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Dr. Marco A. Rodas Nava: Best Plastic Surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico

Professional License Number: 5610372

Dr. Marco Antonio Rodas Nava is a renowned board-certified plastic surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico with 20+ years of experience.

Dr. Marco Rodas Plastic Surgeon Tijuana Mexico

Cosmetic surgery runs in Dr. Rodas Nava’s family. He has learned the nuances and aesthetics involved in plastic and reconstructive surgery from an early age, thanks to his father, Dr. Marco Antonio Rodas Ruiz. Dr. Ruiz is one of the top plastic surgeons in the country.

Dr. Marco Rodas Nava went on to perfect his keen interest in plastic surgery which he had developed during childhood by attending the prestigious Plastic, Cosmetic, and Reconstructive Surgery program at Centro Médico Nacional.

Dr. Marco Antonio is certified by the Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery.

The cosmetic surgeon further honed his surgical skills at Santa Casa de Misericordia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil under the guidance of two world-famous plastic surgeons.

“I aim to help my patients feel great in their skin. I get immense joy in seeing my patients exuding confidence after surgery,” says Dr. Marco on his passion for plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Besides surgery, Dr. Marco is passionate about photography. He has undergone several courses to hone his photography and editing skills.

Her is a glimpse of his profile:

Full Name: Marco Antonio Rodas Nava

Languages: Spanish (native proficiency), Portuguese (basic), and English (Advanced English course from Berlitz Tijuana).

  • Professional Experience
Professional Experience
  • 2012 to Present: Plastic Surgeon at a private clinic, Twin Towers Hospital in Tijuana, B.C.
  • 2010 – 2013: Plastic Surgeon in General Hospital of Tijuana, B.C.
  • 2001 – 2002: General Practitioner at Clínica Rosarito, Rosarito, B.C.
  • 2001 – 2002: General Practitioner at Clínica Florence, Tijuana, B.C.
  • 1992-1993: Volunteer at Red Cross Mexico.
He is a member of the Mexican Association for Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Medical Education
Medical Education
  • 2009 (April to May): Fellowship in Body Contouring from Farid Hakme Clinic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 2009 (April to May): Fellowship in Body Contouring from Instituto Ivo Pitanguy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 2008: Course in Micro Reconstruction from Hospital General “Dr. Manuel Gea González” in Mexico City.
  • 2008: Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery from Children’s Hospital, Federico Gómez in Mexico City.
  • 2008: Craniofacial Surgery at IMSS Hospital de Traumatología y Ortopedia “Lomas Verdes” in Naucalpan.
  • 2007-2010: Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from I.S.S.S.T.E. (U.N.A.M.).
  • 2003-2007: Residency in General Surgery from Hospital Español, Mexico City.
  • 2000-2001: Social service medical internship at Centro de Salud Rural Disperso, S.S.A. San Juan, Sinaloa.
  • 1999 to 2000: Undergraduate rotary internship at General Hospital of the State of Sonora Hermosillo, Sonora.
  • 1993-1999: Medical school at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Tijuana, Baja California.
Dr. Marco is well-trained in plastic surgery after excess weight loss post bariatric surgery.
  • Courses and Congresses
Courses and Congresses
  • March 2018: 49th International Congress of Plastic Surgery, Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva (AMCPER) Monterrey, N.L.
  • November 2017: 44th International Symposium on Plastic Surgery at Instituto Guerrerosantos Guadalajara, Jalisco.
  • May 2017: 48th International Congress of Plastic Surgery, AMCPER Cancun, Q. Roo.
  • August 2016: 24th International Congress of Postbariatric Surgery from CCPERBC Tijuana, B.C.
  • July 2016: Ibero-Latin American Forum on Safety in Plastic Surgery from AMCPER Guadalajara, Jalisco.
  • January 2016: Course in post-bariatric plastic surgery from Research Institute in Health Sciences Tijuana, B.C.
  • January 2016: Certificate for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course from American Heart Association.
  • August 2015: XXIII International Congress of Facial Plastic Surgery and Body Contour from Colegio de Cirujanos Plásticos, Estéticos y Reconstructivos de Baja California, A.C. (CCPERBC).
  • April 2015: XLVI National Congress of Plastic Surgery from Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
  • November 2014: POWEREX / ALLIED / ALEAR – Always Safety in the application of Medical Grade
  • August 2014: XXII International Congress of Facial Surgery, CCPERBC Tijuana.
  • April 2014: XXII International Congress of Facial Surgery, CCPERBC Tijuana, B.C.
  • April 2014: XLV National Congress of Plastic Surgery, AMCPER Mexico City.
  • April 2013: XLIV National Congress of Plastic Surgery, AMCPER Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
  • May 2011: XLII National Congress of Plastic Surgery, AMCPER Zacatecas.
  • August 2010: 20th International Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Congress, I.S.A.P.S. San Francisco, CA.
  • February 2010: Certification as a Specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, C.M.C.P.E.R. Mexico DF.
  • November 2009: Meeting of Plastic Surgery Mexico-Brazil, AMCPER Mexico DF.
  • August 2009: VI International Body Contour Workshop Course, Dr. Rafael Vergara Guadalajara, Jalisco.
  • July 2009: XVIII International Body Contouring Course, A.C.P.E.R.B.C. Tijuana, B.C.
  • March 2009: Speaker – “Application of epidermis allografts cultured in the burned patient in the course of” Nursing Care in the Burned Patient,” ISSSTE Mexico, D.F.
  • September 2008: VI National Congress of the S.M.C.M., Mexican Association of Surgery of the Hand Mexico, D.F.
  • May 2008: XXXIX National Congress of the AMCPER, Acapulco, Gro.
  • November 2007: Course on Vascular Microsurgery, International Microsurgical Society Mexico, D.F.
  • October 1999. Advanced Trauma Life Support, CIMA Hermosillo, Son.


  • Scientific Work
Scientific Work
  • November 2009: Course on “Nursing care in burns patients” Mexico, D.F. Speaker: “Application of epidermis allografts cultured in the burned patient” C.M.N.
  • 2009: Co-author of “Reconstruction of the First Interdigital Space of the Hand with Kuhn-Holevich Flap” Mexican Association of Hand Surgery.
  • 2010: Esophageal Reconstruction with Radial Antebrachial Prelaminated Flap. Lugo, I., Rodas, M., et. al.
  • 2010: Reconstruction of Orbital Socket with Latissimus Dorsi flap. Ochoa L., Figueroa S., Rhodes, M.
  • 2010 First Symposium of Refinements in Reconstructive Microsurgery. Hospital Naval General High Specialty. Mexico DF. Collaborator with the theme: “Esophageal Reconstruction with Radial Antebrachial Prelaminated Flap.”

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