That said, the vast majority of plastic surgeons go through a similar education process, which includes an Internship, Residency, and in some cases involves a “fellowship” for more specialized training.
Finding Top Plastic Surgeons with Special Interests/Expertise
Top-notch cosmetic surgeons (experts) are often referred and known as masters of certain aspects of their field, such as condition, or surgical procedure specialties. All plastic surgeons are trained to practice many different cosmetic surgery procedures, however, the reality is that no one surgeon will master and excel at every condition or surgical procedure in their field. Therefore, it’s key to find top surgeons in certain areas based on particular special interests and/or expertise.
Plastic surgeons master and regularly perform particular surgical procedures in their areas of specialization. Another key finding top-notch plastic surgeons is finding those who are referred by their peers the most for certain surgical procedures, and those who practice those surgical procedures 75% – or more of the time.
Finally, every surgeon has a special interest/expertise in a particular specialization. Therefore, it is also important to find top-notch plastic surgeons based on their special interests or particular / areas of expertise. Typically, plastic surgeons will master and be recognized for certain procedures; usually one of seven types of procedures.
Top Plastic Surgeons Nomination Process
Relevant medical doctor credential information databases and extensive research is essential in finding top-notch cosmetic surgeons. Therefore, now more than ever, innovative methodologies are becoming main-stream to help individuals find top-notch plastic surgeons who have special interests/expertise in certain surgical procedures.
Step 1: Board certified plastic surgeons (only) are randomly selected using owned comprehensive doctor credential information databases and a proprietary system.
Step 2: The proprietary system and software faxes or emails selected plastic surgeons, asking them “If one of your loved ones needed medical attention in your field, which of your peers would you choose?”
Step 3: Emails and faxes contain a user name & password that, allow doctors to login to the database. Doctors then complete form, nominate their peer(s) and submit.
Step 4: The research team receives the doctor nomination data, reviews the data and prepares for the next phase.
Step 5: Those surgeons who are selected by their peers numerous times are then reviewed for proper nationwide licensure status, disciplinary actions, malpractice judgments, and are cross-referenced using 13 owned/leased doctor credential information databases that provide confirmation of doctors’ complete nationwide licensure statuses and relevant credential information.
Step 6: The research team reviews and refines the pool of nominated plastic surgeons, and verifies credentials.
Guide to Top Plastic Surgeons Methodologies
It’s safe to say that there is no requirement or universal agreement, used to research and find America’s Top Plastic Surgeons. However by implementing innovative technologies and solid methodologies to research every physician’s complete profile in conjunction with, extensive survey results proves to be the best alternative.
Years in practice, academic appointments, hospital appointments, fellowship training, membership affiliations, reputation/recognition, awards, professional years of experience, special interest/area of expertise, malpractice judgment(s),disciplinary actions, and board certification status are all important considerations to finding plastic surgeons at the top of their careers.