Dr. Wilberto G. Cortés was born in Puerto Rico, the beautiful Island of Enchantment in the Caribbean. Early in his academic years at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, he decided to apply for medical school to become a plastic surgeon.
He received numerous awards and distinctions during college and graduated Magna Cum Laude. As he pursued his dream of becoming a plastic surgeon, he was accepted at Ponce School of Medicine, a US accredited medical school located in Ponce, Puerto Rico. After four years of meeting the requirements of an intense educational curriculum, he graduated with the highest academic distinction of his class and was accepted in an integrated plastic surgery program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where he completed a very challenging plastic surgery training.