Dr. Rodolfo Castillo – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018-04-18T17:33:49+00:00

Dr. Rodolfo Castillo

Dr. Rodolfo Castillo is an esteemed and experienced aesthetic surgeon. He studied medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of La Salle University and completed general surgery training at Mexico’s General Hospital, with a subspecialty in plastic, aesthetic, and reconstructive surgery. Since founding his own practice, Dr. Castillo has earned a reputation for superior patient service, customized care, and medical success. He is certified by the Mexican Board of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery (CMCPER).

Dr. Castillo is a proud active member of many recognized medical associations, including:

  • Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Association of Baja California
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
  • Ibero Latin-American Federation of Plastic Surgery (FILACP)
Dr. Rodolfo Castillo

Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery in Mexico

A Lighter Me is famous for providing trusted expert professional service and first-class accommodations during your stay in Mexico. You and your guest can count on A Lighter Me care both before and after your surgery. For Dr. Castillo, your safety is a major focus. He performs all procedures at a full service hospital. These facilities allow him to treat you with specialized care and advanced equipment that allows him to monitor your progress should you require an overnight stay.

Dr. Castillo works alongside a registered anesthesiologist, who will choose the best method of anesthesia for you based on your procedure, overall health, and preferences. He maintains an ongoing relationship with you and monitors your progress for 12 to 18 months, until the final results develop.

NOTE: When performing rhinoplasty procedures (nose jobs), Dr. Castillo collaborates with an ear, nose, and throat specialist, Dr. Carlos Pedroza Mendez, to ensure the best possible treatment for functional problems, in addition to aesthetic improvements to the nose.

Our goal is to provide the best surgical experience and make that experience safe and comfortable for you, and at the lowest possible cost.

Plastic Surgery after Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, many of our patients want to have plastic surgery. Many patients opt for excess skin removal that results from extreme weight loss. Other plastic surgeries, and cosmetic surgeries can also compliment bariatric surgery.

We provide many popular cosmetic surgeries with or without bariatric surgery, including the ones below. To inquire about pricing, financing and options please contact us.

A Lighter Me now offers a full range of state-of-the-art plastic, aesthetic, and reconstructive surgery with aesthetic plastic surgeon Dr. Rodolfo Castillo Calderon. Dr. Castillo wants you to be an active participant in your treatment, and will customize each procedure to achieve the best results and meet your individual goals. Dr. Castillo takes a conservative approach and will provide you with subtle, natural-looking face and body treatment. Procedures offered include:
Face Surgery




Face Contouring

Breast Surgery

Breast Augmentation

Breast Lift

Breast Reduction

Breast Reconstruction

Revisional Breast Surgery

Male Breast Reduction

Body Contouring

Body Contouring After
Massive Weight Loss

Mommy Makeover



Belt Lipectomy

Dr. Castillo will often combine several procedures to give you a more comprehensive makeover. He will help you set reasonable expectations for each procedure, and he will create a tailor-made treatment plan to achieve those goals. Dr. Castillo is experienced with patients who have had weight loss surgery. These patients do require special care, as their BMI was previously high.

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Breast Surgery – We offer a variety of breast procedures to enhance your appearance. This can range from Breast Augmentation alone, Breast Augmentation with a Breast Lift, or a Breast Lift by itself. Also available are Breast Reduction, Breast Revision (to a prior breast surgery), or Implant Replacement.

Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty – This is a surgical procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen and to tighten the muscles of the abdominal wall.

Belt Lipectomy – This procedure is similar to a Lower Body Lift. It involves a circular incision placed low on the hips and goes around you like a belt. It includes a tummy tuck, butt lift, outer thigh lift, lower back smoothing of the flank area, and waist defining in women.

Liposuction – This procedure can typically take between thirty minutes to four hours depending on the technique performed and the amount of excess fat removed.

Panniculectomy – This procedure removes excess skin and fat around the midsection.

Face Lift / Rhytidectomy – This is an attempt to use surgical means to correct the changes which occur in the natural process of aging.

Eyelid Surgery / Blepharoplasty – This is a procedure to remove fat, usually along with excess skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids.

Ear Surgery / Otoplasty – This is usually done to set prominent ears back closer to the head or to reduce the size of large ears.

Nose Surgery / Rhinoplasty – This procedure resizes and reshapes your nose.

Botox Injections – Botox has been used for years to treat various problems including eye deviation, eyelid spasm as well as facial spasms.

Chin Augmentation – A chin implant can help balance your facial structures and give you a more attractive profile.

Male Breast Surgery – This procedure can drastically improve the way he views himself.

It is our desire to work with you on a personal level to realize your life goals and expectations. Personalized care, assistance, and attention to detail are what our patients have come to expect