Dr. Carlos Alberto López Collado graduated from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU), where he obtained a dregree as a Doctor of Medicine in 1998. In that same year, he became a member of the faculty of the School of Medicine and the Department of biology of said university. He was a volunteer at the Dominican Red Cross where he carried out various community service activities, most notably on the team of medical researchers from the HIV and AIDS Program. He completed a diploma in International Public Health at the Carlos III Institute of the National School of Health in Madrid, Spain. In Brazil, he trained as a general surgeon at the Marcilio Dias Naval Hospital in Rio de Janeiro and as a plastic surgeon at the Fluminense Plastic Surgery Clinic in Niterói. His mentor was Professor Dr. Ronaldo Pontes, who is world renound for his contributions to plastic surgery, mainly for facial rejuvenation.
During his training, Dr. López was characterized by his high degree of commitment, dedication, humanism, and above all, responsibility. He was invited to be part of the select medical staff of the Fluminense Clinic’s Plastic Surgery Residency, where he worked for approximately 5 years .
He has published several scientific papers that have been presented at congresses and included in journals specializing in plastic surgery in Brazil and the United States. Dr. López is certified in the Total Definer training program by the creator of Vaser® High Definition Liposculpture, Dr. Alfredo Hoyos, in Bogotá Colombia.
Dr. López Collado is a member of the following medical societies: American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS); International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS); Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (FILACAP); Dominican Society of Aesthetic and Resconstructive Plastic Surgery (SODOCIPRE); Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP); Dominican Association of Health Tourism (ADTS).