The Importance of Board Certification
The most important decision you will make when it comes to plastic surgery is selecting an experienced, respected, board-certified plastic surgeon. All board-certified physicians must receive specialized training in their chosen field, whether in general surgery, ophthalmology, or plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Working with a plastic surgeon who has completed the certification process for plastic surgery means that the surgeon has not only received specialized training in the intricacies of plastic surgery, but has also passed both written and oral examinations and adheres to strict code of medical ethics. When seeking a plastic surgeon, you should look for board certification from the:
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons