Does Board Certification really matter for Breast Augmentation Surgery in Tampa

Breast-AugmentationIt seems like there is a health care provider on every corner these days, offering Breast Augmentation Surgery.  But that does not mean they are all qualified to perform your surgery.  Many doctors are board certified, but they don’t always advertise WHAT they are board certified in.  Don’t be misled. Be informed about your care.

When considering Breast Augmentation in Tampa, there is no substitute for a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who is also an ASPS Member Surgeon. Members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  Members have at least 6 years of training and experience in surgery, with a minimum of 3 of those years specifically in plastic surgery.  They operate only at fully accredited surgical facilities.  Members are also required to follow a strict code of ethics and complete continuing medical education requirements that include patient safety standards.

To research your physician’s board certification, the best way is to visit American Board of Medical Specialties’ (ABPS) website. The AMBS is the only board recognized by the American Medical Association to certify physicians in over 24 medical specialties.  The ABMS is recognized as the “gold standard” in physician certification, assisting each of the 24 specialties in the development of standards in evaluating and certifying physicians.  Their belief is that higher standards for Board certified Plastic Surgeons and other specialties equates to better care for you, the patient.

It is important to seek treatment for your Breast Augmentation Surgery from a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has the experience and skill required to provide the excellent and safe care that you deserve.  After researching for your Plastic Surgeon, scheduling a cosmetic consultation with them is the next step.  Talk to them about your concerns and desired results.  Ask them about their experience with Breast Augmentation and treatment of any potential complications associated with the surgery.  Will they be available for your postoperative care after surgery?  Do they have an extensive portfolio of before-and-after photos that they can share with you?  And finally, are you comfortable speaking with them and feel they have your interest in mind?

For a personalized approach to Breast Augmentation Consultations in Tampa, contact a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon like Dr. Isidoros Moraitis at 727-773-9796, who offers over a decade of experience and skill with Breast Augmentation Surgery.

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