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Vicki Belo

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Vicki Belo
Maria Victoria Gonzalez Belo

(1956-01-25) January 25, 1956 (age 68)
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • Degree of Medicine and Surgery, University of Santo Tomas
  • Dermatology Diploma, Institute of Dermatology, Bangkok, Thailand
Occupation(s)Doctor, Entrepreneur, Media Personality
Spouse(s)Atom Henares (annulled)
Hayden Kho (m. 2017)
ChildrenQuark Henares
Cristalle Henares-Pitt
Scarlet Snow Belo
Parent(s)Enrique Belo (adoptive father)

Victoria Belo (born January 25, 1956) is a Filipina doctor, entrepreneur, and media personality.

Early life and education[edit]

Victoria G. Belo was born on January 25, 1956, in Cebu, Philippines. She was adopted by the family of attorney Enrique Belo. Vicki spent her formative years in Manila.

Belo received a degree in psychology from the University of the Philippines. She pursued a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Santo Tomas. She further obtained her Dermatology Diploma from the Institute of Dermatology in Bangkok, Thailand.


Belo began her medical practice in 1990.[citation needed]

Alongside this work, she is also a frequent speaker and guest lecturer in organizations in the Philippines and internationally, such as the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons in Washington, D.C.; the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery in Portland, Oregon; and the World Congress on Liposuction Surgery in Pasadena, California.[1]

Belo is a member of the following organizations: 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.[citation needed]

Belo Medical Group[edit]

Belo is the CEO and medical director of the Belo Medical Group, which owns and operates 15 medical clinics and surgicenters in the Philippines, in Metro Manila, Cebu City, Pampanga, and Davao City. The Belo Medical Group is the first accredited ambulatory cosmetic surgi-centre in the Philippines, certified by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) and endorsed by the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT).[2]

Awards and Recognitions[edit]

  • 2009: Belo received awards in Thermage and Fraxel.[3]
  • 2010: Vicki Belo received Reader's Digest Platinum award as the Most Trusted Beauty Center in the Philippines.[4]
  • 2014: Vicki Belo won the ASEAN Business Awards Philippines (SME Category) by the ASEAN Business Council.[5]
  • 2015: Belo was awarded the World Picosure Award for achieving one million pulses in a single machine in one month.[6]
  • 2016: Belo received the Black Diamond Award as the Top expert for Thermage and Fraxel in the Philippines for 10 consecutive years.[7]
  • 2017: She was awarded the Top User of the World award for Hydrafacial treatment.[8]
  • 2019: The Belo Medical Group was chosen as the Center for Excellence for Botox and Fillers in the Singapore-Malaysia-Philippines region by Juvederm.[9]
  • 2022: On January 25, Dr. Vicki Belo and the Belo Medical Group were awarded the "Beauty Industry Pioneer of the Year Award 2021" at the Global Health & Pharma’s Healthcare & Pharmaceutical (GHP) Awards.[10]
  • 2022: Dr. Vicki Belo received the Diamond Award at "The Future of Aesthetics" by Allergan Aesthetics on September 21.[11][12]


Personal life[edit]

Belo was married to businessman and NU 107 founder Atom Henares, but the couple divorced[when?]. They had two children: Quark Henares, film and music video director, and Cristalle Henares-Pitt, managing director of Belo Essentials.[13] She is the adopted daughter of former Philippine Congressman and 1971 Philippine Constitutional Convention delegate Enrique Belo. She married Hayden Kho in Paris in 2017.[14] The couple had a daughter in 2015.[15]


  1. ^ Individual profile, Belo Medical Group, 2007.[full citation needed]
  2. ^ "Belo partners with DOT for medical tourism". 28 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Belo receives awards in Thermage and Fraxel". The Philippine Star. 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  4. ^ "Vicki Belo receives Reader's Digest award". The Philippine Star. 2010-05-12. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  5. ^ "Philippine finalists to the ASEAN Business Awards". The Philippine Star. 2018-10-29. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  6. ^ "Vicki Belo breaks record for most number of Picosure patients". Inquirer Lifestyle. 2015-04-20. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  7. ^ "Beauty at its Finest: Black Diamond Awards". Tatler Asia. 2016-04-12. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  8. ^ "The name in beauty". The Philippine Star. 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  9. ^ "Belo Medical Group top Botox, Juvederm clinic". The Philippine Star. 2015-10-04. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  10. ^ "Belo Medical Group wins 'Beauty Industry Pioneer of the Year' in global awards". Inquirer Business. 2021-10-12. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  11. ^ "Belo Medical Group Number 1 for Botox & Fillers in the Philippines". Tatler Asia. 2022-09-21. Retrieved 2023-09-27.
  12. ^ "Juvederm". Retrieved 29 May 2023.
  13. ^ Tapalla, Erika (2008-10-01). "Visiting Vicki Belo's home". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
  14. ^ Jose, M. J. (May 3, 2018). "Real Weddings: Vicki Belo And Hayden Kho Jr's Parisian Fairytale". Hong Kong Tatler.
  15. ^ Garcia, Ma. Angelica (March 3, 2020). "Hayden Kho tells daughter Scarlet Snow how she helped him become a better man". GMA News Online.

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