Dr. Fernando J. Lora

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Dr. Fernando J. Lora, MD – Biography

Experience and Expertise

Dr. Fernando J. Lora is a highly experienced general surgeon with over 55 years of practice in the medical field. He has gained a strong reputation for his exceptional surgical skills, expertise, and patient-focused approach. Dr. Lora specializes in general surgery but has experience in various specialties, including:

  • Vascular surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery

Education and Training

  • Medical Degree: Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Bolivia (1961-1968)
  • Internship: District of Columbia General Hospital (1972-1973)
  • Residencies:
    • Prince George’s Hospital, Maryland (1973-1974)
    • Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center, New York (1974-1977)
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute (1980)

Certifications and Affiliations

  • FL State Medical License
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Affiliated Hospitals:
    • Coral Gables Hospital, Miami
    • Palm Springs General Hospital, Hialeah, Florida
  • Professional Associations:
    • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
    • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
    • American Medical Association

Multilingual and Cultural Sensitivity

Dr. Lora is fluent in Spanish and ensures that translation services are available for patients who speak other languages. He believes in providing personalized care and attention to every patient, regardless of their background.

Procedures and Services

Dr. Lora offers a wide range of cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, including:

  • Breast augmentation
  • Liposuction
  • Fat transfers
  • Facelifts
  • Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)

License and Legal Information

  • License Number: ME45837
  • License Status: OBLIGATIONS/ACTIVE
  • License Expiration Date: 01/31/2024
  • Controlled Substance Prescriber: Yes
  • Recent Disciplinary Actions: Obligations imposed by the Florida Department of Health (2023), including fines and costs.

Contact Information


Dr. Fernando J. Lora’s extensive experience, education, and commitment to patient care have made him a respected figure in the medical community. His affiliations with leading hospitals and professional associations reflect his dedication to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in his field. Patients seeking top-notch surgical care in South Florida can find confidence in Dr. Lora’s expertise and compassionate approach.

Online Profiles


  • Chin Liposuction
  • Lipo 360
  • Brazilian Butt Lift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Nipple Correction
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Skinny BBL
  • Buffalo Hump Removal