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Professional Background


Medicine School University of Zulia, Venezuela.


Internship in Hospital Paraguaipoa, Venezuela.


General Surgery Residence in University Hospital in Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela.


Chief of Residents. Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Residence in Universtity Hospital in Venezuela.


Reconstructive Surgery Institute “Dr. José Guerrero Santos” Guadalajara, México.

Dr. José Guerrero Santos is a world renowned and leading plastic surgeon in the area of face and neck surgery. His work has been published in all major medical publications and he is sought after worldwide to give speeches and conferences of his pioneering work in the field.

Continuing Medical Education Credits: current

In Private Practice Since 2004

Certified by Venezuelan Board of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery – Member #262

Certified by Mexican Board of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery – Certificate #1401

Scientific papers published:

  • Facial contour aesthetic improvement with microlipoinjection. Journal Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol 8, No.3 pp 151-162.
  • Malformations of the labio-pallate in the state of Portuguesa, Venezuela. Journal SAHUM in 2001.
  • Prognostic factors in the evolution of burned patients, Venezuela. Journal of Portales Médicos, in 2001.
  • Evaluation and treatment of emergency facial trauma due to gunshot wounds. Journal Sociedad Medica Servicio Autónomo Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo. Vol I No.1. Junio 2002.