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Dr. Christian Rivera Paniagua

Plastic surgeon

Excellent 4.9 (158 ratings)

Verified Crisalix practitioner

Experiencia, tecnología y seguridad a su alcance.


Nuestro equipo de profesionales se capacita constantemente en las últimas tecnologías de rejuvenecimiento. Implementamos tratamientos reparadores de resultados clínicos y estéticos que han vitalizado a cientos de pacientes que tienen un fin común… sentirse mejor con sí mismos.

Professional statement

Médico especialista en cirugía plástica y MBA de INCAE, quien se desempeñó en sus inicios como profesional a tiempo completo en el sector público y posteriormente a tiempo parcial a nivel privado El Dr. Rivera inició su propio emprendimiento en el campo de la salud, especializándose en la Administración de Centros de Salud, y en Cirugía Plástica Reconstructiva y Estética, mientras laboraba en la Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social. Actualmente, dirige la clínica de Cirugía plástica y Reconstructiva más grande de Costa Rica, en constante crecimiento, con tecnología exclusiva y proyección internacional.


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Clinica Rivera
Clinica Zahha 550 mts Sur del McDonald’s de Plaza del Sol, 11801 Curridabat, - San Jose, Costa Rica


Office hours

Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 20:00
Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 20:00


First consultation USD 120

Languages spoken

English, Español; Castellano


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Alloplastic augmentation of the face
  • Belt lipectomy
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • Brachioplasty
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast implant replacement
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reduction
  • Calf implant
  • Chemical peel
  • Chin augmentation
  • Dermal fillers
  • Ear Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial implants
  • Facial mole removal
  • Facial peeling
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Facial volume augmentation
  • Forehead lift
  • Gluteal implant
  • Labia minora reduction
  • Laser Skin resurfacing
  • Lip augmentation
  • Lipofilling
  • Liposuction
  • Male breast reduction
  • Midface lift
  • Mini abdominoplasty
  • Neck lift
  • Neurotoxins
  • Nose reshaping (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perioral rejuvenation
  • Reconstruccion mamaria
  • Skin tightening
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tummy tuck
  • Vibroláser

Board certifications

ACCPRE - Asociacion Costarricense de Cirugía Plástica, Reconstructiva y Estética

ASAPS - American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

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It's simple!

Just upload three standard pictures today to see a 3D simulation during your next appointment with Dr. Christian Rivera Paniagua. Before the consultation, you can visualize your current self in 3D and, after the consultation, gain access to see your new look from home so you can share with friends and make a better-informed decision.

What is a typical 3D consultation like?

During your next appointment you will be able to discover your "new you" while gaining valuable advice from Dr. Christian Rivera Paniagua

3D face consultation
3D breast consultation
3D body consultation

Increase the level of patient care

Crisalix is an innovative tool which aims to improve communication between doctors and patients. The interconnecting platform enhances the relationship among patients and doctors.


Crisalix facilitates the education of patients about possible outcomes of selected procedures based on a 3D simulation of their own body.


Being involved in the decision process helps patients make the right choice.


100% of the women said they were either satisfied or very satisfied with their surgery after having seen a Crisalix 3D simulation beforehand.*

*Online survey conducted among breast augmentation patients who underwent surgery between May 2010 and September 2011 in Switzerland.

Want to know what looks best on you?

After the consultation, Dr. Christian Rivera Paniagua may let you access your "new you" from home with your own Crisalix account. This will allow you to share it with your family and friends or anyone from whom you would like an opinion.

Easy and secure

Crisalix is commited to protecting your privacy at all times. Our servers are fully encrypted: your information remains secure and private.


First web-based 3D simulator for plastic surgery and aesthetic procedures already used by doctors in over 100 countries and recomended by several plastic surgery associations.

Your new you in 3D

Discover how you can look after a cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery.

The only 3D imaging solution that covers the simulation of:

All procedures for all your current and future needs


  • Face assessment
  • Automated measurements
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Face lifting
  • Eyebrows & Foxy eyes
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cheek & neck treatments
  • Dermal fillers & toxin
  • Lip augmentation
  • Chin & jawline augmentation
  • Face tightening
  • Bichectomy
  • Laser procedures
  • Peeling
  • and more


  • Breast assessment
  • Automated measurements
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Mastopexy / Breast lift
  • Implants revision
  • Fat transfer
  • Breast implants
  • IMF positioning
  • Breast cleavage
  • Scars
  • Breast reconstruction
  • 5D dynamics
  • Virtual clothes
  • and more


  • Body assessment
  • Automated measurements
  • Abdominoplasty / Tummy tuck
  • Liposuction / Liposculpture
  • Body contouring
  • Buttocks
  • Lipo High Definition
  • and more

Including over 5'000 references from Allergan, Arion, Eurosilicone, Mentor, Motiva, Nagor, Polytech, Sebbin, Sientra, Silimed, and others. Selection per volume, profile, projection, diameter, surface, etc.



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