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Why you won’t see my name on a billboard.
08 Jan 2020

Why you won’t see my name on a billboard.

Billboards are a great American tradition, but they are definitely not my favorite aesthetic addition to our great landscape. Physician advertising, in general, is problematic for medical care and is why, for ethical reasons, used to be against the law. On one hand, patients can be informed about products, procedures, and providers this way. On the other hand, advertising tends to be intrinsically misleading by...

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CHOOSING A PLASTIC SURGEON
28 May 2014

CHOOSING A PLASTIC SURGEON

Finding a good plastic surgeon is much more difficult than choosing a name from a list!  Whether it’s a billboard or a television program – beware of advertising and check credentials! A “board certified cosmetic surgeon” may have had no surgical education whatsoever. Most patients are surprised to find out that any licensed physician, even if they have not completed a surgical residency or board certification, can legally...

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