Juan Carlos Fuentes-Amezcua MD

Tijuana, B.C., MX
Juan Carlos Fuentes-Amezcua MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Our commitment is to provide you with the highest standards in the field of the Plastic Surgery. First quality results are our goal, as also the natural look and undetectable surgery scars. For that reason Dr. Fuentes-Amezcua takes the necessary time for each patient, giving him or her an individualized surgery. Dr. Fuentes-Amezcua use his artistic sense and the finest surgical techniques, those that have been proved theirs safety and efficacy for each particular surgery.

Practice Specialization

Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery
Facial Rejuvenation
Facial Surgery
Breast Surgery
Body Contouring

Background & Certification

Board Certification

February 20th., 1996. Certified by the Mexican Board of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Certificate # 847.

Professional Background

1982-1986. Medicine School.
Facultad de Medicina de León. Universidad de Guanajuato.

1987. Internship.
Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición "Salvador Zubirán". México, D.F

1989. June 21. Professional examination.

1990-1991. General Surgery Residence.
Hospital General Regional # 45, I.M.S.S. Guadalajara, Jal.

1991-1994. Plastic Surgery Residence.
Hospital de Especialidades. Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente. I.M.S.S.
Guadalajara, Jal.

1993-1994. Chief of Residents. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Course.
Hospital de Especialidades. Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente. I.M.S.S.
Guadalajara, Jal.

FELLOWSHIP:

June 1995 to January 1996.
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship.
Connell Aesthetic Surgery Network. Santa Ana, Ca. U.S.A.
Bruce F. Connell M.D. F.A.C.S.

Continuing Medical Education Credits - Current

Lenght of time in practice, since 1996

Publications and Presentations

  1. Management of the nasal tip at the Cleft lip deformity. V Clinical and Surgical Investigation Journal. Jan. 28th , 1994. Hospital de Especialidades. Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente. Guadalajara, Jal. MEXICO.
  2. Fat injection in the management of the facial rejuvenation. Oct. 18th , 1996. XXIII Annual International Symposium Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Guadalajara, Jal. MEXICO.
  3. Importance of the muscle modification at the Forehead Rhitidoplasty. Oct. 20th , 1996. XXIII Annual International Symposium Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Guadalajara, Jal. MEXICO.
  4. Submental support to improve the Cervico-Mental angle. Mar. 1st. 1997. XXVIII Annual Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Zacatecas, Zac. MEXICO.
  5. Advantages vs. disadvantages with the open approach for Rhinoplasty. Nov. 13th, 1997. XXIV Annual International Symposium Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Puerto Vallarta, Jal. MEXICO.
  6. Open Rhinoplasty: A world of possibilities. May 19th , 1998.XXIX Annual Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Cancun, Q.R. MEXICO
  7. Earlobe reduction. Feb 24th, 1999. XXX Annual Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Tuxtla Gutierreez, Chiapas. MEXICO
  8. Follicular units to camouflage post Rithidectomy scars. Feb 22nd, 2000. XXXI Annual Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Mazatlan, Sin. MEXICO

Awards & Honors

June 1988. A.H. Robins Award. Highest grades in his class.

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Cosmed Clinica de Corta Estancia
Clinica Sto. Tomas

Society Memberships

Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive
Surgery. (A.M.C.P.E.R.)
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (A.S.A.P.S.)
San Diego International Plastic Surgery Society.
Tijuana Medical Association.
International Society Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. (I.S.A.P.S.)

Your Consultation

For each new patient Dr. Fuentes-Amezcua will take at least 30 minutes. During the consultation he will listen to the patient's questions and expectatives. He will answer all the questions regarding the procedure, the before and after the surgery. The patient can look at before and after examples of each procedure.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Ambulatory Plastic Surgery Facility Accredited by the Mexican Health Department

Computer Imaging

We offer computer imaging to our patients. Using this technology will help the patient, as also the surgeon to explain the procedure and the expected results.

Skin Care Products

Biomedic Skincare Products

Languages Spoken

Spanish
English

Payment Options

Visa
MasterCard

"Ask a Question" Responses

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Chin implant

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Juan Carlos Fuentes-Amezcua MD

Brasilia #1 Col. El paraiso. Tijuana,
B.C. Mexico 22106

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