Dr. Victor Urzola Herrera

Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon

Known internationally and nationally for his commitment to providing a high degree of surgical expertise in complex reconstructive surgery and cosmetic procedures.

  • 2019-2020 . Stanford University, United States. : "GENOMICS AND GENETICS".

  • 2001-2006 RESIDENCY AND RESIDENCY IN RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY. University of Milan, Italy. Thesis: "Efficacy of computerized simulation in determining the postoperative outcome of the
    rhinoplasty. Assessment of the positive and negative aspects of this method."
  • 2005 DIPLOMA IN MICROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES. Henri Poincaré University. Faculty of Medicine. Nancy France. Thesis: "Cadaver dissection of the main
    pedicle and free vascular flaps for the reconstruction of the upper extremity: Their anatomy,
    surgical technique, and indications".
  • 1995-2000 Dec. 1999 DOCTOR IN MEDICINE AND SURGERY. University of Iberoamerica (UNIBE) San José, Costa Rica. Thesis: "Pathophysiological approach to acute myocardial infarction
    type Q and Non-Q in the Max Peralta Hospital of Cartago in the period from June to
    September 1999".

Dr. Urzola is a Specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Specialist in Microsurgery and Doctor of Medicine and Surgery. He has 16 years of practice.

The Code in the Costa Rican College of Physicians is as follows: MED 6540.

Dr. Urzola is an active member of the Association of Medical Specialists in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery (AMECPRE), the Italian Society of Plastic Surgery, the European Aesthetic Society and the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery.

  • SPANISH. Mother tongue.
  • ENGLISH: - High-School Diploma Mazapan School (American School) - TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
  • ITALIAN. - Dante Alighieri Society.
  • FRENCH. - Ecole des Mines de Nancy. Center d'Accueil et de Formation Linguistique.

Dr. Victor Urzola is a reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgeon known internationally for his commitment to providing a high degree of surgical expertise in complex reconstructive surgery and cosmetic procedures. 

Dr. Urzola obtained his specialty at the University of Milan, Italy where he graduated with honors and continued his training as a specialist in Microsurgery at the Université Henri Poincaré, France.  

Dr. Urzola was a fellow in facial aesthetic surgery at the Policlinique de Gentilly, France and in post-bariatric and body contouring surgery at Hackensack Medical Center in New Jersey, USA.  

Dr. Urzola was also a fellow of the American Anti-Aging Association where he obtained his training in stem cells and was subsequently appointed professor at this institution.

Dr. Urzola received his training in genetics and genomics at Stanford University in San Francisco, California.  

He was the President of the Costa Rican Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ACCPRE) and has served in this organization as vice-president and treasurer.

Dr. Urzola is an active member of multiple professional associations including:

-Association of Medical Specialists in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AMECPRE).

- American Society for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

- Italian Society of Plastic Surgery, (SICPRE).

-European Society for Aesthetic Surgery (ESAS).

-Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery (FILACP).

-International Conference of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS).

-International Society of Aesthetic Surgery (ISAPS).

The most important decision

Why choose Dr. Urzola?

Unique Philosophy

The doctor's unique collection of experience in France, Italy, the United States and Costa Rica as a plastic surgeon has led him to generate one of the philosophies about beauty that helps him obtain the best results, which in short is a sum of logical orders, a strong understanding of symmetry, human beauty and that each person is different.


To achieve the results that Dr. Urzola obtains, the essential thing is the years of experience, applying the correct knowledge during the 14 years that support all the decisions that Dr. Urzola makes when planning and operating on his patients.

Unsurpassed Quality

The Doctor works with anesthesiologists who have decades of experience, the best in the industry. This goes hand in hand with state of the art medical equipment to obtain the best results.

Every detail counts

The Most Beautiful Clinic

We have created a beautiful place, where the architecture rhymes with our results. We believe that the clinic experience should be as good as your expectations as a patient. We didn't stop there, we also implemented the most advanced equipment for treatments and procedures.

Since 1991, I have improved the knowledge received at the university and increased my qualification level.

Our Anesthesiology Team