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

Calle Alicante 31, Valencia

+34 963 410 600

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.

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Dr. Ignacio Sánchez Nevárez
Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Ignacio Sánchez Nevárez. Angiology and Vascular Surgery Specialist. Over ten years of professional experience in the public setting as a consultant in the Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, which have allowed him to achieve first class experience in the most innovative techniques within the angiology and vascular surgery area. Guest lecturer in numerous specialty courses, both at national and international level, and author of many publications.

Hospital Fontana

Our location

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Hospital Fontana


The only hospital specialized in plastic and cosmetic surgery in Valencia, and not a franchise. A family company spirit, forward-looking, with innovation and rigour within the world of medicine and surgery, which guarantees the level of demand and seriousness in the development of its activity.

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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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