A 32-year-old member asked:
Contemplating comsmetic sugery. where can you go to check out your doctors stats?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Complicated question: Malpractice actions can often be found by checking with your state medical board. For elective cosmetic surgery, your comfort with your surgeon is more important than "stats, " as it is impossible to apply statistics to an individual patient. Do your homework, see a number of different board certified surgeons, and be completely comfortable with all your questions answered before proceeding.
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Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Doctor's stats: More importantly, ensure that your surgeon is board-certified in a society recognized by the american board of medical specialties (abms). You can also check your state's medical malpractice database. The best advice usually comes from a friend who has had experience with that surgeon. It is difficult to completely trust online reviews or other marketing.
5.8k viewsReviewed Sep 30, 2019
Last updated Sep 30, 2019
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