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Born in Frankfurt, Germany, and currently residing in Rocklin, California, Dr. Efrain Gonzalez specializes in cosmetic surgery. Fluent in English and Spanish and specializing in male and female plastic surgery, Dr. Efrain Gonzalez brings professionalism to the Advanced MedSpa Cosmetic Surgery Center, where he serves as director of medicine.At Advanced MedSpa Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. Gonzalez performs an array of procedures, ranging from tummy tucks, mommy makeovers, and facial rejuvenation to breast reductions, breast augmentation, and liposuctions. With 15 years of experience in the field and thousands of procedures performed, Dr. Efrain Gonzalez was twice listed among America’s Best Physicians between 2005 and 2007. Further evidence of his surgical ability, his patients selected him as “One of California’s Favorite Physicians” in 2010. Other awards include two listings among America’s Top Surgeons and the coveted Who’s Who in the Century Award.Dr. Efrain Gonzalez teaches cosmetic surgery techniques in several forums, including an annual workshop that he hosts for physicians from various parts of the world. Since 2009, he has also taught at the Guillermo Blugerman Body Contouring Workshop in Rocklin, California. The same year, Dr. Efrain Gonzalez took a position at Saint Louis University School of Medicine as Cosmetics Surgery Professor in Advanced Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation. Prior to this, Dr. Gonzalez was an Assistant Professor at Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences from 2004 until 2006.In addition to his position at Advanced MedSpa Cosmetic Surgery Center and his teaching career, Dr. Efrain Gonzalez is CEO and President at Policlinicas de Ponce. This healthcare organization provides services to over 15,000 people, including many economically disadvantaged people. Dr. Efrain Gonzalez spends his leisure time with his wife and two adopted children at his home in Rocklin, California, and he enjoys participating in his children’s extracurricular activities.

Work experience

Jan 1996Dec 2006

Cosmetic Surgery Specialist

Private Practice

Receiving a Buttock Implant


Aug 1987May 1991


Universidad Central del Caribe