Lipedema Advanced Care

Lipedema Advanced Care, with Dr. Alexo Carballeira as Medical Director, and a multidisciplinary team at the Hospital Fontana, for Lipedema treatment and research.

Our location

Hospital IMSKE C/ de Suīssa, 11, Quatre Carreres, 46024 València, Valencia

+34 665 027 006

Lipedema Advanced Care

Multidisciplinary team
for treatment of Lipedema



Experts in Lipedema Treatment

Our team is formed by plastic surgeons, a vascular surgeon, specialists in non-surgical treatment, and a nutritionist.

Multidisciplinary team
Reference facilities
Teaching and continuous learning
Personalized follow-up and care

Alexo Carballeira Braña

Medical Director

Information about Lipedema

It is common to ask what Lipedema is because it is a little-known disease in Spain and the rest of the world.


What is Lipedema?

Lipedema is a progressive disease of the fatty tissue which affects almost exclusively women.

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Causes of Lipedema

The origin of this disease is not clear; it has been proven that there is a genetic component, as well as a hormonal component.

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Which are the symptoms of Lipedema?

Lipedemic fat accumulation, from the waist to the knees or ankles, among other symptoms.


Classification of Lipedema

There is no generally accepted classification of Lipedema. It is usually classified into three stages.


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Medical Team

We have a team of specialists with vast experience.
Therefore, we can offer the best solution from a multidisciplinary approach,
where the main objectives are the well-being and health of our patients.

Alexo Carballeira
Medical Director

Dr. Alexo Carballeira, trained in different national and international universities with the best plastic surgeons, such as Dr. Ivo Pitanguy or Dr. Pedro Cavadas. Graduate in Medicine, Specialist in Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, and International Master in Reconstructive Microsurgery. Over ten years of practice in the public and private settings, which provide him with the perfect combination between experience and youth.

Hospital Fontana

Our location

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Hospital IMSKE


IMSKE Hospital consolidates its position as a center of excellence in the medical sector. It has two entire floors dedicated to Physiotherapy with a gym and swimming pool for patients. Own kitchen and personalized menus

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Training agreements with the Universidad Católica de Valencia. Agreement signed with the Leonardo da Vinci Program, through which MIR resident doctors with the plastic surgery specialty from European universities are received annually.

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Personalized Attention


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