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At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, we are able to offer exceptional care and flexible treatment options thanks to our dedicated and highly trained staff. Patients in Brownsville, the Rio Grande Valley, McAllen and all of South Texas can trust these professionals for all of their cosmetic needs.

Stephanie Brown, NP-C, MSN

Family Nurse Practitioner in McAllen, TX

Stephanie joined RGV Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Center in 2012 as a registered nurse and registered laser technician. Prior to this, she had 10 years of experience as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit. She is double bachelored from Texas A & M University with a community health degree and also from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Nursing. Now, she is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners after completing her Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2015. She has been extensively trained on providing individualized assessments and providing combination cosmetic treatments with effective and natural looking results by world renown physicians who lead the aesthetic industry. Recently she also was invited by Allergan, the makers of Botox Cosmetic to be a national speaker and injector trainer. Stephanie frequently attends aesthetic/cosmetic conferences throughout the country to stay updated on the most advance treatments, techniques and products. She also works hand in hand with Dr. Rodriguez providing full spectrum vascular care. She is a member of the American College of Phlebology, International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Stephanie has been married for 8 years, is an avid equestrian, loves learning new things like American Sign Language and has a strong Christian faith.

Viridiana Ortiz, MA, Licensed Laser Technician

Licensed Laser Technician in McAllen, TX

Viridiana “” Ortiz is a native of Brownsville, TX. She completed her education as a Certified Medical Assistant at South Texas Vocational Institute. She has been working with RGV Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Care since graduating, and she has been a very special part our team working as our pre-operative and post-operative assistant, both for cosmetic surgery and varicose vein patients. Viri then chose to dedicate her talents as a laser technician in our MedSpa. To this end, she completed additional, comprehensive training at the National Laser Institute in Dallas and is a licensed laser technician. Viri specializes in laser hair removal, photofacial and fractional laser for skin rejuvenation, chemical peels, Venus Freeze radiofrequency skin tightening treatments, microdermabrasion, and Advanced Obagi skin care.

To learn more about our qualified staff or schedule your consultation, contact us today. At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, our team is proud to serve residents of the Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville, McAllen, and all of South Texas.


Cosmetic Surgeon in McAllen, TX

Our highly qualified and experienced surgeon, Dr. Filiberto Rodriguez, his skill, advanced technology, and patient’s goal to deliver beautiful results. Through cosmetic surgery and vein care, his objective is to enhance each patient’s individuality. Our team takes a unique, personalized approach to every treatment, which we believe is necessary to properly treat our one-of-a-kind patients. We are fully dedicated to the care and needs of our patients and strive for consistency and excellence through our treatment services.

Dr. Rodriguez


Our Reviews
Wonderful bedside manner. Excellent in explaining procedure and expectations. My outcome was alll and more than I ever could hope for. MOST AMAZING DOC 1. GREAT DOWN TO EARTH PERSON. HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER I LOVE HER. C. Donovan GO TO ALL REVIEWS
muy contenta y satisfecha con mi tratamiento, y por supuesto con los exelentes resultados. MARTHA RUTH SABILLON GO TO ALL REVIEWS
At the consult I was greeted by a friendly staff. They answered the few questions I had and I got more information than I could think to ask. With the Dr we chose a good size for my… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Unbelievable experience! There is no need to travel to Houston or LA. Dr Rodriguez is like having our own Dr. 90210 in Valley. Wonderful team with over 25 years or experience with anesthesia, I truly felt like I… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Highly recommend Dr Rodriguez ★★★★★ Doctor Rodriguez and staff are very professional. I am extremely happy with the results!!! GO TO ALL REVIEWS
The staff was very friendly and helpful. Every time I called they answered my questions. Hilda was great! She explained everything and made sure I understood the instructions. The Staff made me feel comfortable and they were very… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Highly impressed with all the staff. They are courteous , knowledgable and attentive. GO TO ALL REVIEWS
It has been an excellent doctor and the staff is very professional. Best plastic surgery doctor I have ever met. D.H. GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Dr. Rodriguez was very professional, and the overall experience was amazing! I would highly recommend him, and I actually have recommended him to a couple of friends. He did an amazing job, and his work is incredible. I… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Staff was friendly. They made me feel at ease and answers all my questions. S.R. GO TO ALL REVIEWS
great results very professional very pleased with my results. very professional staff. Dakota Villegas GO TO ALL REVIEWS
I was so glad to finally meet a doctor here in the Rio Grande Valley who was very professional and very well mannered. Too often you do not find a doctor here in the RGV who is really… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Dr. Rodriguez and his team are amazing, I absolutely loved their help. I love that you can look through the website and see before and after pictures. That is what ultimately helped me decide to go through with… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Great experience with Dr. Rodriguez! All my expectations have been met more than I anticipated. So happy with the outcome! T. Tyler GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Dr. Rodriguez is a miracle worker. He is excellent. I feel like a new person. Thanks to him, my confidence has been restored. I appreciate him and his staff. They are all wonderful people. C.G. GO TO ALL REVIEWS
The office personnel is just extremely professional and so understanding. This is one of the up most outstanding professional office. L.G. GO TO ALL REVIEWS
I was extremely happy with the results. I highly recommend Dr Rodriguez his extremely professional and the minute I enter the office everyone makes you feel at home. His staff is really nice and professional as well. Thank… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Dr. Rodriguez was absolutely professional and informative. I had a breast augmentation done and am super pleased with my new breast. While consulting for my new breast Dr. Rodriguez was always so professional and conservative, which I appreciated… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
I have been coming to this facility for over a year now and I actually look forward to all of my sessions. I had sclerotherapy today with Stephanie Brown and it was not painful and felt very comfortable.… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Dr. Rodriguez and all his staff are absolutely wonderful. My breast implants look amazing, my husband and I could not be any happier with the results. All my questions were answered and I felt very well taken care… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Dr. Rodriguez is very professional yet friendly and relaxed and never seems to be in a hurry to move on to the next patient. My recovery following the surgery was very easy. I only occasionally took Tylenol for… GO TO ALL REVIEWS
Front staff was very nice and professional. The staff in the back were also very nice, professional, and knowledgable. R. Manning GO TO ALL REVIEWS
I am beyond content with the hospitality, treatment and results. It is so worth it! All staff treated me with great care. Thank you for being wonderful! Perfect All Around GO TO ALL REVIEWS
“If any surgeon promises you a “perfect” result – you should question their integrity and run!”
Dr. Rodriguez
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