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What kind of doctors perform facial liposuction ?
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
8 doctors agree
In brief: In the US, any Dr
Can legally. Which should? In my opinion, only residency-trained plastic surgeons.
These can be found by searching the asaps or asps web sites. Once you're familiar with the logos of these organizations, you can look for them on the drs' web pg, ad, door etc.

In brief: In the US, any Dr
Can legally. Which should? In my opinion, only residency-trained plastic surgeons.
These can be found by searching the asaps or asps web sites. Once you're familiar with the logos of these organizations, you can look for them on the drs' web pg, ad, door etc.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Ralph Rosato
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Plastic Surgeons
Plastic surgeons are trained to do liposuction other specialties also have training in liposuction.
Be sure to ask about your doctors training and experience. Review his work with past patients of possible. Ask you family doctor who they would use/

In brief: Plastic Surgeons
Plastic surgeons are trained to do liposuction other specialties also have training in liposuction.
Be sure to ask about your doctors training and experience. Review his work with past patients of possible. Ask you family doctor who they would use/
Dr. Ralph Rosato
Dr. Ralph Rosato
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Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Board certification
Look for physicians with board certification in 3 major areas.
1. Facial Plastic Surgeons 2. Plastic Surgeons, 3. Dermatologist. Hope this helps.

In brief: Board certification
Look for physicians with board certification in 3 major areas.
1. Facial Plastic Surgeons 2. Plastic Surgeons, 3. Dermatologist. Hope this helps.
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: All kinds
Many doctors perform facial lipo but the best ones have formalized training from residency and fellowship (not from a weekend course).
Find out what your doctor's board certification is, where they got their training, how many cases they've done, complication and redo rate, before and after photos, done under local or general (more dangerous under general).

In brief: All kinds
Many doctors perform facial lipo but the best ones have formalized training from residency and fellowship (not from a weekend course).
Find out what your doctor's board certification is, where they got their training, how many cases they've done, complication and redo rate, before and after photos, done under local or general (more dangerous under general).
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Liposuction doctors
Many different specialities have entered into the liposuction arena.
However, plastic surgeons are the only specialty that I am aware of which has formal training during residency in liposuction techniques and complications. I would love to hear from other specialists if this is no longer the case. My advice is to find a board certified plastic surgeon to perform your facial liposuction.

In brief: Liposuction doctors
Many different specialities have entered into the liposuction arena.
However, plastic surgeons are the only specialty that I am aware of which has formal training during residency in liposuction techniques and complications. I would love to hear from other specialists if this is no longer the case. My advice is to find a board certified plastic surgeon to perform your facial liposuction.
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Plast, ENT, Derm
Nearly anyone can perform facial liposuction with board certified plastic surgeons and otorhinolaryngologists (ENT) being the vast majority.
However, dermatologists also perform the procedure in addition to numerous other specialties including gynecologists, family practice, internists, and even dentists. Check your doctor's credentials.

In brief: Plast, ENT, Derm
Nearly anyone can perform facial liposuction with board certified plastic surgeons and otorhinolaryngologists (ENT) being the vast majority.
However, dermatologists also perform the procedure in addition to numerous other specialties including gynecologists, family practice, internists, and even dentists. Check your doctor's credentials.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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