Carlos Alberto Ríos García, MD

Colombia Plastic Surgeon
Calle 4 # 35A-08, Santuario Medical Center
Cali, 00000 CO
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5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

A change to healthy living

The experience with Carlos has been fabulous since the first time i meet him. He his an excelent person with a lot of talent in his field. His team is very client oriented and today i feel very gratuful with their attention and personal tracking. I sincerily feel very lucky with the attention received. Now a part of my life has changed for good and It was thanks to him. I higly recomend Carlos...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Wonderful experience

I had an excellent experience with Dr. Rios. I got lipo & bbl, I am a little over a month out of surgery and my results are excellent. His bedside manner was very attentive during the initial consultation and after surgery. The aftercare was excellent with massages and hyperbaric chamber sessions.

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

I had an great experiencie

I had an amazing experiencie with Dr carlos alberto rios. I have no doubt that he is the best plastic surgeon in Cali-Colombia. Both dr. Rios and his team are very kindly and respesctful people. I have been living in New york more than 10 years already but Im from Colombia. I traveled to Cali Colombia last year because I wanted to do the procedure of buttocks silicone injection removal. I did...

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

Life learning experience

It was a life learning experience, which taught me to love yourself and to chose wisely who takes care of accesorising your body. Dr. Rios is great at his work and with patience the right results are obtained with the best team behind him.

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

True Professional

Dr. Ríos is an excellent surgeon not only dedicated, professional, and friendly, but a leader in his field. His medical office is first rate, modern with professional courteous staff, offering many non surgical esthetic services as well. I recommend him without any reservations.

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

Alejandra Ochoa

Doctor Carlos Rios, I will never get tire of giving thanks to God for your knowledge as a doctor. Every day there are more and more women having cosmetic procedures because they have low self esteem or they don't feel confident with their bodies, but is really dangerous when people don't know the truth behind this procedures done by UNPROFESSIONAL people, causing not just physical but...

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

MI EXPERIENCIA CON EL DOCTOR CARLOS ALBERTO RIOS Y LOS BIOPOLIMEROS

Mi experiencia con el Doctor Carlos Alberto Rios no puede ser mejor. Le debo mucho, volver a recuperar mi vida, mi salud, mi tranquilidad. Es un gran profesional, excelente calidad humana,siempre con una respuesta sincera y profesional. Durante el este proceso con los biopolímeros siempre sentí el respaldo de estar en las mejores manos. Solo tengo palabras de gratitud para el Doctor Rios y s...

5 out of 5 stars Abdominal Etching

Excelente experiencia

Es un medico muy profesional, su calidad humana es excelente, aunque el fin de mi cirugía no ha terminado porque tuve problemas con mi cicatrización, estoy en espera de la reconstrucción, siempre ha estado atento a todo mi proceso, Dios lo bendiga por su bonita labor, y Dios bendiga su equipo de trabajo son excelentes en todo lo que hacen.

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

¡UN ÁNGEL!, EXPERTO EN RETIRO DE BIOPOLIMEROS.

Soy una mujer víctima de los biopolimeros, los cuales inyectaron en mi cola y senos con el engaño que era ácido hialuronico en el año 2012, más ó menos seis meses después mi carma, dolor de espalda, inflamación y dolor en las piernas, dolor de cabeza, picor y ardor en los glúteos y senos, cambió del color de piel, insomnio, dolor de cabeza, pérdida excesiva del Cabello, depresión,...

5 out of 5 stars Silicone Injection Removal

MI EXPERIENCIA CON EL DOCTOR CARLOS ALBERTO RIOS - Colombia, CO

Buen día, mi nombre es Diana Rivas tengo 30 años, mi historia es la siguiente a los 23 años era delgada y no tenia casi volumen en los glúteos así que fui donde un medico en Cali en cual me dijo que me inyectaría unas supuestas vitaminas en las nalgas para aumentarla de volumen y que mi vida no correría peligro. fui me hice el procedimiento con este señor pero alas dos semana los glúteos...

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Personal Statement

Dr. Carlos Alberto Ríos is a renowned colombian plastic surgeon with extensive experience in "Biopolymer Removal" through the exclusive video endoscopic technique and in reconstructive surgery. He also is a member of the Colombian Society of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery "SCCP".

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$50

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Rios Garcia has hospital affiliations at Santillana General Hospital in Cali, Colombia.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Universidad Libre de Colombia, Cali, Colombia
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericordia, City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Plastic Surgery, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Hand Surgery, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericordia
    Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Gama Filho University
    Membership: Colombian Society of Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Blog Posts and Articles

Inyección de Biopolímeros: Epidemia del siglo 21.

In 1898 Dr. Robert Gersuny, Austrian surgeon, injected paraffin into the scrotum of a patient who was orquiectomizado (testicles removed) presents testicular tuberculosis. Here began the beginning of the history of the injection of substances to give volume to the face and body. This practice became popular and 12 years later and there were whole chapters in plastic surgery text books which explained how to try to correct and rebuild the serious sequelae secondary to the application of...

Liquid Silicone Injections: XXI Century Epidemia.

In 1898 Robert Gersuny, Austrian surgeon, developed a metod to injected paraffin into the patient’s scrotum who was orquiectomized (testicles removed) because suffer testicular tuberculosis. Here started the beginning of the history of the injection of substances to give facial and body volumen augmentation. This practice became very popular and spreaded over europe. 12 years later there were whole chapters in plastic surgery text books which explained how to try to correct...

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I got butt shots almost 6 years ago. Is something wrong with me? (Photo)

Regards, Dr Carlos Alberto Rios regrets that you have been victim of the terrible practice of biopolymers. For your information, in 1898 Dr. Robert... READ MORE

Is it possible to perform a BBL in a patient that had silicone injected and has NOT had problems/complications? (photo)

Hello Sexyryder, Thank you for your question. As for your question, I can answer that was unfortunate the fact you have this substance injected into... READ MORE

What should I do? (photos)

Regards, Dr Carlos Alberto Rios regrets that you have been victim of the terrible practice of biopolymers. Biopolymers, including liquid silicone... READ MORE

What is the safe amount of anesthesia to administer for a woman of 5ft7, 170lbs for such a procedure?

There are different kinds of anesthesia: general, epidural, Local. Routinely body procedures such as the brazilian butt lift) performed with epidural... READ MORE

Should I try silicone injections? Is it safe? (Photo)

Regards, Liquid silicone is unsafe, please do not use it ever. The autoimmune response could be triggered by this substance, if you look around on th... READ MORE

Dermal Fillers After Facial Silicone Injections

Regards, Liquid silicone is unsafe, please do not use it ever. The autoimmune response could be triggered by this substance, if you look around on... READ MORE

Can silicone migrate into my bloodstream even though it never was injected into a vein or artery? Is this the only way?

Regards, Dr Carlos Alberto Ríos regrets that you have been victim of the terrible practice of biopolymers. When biopolymers are injected, they are ... READ MORE

Wher can I find a doctor to do silicone injections in buttocks in St Louis?

Regards, Liquid silicone is unsafe, please do not use it ever. The autoimmune response could be triggered by this substance, if you look around on th... READ MORE

The injected silicone on face would continue to move downwards or droop even after 10 years from injected date .

Regards, Dr Carlos Alberto Ríos regrets that you have been victim of the terrible practice of biopolymers. Silicone can migrate, the inflammation can ... READ MORE

If the sillicone injection become visible through the skin can it be removed via laser treatment?

Liquid Silicone InjectionsIn 1898 Robert Gersuny, Austrian surgeon developed a metod to injected paraffin into the patient’s scrotum who was o... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Rios Garcia

Carlos Alberto Ríos García, MD has shared 12 before and after pictures with 70 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Liquid Silicone Injections: What Are They Doing to Your Body? (Spanish)

Dr. Carlos Alberto Rios Garcia explains the problems with permanent injectable fillers and his technique for helping patients rid their body of these harmful and potential deadly substances. WATCH VIDEO

Reconstrucción con endoscopia alternativa esperanzadora (Spanish)

Dr. Carlos Alberto Rios Garcia explains the new alternative to removing biopolymers with minimal incisions and the help of video endoscopy. WATCH VIDEO

Illegal SIlicone is the Horrible Gift That Keeps on Giving (Spanish)

Dr. Carlos Alberto Rios Garcia explains how autoimmune disorders that occur secondary to the injection of biopolymers become silent invaders. WATCH VIDEO

Identifying the signs of Illegal Silicone Injections (Spanish)

Dr. Carlos Alberto Rios Garcia discusses the signs and symptoms of Latrogenic Allogenosis and A.S.I.A. Syndrome as they relate to illegal substance injections into the body for volume. WATCH VIDEO

Do Illegal Silicone Injections Cause Autoimmune Reactions? (Spanish)

Dr. Carlos Alberto Rios Garcia explains the implications of a biopolymer injections into the body. WATCH VIDEO

Illegal Silicone Injections: What You Need to Know (Spanish)

Dr. Carlos Alberto Rios Garcia introduces a series of educational videos about Latrogenic Allogenosis and A.S.I.A. Syndrome caused by illegal silicone injections into the body. WATCH VIDEO

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