Dr. Monica Wentworth is a double board certified Plastic Surgeon, new to the Rio Grande Valley. Her parents, Hilda and Victor, were born in McAllen, Texas. Later, they moved to Pasadena, Texas, where they had two daughters.
Monica graduated High School at the young age of 16, eager to become a doctor. She attendedSouthwest Texas University, now known as Texas State University, completing a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in Biology by age 20. By age 25, Monica graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. She completed a fully accredited plastic surgery residency at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Prior to Plastic Surgery, she completed General Surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego and is Board-Certified in general surgery by The American Board of Surgery. Dr. Wentworth also completed a 2-year vascular research fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Texas and the Rio Grande Valley hold strong roots to Dr. Wentworth. She quickly gravitated to Harlingen, because she saw a lack of Breast Cancer Support in the RGV. Dr. Wentworth’s passion is to make a difference in her patient’s lives whether she’s doing reconstructive or cosmetic work. She offers a full menu of face, breast, and body cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.