Dr. Alejandro Cardenas

Submitted by Mexico Medical Tourism on 12/23/11 21:48

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Dr. Alejandro Cardenas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon practicing in Monterrey, Mexico. Dr. Alejandro Cardenas is a certified member of the Mexican Council of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Alejandro Cardenas can do procedures including botox, liposuction, tummy tuck, rhinoplasty, and more.

Dr Cardenas spent three years in general surgery residence at the “José A. Muguerza” Hospital, Monterrey , N.L. by Universidad de Monterrey. He earned his medical degree from the Escuela de Medicina Campus Monterrey, N.L., Mexico.

Practicing in Monterrey, Mexico; Dr. Alejandro Cardenas specializes in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, hair transplant and dermatology.

Dr. Alejandro Cardenas is a certified member of the Mexican Council of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (A.C. Certification Number 1018). Dr. Cardenas earned his undergraduate from the Campus Monterrey, N.L., Mexico, then spent three years at the “José A. Muguerza” Hospital, Monterrey , N.L. by Universidad de Monterrey to earn his residence in general surgery.

Dr. Cardenas is a well-rounded plastic surgeon. He does hair because he likes it and he owns the best facilities to perform this type of procedure. He has a lot of experience with post-bariatric surgeries for over ten years. Bariatric surgery patients are different in a sense that you need to be close to them to know how much excess skin you can take off and how many surgeries you can do at the same time. He considers the best for the patients and he does what he feels comfortable with.

Dr. Cardenas does aesthetics and only breast reconstruction surgery. He does quite a lot of breast and face surgeries. He is recognized as an expert in eyelids surgeries nationally and internationally. Recently he was invited as a guest speaker to give a special lecture on eyelid surgery in Mexico City. Complications are very few and they are minor since they select their patients and stay close to them.

Dr. Alejandro Cardenas has pursed additional courses to perfect his aesthetic craft. Dr. Cardenas earned clinical experience at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas for Internal Medicine, and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Cardenas also pursued clinical experience in Geriatrics at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Patient safety is number one concern of Dr. Cardenas and his team. That is why they check patients’ blood to ensure that they are in the best health condition. The second important factor is to maintain the functionality of the part they work on. For example, they make sure the patient can breathe well after a nose job. Dr. Cardenas also makes sure he understands patient’s expectations and communicates to the patient what he can offer them. His goal is to send a happy patient home.

Monterrey has the best surgeons and facilities in the world, like the Houston of the United States. The facilities used for plastic surgeries is approved by an organization similar to FDA in United States. There is a full-time anesthesiologist, Dr. Heriberto Lozano, in hand. Dr. Lozano is a well-trained anesthesiologist working with Dr. Cardenas for over 10 years. There are two nurses attending the patients around the clock. They pay close attention to the operating room to keep it updated and clean.

Dr. Cardenas is studying and researching stem cell therapy application to plastic surgery. Stem cells coming from fat can potentially produce any organ in the body. It can be used as cartilage (for nose), bone (for fracture) and nerves (to fix problems with spinal cord). Stem cell therapy is the future of the medicine and Dr. Cardenas is at the forefront of medicine and plastic surgery.


Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

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