Is it weird to get consultations with other plastic surgeons at the same practice?
North Carolina, NC
6 months ago
Going out of town for surgery not an option. Not many plastic surgeons do calf implants. I've seen 2 PS's. 1st is very well known w/ lots of experience but very expensive. 2nd has 4 yrs exp and used to work for 1st surgeon, but is now at diff practice. Feel most comfortable going to 1st, but not sure I can afford him. He works w/ 2 other PS's (partner w/ 7 yrs exp and an associate w/ 4 yrs exp). Would other 2 PS's prices be less than 1st considering exp and is it weird to get consultations with other plastic surgeons at the same practice?
Doctor Answers 1
Calf implants - can I consult two surgeons in the same practice?
Thank you for asking about your calf implants.
- You need to ask the practice manager if you can consult two surgeons at the same practice.
- It may not be allowed.
- Be sure that the two other surgeons at the same practice as your first choice surgeon may plenty of calf implant experience.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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