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Dr. Humberto Palladino

Meet “MagicSurgeon”
Dr. Humberto Palladino

Dr. Humberto Palladino is a board-certified plastic surgeon better known by his Snapchat alias MagicSurgeon. With fast-growing popularity due to his excellent reputation, amazing results, and active social media platform, celebrity MagicSurgeon Dr. Palladino has been featured on TV and in printed media. Dr. Palladino is committed to delivering the highest level of care to his patients from all over the world as he continues the legacy of his first-class training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. Dedicated to bringing an outstanding, first-class level of care to the Southwest region, Dr. Palladino and his elite team at Southwest Plastic Surgery offer you a practice like no other as they will cater to your needs and exceed your expectations at every level. MagicSurgeon serves a broad geographic area including West Texas, New Mexico, the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, and the surrounding areas.

All About MagicSurgeon


Find out about Dr. Palladino’s education, training, professional accomplishments, charitable endeavors, and more.

Magic Surgeon

Education and Professional Accomplishments

Education, Training, and Certifications

  • Medical degree from elite medical school Universidad Favaloro in Buenos Aires, Argentina with highest honors
  • Post-graduate internship and general surgery residency at Texas Tech University in El Paso, Texas
  • First-class, highly advanced plastic surgery training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
  • Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Accomplishments

  • Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
  • Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
  • Member of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at Texas Tech University
  • Author of numerous articles for national and international publications

Notable Awards and Recognitions

  • Top Doctors (Plastic Surgeon) – Castle Connolly
  • Top 500 – RealSelf
  • Super Doctors® 2014 Texas Rising Stars
  • Best Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeons 2013 – Plastic Surgery Practice (PSP)
  • Best Cosmetic Surgery Practice 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 – The City Magazine (El Paso 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Quality Care Award by Kindred Hospital of El Paso (2012)
  • Best Scientific Award by a Candidate or Resident – “A Simplified Technique for the Correction of the Over Augmented Breast” – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Boston, May 2011)
  • Gaspar W. Anastasi Award from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at the Residents & Fellows Forum (Washington, D.C., 2010)
  • First Place Oral Presentation at the 3rd Annual Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Research Colloquium for “Catastrophic deterioration after frontal lobe contusion: Another ‘Talk and Die’ scenario.” (El Paso, 2009)
  • Best Scientific Award by a Candidate or Resident from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for “Weight Loss and Complications with Abdominal Contour Surgery in Obese and Overweight Patients” (New York, 2007)
  • Intern of the Year at Texas Tech University (El Paso, 2005)

Charitable Endeavors

  • Prioritizes volunteering and giving back to the community and the world
  • Has participated in several medical missions to correct birth malformations such as cleft lip and palate
  • Cared for patients in underserved populations by providing invaluable surgical results
  • Performed corrective surgeries in children and adults all over the world, including:
    • Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    • Cusco, Peru
    • Hanoi, Vietnam
    • Puebla, Mexico
    • Northwest region of Argentina

All About His Practice

Committed Staff

  • Dedicated and passionate staff members
  • All team members are carefully handpicked by MagicSurgeon
  • Each demonstrates a genuine interest in the well-being of every patient
  • Each staff member is extensively trained
  • All members stay up-to-date on the latest industry news and trends

Practice Focus

  • Body contouring (especially liposuction, advanced liposculpture, fat grafting and abdominoplasty, Brazilian Butt Lift, Mommy Makeover, and complete body makeovers)
  • Breast enhancement (for reconstructive and cosmetic purposes)
  • Facial rejuvenation (specifically facelift, periorbital rejuvenation, and rhinoplasty)
  • Hair restoration (FUE and FUT techniques)

Advanced Technology

  • 3D digital imaging enables patients to preview their results with three-dimensional images that are manipulated to produce a realistic visual rendering of the post-surgical results.
  • Fully automated and computerized office management
  • Advanced electronic medical records and paperless office
  • Cloud Office Management with full online access
  • Social media – Patients can stay in touch and learn about the day-to-day activities at the medical practice through Dr. Palladino’s regular posts to his many social media platforms. MagicSurgeon always gives his Snapchat followers a sneak peek of his day, including surgeries, daily staff interaction, MedSpa services, and products insight.
  • MagicSurgeon’s video series – Dr. Palladino is passionate about education. Through his video series channel on YouTube, he teaches his patients, medical students, and followers about the fascinating world of plastic surgery.

Surgery Center

  • Conveniently located at Southwest Plastic Surgery for ideal patient safety, privacy, and comfort
  • Accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF)
  • Complies with all requirements for optimal patient safety
  • Offers the highest standards of quality care

A Plastic Surgeon Like No Other

MagicSurgeon Dr. Palladino and his entire El Paso plastic surgery team are pleased to be the practice of choice for his loyal patients and for any new patients. Learn more about what makes MagicSurgeon different from the rest. Dr. Palladino’s whole mission is to provide exceptional and individualized care that will improve the health and image of his patients. To accomplish this mission, he and his team provide accessible, affordable, and personalized excellence in all facets of plastic surgery. MagicSurgeon’s goal is to provide a pleasant experience with first-class care to exceed his patients’ expectations by doing it the right way, the first time, every time—no matter what.

Dr. Humberto Palladino

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Practice/Medspa East

10175 Gateway Blvd. West - Suite 210
El Paso, TX 79925

Medspa West

5925 Silver Springs Dr. Suite C
El Paso, TX 77912