Mexico Plastic Surgeon
Brasilia # 1 Col. El Paraiso
Tijuana, Baja California 22160 MX
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"I had my nose done almost ten years ago, and I couldn't be more pleased!" "I love the results I loved my stay my doctor and I highly recommend cosmed and Dr. Fuentes to anyone looking for great results." "Wonderful doctor with a great understanding of the face and patient's goals!"

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5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Multiple Procedure with Juan Fuentes at Cosmed. Tijuana, MX

Dr. Fuentes is a patient , kind, well-educated man. He answered all my questions and his results were beautiful and natural. I drove 12 hours to have procedures with this doctor because he is certainly worth it. I had realistic expectations and I was impressed and pleased with my surgical outcomes. The location is Tijuana, MX.

Much Need Rhinoplasty, Finally! - Mexico

The time has finally come i will be getting my nose done, I have been wanting this for years but until now have enough money for the procedure, I have loved reading everyone's different stories on here. To be honest some scared me but most of them were encouraging! I will be having my surgery 11/14/2014 with Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes in TJ which is only 2 hrs away from me. I emailed him for a...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck & Liposuction - Mexico, MX

I had a tummy tuck and liposuction and am very happy with the results to date. My emails were answered promptly and there was no surprise fees or charges. The quote given was exactly what I paid. I would have no hesitation in recommending Dr. Fuentes for any plastic/cosmetic procedure one would desire to have.

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

You can trust Doctor's in Tijuana "YOU" just have to do your research~ 31 year old female

Hi my name is Prissy, I'm 31 years old mother of 2 wonderful kids. This is the second time I get a Rhinoplasty done in the last 12 years. I first got it done when I was 19 years old in La Jolla, CA. I paid an arm and a leg for my Rhinoplasty in the States. I had gone with this doctor that was recommended to me by my mother in law. She had got some work done with him and she looked good. So I...

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Starting a Brand New Chapter in My Life - Tijuana, MX

First thing I noticed about Dr. Fuentes is that he is very soft spoken but he is very caring, compassionate, and kind. His incredible honesty and dedication to perfection is comforting--one of the few things I admire about him. I have been very conscious about my facial aesthetics (especially my nose) ever since I could remember. I figured as I hit the peak moment in my life, it was time for a...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Knew I Could Do Better at 50, Left the Turkey Neck in Mexico - Tijuana, Mexico

I would gladly recommend Dr. Fuentes. Obviously a very skilled plastic surgeon that is supported by wonderful staff. I'm thinking about more procedures in the future and will be coming back here. The Recovery Boutique offers some spa services such as massage and mani and pedi cure. Let yourself truly be indulged.

5 out of 5 stars Body Lift

Happy with my Results ! - Mexico

Dr.Fuentes is wonderful, he was very straight forward and Mirna is great! I have lost 160lbs from weight loss surgery and Dr.Fuentes was very realistic about what could be done . I'm so happy I don't have the saggy skin to carry around . The only down side to the experience was the pain control . Word to the wise take your own pain medication with you because of the laws in Mexico the...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

45 Years Old, Needed a Tune Up; Breast Implants Replaced & Liposuction - Tijuana, MX

Dr. Fuentes was straight business- we had a brief meeting regarding my desirable outcome. He asked many questions and listened to me & my concerns. Dr Fuentes was very clear on what was a realistic outcome. This is exactly the kind of Doctor I would want to have to fix what I felt was broken on my body.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Waited 15 Years to Fix my Nose & SO Glad I Found Dr. Fuentes! - Tijuana, Mexico

He was very gentle and patient and made sure that I understood what was happening.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

The Best Plastic Surgeon! - Tijuana, Mexico

I made breast augmentation and rhinoplasty at Dr. Juan Fuentes one week ago. Dr. Fuentes is very professional and good doctor, before operation I was very afraid but now I'm very happy that I chose this doctor, he made exactly what I wanted to change in my body and I'm very thankful to him! Regards, Olya.

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Personal Statement

As a board certified surgeon on both sides of the border, Dr. Fuentes brings a variety of specialties and expertise to the team, and excels at creating a beautiful, natural-looking aesthetic, with individually tailored, beautiful outcomes.


Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia Plastica, Estetica Y Reconstructiva, A.C.
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Just send your front and profile photos of the area of interest with good lighting

Awards & Recognition

A.H. Robins Award, Highest grades in his class, 1988
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Fuentes has hospital affiliations at Hospital Angeles de Tijuana.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Guanajuato
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion in Mexico City
    Residency: General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Fellowship: Aesthetic Surgery, Connell Aesthetic Surgery Network, with Bruce F. Connell M.D. F.A.C.S., Santa Ana, Ca. USA

Treatments offered at Juan Carlos Fuentes M.D. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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After a BBL, there will be some swelling on the buttocks, that slowly goes away. In many cases, the patient thinks that the fat is disappearing, but... READ MORE

Why is my incision upside down and stitched to my legs? (Photos)

Your photos show that the incision used for your tummy tuck it is not correct one. Maybe your surgeon was not a board certified plastic surgeon, and... READ MORE

Is it okay to lose 10-15 lbs after getting a Brazilian Butt Lift?

After you get the fat injected in your buttocks, that fat will shrink in volume if you lose weight, or it will increase in size if you gain weight. If... READ MORE

Get my nose profile size and shape back. Any suggestions? (photos)

I see that your nose is a little shorter than before and the dorsum is a little lower. You need to discuss your concerns with your surgeon. The bridge... READ MORE

I am 5'2, 180lbs, should I gain or lose weight for a Brazilian butt lift? (photos)

You can lose about 20lb and you will drop your BMI to 30 and still have enough fat for the BBL. The liposuction only does not make the skin tight, so... READ MORE

Around how many CC's of fat could I get if I lipo my flanks, lower/upper back, abdomen and transferred into my buttocks? (photo)

For your height and weight, you may get between 3000 to 3500cc of fat and solution from all those areas. But not all the harvested volume can be... READ MORE

Aquamid in Cheeks 2 Years Ago - Overfilled: How Can it be Removed?

One way to remove some of the Aquamid without direct excision, it with a very fine cannula the surgeon can aspirate the Aquamid, this leaves a minimal... READ MORE

I Want to Know What to Do to Get the Process of my Nose Job Started if I Want to Get It Done in Different Country?

The most important individual factor in the result of the surgery it is the Surgeon. First you want to know more about the surgeon, his/her... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for a BBL? (Photo)

You seem to be a good candidate for the liposuction and the BBL, but you may not have that much fat to get 800cc on each buttock, and it seems that... READ MORE

Butt implants or fat transfer? Which is better? (photo)

By looking at your photos, the decision will depend on how big you would like to be on the buttock area. If you want the most of the improvement on... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Fuentes

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How to Rejuvenate the Hands

Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes explains the treatment options for hand rejuvenation, and how to obtain the best results by complementing with other treatments for the skin like IPL and laser. WATCH VIDEO

What to Expect During a Nose Surgery Consultation

Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes explains the consultation process for a nose surgery. WATCH VIDEO

The Doctor's Opinion: What Does a Good Nose Surgery Look Like?

Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes shares his thoughts and opinions on what a good nose surgery looks like. WATCH VIDEO

When to Expect Seeing Results After Nose Surgery

Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes explains what to expect when healing after a nose surgery, as well as when to expect results. WATCH VIDEO

What Is a Rhinoplasty?

Dr Juan Carlos Fuentes explains rhinoplasty surgery, commonly referred to as a nose job, and the reasons for having the procedure. WATCH VIDEO

See 3 Minutes of This Woman's Facelift and Her Before & After (GRAPHIC)

Dr. Juan Carlos Fuentes explains the process of a facelift while he performs the procedure on this woman. See her results 1 week after her surgery. WATCH VIDEO

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.