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

JOSE LUIS VALERO, M.D.
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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 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, México, , 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, México,August 4 to 6, 2011
  • XLII National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, México, May 11 to 14, 2011
  • LII Pre-Congress Seminar on Facial Trauma, during National Congress of Plastic, Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, AMCPER, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, México, 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, México, 2010
  • XVIII International Course on Post-Bariatric Surgery Body Contour, ACPERBC, Tijuana, México, 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, México, 2007
  • XXXIII National Congress, Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cancún, 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, México, 2006
  • XXXVII National Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tijuana, México, 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, México, 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, México, 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, México, 2003
  • XXIV National Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, León 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 “Abbé 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

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