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Contemplating comsmetic sugery. Where can you go to check out your doctors stats?

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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
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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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Alex Lechtman
Agree with Dr. Press but would add; please make sure that surgeon is board certified by a board appropriate for your procedure. Also know that the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery is NOT an approved board in the United States. Be Careful.
Dr. Tito Vasquez
Surgery - Plastics

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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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Tito Vasquez
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