Does anyone know about getting a Tummy Tuck by Plastic Surgeons in Residency?
Should I Get a Tummy Tuck from a Plastic Surgeon in Residency?
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Affordable plastic cosmetic surgery from residents in training
Typcially these are residents in their last year of residency and 6 months from finishing their training and they are under the supervision of their mentors. I would make sure that you are familar with the resident. You can save a tremendous amount of money. however, be aware that it may be impossible to arrange long term follow up when the resident graduates.
Cosmetic Surgery By Residents
It all depends on how much experience the resident has, and whether or not they are mentored/ have an attending physician in the operating room with them. These are the things that you need to address and get answers to. There is a wide variation in residents - some are fantastic and others are just so-so. You really have no way to know. Also, you want to know about follow-up, since that resident will probably be gone in a year. Who will see you then if you have complications, follow-ups, etc.