O.K. to Question Your Surgeon
By Dr. Sutton Graham on January 10, 2008
Since the unfortunate death of Kanye West's mother, the media is catching on. We have advised patients to ask about cosmetic surgeon credentials and experience for a long time. The Wall Street Journal (Jan 9, 2008) ran an article "Learning to Ask Tough Questions Of Your Surgeon," emphasizing the American College of Surgeon's new patient's guidebook. (http://www.facs.org/)
In plastic surgery you can confirm board certification through http://www.abms.org/ (the American Board of Medical Specialties). We are happy to discuss our experience with patients. Just ask.
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