Dr. Rigoberto Alejandro Avila, MD

Dr. Rigoberto Alejandro Avila, MD

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Avila is a surgeon specialized in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery with great experience, practice and solid academic training. He is the first Guatemalan graduated from the prestigious General Hospital of Mexico, “Dr. Eduardo Liceaga ”cradle of plastic surgery in Mexico. The Plastic Surgery service of the General Hospital was founded by the renowned Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monasterio, one of the top representatives of plastic surgery worldwide. The Postgraduate course has been supported since the 60’s by the Division of Higher Studies of the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), since then and to this day, the training of plastic surgeons meets the highest requirements of excellence.

To become a plastic surgeon you must finish the medical career, undergo general surgery and after meeting these requirements go abroad to specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery. In total there are 15 or more years of study to achieve this goal. The love of his career and service to others is one of the characteristics of Dr. Avila. During his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery he has participated in the two largest breast reconstruction campaigns in patients suffering from cancer in Mexico, which were carried out in the hospital where he resided. Work carried out together with the team of doctors with a total of 319 reconstructive surgeries in a month, October 2016. The second with half of the previous number in 2018, has added experience and mastery in its technique.