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Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Patino, The Cosmetic Surgical Center of El Cerrito, Oakland, CA

Thirty Nine Years Multi-Specialty Practice:

Dr. Patino is the Chief Medical Director of The Cosmetic Surgical Center of El Cerrito, in El Cerrito, California.

Dr. Gabriel H. Patino graduated from medical school at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in 1981 at the age of 22. He began training in a level I Trauma Center at the Highland General Hospital U.C. Davis General Surgery East Bay Program after graduating from medical school. While Dr. Patino was working in the trauma center, he had the opportunity to perform various kinds of major surgery. Dr. Patino then completed his internal medicine residency at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Patino is Board Certified and Re-Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

In 1989, Dr. Patino started his private practice as a general surgery house officer at Saint Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. He was elevated to the Medical Director of the General Surgery House Officer program at Saint Mary’s for ten years (1991-2001). Saint Mary’s was a major open heart surgery center. While at Saint Mary’s Dr. Patino’s duties included but were not limited to open chest cardiac massage and served as a consultant to the medical residents. He attended to the surgical needs of the hospital having the surgical intensive care unit as the main priority. He attended and frequently directed all resuscitations. Also, he provided surgical consultations and assisted the Emergency Room Physicians with difficult intubations and complex lacerations.

In addition to his surgical training and experience, Dr. Patino practiced as an Emergency Room physician for a total of fourteen years and maintained privileges in over thirteen hospitals in California.

In 1997, Dr. Patino met one of the pioneers in Hair Transplantation while attending a symposium in Barcelona, Spain. He subsequently trained in hair transplantation (1998-2001). He then completed a General Cosmetic Surgical Fellowship (2003-2004).

In 2005 he opened The Cosmetic Surgical Center of El Cerrito. He started performing all major cosmetic surgical procedures with minimal sedation by mouth and tumescent anesthesia. The Cosmetic Surgical Center Of El Cerrito is an ambulatory state of the art facility and we also offer general anesthesia and intravenous sedation. Dr. Patino has been offering the latest technology in Cosmetic Surgery including the transumbilical breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, extended abdominoplasties and a variety of liposuction techniques, fat transfers to the breasts and buttocks under ultrasound guidance, hair transplants and facial surgery (2005). He introduced SmartLipo™ to his practice (2010).

Five Specialties:

Dr. Patino’s extensive combined multi-specialty training and experience in General Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Cosmetic Surgery makes him the ideal Cosmetic Surgeon.

Board certification:

Dr. Patino is Board Certified and Re-Certified twice by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Advanced Education and Training :

Dr. Patino is one out of approximately 500 surgeons in the world who have become a Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, specializing in laser bodysculpting.

In addition, he holds current certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support.

Multiple Professional Memberships:

Dr. Patino is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and a Fellow of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Patino is also a Fellow Member of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians, Member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, and Member of the American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.

Dr. Patino is a Fellow member of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery.

Dr. Patino is proud to announce that he is a fellow member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

There is a significant difference between a fellow doing a fellowship who is a student learning Cosmetic Surgery in an AACS approved fellowship and a Fellow member of the AACS who is someone like Dr. Patino who has demonstrated a level of academic achievement, skill and recognition and meets a multitude of pre requisites including Board Certification in the primary specialty, experience as a Cosmetic Surgery Professor teaching other surgeons, AACS Speaker at meetings, longstanding membership and participation in multiple recent meetings and workshops, case loads with operative reports with before and after photos with superior results and more.
The Fellow Membership is the highest level of membership at the AACS.Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Patino, The Cosmetic Surgical Center of El Cerrito, Oakland, CA

 

California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Board of Trustees

Elected Member (2018-2019) & (2019-2020)

Inventor:

Dr. Klein first described the tumescent anesthesia technique at a scientific meeting in 1986 and published his result in the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in 1987.

Dr. Gerald W. Johnson invented the Transumbilical Breast Augmentation with saline implants under general anesthesia in 1991.

Dr. Gabriel H. Patino first performed the Trans Umbilical Breast Augmentation with saline implants under tumescent anesthesia in 2004 and presented it at the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians meeting in 2014.

Dr. Wen-Chi Huang first performed a Trans Umbilical Breast Augmentation with Pre filled silicone implants using an endoscope in 2016. She introduced herself to Dr. Gabriel H. Patino immediately after his Trans Abdominal Silicone Breast Augmentation presentation at the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery meeting in 2019. She showed Dr. Patino a video of the procedure over the lunch break. She trusted that Dr Patino could help her improve the operative technique by decreasing the over 3 hour operative time, decrease significant blood loss and decrease the risk of implant rupture. Dr. Patino was extremely marveled, thankful and humbled by her incredible accomplishment. He immediately encouraged her to present her revolutionary invention. We shared the video with a past president of the board who gave her the opportunity to speak at the same meeting immediately after lunch. She received a standing ovation that day.

Dr. Gabriel Patino first performed a Trans Umbilical Breast Augmentation with Pre filled Silicone implants with significantly decreased operative time (3 times faster), no significant bleeding, no implant rupture, no endoscope and instrument-less manual insertion of the silicone implants on 07 20 2020 which he then presented at the 2021 annual American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery virtual meeting in February of 2021.

Speaker:

Presenter/Speaker on Transumbilical Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia. 9th Annual Cosmetic Conference of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians – Scottsdale, Arizona October 24th, 2014.

Presenter/Speaker on Trans Abdominal Breast Augmentation Under Tumescent Anesthesia. 10th Annual Cosmetic Conference of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians – Orlando, Florida, October 10th, 2015.

Presenter/Speaker on Transumbilical Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia. 32nd Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting – Hollywood, Florida, January 14th, 2016.

Presenter/Speaker on a simple approach to the neoumbilicus in abdominoplasty. 11th annual cosmetic conference of the American Society of Cosmetic Physicians – Scottsdale, Arizona, September 10, 2016.

Presenter/Speaker on The Transumbilical Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia. 18th Annual California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting. Newport Beach, California, October 30, 2016.

Presenter/Speaker on the Transumbilical Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia at the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery 34th annual meeting-Newport Beach, California. April 27, 2018.

Presenter/Speaker on The Transumbilical Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia. 20th Annual California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting. Hollywood , California, October 28, 2018.

Presenter/Speaker on The Transabdominal Silicone Breast Augmentation. 20th Annual California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting. Hollywood , California, October 28, 2018.

Presenter/Speaker on The Transabdominal Breast Augmentation. 35th Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting. Orlando , Florida , February 1, 2019.

Presenter/Speaker on the Transabdominal Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia at the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery 35th annual meeting-Newport Beach, California. May 4, 2019

Presenter/Speaker on the Transabdominal Breast Augmentation with saline  and silicone implants under Tumescent Anesthesia at the California Academy of cosmetic surgery 21st annual meeting-Hollywood, California. November 3, 2019.

Presenter/speaker on subcutaneous Brazilian Butt Lift under Tumescent Anesthesia and oral sedation only at the 1st annual meeting of the World Association of Gluteal Surgeons – Miami Beach, Florida. January 23, 2020.

Poster Presenter on the Transabdominal Breast Augmentation under Tumescent Anesthesia at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 36th annual meeting- Las Vegas, Nevada. February 27, 2020.

Presenter/Speaker on The Transumbilical Silicone Breast Augmentation. 37th Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery virtual Meeting. February of 2021.

Program Director:

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation workshop – December 9th & 10th, 2014.

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation workshop – April 7th & 8th, 2016 (The American Society of Cosmetic Physicians)

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation workshop –August 18th and 19th, 2016. (The American Society of Cosmetic Physicians)

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation workshop – January 26th & 27th, 2017.

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation workshop – July 13th & 14th, 2017.

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation workshop – November 9th & 10th, 2017.

Transumbilical breast augmentation workshop-April 19th & 20th, 2018.

American Society of Cosmetic Physicians for the years 2014, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Transumbilical breast augmentation workshop-December 6th & 7th, 2018. ( American Society of Cosmetic Physicians).

Transumbilical breast augmentation workshop-May 14th & 15th, 2020. ( California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery)

Transumbilical breast augmentation workshop-November 12th & 13th, 2020.( California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery)

Dr. Patino is one of the few surgeons who are specially trained in the technique formally known as TransUmbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA). This workshop will provide more than just the necessary take home skills. Offering 19.5 CME’s, this Breast Augmentation Workshop will offer hands-on experience, tumescent guidance and superior technique teachings. Pre-Requisites required. *Hands-on available only to physicians with unrestricted California medical licences.

If you’re a doctor interested in attending Dr. Patino’s TUBA workshop, please contact our office at 510-957-9668 or follow this link to register:

https://www.cosmeticphysicians.org/course/transumbilical-breast-augmentation-workshop/

Faculty:

American Society of Cosmetic Physicians

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation Workshop – Program Director

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery – general fellowship program affiliated faculty

Six Languages:
Dr. Patino is fluent in English, Spanish and French and he can communicate well in Italian, Portuguese and German.

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