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Plastic Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

We take pride in the care we provide to our patients. We believe that education comes first with our patients. We strive to educate our patients on all of the potential options that might help them achieve their goals. We also believe that we should listen first to what the patient wants improved rather than suggest things. It is the patient's desires that need to be met and that is why listening and educating must come first. We discuss with our patients  the manner in which we perform the procedure so they can understand what is involved. That also allows them to compare these items with what they may have read elsewhere. In this way they can make an educated decision on what the want to have done and where. A calming environment is provided in our office with a more home-like appearance in order to have the patients relaxed during their private consultation. We take pride in providing a caring environment, treating our patients in a dignified manner at all times.

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Biography

Dr. Julio L. Garcia is a Cuban, who emigrated with his family after the collapse of the Cuban government during the takeover by Fidel Castro. His father was an orthopedic surgeon in Cuba and his grandfather was also in the medical field. After coming to the United States and growing up in Chicago, Illinois, where he became an American citizen, he completed his medical training and moved to Las Vegas in 1988, entering the private practice of Plastic Surgery. He has become a nationally recognized surgeon, medical practitioner and business executive who has appeared on the Discovery Channel to audiences of up to 50 million 16 times. He is an innovator in the application and marketing of surgical capabilities and special treatments to drive both revenues and profits. He created a leading national practice in wellness and anti-aging, employing surgical and nutritional treatments to limit and reverse aging processes in people of varying ages. He employed unique applications for special products produced by national medical corporations, as well as developing his own proprietary products. Dr. Garcia is also a nationally recognized author and lecturer on a variety of medical topics and procedures. A well-known television host and commentator, he is prized for his knowledge of medicine and his communications ability. He achieved national recognition for his work as Medical Director of the Anti-aging and Wellness clinic in Las Vegas. He is a frequent spokesman for the American Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons, and appeared weekly on his own television program for nearly two years. He was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Lipoplasty Society of North America, representing practitioners of liposuction surgical therapy across North America. He advocated transition of organization into a non-profit institution, sponsoring research on the science of liposuction and body sculpting surgery. He engineered many advances in the process, established a financial endowment, and facilitated liposuction becoming the most popular surgical procedure in North America. He established a national endowment supporting the science of liposuction and body contouring. He was later named secretary and eventually chairman of the new non-profit organization. Dr. Garcia is a member of the Board of Directors for the Aesthetic Society Education and Research Foundation, an entity that raises funds to allow plastic surgeons to perform ground-breaking research relative to cosmetic surgery. Dr. Garcia is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1983 from the University of Illinois at Chicago. This was complemented by a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Northwestern University. He is married with two grown daughters and a grandson. His interests are working out fly-fishing and reading.

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    Dr. Garcia's Reviews

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    4.6
    based on 9 total surveys (2 with reviews)
    Dr. Garcia Says:

    We enjoy receiving feedback form our patients after their consultation and procedure. In that way we can hone our skills and approach to achieve our patients' desired expectations. Our patients can contact us 24 hours a day. We have an answering service available when office hours are over and we also encourage our patients to communicate via email if that is easier for them to have their questions...

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    Dr. Garcia's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (2)
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    I have had previous surgeries with other surgeons but my recent surgery with Dr. Garcia is by far better than I expected! From the consultation and the staff to the experience at the surgery center including the anesthesiologist I have experienced virtually no pain after breast implants!! I definitely recommend Dr. Garcia!!
    Henderson, NV |
    I thought Dr Garcia was very professional and knowledgeable. He went above and beyond to assure my satisfaction. He and his staff were prompt and helpful every visit. I am extremely pleased with the results.
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    Dr. Garcia says...

    Dr. Julio L. Garcia is a Cuban, who emigrated with his family after the collapse of the Cuban government during the takeover by Fidel Castro. His father was an orthopedic surgeon in Cuba and his grandfather was also in the medical field. After coming to the United States and growing up in Chicago, Illinois, where he became an American citizen, he completed his medical training and moved to Las Vegas in 1988, entering the private practice of Plastic Surgery. He has become a nationally recognized surgeon, medical practitioner and business executive who has appeared on the Discovery Channel to audiences of up to 50 million 16 times. He is an innovator in the application and marketing of surgical capabilities and special treatments to drive both revenues and profits. He created a leading national practice in wellness and anti-aging, employing surgical and nutritional treatments to limit and reverse aging processes in people of varying ages. He employed unique applications for special products produced by national medical corporations, as well as developing his own proprietary products.

    Dr. Garcia is also a nationally recognized author and lecturer on a variety of medical topics and procedures. A well-known television host and commentator, he is prized for his knowledge of medicine and his communications ability. He achieved national recognition for his work as Medical Director of the Anti-aging and Wellness clinic in Las Vegas. He is a frequent spokesman for the American Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons, and appeared weekly on his own television program for nearly two years.

    He was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Lipoplasty Society of North America, representing practitioners of liposuction surgical therapy across North America. He advocated transition of organization into a non-profit institution, sponsoring research on the science of liposuction and body sculpting surgery. He engineered many advances in the process, established a financial endowment, and facilitated liposuction becoming the most popular surgical procedure in North America. He established a national endowment supporting the science of liposuction and body contouring. He was later named secretary and eventually chairman of the new non-profit organization. Dr. Garcia is a member of the Board of Directors for the Aesthetic Society Education and Research Foundation, an entity that raises funds to allow plastic surgeons to perform ground-breaking research relative to cosmetic surgery.

    Dr. Garcia is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1983 from the University of Illinois at Chicago. This was complemented by a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Northwestern University.

    He is married with two grown daughters and a grandson. His interests are working out fly-fishing and reading.

    Dr. Garcia's Care Philosophy

    We take pride in the care we provide to our patients. We believe that education comes first with our patients. We strive to educate our patients on all of the potential options that might help them achieve their goals. We also believe that we should listen first to what the patient wants improved rather than suggest things. It is the patient's desires that need to be met and that is why listening and educating must come first. We discuss with our patients  the manner in which we perform the procedure so they can understand what is involved. That also allows them to compare these items with what they may have read elsewhere. In this way they can make an educated decision on what the want to have done and where. A calming environment is provided in our office with a more home-like appearance in order to have the patients relaxed during their private consultation. We take pride in providing a caring environment, treating our patients in a dignified manner at all times.

    Dr. Garcia says...

    Having treated thousands of patients since I started my practice in 1988, the varied types of surgery and number of procedures performed has allowed me to grow in my level of expertise in the surgical and non-surgical procedures I perform. My practice presently is 50% on facial procedures and 50% on body procedures. We perform all cosmetic surgeries of the face, body, male and female breast.

    Dr. Garcia says...

    We enjoy receiving feedback form our patients after their consultation and procedure. In that way we can hone our skills and approach to achieve our patients' desired expectations. Our patients can contact us 24 hours a day. We have an answering service available when office hours are over and we also encourage our patients to communicate via email if that is easier for them to have their questions or concerns tended to. We believe communication both before and after the procedure is done is a critical point of our patient care policy at our office. You will always be examined in follow up by Dr Garcia in conjunction with his staff. Yo will never be relegated to seeing only office staff after your procedure as some offices do.

    Dr. Garcia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Plastic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Breast Hypoplasia
    • Breast Ptosis
    • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
    • Gynecomastia
    • Localized Fat Deposits
    • Skin Aging
    • Skin Laxity
    • Wrinkles

    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Illinois

      Completed in 1988

    • Undergraduate School
      Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois

      Graduated in 1979

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Plastic Surgery
    • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
    • Facial Plastic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominoplasty
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Botox® Injection
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast Lift Surgery
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Brow Lift
    • CoolSculpting®
    • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
    • Cosmetic Procedure
    • Dysport Injection
    • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Facelift
    • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
    • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
    • Liposuction
    • Mini Tummy Tuck
    • Mommy Makeover
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Plastic Surgical Procedures
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Sculptra™ Injection
    • Skin and Tissue Reduction