Having practiced in The Woodlands-Spring area since 1998, Lucian J. Rivela M. D., F. A. C. S. is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. As a member of both The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Rivela is proud to offer some of the most innovative procedures available in board-certified cosmetic and plastic surgery, aesthetic treatments and skincare. Dr. Rivela is also fluent in Spanish.
After completing four years of Medical School at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Lucian Rivela, MD finished general surgery training at Creighton University and completed his board certification in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. Specializing further, Dr. Rivela then completed his Plastic Surgery residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston, TX while being trained under some of the most respected plastic surgeons in the country.
Every year since 2010 by Woodlands Online, Dr. Rivela has been named “Best Plastic Surgeon” in The Woodlands.
Dr. Rivela resides in The Woodlands with his wife Patti and their three children. As part of the practice, Dr. Rivela has previously participated in medical missions to Guatemala and Peru repairing cleft lips and other congenital deformities with the charity organization, Agape In Action. Throughout the year, the Rivela’s are involved with many charities in the community, and give 10% of their profit from skincare treatments to various local charities each month.