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Is "Board Certification" the Same Thing for ABMS Vs ABPS?

There is a on-going argument in my city between physicians who are certified in another field (ENT)through ABMS and physicians who are certified by... READ MORE

Does a Plastic Surgeon Have to Be Board Certified?

I recently went in for a consult with a surgeon regarding brazillian butt augmentation and breast implants and the pictures of before and after seem... READ MORE

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery vs American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

What exactly are the differences in being Board Certified and having memberships in the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery AND/OR the... READ MORE

How Can I Check a Doctor's Certification?

After reading all this I wanted to do a check on the surgeon I used 6 weeks ago in Seattle, but I can not find the surgeon who did my LSL on any... READ MORE

Difference Between ABPS and ABFPRS Board Certification?

What is the difference between being board certified with ABPS and ABFPRS? Is one more prestigous than another, or does the other require more... READ MORE

What is the American Board of Plastic Surgery?

A lot of doctors on realself are saying to go to a plastic surgeon nwho has a certification from the american board of plastic surgery. excuse the... READ MORE

Why Isn't the ABFPRS Recognized by ABMS?

Why isn’t the American Board of Facial Plastic and ReconstructiveSurgery (ABFPRS) recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)?... READ MORE

Why Wouldn't a Surgeon Get Board-certified in Plastic Surgery?

I was researching the docs from E's Dr. 90210, and the lead guy Dr. Roberto Rey does not seem to be board-certified. I read his entire resume and... READ MORE

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery - Does This Mean Board Certification?

A Doctor Who is a Board Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Does That Means He is a Certified Plastic Surgeon? READ MORE

Is Being a Fellow of The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery a Good Credential?

Would this distinction along with his dermatolgy credentials make my dermatolgist acceptable for performing procedures such as Sculptra injections and... READ MORE

Could You Tell Me if a Doctor Who is a Board Certified Surgeon the Same Thing As Being Board Certified in Plastic Surgery?

I found a Dr who I like, but when I look him up he is not certified in Plastic Surgery only surgery. Is that the same thing? READ MORE

Why Do You Think a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon is Better Than a Non-board Certified Plastic Surgeon?

I went to a board certified plastic surgeon and the reults were deformed breasts. Dr. Reye from 90210 is not board certified(as far as I know) and he... READ MORE

What Do I Say To My Friends Whose PS is Not Board Certified? I Think She's Making a Mistake.

This is a bad thing right? She is very Happy that her surgery is the cheapest in town, but I'm sure thats the reason. She doesn't think that... READ MORE

Whats the Difference Between Board Certified and Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon?

Can someone please explain the difference between a board certified plastic surgeon and a double board certified plastic surgeon. Both are in the... READ MORE

What Does a Doctor Have to Do to Become Board Certified?

What Does a Doctor Have to Do to Become Board Certified? READ MORE

Real Self Doctors Often Say: Find a Board Certified Surgeon. What Board Are You Refering To?

There are many Boards and doctors practicing plastic and cosmetic surgery are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the... READ MORE

How to Find out if Your Plastic Surgeon is Board Certified?

There are so many different boards, how do I know which one to check my surgeon under? People say to check the American Board of Plastic Surgery for... READ MORE

Board Certified Surgeons?

I want to know how can I check if a surgeon is board certified? What sources can I use to find out if a surgeon is legit? READ MORE

Plastic Surgeon Isn't Board Certified. Is This a Red Flag?

The plastic surgeon has 15years of expierence, special plastic surgery training at Harvard and UCLA, but is not board certified - does it means any... READ MORE

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