Graduated from the Javeriana University, where he also finished his specialty in Plastic, Aesthetic, Maxilofacial and Hand Surgery with the University Samaritana Hospital. He did part of his studies in the United States at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. and at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He worked during his training at the Prof. Dr. Juan P. Garraham Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received an academic mention for his academic surgical achievement in the hospital from the Javeriana University and the University of Pennsylvania. He did aesthetic studies in Brazil, Argentina and the United States (fellow visitor) and had training in Facial Endoscopic Surgery in St. Louis University, MO. His private practice and professional development has centered in aesthetic Face and Body surgery. His research interests include the development of minimally invasive procedures in face, breasts, body contour and scaring. He is a member of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery, of the Iberolatinamerican Federation of Plastic Surgery (IFPS), of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and of the International Plastic, reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS).

Surgeon, graduated from the Nacional University of Colombia in 1971, with postgraduate studies in Plastic Surgery from the same university, from 1974 to 1978. Practiced Aesthetic Surgery (Fellow visitor) in the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina. He is currently a member of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery, the Iberolatinamerican Federation (FILACP), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the International Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (IPRS), and is an International Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). He was president of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery and adjacent secretary for Colombia in the FILCAP. He is a member of the directive committee of the Teacher Foundation for Plastic Surgery of the IFPS and representative for Southamerica before the executive committee of the International Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS). He founded the postgraduate Plastic Surgery teaching service in the University Samaritana Hospital, of the Javeriana University where he teaches aesthetic Surgery.