Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2019

Grading Professor

Ronny Rojas

Subject Concentration

Spanish Language

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Plastic surgery tourism has grown into a lucrative, international industry as patients travel from the US to Latin American countries for cheaper surgeries with more exaggerated results. Through our reporting, we’ve found that patients are at risk when entering a limbo between countries where insurance policies are vague or non-existent and surgeons guilty of malpractice are rarely held accountable. Complications from plastic surgeries abroad that include diseases and disfigurations leave patients


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