Dr. Vincent Lepore Honored with RealSelf 100 Award
San Jose Plastic Surgeon Recognized as Top Social Media Influencer in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
San Jose, CA. – April 23, 2014 – Local physician Dr. Vincent Lepore is one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of more than 6,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community helping people make confident choices in elective cosmetic procedures. The award is granted to doctors who demonstrate outstanding commitment to patient education and helping millions of consumers get access to reliable, expert information about cosmetic procedures, treatments and aesthetic concerns. We congratulate Dr. Lepore on being awarded this special honor, for the second consecutive year.
Dr. Lepore’s practice, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Associates, is located adjacent to Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, bordering Los Gatos, and Campbell. He specializes in the full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures; including cosmetic facial and breast enhancements, tummy tuck, ‘mommy makeover’ and other combination body contouring procedures, as well as reconstructive breast surgery. Dr. Lepore is a Stanford-trained, Board Certified plastic surgeon, and has been in practice for over 20 years.
About his involvement with RealSelf, Dr. Lepore says; “I enjoy interacting with patients, and sharing information about medical topics with the general public. RealSelf is an excellent resource for providing a convenient and comfortable way for people to increase their knowledge of a procedure they might be researching.”
Dr. Lepore is an expert contributor to RealSelf, and to date has posted more 1,100 answers to questions on RealSelf. Each month people from all over the world ask important aesthetic-related questions. Dr. Lepore also maintains a patient star rating of five out of five stars in RealSelf reviews.
“In 2013, these 100 doctors collectively impacted tens of millions of consumers, with nearly 20% of our total site views centered on helpful answers and information posted by this relatively small group of social influencers,” said Tom Seery, Founder/CEO of RealSelf. “The doctors who spend valuable time to engage at this level know that social media is a powerful tool as they work to build authentic, meaningful brands online, and a connection with patients before they visit the practice.”
Since its founding in 2006, RealSelf has created the world's largest community for learning and sharing information about cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dentistry, and other elective treatments. Dedicated to helping people make suitable and empowered decisions, RealSelf features consumer reviews, Worth It Ratings, pricing information, and thousands of before and after photographs. The site also includes safety information and Q&A with more than 6,000 board-certified doctors.