Selecting Dr Eric Adler as the right Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Eric Adler was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis Missouri. He received his doctorate degree in medicine at New York Medical College. He then joined the US armed forces and completed his specialty training in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery including Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC. During his tour at Walter Reed Dr. Adler attended ambassadors and important officials of the government including General Collin Powell.
By 1998 Dr. Adler obtained double board certification in the specialties of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In 1999 he returned to Puerto Rico to become the first Board Certified facial plastic surgeon in the island. In 2005 Dr. Adler went on to complete his training at the Cenegenics Medical Institute in Las Vega, Nevada on Age Management Medicine.
Dr. Eric Adler Experience
For the last 19 years Dr. Adler has served as the Medical Director and principal Facial Plastic & Hair Transplant surgeon of his Outpatient Medical facility. In addition he has been the director of the Medical Esthetics service where 5 full time Estheticians treat thousands of patients every year, using the most advanced technology.
Dr. Adler has written numerous newspaper columns since his arrival to Puerto Rico and is a weekly consultant to several NBC Telemundo television programs. He has also become a well-known name in the pubic media. In his beginning as a regular guest of talk shows like “Despierta América”- Univision, “Un Nuevo Dia” – Telemundo and other media including radio, magazines and newspapers. During the last 3 and a half years he has since become a co-host of “Latin Doctors”, a weekly medical talk show now on its 12th season, produced and aired by NBC Telemundo and soon to be syndicated and transmitted through all 50 states. Dr. Adler also authored two chapters on Ethnic & Hispanic facial plastic surgery for the plastic surgery textbook Aesthetic Rejuvenation in Clinical Practice by Carniol and Monheit. Recently, in early 2016 Dr. Adler was selected as the new chair of the Public Information Committee for The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: the world’s largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery, which represents more than 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world. His responsibilities with the Academy in this area of Public Information are an example of the importance Dr. Adler places on educating his patients and staff on all the latest information and technology pertinent to his field of work.
The new facilities
In April of 2015 Adler Facial Plastic Surgery & Wellness Center moved its practice to a brand new 8300 square feet state of the art facility located at Adler Medical Plaza in San Juan, Puerto Rico. At Adler Facial Plastic Surgery & Wellness Center the services that up to this date have appealed to the medical tourism community are facial rejuvenation procedures, minimally invasive FUE Hair transplant, interventional therapies, and high technology esthetic treatments.
Why with Adler Facial?
We represent the best of the industry in facial plastic surgery. We are Adler Facial Plastic Surgery and Wellness Center and we have been certified as a medical provider by the Medical Tourism Association. Our team consists of professionals, experts in various fields of medical management, patient support, call center, online patient service, and social media communication. Our mission is to provide the best service available and meet each of our patient’s individual needs.
We are among the most trusted providers of Facial Plastic Surgery in Puerto Rico. With a 8,300 square-foot, state of the art facility boasting the latest in technology, we are the biggest and most modern in the region. Located at Adler Medical Plaza in San Juan, Puerto Rico, our space consists of operating rooms, a recovery area, 2 hair transplant suites, a skin care medical aesthetic center, a varicose vein procedure room, a professional photography studio and 10 private patient care and procedure rooms. There are over 20 staff members including surgeons, anesthesiologists, medical aestheticians, managers, a photographer, front office coordinators, call center personnel and a digital department. Our personnel are fluent and proficient in English, Spanish as well as American Sign Language.
Popular services performed at Adler Facial Plastic Surgery & Wellness Center, within the medical tourism community, are facial rejuvenation procedures such as facelifts, eyelid lifts, minimally invasive FUE Hair transplants and Rhinoplasty. Patients are treated using the same standards of care that are required in the mainland, and their recovery involves spending anywhere from several days to one week after the procedure at local hotels and resorts. It is important to note that mainland medical tourists do not require a passport to visit the island and that FDA regulations on products, injectable and devices are strictly adhered.
Certifications and Affiliations
- Otolaryngologist Head & Neck Surgeon
- Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
- 1999-2016 Medical Director and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Adler Facial Plastic Surgery and Wellness Center
- 1996-1999 Chief Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Eglin AFB Regional Hospital, Fl.
- Chair of the Public Information Committee for The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- 1982-1986 B.A. Washington University, St. Louis, MO
- 1986-1990 M.D. New York Medical College
- 1990-1991 Transitional Internship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.
- 1991-1992 General Medical Officer, Aberdeen Proving Grounds TMC Clinic, Maryland
- 1992-1993 General Surgery Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.
- 1993-1996 Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Residency Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Teaching Fellow, Department of Surgery Uniformed Services University for Health Sciences Bethesda, Maryland
Licenses, Certificates & Affiliations
- Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery 1997
- Fellow American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 1998
- Medical License Florida, Puerto Rico
- Board of Directors America Cancer Society PR
- Faculty Member Hospital San Francisco, RP, PR 1999
- Faculty Member Ashford Presbyterian Hospital, SJ, PR
- Aesthetic Rejuvenation in Clinical Practice by Carniol and Monheit published in the summer of 2009. (chapters 8&9)
We want you to know Dr Adler, his education background and his credentials as a surgeon so you can be ensure that you are going to be treated by a facial plastic surgeon with enough experience and qualifications. We also invite you to be part of our online communities and meet our patients, they are our best embajadores.