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Double board certified plastic surgeon Hector Salazar-Reyes MD, FACS is passionate about cosmetic surgery—and he loves nothing more than seeing a patient’s confidence transform after a procedure. Having dedicated 17 years of his life to achieve the best medical training, Dr. Salazar’s philosophy is centered around providing beautiful results safely and ensuring each and every patient feels well cared for from their first appointment to their last.
In addition to his devotion to staying up-to-date on the latest plastic surgery techniques, Dr. Salazar loves learning about all the new cosmetic technology and devices—though he remains critical of new products until he is sure he has found the safest, most effective options to offer patients.
Dr. Salazar had a passion for plastic surgery from very early on—and he knew as soon as he made the decision to attend medical school that it was the field for him. He earned his medical degree from the University of Baja California where he graduated Summa Cum Laude before completing a general surgery internship at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group of Hospitals program.
Dr. Salazar finished his full residency in general surgery at the world-renowned Houston Method Hospital. He completed his plastic surgery residency training at the same institution and was then board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
During his residency training in both specialties, Dr. Salazar was Chief Resident. As a result of his multiple research projects in the field of plastic surgery, he has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications and has participated in national and international meetings to present his findings.
In addition to being an American Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Salazar is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Board of Plastic Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Diego Plastic Surgery Society and the American Medical Association.
When he’s not busy helping LJCSC patients look and feel wonderful, Dr. Salazar enjoys spending time with his wife and son enjoying the city or analyzing the latest techniques in plastic surgery.