Frank Agullo, MD, FACS was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His life journey has taken him to many destinations. After obtaining his MD degree from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, he trained in general surgery at Texas Tech University. He then completed plastic surgery training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Agullo is a board-certified Plastic Surgeon based in El Paso, Texas; his Plastic Surgery practice covers both reconstructive and cosmetic fields.
Dr. Agullo holds the title of Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine as well as Affiliate Professor at the University of Texas at El Paso. His private practice is primarily based at Southwest Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery as well as the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.
Dr. Agullo has extensive experience in breast, face and body procedures. His private practice offers the Vectra 3D Imaging System, which allows patients to visualize the simulated surgical outcome of the procedure of interest. Dr. Agullo is amply experienced in the reconstructive field of Plastic Surgery, such as reconstructive surgery of the breast, congenital malformations of the ear, cleft lip and palate. With an eye for innovation and improvement of each patient’s outcome Dr. Agullo offers hair restoration surgery in combination with an emerging new treatment known as PRP, platelet rich plasma. PRP therapy stimulates healing of soft tissue and improves the overall outcome of the hair transplant procedure, achieving wonderful and natural looking results.
Dr. Agullo has an extensive number of publications and presentations in the field of Plastic Surgery at both national and international levels. He was just recently included in Plastic Surgery Practice’s publication of Best Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons of 2012 and as a Rising Star Superdoctor of 2012 in Texas Monthly. He has been invited to share his expertise on body contouring nationally and internationally, the latest at The Aesthetic Meeting in New York City and the Buttock Contour World Congress in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Dr. Agullo enjoys volunteering once a year in international medical missions for cleft lip and palate correction surgeries; he finds this to be a particularly rewarding area of his practice. He is also currently leading several research projects in the field of fat grafting techniques and acellular dermal grafts as cosmetic fillers.
Without a doubt, it has been his hard work, dedication and passion for his work that make him such a unique and extraordinary human being and Plastic Surgeon. Despite his unquestioned success, Dr. Agullo remains humble about his accomplishments. He continually strives for brilliance and unconditionally shares a smile, a quality often recognized by those who surround him.