Can someone please explain the difference between a board certified plastic surgeon and a double board certified plastic surgeon. Both are in the american board of plastic surgery.
Whats the Difference Between Board Certified and Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon?
Doctor Answers 1
Some surgeons like to impress people thinking that if one board is good two are twice as better. The truth is the second board certification often refers to a field of study before plastic surgery ( i.e. ENT, orthopedics, oral surgery, urology, or general surgery). There is only one board of plastic surgery. That is the most important one when considering a plastic surgeon.