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Trouble Getting Deposit Back from Cosmetic Surgeon Who Isn't Qualified, What Should I Do?

In March I was scheduled for a tummy tuck with a cosmetic surgeon (I was told by him that a cosmetic surgeon was just as qualified as a plastic... READ MORE

Help! Just Found out my ''plastic Surgeon'' is Not Board Certified

I already put down $1,000 & I have my surgery scheduled. I've been thinking about a tummy tuck for a couple years,& visited this same... READ MORE

Anthem BCBS Approved My TT Surgery. How Do I Find a Surgeon?

I have just been approved for a Surgical Code 15830 Panniculectomy, BCBS approved the surgery very quickly.I understand that a Complete Abdominoplasty... READ MORE

Paid for and Scheduled TT & Lipo & Just Figured out That my PS is Not Certified by ABPS - Should I Be Worried?

After 3 consults, I chose this doctor because he was more hands on & concerned with all of the results I'm seeking, plus he gave me... READ MORE

Physician Not Yet Board Certified. Is That Acceptable?

Thank you so much! I do have another question- my physician graduated in 2005 and completed his residency in 2011. He is not set to take his boards... READ MORE

How Important is It That the Doctor I Met with is Not Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?

Also, his brochures and website claim he's a member of the AMA but when I researched him, he's not a member. I know cost should be way down on the... READ MORE

TT with Lipo: Is it possible for a plastic surgeon in the DR to be a board certified member with ASPS? (Photos)

If so, would that mean surgery with that doctor be just as safe as having it done in the us..please explain in depth as iam in decision phase of... READ MORE

What Would Be the Best Option for my Stomach? Also, Do You Advise Against Going to Non-certified Plastic Surgeons? (photo)

I lost from 250lbs to 160lbs, and this is what I am left with.My weight loss occurred about 8 years ago, and regardless of exercise or diet, these... READ MORE

How much experience is enough for a tummy tuck/mommy makeover?

I interviewed 4 board certified plastic surgeons and after my consultations, I think I know who I would like to select but his limited experience is... READ MORE

Board Certification requirements to perform Tummy Tuck?

Does a physician need to be Certified from American Board of Plastic Surgery or is a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery ok? I am... READ MORE

33, 5'3, 130lbs, 4 kids all via c-section: Having a hysterectomy & I'd like to get a tummy tuck & lipo at the same time (Photo)

My obgyn recommend me to a plastic surgeon but he is just board elegible ( he just finished his plastic surgery residency a year ago) . I'm wondering... READ MORE

my doctor works in a hospital but is not board certified, should cancel?

My doctor is not certified by the American Board of Medicine or at least I don't think? They called me today for a hernia repair surgery paid for by... READ MORE

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