Julio Luis Garcia MD, FACS
Julio L. Garcia is a Cuban, who emigrated with his family after the collapse of
the Cuban government during the take over 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.
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.
We perform the entire gamut of cosmetic surgery including surgical, minimally invasive, and non-invasive options. Being in practice since 1988, Dr. Garcia has treated thousands of patients from all over the world. To
enhance knowledge of his field and of his practice, Dr. Garcia developed,
produced and directed a popular local TV program leading to national media
recognition. He encountered the
opportunity to promote plastic surgery and personal wellness programs in the
community by providing a local cable TV program. He conceived and developed the show concept,
procured talent to interview, produced, directed and hosted a weekly cable TV
program. This led to national media coverage of his practice on the Discovery
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.
another occasion, Dr. Garcia promoted humanitarian activities of LIGA
Corporation, providing underserved areas in Mexico with surgical care.. He also identified the opportunity to provide
pro-bono reconstructive surgery services to indigent people in the Philippines. He conducted various visits to remote sites
and conducted surgery on indigent people affected by birth defects, injuries
and other deformities. He performed more
than 750 surgeries during these trips.
He aligned his efforts with those of the international charitable
organization, LIGA Corporation, leading to enhanced funding for medical
treatment activities among indigent people on a global scale. His contributions were catalogued in the
Garcia enhanced emergency response capabilities for the City of Las Vegas. He was selected as member of an elite medical
team affiliated with the SWAT rapid response intervention security unit of the
Las Vegas Police Force. He is part of a
nationally recognized team of physicians and medics who have the capabilities to respond to local, mass
casualty and terrorism situations through service to on-scene, violent activity
injuries. He is also involved in the continuing medical education of our
military Special Forces medical corps where he performs monthly education to
paramedics serving on active duty all over the world, including Navy SEALS,
Marines, Air Force Parajumper medics and Army Rangers. Also included is his
teaching for the international military divisions of our allies where he
teaches advanced wound care to international Special Forces medics at the
annual Special Operations Medical Association conference in Tamp, Fla.with surgical, minimally-invasive and non-invasive technologies.
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
earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1983 from the University
of Illinois at Chicago.
This was complemented by a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Northwestern University.
is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Rocky Mountain
Plastic Surgery Society, the Clark County Medical Society, the Nevada Medical
Society, the American Society of Aesthetic Surgery, the American Board of Laser
Surgery, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the American
Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons, the Academy of Anti-aging Medicine and the
Lipolysis Society of North America.
Garcia is published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Cancer
Immunology and Immunotherapy medical journals.
He has published 34 articles in health, fitness and media
publications. He delivered twenty
presentations to medical and academic society meetings and conventions from
1992 to 2009. He has appeared on more
than 60 television programs.