Questions to Ask When Choosing a Surgeon for Cosmetic Surgery
USA Today recently reported on a woman who died after having liposuction performed by a doctor who isn’t board certified in any medical specialty, bringing up questions about what qualifications a surgeon should have to perform cosmetic surgery procedures.
It is important to research your doctor before undergoing any cosmetic procedure. Here is a checklist of Dr. Mandell-Brown’s qualifications:
|Is Dr. Mandell-Brown a board certified plastic surgeon?||Yes. He is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS).|
|Does Dr. Mandell-Brown utilize a full-time anesthetist or anesthesiologist?||Yes.|
|Is the Mandell-Brown Plastic Surgery Center a fully accredited surgical facility?||Yes, through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).|
|Does Dr. Mandell-Brown have hospital privileges to perform facial and body plastic surgery?||Yes.|
Learn more about choosing a surgeon for cosmetic surgery.