Renewed in Mexico Plastic Surgery
by Plástica Médica

 

DR. ALFREDO MEZA PÉREZ


Curriculum vitae

Dr. Alfredo Meza Perez

Director of Plástica Médica

SPECIALIST IN AESTHETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE PLASTIC SURGERY

Professional license
1229278

Board Certification by Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
578

Specialist license
3279072

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

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Aesthetic facial surgery and body contouring, hand surgery, reconstructive surgery of lower extremities, microsurgery, maxillofacial trauma, burns, cutaneous tumors.

EDUCATION

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1980-1986 Licenciatura in Medicine; degree in Surgical Medicine. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México School of Medicine, Mexico. Academic distinctions: recognized for having ranked in the top three in class.

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

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1987 Internship in General Surgery. General Hospital of Mexico S.S

1988-1991

Specialization in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Department of Health of Federal District, Mexico SSDF.

February 1991

Board certification by Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery

2001

Re-certification by Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
( courses taken )

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Attended over 80 national and international events related to the specialty (courses, workshops, symposiums and congresses).

1993

AO International Maxillofacial Course. Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen/Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AO/ASIF).

1997

Course in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS). American College of Surgeons

2000

Medical Teaching Certificate UNAM Medical School ( 276 hours)

2001

Workshop. Medical Practice Based on Scientific Evidence. Department of Education and Research of the Health Department of the Federal District. Mexico.

2003
 

Certificate in Integrated Hospital Management. Universidad del Valle de México. Department of Institutional Continuing Education (120 hours).

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

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Participation as invited lecturer at over 100 national and international conferences in continuing education, congresses and symposiums of the specialty.

ACADEMIC COURSES TAUGHT

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1995  Adjunct professor. International course: "Innovations in Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand" Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Postgraduate university course in Plastic Surgery. SSDF.

1995-1999

Adjunct professor. Pre-internship / Elective course: Basic Principles of Plastic Surgery. UNAM School of Medicine.

2000

Undergraduate elective: Basic Principles of Plastic Surgery. UNAM School of Medicine.

2003-2004

XIII and XIV Course in Theoretical Principles and Continuing Education in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Organizer and General Coordinator. Continuing Medical Education Committee. Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

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1991-2005 Associate Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Education. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. UNAM School of Medicine. Postgraduate program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Department of Health of Federal District, Mexico.

2003-2005

Adjunct Professor. Postgraduate program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. UNAM School of Medicine. Department of Health of Federal District, Mexico.

1995-2005

Invited Professor for Continuing Medical Education on Maxillofacial Osteosynthesis (Leibinger System), Germany

1994-date

Invited Professor, annual course on Theoretical Principles and Continuing Education in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

GRADUATE THESES DIRECTED- UNAM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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1995 Manejo de cicatrices hipertróficas con placa de gel de silicón. [Management of hypertrophic scars with silicone gel plates]
1995 Manejo de área donadora de colgajo chino reversa con expansión tisular. [Management of donor area of radial forearm flap with primary tissue expansion]
1996 La versatilidad de la z plastía romboidal. Un estudio multicéntrico. [Versatility of rhomboidal z-plasty. Multi-center study]
1997 Estudio anatómico de los patrones arteriales del dorso de la mano. [Anatomic study of the arterial patterns in the dorsal of the hand]
1997 Colgajos venosos en trauma de mano. [Venous flaps in hand trauma]
1998 Implante de politetrafluoroetileno en la reconstrucción de miembro pélvico con colgajos de transferencia microquirúrgica. [Polytetrafluoroethylene implant in pelvic reconstruction with microsurgically transferred flaps]
2001 Reparación de lecho ungueal con 2 octilcianoacrilato. [ [Nail bed reconstruction with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate]
2003 Monitoreo de colgajos libres con fibra óptica. [Monitoring of free flaps with fiber optic]
2005 Manejo de lesiones isquémicas con cámara hiperbárica. [Management of ischemic injuries with hyperbaric chamber]
2005 Tratamiento de fracturas de mandíbula con placas absorbibles. [Treatment of mandibular fractures with absorbable plates]

PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

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1.
Oropeza J, Meza-Pérez A, Haddad J, Vilchis J, Carrera J.
Fracturas del complejo nasoetmoideo. Informe de un estudio multicéntrico. [Nasoethmoid complex fractures. Report of a multicenter study.]
Rev Salud Distr Fed Méx. 1993;2:131-4
2.
Meza-Pérez A, Oropeza J, Gutiérrez E.
Lesiones faciales por agresión física. [Facial injuries from physical aggression.]
Rev Salud Distr Fed Méx. 1994;2:8-11
3.
Oropeza J, González J, Meza-Pérez A, Pacheco R, García H.
Secuelas por utilización de sustancias oleosas para mejoramiento de contorno corporal. Experiencia en su manejo. [Effects of use of oily substances for improvement of body contour. Experience in treatment.]
Cir Plást 1995;5:61-65
4.
Oropeza J, Meza-Pérez A, Guerrero R, Sastre N.
Evolución de la fijación rígida osea en cara. [Evolution of rigid osseous fixation in the face.]
Cir Plást 1997;7:19
5.
Meza-Pérez A, Oropeza J.
Fracturas del complejo orbitocigomatico. Concepto actual de manejo. [Orbitozygomatic complex fractures. Current concepts in treatment.]
Cir Plást 1997;7:66
6.
Oropeza J, Meza-Pérez A, Haddad J, Ruiz J.
Fijación interna ósea con miniplaca de tercera dimensión (3D) en transferencia de segundo dedo de pie a mano. Reporte de un caso. [Internal bone fixation in second-toe to hand transfer with titanium 3-D miniplate. A case report.]
Cir Plast 1997;7:107
7.
Meza-Pérez A, Oropeza J.
Tratamiento de fracturas de mandíbula con el sistema de placas tridimensionales de titanio (3-D) [Treatment of mandibular fractures with the three-dimensional titanium plating system.]
Cir Plást 1998,8:40
8.
Meza-Pérez A.
Fracturas faciales. Selección de conferencias IX Congreso Internacional de Medicina y Cirugía del Trauma. [Facial fractures. Selected papers from IX National and I International Congress of Medicine and Trauma Surgery.]
Trauma 1998;1:142
9.
Meza-Pérez A, Baeza H, Oropeza J, Mayorga F.
Manejo de área donadora de colgajo radial de antebrazo con expansión tisular primaría. [Management of donor area of radial forearm flap with primary tissue expansion.]
Trauma 1999;2:34
10.
Meza-Pérez A.
El vía crucis de posgrado. [The via crucis of the postgraduate.]
Cir Plást 1999;9:30
11.
Oropeza J, Pacheco R, Meza-Pérez A.
Uso de miniplacas 3-D de titanio para fijación interna estable en transferencias de ortejo a mano. [The use of titanium 3-D miniplates for stable fixation in toe to hand transfers.]
Cir Plást 1999;9:105
12.
Gutiérrez V, Oropeza J. Meza-Pérez A.
Reparación de lecho ungueal con 2 octilcianoacrilato. [Nail bed reconstruction with 2-octyl cyanoacrylate.]
Cir Plást 2001;11:61
13.
Meza-Pérez A, Cortez E.
Efecto del dimetilsulfoxido en la formación de cápsula alrededor de implantes de silicón en ratas. [Effect of dimethyl sulfoxide in capsule formation around silicone implants in rats.]
Cir. Plást 2002;12:94-99
14.
Meza-Pérez A, Rodríguez E.
Gigantomastia secundaria a inyección de aceite mineral. Reporte de un caso. [Gigantomastia secondary to mineral oil injection. A case report.]
Gac Med Mex 2004;140(2), 2004
15.
Meza-Pérez A.
Rinoplastia. Experiencia personal. [Rhinoplasty. Personal experience.]

Cir. Plást 2005;15:100-10
16.
Meza-Pérez A.
Editorial. El arte de la cirugia plastica en nuestros dias. [The art of plastic surgery in our times.]
Cir Plast 2007; 17(2): 80-81
17.
Milla C. , Meza-Pérez A.
Monitoreo de colgajos libres con fibra optica. [Monitoring of free flaps with fiber optic.]
Cir Plast 2007; 17(2): 87-93

PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

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  • Professional consultant. Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, A.C. February 1997 to April 2001.

  • Treasurer. Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery.  March 1999 to April 2001.

  • Board examiner for physician certification. Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1998 to 2006.

  • Member, Editorial Board of Revista Cirugía Plástica. Official scientific publication of the Mexican Association of Plastic,
    Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, A.C. Since August 1997.

  • Member of the Committee for Open Scientific Works for annual Congress of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, A.C.   February 2000-February 2002.

  • Coordinator for Continuing Medical Education Committee. Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, A.C.  February 2002-February 2004.

  • Attending Physician, Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rubén Leñero General Hospital. Department of Health of Federal District, Mexico. 1991 to 2001.

  • Chief of Surgery. Dr. Rubén Leñero General Hospital. Department of Health of Federal District, Mexico. 2002 to 2005.

ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS AND HONORS

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  • Diploma of recognition, UNAM Medical School. For the academic distinction of having ranked in the top three in class 1982,1983,1984.

  • Letter of recognition issued by UNAM Medical School for receiving MB in all courses 1982 (3rd and 4th semester).

  • Note of merit issued by Pediatric Department of 20 de Noviembre Hospital Pediatric Clinic, 1984.

  • Recognition by Department of Health of Federal District, Mexico, for valuable contributions over 15 years teaching residents
    of Plastic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rubén Leñero Hospital, 1991-2005

  • Letter of academic distinction. Trauma Committee. American College of Surgeons. ATLS course 1997.

  • Recognition by Committee for Promotion of Efficiency and Quality of Medical Personnel (Specialist Physician category)
    2002-2003. Department of Health, Federal District.

  • Recognition issued by Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery for excellence in work as treasurer
    of this organization, 1999, 2000, 2001.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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  • Active Member of Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, A.C.
  • Member of Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery.