Nominating Committee of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Nominated in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, at the Biannual Meeting 2006.

Chairman of Membership Committee of ISAPS, International Society
for Aesthetic Plastic Surgey. 2006-2008

14) Charity and Community Missions:

Operation San Jose Mission .
Through St Joseph Hospital-Sisters of Charity, Houston, Texas..
Location: Hospital Escuela, Teguchigalpa, HondurasCleft lip and Palate Mission (One Week). , June 1985.

Operation San Jose Mission.
Through St Joseph Hospital - Sisters of Charity, Houston,Texas.
Location: Hospital del Seguro de Huancayo
For Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate Patients
Huancayo, Peru. June 18, 1998 - June 28, 1998.

Operation San Jose Mission.
For Repair of Cleft lip and Palate.
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. June 6-13,2003.

Operation San Jose Mission.
For Repair of Cleft lip and Palate
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, February 23- 28, 2004

Operation San Jose Mission
For Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate In coordination with Dr Manuel Barrantes and the Mayor Silvano Blanco de Aquino.
Hospital Naval, (& DIF) Ixtapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Jan 14th – 21st, 2006.

Operation San Jose Mission
Cleft Lip and Palate Repair. Santa Cruz del Queche, Guatemala.
Feb. 4th- Feb 13th, 2011.

Opeation San Jose Mission
Cleft Lip And Palate Repair . Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. Christus Mugerza Hospital
May 23-31st 2015

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