Why Board Certification?
The aesthetic part of plastic Surgery is one of the few remaining parts of medicine that is still fee for service. Consequently, many physicians who have limited or non-existent training in plastic Surgery are engaging in complicated procedures that are far beyond any formal training that they have received.
As a prospective patient it is essential that you understand the importance of the nuances of "Certification" without being confused or misled. While you are gathering information, you should take the following qualifications and medical experience into consideration: