Dr. Cardenas CV


  • Aug./86 – Jun./92:
  • Escuela de Medicina “Ignacio A. Santos”, I.T.E.S.M.
  • Campus Monterrey, N.L. Mexico
  • Honorable Mention


General Surgery

  • Nov./94  -  Feb./97
  • Three years of General Surgery Training Program at “Jose A. Muguerza”
  • Hospital Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, by Universidad de Monterrey


  • Plastic Surgeon Degree from Instituto de Cirugia Reconstructiva de
  • Jalisco, “Dr José Guerrerosantos” by Universidad de Guadalajara.

His Work

  • “Clinical-Hystopatological Analysis of Tisular Retraction on External
  • Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction”.

Has been Winner of the Following Prices:

  • First Place Research in Resident Contest “Dr. José Barba Rubio” at Instituto de Cirugia Reconstructiva in  Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco . Nov. 1999.
  • Second Place on Resident´s National Contest “Dr. Fernando Ortiz Monasterio”. Mazatlan, Sinaloa – Feb. 2000.
  • First Place on the XIII Iberoamerican Resident´s Contest at Lima, Peru – May 2000.

Certified Member of the Mexican Council of Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, A.C., Certification Number 1018

Other Pregraduate Clinical Experience

Internal Medicine - Jan/92-Mar-92

  • Internal Medicine Department at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.


  • Geriatrics Department at Methodist Hospital. Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Plastic Surgery

  • Plastic Surgery Department at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Actual Member of the following Associations:

Ipade Business School

  • Several Business Courses starting on the year of 2009 and continuing with them to the present.

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

  • Assisting  to their last Congress in Chicago September 2015

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • The Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, that will held next December 2015 at New York City.
  • Actual President of the Association Vida y Familia.  They help young Pregnant ladies that their families can not help and assist them.

May/07 – May/08
President of the College of Plastic Surgeons.

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Dr. Garcia is awesome. I chose bariatrics vertical sleeve surgery. I've lost 85 lbs. since January 2017. No complications... I regret not doing this years ago. Debbie M.

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