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Will having a plastic surgery on your medical record ?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Should be

There are two kinds of "plastic surgery".
Reconstructive and cosmetic/aesthetic surgery. Both of these types of procedures should become part of your medical record as it could affect future treatements you need for medical conditions. Your doctors should know about all your prior procedures as it can give good insight into future surgical procedures and choices of needed procedures, .

In brief: Should be

There are two kinds of "plastic surgery".
Reconstructive and cosmetic/aesthetic surgery. Both of these types of procedures should become part of your medical record as it could affect future treatements you need for medical conditions. Your doctors should know about all your prior procedures as it can give good insight into future surgical procedures and choices of needed procedures, .
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Dr. Kenneth Lee
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Dr. John Di Saia
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe...

If your primary care doctor knows about it, it might become part of your medical record.

In brief: Maybe...

If your primary care doctor knows about it, it might become part of your medical record.
Dr. John Di Saia
Dr. John Di Saia
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Incomplete question

Your medical records are supposed to be private access must authorized by you.

In brief: Incomplete question

Your medical records are supposed to be private access must authorized by you.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Robert Brueck
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Plastic surgery and

If you give this info to your doctor and they record it it becomes part of your medical record and may with your consent be viewed by others.
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In brief: Plastic surgery and

If you give this info to your doctor and they record it it becomes part of your medical record and may with your consent be viewed by others.
www.beautybybrueck.com.
Dr. Robert Brueck
Dr. Robert Brueck
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Dr. Jason Lichten
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Privacy

Your medical history should be kept private.
That said, it is important to share all your medical history, including previous plastic surgery, with any physician who is treating you so they have the full information to be able to treat you. You should feel comfortable that your doctors will not judge you based on what medical information you give them.

In brief: Privacy

Your medical history should be kept private.
That said, it is important to share all your medical history, including previous plastic surgery, with any physician who is treating you so they have the full information to be able to treat you. You should feel comfortable that your doctors will not judge you based on what medical information you give them.
Dr. Jason Lichten
Dr. Jason Lichten
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: If stated

You regular medical doctor will not know about plastic surgery unless you tell him/her.

In brief: If stated

You regular medical doctor will not know about plastic surgery unless you tell him/her.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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