Medical Team – Institute Perez de la Romana
Doctor Federico Pérez de la Romana
PROFESSIONAL CAREER DR. FEDERICO PÉREZ DE LA ROMANA
Federico Pérez de la Romana was born in Alicante, Bachelor of Medicine and a specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Complutense University of Madrid. Doctor received a scholarship and broadened his knowledge in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of California and at the University Hospitals of San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1978/1980.
In 1975, he began his practice as a plastic surgeon at the Hospital La Paz, Madrid. He wrote his PhD thesis on breast reconstruction after mastectomy, which made him the pioneer in restorative breast surgery and from that moment he dedicated the mayor part of his professional career to the Breast Cosmetic Surgery and could dominate it in all the fields.
In 1978 Dr. Pérez de la Romana founded the Almagro Clinic of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery in Madrid, national medical center in this field. In 2005 he designed and built the Institute of Perez de la Romana of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Alicante. It is a unique clinic on the Mediterranean coast. It applies the latest technology and its medical team consists of the most prominent specialists in the fields of Cosmetic Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine and Obesity Treatment.
Today Doctor runs this clinic and works there. Professional career of Dr. Perez de la Romana is aimed at innovation and application of the most revolutionary techniques due to his membership of the American societies and his collaboration with the most prestigious specialists in the United States.
The achievements of Dr. Pérez de la Romana include:
Breast Cosmetic Surgery
In 1980 began to work the first medical department of breast reconstruction in Spain, located at La Paz hospital in Madrid. After the presentation of PhD thesis on this specialty, Dr. Pérez de la Romana became the pioneer in reconstructive breast surgery and in all techniques of breast cosmetic surgery. Furthermore with the help of his collaboration with American professors John Tebbetts and Patrick Maxwell, specialists in breast surgery and the founders of breast implants, he became one of the Spanish specialists with more knowledge and awareness of the Breast Augmentation and the use of breast implants.
Doctor Pérez de la Romana studied under the direction of Dr. Aston and Dr. Baker in New York and Dr. Baker, Dr.Gordon and Dr. Stutzin in Miami. He also attended the annual symposia on facial rejuvenation organized by these doctors. Moreover, the collaboration with professor Dr. Glenn Jelks from New York , the world leader in eyelid rejuvenation was extremely important for Doctor. Doctor Perez de la Romana uses all his knowledge and practice in Blepharoplasty and Facelift and also performs injections of the fat of the patient. In that way he can achieve the most complete results.
Since 1988, after his attendance of the first Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, the world renowned course in this medical field, Dr. Pérez de la Romana established close relationship with Drs. Jack P. Gunter and Steve Byrd, founders of this symposium, and with whom he has collaborated till today. This collaboration helped him to become an expert in rhinoplasty.
In 1998 Doctor became interested in the problem of morbid obesity. With Dr.Lockwood and his disciple Al Ali he studied the most advanced techniques of body correction. Hereby, in 2005 was born a new line of clinical care, dedicated to individual treatment of obesity. In this therapy, the center is also a pioneer in Spain; it combines bariatric surgery and obesity treatments and body correction after massive weight loss. Every year Institute of Perez de la Romana organizes a training course on this specialty for young plastic surgeons.
Perez de la Romana broadened his knowledge as a specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in The American Universities of San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, specializing in reconstructive microsurgery under the direction of Dr. Harry Buncke, later this collaboration allowed him to carry out the first 15 operations of reimplantation of extremities in our country.
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Dr. Pérez de la Romana is a member of various health associations and organizations, among which are: Spanish Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SECPRE), Spanish Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery (AECEP), International Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the prestigious American Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Federico Pérez de la Romana is the author of a book of Plastic Surgery, musculocutaneous ligaments and muscle flaps, published in 1982 and the author of numerous scientific articles published in national and international journals. His recent publications are:
- Utilization of fat cells and stem cells for breast reconstruction after mastectomy. The article was elaborated in collaboration with the Foundation Quorum of the University of Miguel Hernández in Elche (Alicante).
- Utilization of fat cells and stem cells in facial fillers for patients with facial trauma and with immunodeficiency. The article was elaborated in collaboration with Foundation Quorum of the University of Miguel Hernández in Elche (Alicante).
- Body Reconstruction after Bariatric Surgery. AECEP Magazine, pages. 22-30. April 2008.