The center for Clinical research and plastic surgery education at the Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery is a 1200 sq ft facility within the ACPS premises designed to educate the novice plastic surgeon or to update the experienced plastic surgeon with the latest procedures in aesthetic surgery.Two certified and fully accredited operating suites, a state of the art conference room, a complete video library and the latest computer technology are available for educational and research purposes. It is open to local and international plastic surgeons who would like to observe the most updated techniques being performed by the ACPS surgeons.
This clinical research and educational unit was created to coordinate efforts so that the ACPS continues to educate, evaluate and offer the latest and safest techniques in aesthetic plastic surgery. Our goal is to continue our tradition as a center of excellence, always striving for the highest standards in patient care and maintaining our leadership in the forefront of aesthetic plastic surgery.
Education: With over 23 years of experience in the field of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery Amado Ruiz-Razura, MD,FACS,FICS was a unique addition to the Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery. As a professor in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr Ruiz-Razura was responsible for directing the clinical rotations of medical students, residents and fellows through the Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery.
Clinical Research: Recognized as an outstanding surgeon, educator, and contributor to hundreds of presentations, articles and papers on plastic surgery including inventions and patents, Dr. Ruiz-Razura expanded his innovative mind, clinical judgement, educational and research talents on behalf of The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery. He was responsible for many of the clinical protocols and research studies that were conducted at the center. For a complete list of published articles and scientific presentations by Dr. Ruiz-Razura and his colleagues, visit our link: Most Recent Presentations and Publications
International Relations: Dr. Ruiz-Razura and his staff at the ACPS created an international center to promote the advancement of plastic surgery techniques and the refinement of traditional plastic surgery procedures. Surgeons throughout Europe, Asia and Latin America have come to witness first hand the highly skilled and refined plastic surgery techniques pioneered and been performed at The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery.
Training and Research Facilitator: Dr. Ruiz-Razura conducted educational training seminars on cutting edge surgical advancements and innovative approaches to cosmetic surgery on behalf of The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery. He facilitated the production of clinical research studies by working closely with companies that offer the latest products, equipment and instrumentation developed to improve patient care and plastic surgery outcomes.