Dr Jorge Lopez

Medical Director – Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney

Dr. Jorge Lopez is both a qualified Medical Doctor and a certified and practicing cosmetic surgeon. He has over 25 years’ experience in medicine, having practiced across the world in many countries, including Mexico the United States and Australia. Dr Lopez’s area of specialisation are facelift surgery, breast implant surgery, breast lift, breast reductions, tummy tuck and gynecomastia surgery.


  • 1968 Medical Doctor Degree
  • 1969 Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination
  • 1978 Board Examination for the Specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 2001 Certification by the Australian Medical Council: Certificate #3184
  • 2001 Certification and unrestrictive license as a medical Practitioner in the Australian Capital Territory: Registration #MED4902
  • 2003 Certification as a Medical Practitioner in New South Wales: Registration #MPO345681
  • 2003 Certification and a Fellow of the Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery


  • 1968 University of Mexico: Medical School Medical Doctor Degree
  • 1968-1969 The H. Reddy Memorial Hospital (Canada) McGill University 12 Month Internship
  • 1969-1970 Oakwood Hospital (USA) 1st Year Residency General Surgery
  • 1970-1971 William Beaumont Hospital (USA) 2nd Year Residency General Surgery
  • 1971-1972 Sisters of Mercy Hospital (USA) Denver Colorado 3rd Year Residency General Surgery
  • 1972-1974 Kansas City Medical Centre (USA) University of Missouri Medical School 4th & 5th Year Residency Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 1974-1975 The Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery (USA) New York University Medical Centre
  • 6th Year Residency Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Jul-Sep 2000 Clinical Bridging Course for clinical examinations of the Australian Medical
  • Apr-Jul 2001 Council Melbourne, Victoria

Work Experience

  • Clinical Instructor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery New York University Medical Centre New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
  • Radiographer at the Radiology Department Svendborg General Hospital Svendborg, Denmark
  • Doctor in charge – Burn Unit Centre The Mexican Institute of Social Security
  • Regional Medical Director The Red Cross Hospital for Trauma Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
  • Private Medical Practice Mexico City, Cuernavava and Laredo Mexico
  • Senior Registrar in Surgery (Plastic Surgery) The Canberra Hospital ACT, Australia
  • Surgical assistant to Dr. Peter Vickers, Maxillofacial Surgeon National Capital Private Hospital and Canberra Surgicentre ACT, Australia
  • Resident Medical Officer National Capital Private Hospital ACT, Australia
  • Visiting Medical Consultant Advanced Medical Institute of Australia NSW, Australia
  • Medical Director Cosmetic Surgery Manuka ACT, Australia
  • Reconstructive Surgeon “Doctors Without Borders” Medecins Sans Frontieres Congo Africa 2010 Humanitarian work


  • “Survey and analytical review of epidemiological control and detection of asymptomatic pathological conditions in a randomized university student population” University Press, Vision Medical Publishers Ltd Mexico 1968
  • “Surgical reconstruction of the human eyelid, following partial or total expatriation of cancerous lesions” McGraw/Hill Pub. U.S.A. 1979
  • “Skin cancer, diagnosis and treatment” Chapter in “Plastic Surgery Text Book”, William Grabb, J.W. Smith Saunders Panamerican Publishers
  • “The Nature of Beauty” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, 2002

Professional Memberships

  • Medical Society, Medical Staff Angeles Hospitals Corporation Mexico City, Mexico
  • Medical Society and staff member of the H. Dunant Hospital Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
  • The Mexican Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Mexico


  • International Federation of Gerontology
  • International Federation of Plastic Surgery Societies
  • The Ibero/Latin American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Honorary member of The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgeons (non-financial)

To book a consultation with Dr Jorge Lopez

please call Esteem Cosmetic Studio on 1300 (ESTEEM) 1300 378 336 or

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