The single most important feature in the success of your Plastic Surgery is the surgeon you choose.

Jose Luis Valero, MD

Dr Valero´s Training and Experience

Education and Training

Certificado Del Consejo Mexicano De Cirugia Plastica, Estetica Y Reconstructiva: 172

Mexico National Autonomous University (UNAM)
School of Medicine
Awarded Degree in Medicine & Surgery
1973

Hebrew language studies
Ulpan Meir, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tel-Hashomer Government Hospital
Tel-Aviv, Israel

Undergraduate Internship
The Church of Latter Day Saints Hospital
Visiting Physician
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah U.S.A.

Ship’s physician:
Caminos y Puentes Federales de Ingresos
Mazatlán – La Paz, Mexico
Centro Medico La Raza (IMSS)
Mexico City

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery residency
1979

Mexican Board of Plastic & Reconstructive
Surgery certification
1981

Active Plastic Surgery practice since 1982
Board Recertification in Plastic Surgery
2000, 2005, 2010

Please visit http://www.plasticsurgery.org.mx for more information about the Mexican Board of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

Memberships and Chairmanships

ASPS Membership Diploma as International Member.
Thanks to the President of our AmCper, We have an excellent current relationship with the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the largest society of Plastic Surgeons in the USA, and like many colleagues from all over Mexico, we all have the option to be corresponding members.
Thanks to our National Society in Mexico, some Plastic Surgeons in my country are now corresponding International Members of ASPS, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the most accredited society for my specialty in America.

Active Memberships

Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons (Certificate No. 172)

Ibero-American Federation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Baja California Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Baja California College of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons

College of Physicians  Tijuana, Mexico

Former Professional Affiliations

XLVI National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, Apr 28 to May 2, 2015

XLV National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Santa Fe, Mexico City, Mexico, Apr 29 to May 3, 2014

Regional Chairman –  Mexican Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons    Baja, California

Chairman for Northwest Mexico  – Mexican Association of Plastic Aesthetic and    Reconstructive Surgeons

Attending Plastic Surgeon – Social Security General Hospital, Tijuana Mexico

Founder and Director – Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, General Hospital, La Paz Baja   California Sur, Mexico

Professor of Embryology – Faculty of Medicine, University of Baja California Tijuana,   Mexico

Medical Publications

Valero JL, Huerta RFJ, Garcia-Velasco, J. “Ring-Avulsion Injury: Analysis of 20 Cases.” Rev Iber Latinamer Cir Plast. 5:77, 1979

Valero JL and Garcia Velasco J: [Spanish] “Facial Wounds and Its Reconstruction”. In: “Accident and Violences in Pediatrics” [Ed] Escobar E and Carpio O. Salvat, 1981 pp. 161 Valero JL: “Double Cannula and Tubing, Single SAL Machine at 1 ATM of Negative Suction Pressure”. [Letter].  Plast and Reconstr Surg.: 97:254, 1996

Meetings, seminar, and congresses

XLIV National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, Apr 16 to 21, 2013

XX International Course on Post-Bariatric Surgery Body Contour, ACPERBC, Tijuana, Mexico, Aug 1 to 4, 2012

XLII National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER ,Merida, Yucatan, MĂ©xico, , February 28 to March, 3, 2012

XLII National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Pre-Congress “Aesthetic Surgery” ,Merida, Yucatan, México, , February 28, 2012

XIX International Course of Body Contour & Facial Rejuvenation, CCPER BC, Tijuana, Mexico, MĂ©xico,August 4 to 6, 2011

XLII National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, MĂ©xico, May 11 to 14, 2011

LII Pre-Congress Seminar on Facial Trauma, during National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, MĂ©xico, May 10, 2011

III International Symposium of Oncological, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Mexico City, September 23 to 25, 2010

XLI National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, MĂ©xico, 2010

XVIII International Course on Post-Bariatric Surgery Body Contour, ACPERBC, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2009

XXIX National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Acapulco, Mexico, 2008

Injection Lipolysis Therapy, National Institute for Nutrition, Mexico City, International Course Chairman: Prof. Dr. Hans Hasengschwandtner, 2008

XVI International Course on Post-Bariatric Surgery Body Contour, ACPERBC, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2007

XXXIII National Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, CancĂşn, Mexico, 2007

Mandibular Osteosynthesis, XXXVIII National Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cancun Quintana Roo, Mexico, 2007

XVII Theoretical Principles and Review in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mexico City, Mexico, 2007

XXXVII National Congress-Skin Revitalization with HyalSystem (Lineal Hyaluronic Acid), of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2006

XXXVII National Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2006

Guest Speaker: “Versatility of Benelli´s Technique in Surgery of the Mammary Gland”, II Interactive Symposium in Plastic Surgery of Baja California, Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Baja California, Tijuana, México, 2006

Guest Speaker: “Larger Breast Reduction using Benelli Technique”, in Mexican Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons´ Controversies and Problem Cases Forum. Médica Sur Hospital, México City, 2005

IV International Workshop on Body Contour Surgery, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 2005

I Interactive Symposium in Plastic Surgery of Baja California, Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Baja California, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2005.

Analgesia and Anesthesia with Acupuncture, Modules I and II, Mexican Odontologic Association for Research and Education, Tijuana, Mexico, 2004

XIV Theoretical Principles and Review in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Continuous Medical Education Program, Mexico City, Mexico, 2003

Use of Resorbable Plates in Orthognatic Surgery, Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Baja California, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2003

Symposium on Trauma in Plastic Surgery, Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Baja California and Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tijuana, MĂ©xico, 2003

XXIV National Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, LeĂłn Guanajuato, 2003.

XIII Principles and Review in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mexico City, Mexico 2003

12th International Course on Breast and Body Contour Surgery, Tijuana, Mexico , 2002

Guest Speaker: “Cosmetic Rhinoplasty”, College of Physicians of Tijuana, 2002

XXII Local Congress of Medicine, Medical College of Tijuana, 2000

XXXXI National Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, 2000

VII International Course on “Peri-Areolar Mammary Surgery: Round Block Technique”, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, 2000

XXX National Congress of The Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, 1999

XVIII National Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Zacatecas, Mexico, 1996

International Seminar in Frontal Rhytidoplasty, Baja California Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Tijuana, Mexico, 1996

Guest Speaker: XXVIII National Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery: “Double Cannula Liposuction” And “AbbĂ© Flap: As an emergency Procedure”, Acapulco, Mexico, 1995

Chairman – Scientific Session, XXIII National Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1993

Guest Speaker: “Design of New Instruments for Septal Graft use in Nasal Surgery”, First International Meeting on Controversies in Plastic Surgery, Chihuahua, Mexico , 1985

Guest Speaker: “Effective Methods of Teaching Residents of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”, XV National Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queretaro, Mexico, 1983

Guest Speaker: r “Evolution of Plastic Surgery”, Medical College of Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico , 1982

Guest Speaker: “Nursing Proceedings in Pediatric Burned Patient”: “Facial Wounds”, La Raza General Hospital, Mexico City, 1982

IV International Congress on Cleft Lip and Palate and Related Anomalies, Acapulco, Mexico, 1981

Guest Speaker: “Nursing Proceedings in Pediatric Burned Patient”: “Facial Wounds”, La Raza General Hospital, Mexico City, 1981

Guest Speaker: “In-Patient Treatment of the Burn Patient”, Fifth Annual Nurse Meeting, Nurse College of Baja California Sur, La Paz Baja California Sur , 1979

Chairman – “Benign Melanotic Lesions on the Face”, Resident Medical Meeting II, La Raza Medical Center, Mexico City, 1980

Guest Speaker: Round Table on Severe Hand Crush Injuries, Resident Medical Meeting I, La Raza Medical Center, Mexico City, 1979

Plastic Surgery Training In The United States And In Mexico

Mexico

To become a Plastic Surgeon in Mexico requires a medical school graduate to complete 3 years of General Surgery training, and then 3 years of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training. He or she must then pass board examinations before starting his/her private or institutional practice.

United States

In the US, a medical school graduate needs to complete 4 years of General Surgery and then 2 years of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training. He or she must then pass board examinations before starting his/her private or institutional practice