Patients risk lives with uncertified surgeons

09/16/2011 | USA Today

Doctors who are not board-certified in plastic surgery are increasingly offering cosmetic procedures that put patient lives at risk. Lax state laws regarding office-based surgery allow doctors to perform procedures after receiving only minimal training, critics say. Many patients aren't aware there is a difference between residency-trained plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons, says Dr. Phil Haeck, president of the ASPS, in this article.

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