Dr. Rafael Avila MD
Plastic Surgeons — Mission, TX
Dr. Rafael Avila specializes in plastic surgery in Mission, Texas. Details of Dr. Avila's 24 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Avila
1022 E Griffin Pkwy
Mission, TX 78572
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Rafael Avila identified specializing in
Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery
A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction, or replacement of physical defects of form or function, involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hand, extremities, breast and trunk, and external genitalia. He/she uses aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials, and in tumor surgery is required.. He is certified in Plastic Surgery.
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Dr. Avila is affiliated with 1 hospital:
301 W Expressway 83
McAllen, TX 78503
EducationDr. Avila attended medical school at University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and graduated in 1989 having 24 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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