Dr. Gustavo Almanzar obtained his medical degree at the Iberoamerican University (UNIBE), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. After graduating as a Physician, Dr. Gustavo Almanzar specialized in General Surgery in the General Surgery unit directed by Oscar Brandão Lira MD, at the Santa Casa da Misericordia Hospital. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a pre-requisite for Plastic Surgery after finishing he specialized in Plastic Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery At the Plastic Surgery department of the University Hospital (HU) Located in the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianopolis, Brazil.
He is the only Dominican that has graduated from this Plastic Surgery service located Florianópolis city known as the birthplace of the main Brazilian international models and for having the highest demands of beauty and high quality standards of Plastic Surgery results in Brazil.
Dr. Gustavo Almanzar has presented numerous both scientific and clinical papers at international conferences and numerous rotations and courses in the United States and Brazil. Among which are: Rotations in the Residence of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Langome Medical Center (NYU) with DR Joseph Mccarthy.New York, New York, Rotation at the Plastic and Reconstructive surgery UCI Irvine Medical Center with Dr. Al Aly, Orange County, California. USA. Different courses among wich are: Training courses for hair transplantation. Dr. Carlos Uebel Transplant Clinic. Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, among others.(See Curriculum).
The doctor has extensive experience in body contouring cosmetic surgeries such as abdominoplasty, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, liposuction, and facial cosmetic surgeries such as rhinoplasty, otoplasty or prominent ear correction, blepharoplasty and chin augmentation among others.(See Procedures)
The safety and satisfaction of his patients has always been Dr.Gustavo Almanzar main principles in the practice of plastic surgery.
For Dr. Gustavo Almanzar the health and safety of its patients are the priority and in his opinion, "Every patient is more than just a number and nothing and absolutely nothing justifies taking risks beyond reasonable limits when performing any surgery."