For more than 10 years in practice, Dr. Julio Clavijo-Alvarez has been providing satisfied patients with the aesthetic results they are looking to achieve. His warm and inviting demeanor, as well as his impressive background in the medical field, has made him one of Pittsburgh’s top plastic surgeons.
Attending medical school in his native country, Columbia, Dr. Clavijo-Alvarez started by practicing primary-care medicine on a navy base. Before moving to the United States, he completed a doctorate at the Autonomous University of Madrid, followed by several years of intensive medical research at Harvard University’s Department of Trauma and Critical Care.
His research eventually led him to the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied advances in biotechnology and regenerative medicine.
After finishing his training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Pitt, Dr. Clavijo-Alvarez completed a masters degree in public health before practicing on his own.
Opening ReNova Spa allowed Dr. Clavijo-Alvarez to start offering each patient top-quality medical care and results. Services include everything from Botox treatments to help erase common signs of aging, state-of-the-art method laser treatments to rejuvenate the skin and reduce pigmentation, and cosmetic surgeries such as facelifts and rhinoplasties.
Procedures and treatments also include breast surgery and body contouring treatments. For instance, patients after a massive weight loss can go to the practice and have a tummy tuck to remove excess skin. People suffering from migraines can also seek out the practice for relief as Dr. Clavijo-Alavarez provides both Botox and, for those patients who don’t get relief from medications or Botox,surgery for this medical ailment.
“Botox for migraines is an FDA-approved treatment used to paralyze the muscles and decrease the irritation of nerves that trigger the headache for an extended period of time, while surgery permanently decompresses these nerves to improve symptoms,” Dr. Clavijo-Alvarez says.
Other popular and noninvasive procedures at the practice include laser and skin care treatments, such as laser spider vein and rosacea services, and facials and microdermabrasion.
“These treatments can be used alongside a variety of other cosmetic procedures to enhance your complexions,” he says.
Dr. Clavijo-Alavrez’s work and the experience patients have at ReNova allow them to feel comfortable knowing they are in good, expert hands prior to their procedure, and happy and satisfied afterward with the results.
ReNova Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa
101 Fowler Road, Suite G, Warrendale