Dr. Martinez has performed over three thousand plastic surgeries and has refined as well as mastered different techniques that assure a natural more refreshed look. “My practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality plastic surgery combined with the most advanced technology. I see every patient as a unique person with individual special needs. For that reason, my primary goal is to make my patients feel comfortable and achieve results compatible with their desires.”

Dr. Martinez is a graduate of the Central University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine, and completed his residency in general surgery in Greater Harbor General Hospital, Baltimore, MD. In addition, Dr. Martinez fulfilled a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA. Dr. Martínez is licensed in New York (No. 153463), Maryland, (No. D30101), Louisiana (No. 06641R), and Puerto Rico (No. 8781), and is member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgery, Inc., Puerto Rico Medical Association, South Eastern Plastic Surgery Society, Hand Surgery Society of Puerto Rico, Iberoamerican Federation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Association of Hand Surgery, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Latin American Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Society.

On this site you will find answers to many questions related to plastic surgery and exceptional procedures performed by Dr. Martinez.


Dr. Martínez’s practice is devoted to rejuvenating and enhancing your natural beauty using state-of-the-art procedures that will result in the most beautiful and natural results that will make you look radiant and feel more confident about your inner beauty.


Dr. Martínez prides himself on offering top-quality patient care and after care, and boasts an uncompromising attention to detail in all areas of his practice. He also specializes in correcting unwanted results that other surgeons may have left behind. For that reason Dr. Rosendo Martínez provides comprehensive treatment planning and follows strict standards that ensure your cosmetic surgery will go smoothly and achieve your desired results.


Dr. Rosendo Martínez truly believes that excellence in performing plastic surgery procedures is derived from both education and experience. He knows that surgery is never routine, no matter how many times he has performed said procedure. Before any surgery he focuses on your overall health, performing thorough exams to minimize any risk and attend to your needs in the surgery room. Before surgery, a review of your medical history, your current health, your desired outcome and motivations for electing any cosmetic procedure are all taken into consideration.



Your well-being is the most important priority for Dr. Martínez. Safety, sterilization and infection control protocols are strictly followed through any cosmetic procedure.


A highly trained group of experts and members of various professional plastic associations are part of Dr. Rosendo Martínez’s team. To keep up with the latest techniques, technologies and procedures, the team routinely attends plastic surgery lectures, meetings, and plastic surgery conventions. They also receive continued education on the newest equipment a modern plastic surgery practice should utilize to provide state-of-the-art cosmetic enhancement procedures.

Dr. Martínez is committed to provide the personalized care and service that you deserve. His primary goal is to make his patients feel comfortable by attending to their individual needs and helping them through every stage until the desired results.

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1972-1976. Catholic University of Puerto Rico.
Degree: Bachelor in Science Major Chemistry. Includes Parasitology &
1977-1980. Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Cayey, Puerto Rico.
Degree: Doctor in Medicine


1993-1994-Secretary Treasurer of Damas Hospital Medical Faculty Executive Committee.
1993- present- Treasurer PR Hand Surgery Society.
1993-1995. President Medical Faculty of Andres Grillasca Oncologic Hospital.
1995- Member of “Finance Committee” of PR Medical Association.
1996-2000-Faculty Representative to Executive Committee Board of Directors Hospital Andres Grillasca
1996- present- Member International Committee, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
2001 Simposio Anual de Cirugía Plástica Estética, México
2004 International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Huoston, Tx
2005 Contour threads skill transfer course, New Jersey
2006 22nd Annual Breast Meeting Symposium, Atlanta,Ga
2006 Congreso Argentino de Cirugía Plástica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2006 Anti Aging, Skin Care, Non-invasive Cosmetic Procedures, Boston, Ma
2006 Advances Aesthetics Surgery ” The Cutting Edge”, New York, NY
2006 Workshop Facial Lasers
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014 The Aesthetic Surgery Meeting
2014 Baker Gordon Educational Aesthetic Symposium.


1987- present. Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery. Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR.
Courtesy Staff Surgery Department, Dr. Pila Hospital, Ponce, PR. Damas Hospital, Ponce, PR. San Cristobal Hospital, Ponce, PR. San Lucas Hospital, Ponce, PR
Andres Grillasca Hospital
1988- Active Staff Surgery Dept. Hospital San Cristobal, Ponce, PR
1989- Active Staff Surgery Dept. Chief Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Damas Hospital, Ponce, PR.
1989-1990-President Blood Transfusion Committee. Damas Hospital, Ponce, PR
1989- Active Staff Southern Surgery Center, Ponce PR.
1990- Active Staff Surgery Dept. Andres Grillasca Hospital, Dr. Pila Hospital, Hospital Regional, Ponce, PR.
1990- present-President Tissue Committee Dr. Pila Hospital.
1991-1999-Member Tissue Committee, Hospital San Cristobal
1995-1999-Chief Surgery Dept. Hospital Damas, Ponce, PR.


1983- New York, No. 153463. Maryland, No. D30101
1985- Louisiana, No. 06641R.
1987-Puerto Rico, No. 8781


1988- Passed Qualifying Examination, American Board of Plastic Surgery.
1989- Diplomat American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
1991-Fellow American College of Surgeons. Fellow International College of Surgeons.


1978-Highest Grade in the Class, Dept. of Physiology. Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Cayey, PR. Deans Letter for Good
1979-Community Services, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Cayey, PR.
1999- present- Who’s Who in Medicine Health Care.
2002-The Global Directory of Who is Who.


American College of Surgeons (ACS)
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc. (ASPS)
Puerto Rico Medical Association
South Eastern Plastic Surgery Society
Plastic Surgery Society of Puerto Rico
Hand Surgery Society of Puerto Rico
Iberoamerican Federation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Association of Hand Surgery
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Latin American Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Society


1977- Gallbladder Stones-Chemical Composition (not published)
1982- GS Report & Review of Literature: Benign Granular Cell Myoblastoma of Bronchus. (not published)
1987- Mycetoma of the Hand: Case Report & Review of Literature. (Presented at the Senior Residents Conference, Springfield, IL, May 1987. Accepted for publication, The Journal of Hand Surgery, Volume 14ª, N. 5, September 1989)
1987-Primary Lymphedema of the Scrotum: Surgical Treatment and Reconstruction. (Presented at the Senior Residents Conference, Springfield, IL, May 1987- Accepted for publication, Volume 21, N. 4, October 1988)
1987-Submuscular Breast Augmentation with the Reverse Double Lumen PR Osthesis. (submitted for publication Annals of Plastic Surgery).
1987-Versatility of the Tempoparietal Free Fascial Flapin Upper and Lower Extremity Reconstruction. (Accepted for publication, Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society, December, 1988).
1987- The V-Y Advanced Fasciocutaneous Flap for Cousure of Sacral Soft Tissue Defects. (Accepted for Publication, Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society, December, 1988).
2012-Association of DNA Repair Capacity with Breast Cancer (Accepted for publication in May)



Hospital Affiliations
  • Damas Hospital
  • St. Lukes Hospital
  • Dr. Pila Hospital
  • San Cristobal Hospital
  • Andres Grillasca Oncologic Hospital
  • Southern Surgery Center Society Memberships
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Latin American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Puerto Rico Plastic Surgery Society
  • Puerto Rico Hand Surgery Society
Puerto Rico Medical Association Offices Held

Chief Department of Surgery Damas Hospital 1995 -1999
Chief Department of Plastic Surgery Damas Hospital 1989 – Present
President of Puerto Rico Plastic Surgery Society 1989 -1991
Member International Task Force Committee of ASAPS 1996 – Present
President Board of Director Southern Surgi Center 1992 – 2002
Secretary of Puerto Rico Plastic Surgery Society 1988 – 1989

Honors and Awards
  • Whos Who Medicine and Health 2000
  • The Global Directory of Who is Who