Plastic Surgeon American Board
Dr. Hexor G. Cruz was born in the United States of America’s Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. He finished his Medical Degree at the University of Puerto Rico Medical School in 1977 and went on to receive his General Surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas under the supervision of world famous Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Michael E. DeBakey. He received his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training and education in the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California under the supervision of pioneering Plastic Surgeon Dr. David W. Furnas. He went on to continue with Sub-specialty Fellowship training in Microsurgery and Transplantation at the same institution in 1985. He was additionally taught by the extraordinarily artistic facial plastic surgery surgeon Dr. Bruce Connell and the American liposuction developer, Dr. Frederick M. Grazer. Dr. Grazer introduced liposuction into the United States after visiting the inventor of Liposuction Dr. Ives-Gerard Illouz in France.
Following the completion of his formal education, he worked in the Los Angeles-Beverly Hills, California plastic surgery community for several years before returning to his family in Puerto Rico. He has over 30 years of surgical experience in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and practiced in Kuwait for the last 9 years.
As a fully trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Cruz has been able to choose from either surgical or non-surgical options to beautify, enhance or rejuvenate patients. He has extensive experience with Botox and the various types of injectable fillers. Through his experience he is also able to determine if other treatments such as peels, microdermabrasion, laser rejuvenation, laser skin tightening or body shaping machines, are beneficial or useful.
With 30 years of experience, he has performed all of the commonly performed surgical interventions in aesthetic surgery of the face and the body and has a deep understanding of the short term and long term benefits and limitations of these.
While experienced, he does not close himself off to new developments and he constantly travels and studies the newest techniques critically; incorporating into his practice the newer procedures that have been proven to exceed the results of the historical standards.
He has a deep love and respect for surgery and is committed to give you, the patient; an honest appraisal of your situation and provide information of all the options available in order to allow you, the patient; to make a fully informed and educated decision.
The following list provides an idea of the extent of his capacities: Axillary sweating, Botox®, Injectable fillers, Breast lift, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Abdominoplasty in its many varieties, Liposuction, Fat transfers, Facelifts, Eyelid Surgery, Nose Surgery, Facial implant surgery, Ear Surgery. Over the years, he also has accumulated a lot of experience revising and improving the results of surgeries performed by other surgeons.