Dr. Joel Gutierrez Nicdao graduated from the University of the Philippines with Doctor of Medicine degree. He then went to the United States for his Preceptorship in General Surgery at Church Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He also received special training from world-renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Gaston Schwartz of McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Practicing for over 19 years, he is recognised as one of the most successful and popular cosmetic surgeons in the Philippines. He holds the record of having the largest number of Botox patients. He is also known for being one of the most experienced in butt augmentation and for performing the most number of female-to-male chest surgery in the country.
Dr. Nicdao is a member of the Allergan Academy Faculty for Botox and Fillers, the Philippine Society for Burn Injuries, and the American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the Philippine College of Surgeons and Philippine Society of Cosmetic Surgeons.
McGill Cosmetic Surgery is a modern, private medical facility located at the Bonifacio Global City, the Philippines’ premier central business and commercial district that is just 20 minutes away from Manila International Airport. The clinic, which features cutting edge technology, advanced monitoring equipment, and latest medical devices, put a strong emphasis on patient safety and privacy. All information provided are kept strictly confidential while the staff are adept at recovery and emergency measures. The clinic also offers an overnight facility with private nurse service. The clinic is helmed by Dr. Joel Nicdao, a board certified cosmetic and plastic surgeon with more than a decade of experience. He graduated from the University of the Philippines with Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1989. He then completed his Preceptorship in General Surgery in Maryland (United States) and was trained at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Philippine College of Surgeons and Philippine Society of Cosmetic Surgery. He is also a member of the International Panel of Botox Experts.