Meet the Doctor: Dr. Gabriel Patino
Dr. Patino is likely a familiar face to many in Oakland, Berkeley, or the surrounding areas. The surgeon has appeared on local news discussing cosmetic treatments for men and woman, and countless others have come to know his work through Cosmetic Surgery Center of El Cerrito. Here’s some more information on the doctor:
Year he graduated medical school: 1981
Where he tossed his cap: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Specialties: beyond cosmetic surgery—general surgery, emergency open-heart surgery, emergency medicine, and internal medicine
Most popular treatment: the SmartLipo fat-reduction procedure
Languages spoken: Dr. Patino speaks fluent English, Spanish, and French, and he can communicate well in Italian, German, and Portuguese.
Most impressive certification: The doctor is one of about 500 surgeons in the world to be a Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, specializing in body sculpting.