|Victoria G. Belo|
January 25, 1956 |
Belo attended Assumption College San Lorenzo for her secondary education. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of the Philippines, Diliman in 1978. She attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1985. She obtained a Diploma in Dermatology from the Institute of Dermatology in Bangkok, Thailand, in 1990.
Belo trained in Dermatologic and laser Surgery at the Scripps Clinics in San Diego, California, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in the University of California at San Francisco.
Belo is a speaker and guest lecturer in several organizations in the Philippines and abroad, such as the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons in Washington, D.C.; the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery in Portland, Oregon; the World Congress on Liposuction Surgery in Pasadena, California; the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; and the International Darmstadt Convention on Intense Pulsed Light Therapy (Quantum SR): Asian Experience in Frankfurt, Germany and United States of America.
Belo is a member of the following organizations: American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons (ISCLS), International Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS), and Philippine Society of Liposuction Surgery.
Belo is also an active proponent of Philippine medical tourism. She is currently the founding officer for The Philippine National Society of Liposuction Surgery.
Belo currently hosts a television show called "Belo Beauty 101" which features some of her patients who have undergone her beauty services.
Belo Medical Group
Belo is the Medical Director of the Belo Medical Group, which owns and operates nine (9) medical clinics in Manila. The Belo Medical Group is the first accredited ambulatory cosmetic surgi-centre in the Philippines, certified by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) and officially endorsed by the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT).
Belo is known for being associated both professionally and personally with many Filipino celebrities and politicians. She was divorced from businessman and NU 107 founder Atom Henares. Film/music video director Quark Henares and Cristalle Henares are her two children. She is the adopted daughter of former Philippine Congressman and official delegate to the 1971 Philippine Constitutional Convention, Attorney Enrique Belo. She was engaged to her longtime boyfriend Hayden Kho in 2011. However, the engagement was called off but the two still remain as good friends.
- Vicki Belo, plastic surgeon of the stars (born January 25, 1956)
- Individual profile, Belo Medical Group, 2007.
- Tapalla, Erika (2008-10-01). "Visiting Vicki Belo's home". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2008-11-18.