Choosing a reliable clinic for your plastic surgery procedure is undoubtedly the most crucial first step when planning your procedure. It is important to select a clinic that offers the desired procedure, has qualified doctors, and is well-maintained to ensure a safe operation. You will also want to consider the cost of the procedure at each clinic.
Below is a collection of 5 different plastic surgery locations in Tijuana. For each place, the attending doctors are listed, as well as the services provided and an overall review of the facility and staff of each location. We have also provided an overview of the facility, such as its services and what each facility contains. At all the places, the personnel are bilingual.
COSMED is a plastic surgery clinic. This location contains a recovery hotel, but they also partner with a recovery boutique. All surgeries take place at this clinic, and as such, this clinic includes all the equipment needed to operate. However, COSMED does not contain an x-ray machine, so if any imaging is required, the clinic will transport you to an outside facility.
Dr. Alejandro Quiroz
he Chief Surgeon at COSMED is Dr. Alejandro Quiroz (Certificate ID: 293). He received his medical degree in 1977 from the Universidad La Salle in Mexico City. Dr. Quiroz attended a General Surgery Residency Program at the National University of Mexico and completed a three-year fellowship specializing in Plastic Surgery at the National University of Mexico. In 1984 he obtained his Board Certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Quiroz is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), and the Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (AMCPER).
Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes
Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes (Certificate ID: 847 7) specializes in body contouring after weight loss, liposculpture, rhinoplasty, fillers, hair implants, botox, brow lift, face and neck lifts, breast augmentation, and buttocks augmentation. He attended the University of Guanajuato in 1989 and graduated first in his class. He then completed a successful plastic surgery residency program at Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico. He is currently a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), and the San Diego Plastic Surgery Society.
Dr. Carlos Castañeda
Dr. Carlos Castañeda (Certificate ID: 1470 7) is a plastic, aesthetic, and reconstructive surgeon experienced in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. He graduated top of his class from the University of Baja California in 2000 and then completed a three-year training in General Surgery at Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente in Guadalajara. Dr. Castañeda is a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), a member of the Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (AMCPER), and an active member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). He has 12 years of experience, having performed over 5,000 procedures and counting, and specializes in body contouring, liposculpture, breast surgery, rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation, and surgery of the ears
Dr. Alberto De la Fuente Garcia
Dr. Alberto De la Fuente Garcia is a dermatologist experienced in both clinical and cosmetic dermatology. He graduated from the top of his class from the University of Baja California in 2005. Dr. De la Fuente Garcia completed his internship in Tijuana at Issstecali Hospital, where he served as Chief Intern. He then completed a four-year training residency in dermatology at the “Dr. Jose E. Gonzalez” University Hospital from the University of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey. Dr. De la Fuente Garcia is an international fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a Mexican Academy of Dermatology member, and is certified by the Mexican Board of Dermatology. He specializes in skin cancer, acne, vitiligo, warts, psoriasis, melasma, lasers and IPL, peelings, hair and nail diseases.
Overall, reviews of this clinic are very positive. Many patients state that their surgery, medical care, and follow-up care were excellent. They also say that not only their nurses but also their doctors were terrific. One reviewer stated that they could not have picked a doctor better than Dr. Fuentes for their rhinoplasty. Another reviewer claims that Dr. Quiroz truly listened to them and did not push them to do anything they did not want to do. An overarching theme with the reviews of this clinic is that the process felt very smooth, and all patients felt like their questions were answered thoroughly by the staff.
One reviewer did mention that she was disappointed in the location where x-rays were taken. There is no x-ray facility at the clinic, so the patients must be taken through considerable traffic to a different location which appeared deteriorated. Another reviewer pointed out that the nurses did not check-up as often as they do in the United States, but the care they received felt no less exceptional.
This clinic offers a variety of services:
- Abdominoplasty: $5,400
- Breast Augmentation: $4,700
- Breast Lift: $4,400
- Breast Reduction: $4,800
- Liposuction/Liposculpture: $4,300
- Rhinoplasty: $4,000
- Brazilian Butt Lift and Liposuction: $5,300
- Face and Neck Lift: $6,300
Payment Accepted: the hospital accepts credit and debit cards, transfers, and they also accept Citerra Finance (USA), INVESUR (Mexico), and Med Loan Finance (Canada).
Address: Calle Brasilia #1 Col. El Paraiso Tijuana, B.C. Mexico C.P. 22106.
SSD MEDICAL GROUP
The SSD Medical Group is located at the Advanced Health Medical Center, a world-class surgery center. The clinic is relatively new, and the surgery rooms have all the equipment needed to perform the surgeries. This location is a general surgery center with departments in areas such as orthopedics, urology, and gynecology, as well as plastic surgery. As such, this is a location where plastic surgery is not the only service offered.
Many reviewers recounted how professional the staff was and that they were also very kind. The hospital itself is described as very clean, and patients felt that they received excellent service.
This clinic does not provide prices ahead of time, but the following services are available:
- Tummy Tuck
- Facial Rejuvenation
- Breast, buttocks, and pectoral implants
Payment Accepted: credit card and cash.
Address: Diego Rivera No. 2339-101 A Zona Urbana Río, C.P. 22010 Tijuana, Baja California, México.
Dr. Jose Cesena Medina is the maxillofacial surgeon, and Dr. Manuel Gutierrez Romero (Certificate ID: 942 ) is the reconstructive surgeon.
SIMNSA is a private health care facility with many different departments, including pediatric care, imaging, and surgical care. This location is not a surgery center, instead providing both medical and surgical care. As a location with many different departments, they have all the equipment needed for plastic surgery procedures, including the machinery for any imaging that might need to be done.
Many patients state that the doctors show concern for their patients and take the time to be thorough. It is noted that the people who work at the hospital genuinely care about their patients, and many patients claimed that they received excellent service. Other reviewers have stated that the doctors were conceited, rude, and insulting. Many patients claimed that the receptionists were not great, and the wait to get checked in was very long.
Specific plastic surgeries offered are not explicitly specified, but it can be determined that they offer breast implants and rhinoplasties from their social media. Pricing on these services is also inconclusive.
Payment Accepted: Not Specified.
Phone: (619) 407-4082
Address: Av. Paseo Tijuana #406 EDIFICIO SIMNSA.
Dr. Rafael Camberos is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the founder of Plastic Surgery Tijuana (PLASTIKS). He is an honors graduate from the Faculty of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) and an actively practicing cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon. He served his internship and residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente in Guadalajara, Mexico. He then served as a Fellow, in the same hospital, in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery that lasted three additional years.
Dr. Camberos is an active member of the Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery (AMCPER) and an international member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He is on the Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery (CMCPER), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), and the College of Plastic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons of Baja California (CCPER).
PLASTIKS is a plastic surgery practice containing all the equipment needed to perform any plastic surgery or procedures. It is unclear if recovery rooms are offered at this location, but the doctors and nurses ensure they are very supportive throughout the recovery process.
The facility, as well as Dr. Camberos, have excellent reviews. Patients state that Dr. Camberos was exceptionally generous with his time, answered all questions, and was extremely honest. Past patients also said that Dr. Camberos takes the time to ensure that you, as the patient, are extremely comfortable and well-informed. In regards to the facility as a whole, reviewers state that they received excellent service.
Prices are not available, but the following are some of the services are offered:
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Lift Surgery
- Breast Implants
- Tummy Tuck
- Mommy Makeovers
There is a free online consultation for prices. Dr. Camberos likes to consider each patient’s wants and needs, body type, and procedure complexity before giving any price.
Payment Accepted: certified check or cash. Credit or debit cards are not accepted for surgery.
Phone: 1 (619) 598-2517
Address: Paseo del Centenario 9580-1003 Tijuana, B. C., Mexico 22010.
Dr. Manuel Gutierrez Clinic
Dr. Manuel Gutierrez (Certificate ID: 942) is a certified plastic surgeon, and he is an active member of the Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Gutierrez has been working in plastic surgery for over 19 years. He received his medical degree in Tijuana, Mexico. Dr. Gutierrez then moved to Mexico City to continue with his general surgeon degree for three years at Centro Medico “La Raza” and then pursued plastic surgery at General Hospital for three additional years. After becoming a board-certified plastic surgeon in 1998, he opened his practice and has been in the same location since.
Dr. Manuel Gutierrez is both the name of the doctor and the name of the facility he owns, which specializes in plastic surgery. This facility contains two modern and remodeled operating rooms and recovery rooms located on the second floor of the facility. This location has the best and latest technology and equipment to assist in your procedures.
Many reviewers have said that they received great service at this practice, and the staff goes above and beyond to make sure that the patients are okay. As for Dr. Gutierrez, some reviewers stated that he was very understanding, careful, and explained everything. However, other reviewers claim that he was very arrogant and unprofessional.
The following are some of the services available along with the prices:
- Breast Augmentation: $3,900
- Breast Lift: $4,400
- Breast Augmentation with Lift: $4,900
- Liposuction (1 Area): $1,800
- Tummy Tuck: $4,500
- Rhinoplasty: $3,500
Payment Accepted: Not specified.
Phone: (619) 572 – 8981
Address: Paseo Tijuana 406, 6th floor, Suite 401, Zona Urbana Rio Tijuana.
We have gathered five plastic surgery clinics in Tijuana, Mexico. For each clinic, we have listed the attending surgeons and their specialties, reviews of the location, doctors, nurses, and the price of the procedures, if listed. This information is a good starting place for considering where to go and what doctor to see for your plastic surgery procedure
Certification IDs are provided by the Mexico government