When exploring plastic surgery options, a potential patient may have many questions concerning the specifics of the procedure they are contemplating along with researching background information on the plastic surgeon they are considering. Below are some links to different resources and organizations that may be of use when one is considering plastic surgery:
www.certificationmatters.org American Board of Medical Specialties: database of Doctors who are board certified to practice in a specific medical specialty (i.e. plastic surgery). Using this website, one is able to look up a Doctor by name to determine if they are board certified in their specialty.
www.BreEZe.ca.gov BreEZe is the online licensing and enforcement system for the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA). Utilizing BreEZe allows the public to do a public license search for Doctors within the state of California.
www.royalcollege.ca The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
The following websites also offer helpful patient and procedure information:
www.plasticsurgery.org American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
www.surgery.org American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)