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About us

We would like to introduce ourselves.

Clara Lieberman, M.D.

Dr. Clara Lieberman is the cofounder and surgical director of the Rosenstock Lieberman Center for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. A graduate of the National Autonomous University in Mexico, she completed her cosmetic surgery training at the University of Arkansas in the United States. Dr. Lieberman established her practice 25 years ago and has extensive experience and extremely refined techniques in performing all types of cosmetic surgery. Dr. Lieberman is a lover of beauty and aesthetics and also obtained a bachelor's degree in art.

She is a noted international lecturer in cosmetic surgery and is the author of several innovative articles, such as "Aesthetics in Liposuction, Facial Rejuvenation with Ambulatory Techniques", Liposculture with Local Tumescent Anesthesia", and dozens of other articles published in some of the most renowned medical journals.

Dr. Lieberman is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Liposuction, the International Society of Cosmetic Surgery, and the European Society of Aesthetic Surgery.

Noe Rosenstock, M.D

Dr Noe Rosenstock is the cofounder and medical director of the Rosenstock Lieberman Center. A graduate of the National Autonomous University in Mexico, he completed his residency in dermatology at St. John’s Institute for Dermatology in London, England. He then completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in dermatologic surgery at the University of Arkansas. He started his practice 25 years ago and is one of the founders of the Costa Rican Association of Dermatology. Dr. Rosenstock has been part of the faculty of the Dermatology Department at the University of Costa Rica and has published and lectured internationally about different cosmetic surgery topics.

His current interest primarily centers on cosmetic surgery focusing on techniques to create natural results without the telltale signs of surgery.

Rashi Rosenstock, M.D.

Dr. Rashi Rosenstock earned his medical doctorate at the Medical Sciences University of Central America (UCIMED), graduated summa cum laude, and was chosen as the class valedictorian. He  served his residency in general surgery at the Calderon Guardia Hospital in Costa Rica, where he was admitted as the number one resident. Then, in pursuit of his long-life dream to become a plastic surgeon, he moved to Brazil where he completed his three-year residency in plastic surgery in the world-renowned Ivo Pitanguy Institute.

Dr. Rosenstock is accomplished at performing all cosmetic surgeries, including facelift techniques, breast surgeries, arm lifts, abdominoplasty, and contouring techniques of all areas of the body with liposuction or lifting surgery. Dr. Rosenstock is committed to helping his patients be the best version of themselves that they can possibly be.

He’s a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the Brazilian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), and the representative of Costa Rica to the Ivo Pitanguy Ex-Alumni Association. He has presented several scientific publications and is actively involved in the development of several techniques published by the Rosenstock Lieberman Clinic, which are taught to doctors from all over the world.

Joseph Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Joseph Cohen is a graduate of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He received his medical doctorate from the Universidad Autónoma de Centro America (UACA) in San José, Costa Rica. His residency in general surgery was done at Easton Hospital in Easton, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cohen is a board-certified plastic surgeon and completed his three-year residency in plastic surgery in Madrid, Spain. He chose to specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery because it offers the opportunity to operate on and treat every area of the body, calls for his talents in finding effective solutions, and can be a force of positive change in a person's life.

Dr. Cohen is also the director of the liposuction workshop given at the Rosenstock Lieberman Clinic every year. This course is sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

He has published numerous articles, such as "Total Facial Rejuvenation with Ambulatory Techniques" and "Breast Augmentation with Local Anesthesia" in multiple journals of cosmetic surgery.

Media Coverage

July 30, 2003

Combining surgery with R&R

Privacy, low cost makes Costa Rica a hot destination for tummy tucks

“I needed a tummy tuck,” said Burns, 55, who began contacting plastic surgeons in the Atlanta area where she lives. On a Budget, she wanted a breakdown of the costs (surgery, anesthesia, hospital stay, etc.) and a total, but doctors would only give estimates. When one estimate hit $18,000, Burns took her research to the internet, and soon surfed her way to an obesity surgery site group on Yahoo
( ). “And that,” she said, is where I heard about Costa Rica.”

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