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Selecting your Plastic Surgeon

Choosing to undergo plastic surgery is a major decision, and the plastic surgeon you ultimately select will have a significant impact on your final results. Dr. Neil J. Zemmel recommends prospective candidates carefully research their options before making a selection. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Zemmel uses his expertise along with the latest techniques and technology to provide his patients with high quality medical care. Personalized consultations also give patients the opportunity to carefully explain their cosmetic concerns and goals, allowing Dr. Zemmel to fully customize each body rejuvenation procedure.

Dr. Zemmel is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and Richmond Aesthetic Surgery is a fully-accredited surgical facility.

What is a board-certified plastic surgeon?

Not all plastic surgeons are equally trained. Doctors who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery complete at least three years of general surgery training and two years of specialized plastic surgery training. By choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon, patients can help ensure they are receiving quality care by a well-credentialed professional. Doctors who refer to themselves as “board-certified cosmetic surgeons” do not necessarily have this same training. Some dermatologists and ENTs perform plastic surgery procedures under this classification, so patients should spend some time carefully researching each doctor’s educational background, training, areas of expertise, and history of success. In addition, resources such as patient testimonials or photo galleries can serve as helpful tools when making your final decision.

Our team upholds the highest standards of care, as patient safety and comfort are always the top priorities. Choosing a surgeon who has the knowledge, experience, and technology to achieve your body rejuvenation goals can be essential for attaining beautiful, natural-looking results. To learn more about our plastic surgeon and practice, please contact us today.

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