About Dr. Alejandro Lev - Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Alejandro Lev is a doctor who is known in Costa Rica as a "Doctors' Doctor” and is a Costa Rican plastic surgeon with a pristine reputation. Dr. Lev also has double certification in two countries as a plastic surgeon (Costa Rica and Brazil). Dr. Lev is a member of both the Costa Rican Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) and also the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Esthetic Surgery (IPRAS).

Yes, he's a Brazilian trained plastic surgeon in Costa Rica and besides his impressive background, he is also a gentleman and a loving, nurturing human being who makes each patient feel like he or she is his ONLY patient.


Dr. Alejandro Lev was born in Argentina on May 10, 1960. He is a graduate of the University of Costa Rica, where he attended from 1979-1984. From 1985-1987 Dr. Lev completed his residency program in General Surgery at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in San Jose, Costa Rica and advanced studies in plastic surgery at Hospital Brigadeiro, Brazil. from 1987-1990.

In 1991, Dr. Lev was Certified by the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Medical College of Doctors and Surgeons of Costa Rica. He is a former Vice President of the Costa Rican Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Association and affiliated with the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS) and the Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Lev has been a private practitioner in San Jose, Costa Rica since 1991. Since then, he has built an impressive clientele*, many from the United States.

* Patient reference list available upon request.

About Dr. Leopoldo Greenwood - Anesthesiologist

Dr. Greenwood became Board Certified as an Anesthesiologist in 1986 from the University of Costa Rica. His father Dr. Leopoldo Greenwood Sr. is a retired anesthesiologist. Drs. Greenwood and Lev have been working together as a team in the O.R. since 1990.

The main drug Dr. Greenwood uses as the anesthesia is called Propofol (generic name - Diprivan) and Kitryl is added to prevent nausea.