We are a unique plastic surgery center, as we are the only clinic with offices in Miami and Bucaramanga, Colombia. Have Surgery in Colombia and Follow-up in Miami if you wish.

We are a unique plastic surgery group given we are the only practice in the world with offices in Miami and Bucaramanga. We also have internationally trained experts with thousands of cases performed. In the branch ion Colombia we specialize in facial rejuvenation (facelift), focused on Natural Results.

Our branch in Bucaramanga also offers something unique, given your surgery can be carried out in Bucaramanga, but patients may have the option to follow up in Miami, FL, USA.

Our patient ambassador can help you coordinate your surgery, travel and lodging.

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Dr. Carlos Mario

Plastic Surgeon with 10 years of experience, trained in the United States, Europe and Asia. Dr. Rivera-Serrano is one the few Colombian surgeons specialized in the United States and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is one of the most trained plastic surgeons in the United States and in the world, given he also completed specializations in Craneofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery, and Microsurgery. His training was formal (hands on, not observerships) and includes institutions such as the University of Florida, University of Pittsburgh, Harvard University, and University of Gent in Belgium. Dr. Carlos Mario Rivera has a profound connection with Colombia, given he was born in Bucaramanga and attended medical school in Bogota. His pathway to train in plastic surgery in the United States and then the world started after graduating from medical school among the top 3 of this class. His high performance granted him a scholarship to do a sub-internship in plastic surgery at the world renown Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was graded with Honors, and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Later, the did two specializations and sub-specializations in the United States, Europe & Asia. Dr. Rivera’s father (Victor Raul Rivera) is also a plastic surgeon, an expert in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face.

Dr. Victor Raul Rivera

Renowned plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of experience and expert in facelifting and facial rejuvenation. Dr. Victor Raul Rivera is member of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery. He specialized in aesthetic and facial plastic surgery in Mexico under the tutelage of world renown Dr. Jose Guerrerosantos. Dr. Rivera is one of the most experienced facial plastic surgeons in Colombia where he has an outstanding reputation due to his natural results.

You can request the surgery to be done by one or both surgeons, or only with Dr. Victor Raul Rivera, who is based in Bucaramanga. Both Surgeons have completed thousands of facial procedures, including facelifts and neck lifts. For more information please contact us. For more information about the main Miami branch please click here.

About Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga is one of the largest cities in Colombia, and the capital of the Department (State) of Santander, Colombia. It has over 160 parks scattered throughout the city and has been given the nickname “La Ciudad de Los Parques” (“The City of Parks”) and “La Ciudad Bonita de Colombia” (“Colombia’s Beautiful City”). Bucaramanga Metropolitan Area has a population of approximately 1,304,288.
Bucaramanga is located on a plateau in the Cordillera Oriental (northeastern slopes) of the Colombian Andes, at 3,146 feet (959 m) above sea level. Although its altitude is not considered very high, its climate is neither very hot nor cold, 22-24 degrees Celsius (72-75° F) being the average temperature year-round.

Surgery in Bucaramanga is carried out in a center specialized in plastic surgery, with an outstanding safety record and proven safety protocols, in addition to experienced anesthesiologist (MD’s). For safety support, we have two nearby international hospitals, which are the International Hospital of Colombia and the FOSCAL International.

Where to stay in Bucaramanga:

There are several hotels with excellent quality and amenities. Recommended hotels include:

Hotel Club Campestre Bucaramanga

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It is located very close to the surgery facility and has a vast number of country club amenities including Spa, tennis courts, and a very well regarded 18-hole golf course.

Hotel Punta Diamante


It is located 20 minutes away from Bucaramanga and inside a Country Club in higher elevation, leading to slightly cooler but still spring like temperature. Amenities Include a large Spa and access to one of the few Nicklaus Design 18-hol golf courses in South America

Sonesta Hotel Bucaramanga

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Offering free WiFi throughout, Sonesta Hotel Bucaramanga is located in Floridablanca, 5 km from Bucaramanga.

Holiday Inn Bucaramanga Cacique, an IHG Hotel

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Holiday Inn Bucaramanga features an indoor pool, spa and fitness center, and is only 20 minutes’ drive from the airport. There is also a bar and restaurant on site.

Hotel Roseliere

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We are equipped with everything you need to make your stay an unforgettable experience. Are you traveling as a couple, with family or for business? We have what you are looking for: 24 hour lobby Restaurant terrace with pool Meeting rooms Event rooms Spa and more! We are the best-trained hotel with the best facilities.

Hotel Dann Carlton Bucaramanga

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The 5-star Hotel Dann Carlton is located in the exclusive Bucaramanga district, central Santander. It offers luxurious accommodations and panoramic city views from the rooftop pool and sun terrace.