Luis M. Rios Jr, MD

Edinburg, TX, US
Luis M. Rios Jr, MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Experience, expertise, and understanding. These are the three qualities that you should expect from your plastic surgeon. The doctor’s skill and his ability to listen is what will make all the difference in achieving the beautiful results you desire.

Your reasons for pursuing plastic surgery are deeply personal. A doctor that understands those reasons, and is able to shape the procedure with his professional experience, will help make your surgery experience as successful as possible.

When you choose Dr. Rios, you choose a specialist who has met and surpassed the highest standards of his profession.

The outstanding results he has achieved for thousands of patients is based on his extensive training, experience, and the variety of surgical procedures he offers at the Rios Center for Plastic Surgery.

Practice Specialization

Breast Augmentation
Breast Reduction
Vaser® Liposculpting
Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
Tummy Tuck
Eyelid Surgery
Ear Surgery
Nose Refinement Surgery
Facial Lift with Contour Threads
Oil Gland Reduction
Laser Hair Removal
Spider Vein Removal
Broadband Light
Natural Hair Restoration

Background & Certification

Board Certification

Dr. Rios is Board Certified by:

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Hand Surgery Certificate of Added Qualifications by the American Board of Surgery

Professional Background

  • MD Southwestern Medical School Dallas, TX 1986-1990
  • BA (Biology) Harvard University Cambridge, MA 1986
  • Edinburg High School Valedictorian Edinburg, TX 1982
  • University of California, Davis, East Bay 1990-94 General Surgery Internship and Residency
  • Baylor College of Medicine 1997-98 Hand Surgery Fellowship
  • Tulane University 1996-97 Chief Resident of Plastic Surgery
  • Tulane University 1995-96 Resident of Plastic Surgery
  • University of California, Davis, East Bay 1994-95 Chief Resident of Surgery

Teaching Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Surgery University of Texas Health Science San Antonio

Publications and Presentations

American Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting 2010,2008,2007
American society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting 2009,2009
American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons 2011

Awards & Honors

McAllen & Brownsville Favorite Plastic Surgeon
McAllen Chamber of Commerce Best Small Business
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Volunteer Award
Plastic Surgery Foundation Maliniac Award
Tulane Department of Surgery Elmo Cerise Award Best All Around Surgical Resident
University of Texas Health Science Center Department of Surgery Medical Student Recognition Award
Allergen Diamond Award (Top 6% in nation breast augmentation)
Member National Council of Advisers Plastic Surgery Foundation
Advanced Education in Aesthetic Surgery Certificate -ASAPS
Valedictorian Edinburg High School

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Cornerstone Regional
Edinburg Regional
Rio Grande Regional
Brownsville Doctors Hospital

Society Memberships

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
The Texas Society for Plastic Surgeons
The American Society for the Surgery of the Hand
The American Medical Association
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
The Texas Medical Association
Michael E. Debakey International Surgical Society
University of California Davis Surgical Society
Hidalgo County Medical Society
International Society of Hair Restoration

Offices Held

CME Committee American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Two Rivers Surgical Center -AAAASF Accredited Office Surgery Center (Surgery Center Inspector for AAAASF)

Computer Imaging

Vectra 3D by Canfield

Skin Care Products

Glo Minerals Makeup
Skin Ceuticals Medical Skin Care
Obagi Medical Skin Care
Revision Medical Skin Care

Payment Options

Private pay
Master Card, Visa, Discover
Care Credit
Chase Health Advance

Luis M. Rios Jr, MD

Rios Center for Plastic Surgery,
2101 Cornerstone Blvd.,
Edinburg, TX, 78539-8301, US

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