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Mauricio de Maio

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Mauricio de Maio
de Maio in 2016

Mauricio de Maio is a Brazilian plastic surgeon who works with injectable fillers and botulinum toxin.[1] He is the co-author of three textbooks on plastic surgery.


De Maio studied medicine at the Medical School of the University of São Paulo. After his residency in Plastic Surgery and clinical practice since 1996, he specialized in non-surgical procedures[2][3]

De Maio developed a technique for using injectable fillers and botulinum toxin (Botox) for cosmetic procedures that he calls "the MD Codes". He has taught his technique in MD Codes Institute.[4][5][6]

He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetics and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery[7] since 1997 and active member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) since 2004[8]


  • Injectable Fillers in Aesthetic Medicine (Maio, Mauricio; Rzany, Berthold) - Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2006 and 2nd edition (2014). Published in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Korean. ISBN 978-3-642-45124-9
  • The Male Patient in Aesthetic Medicine (Maio, Mauricio; Rzany, Berthold). Published in English. Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidleberg, 2009. ISBN 978-3-540-79045-7
  • Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine (Maio, Mauricio; Rzany, Berthold). Publisher - Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2007. Published in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean and Japanese. ISBN 978-3-540-34094-2


  1. ^ Tonks, Sarah (2015-10-02). "Treatment protocols for male facial contouring with cosmetic injectables". Journal of Aesthetic Nursing. 4 (8): 372–379. doi:10.12968/joan.2015.4.8.372. ISSN 2050-3717.
  2. ^ Collier, Helena (2014-08-01). "Correcting the nasolabial folds using non-surgical cosmetic interventions". Journal of Aesthetic Nursing. 3 (Sup8): S18–S22. doi:10.12968/joan.2014.3.Sup8.S18. ISSN 2050-3717.
  3. ^ CHANTREY, Jonquille (2014-03-01). "8-point lift: achieving the liquid face lift". Aesthetics Journal. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  4. ^ "國際知名整外醫師 Dr. Mauricio de Maio 來台分享如何定序MD CodesTM美感密碼". China Times (in Chinese). Retrieved 2017-05-24.
  5. ^ "Bellezza: lifting senza bisturi con 'mappa' del volto, tecnica dal Brasile". www.adnkronos.com. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  6. ^ Gagnon, Louise (2017-01-20). "Protocol for injecting fillers gives more predictable results". Dermatology Times. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  7. ^ "Doctor Profile". Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica (in brazilian portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-24.
  8. ^ "ISAPS - Mauricio de MAIO MD, PhD | ISAPS Member Plastic Surgeon | São Paulo, SP BRAZIL". www.isaps.org.

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