New Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Carlos Rivera-Serrano, MD

November 19th, 2015

SIH Medical Group Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery welcomes plastic surgeon, Carlos Rivera-Serrano, MD. Dr. Rivera-Serrano is a US trained plastic & reconstructive surgeon with additional training in Asia and Europe. He trained in plastic surgery at the University of Florida and then completed fellowships in some of the most widely recognized and sought after plastic surgery centers in the world.

He completed his surgical internship at the coveted Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He then accomplished his residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh.

After his residency in Pittsburgh, he followed his passion and decided to train in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, graduating from the University of Florida. To further refine his skills, he then fulfilled a one year clinical fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery/Reconstructive Microsurgery at the world renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, arguably the leading and prime plastic surgery center in Asia.

Lastly, Dr. Rivera-Serrano did a clinical Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship at Gent University Hospital in Belgium, widely regarded as one of the premier plastic surgery programs in Europe, focusing on complex microvascular breast reconstruction and perforator flaps.

Dr. Rivera-Serrano is excited to bring his services to southern Illinois. His main interests are reconstructive and cosmetic facial and breast surgery, including nasal, eyelid and facelift surgery, and body contouring. His world class training background set his expectations to deliver state-of-the-art plastic surgery services.

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“I’m thankful that SIH Medical Group has provided this opportunity to expand plastic surgery care, and to serve the wonderful community of southern Illinois.”
His services include:

  • Reconstructive facial and neck surgery
  • Facelifts and facial rejuvenation
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Rhinoplasty and nasal surgery
  • Breast reconstruction, including microvascular reconstruction
  • Breast reduction, lift and augmentation
  • Body contouring for weight loss patients
  • Mommy makeovers

1400 Financial Park
Carbondale, IL 62902