How to Pick Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon

Are you considering Fort Lauderdale plastic surgery? Dr. Wigoda has put together a list of the Top 10 questions he advises clients to consider before signing on the dotted line.
Even the most experienced Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeons have complications. As a patient, you want to minimize the chance of having poor plastic surgery results by doing ample research and taking your time to choose the right plastic surgeon for you.
During research for Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeons, many patients find bargains online, which lead them to a surgeon who may not treat them with the best care. The following is a list of questions to ask the surgeon when considering Fort Lauderdale plastic surgery.

  1. Is the Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon a fully trained plastic surgeon or does he claim to be a “cosmetic surgeon”?
  2. Is the plastic surgeon board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  3. Did your Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon attend a plastic surgery residency program?
  4. Is the surgeon a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons?
  5. For how long has the Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon been in practice as a plastic surgeon?
  6. How many procedures has the plastic surgeon performed?
  7. Where is the surgery being performed? Have there been any serious complications at the surgery center?
  8. Who employs the Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeons on staff?
  9. Does your Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon have staff privileges at a local hospital to perform the procedure or is there a transfer agreement?
  10. How many cases does the Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon plan to do on the day of my surgery?

All of the questions above are important to discuss and consider before undergoing surgery.  Plastic surgery is not simple procedure, and many times ‘discount surgeons’ have not been properly trained nor have the time to really sit down with a patient and discuss their needs.

Dr. Wigoda is a Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon with the credentials, experience, and work ethic that it takes to be a great surgeon.  If you are considering Fort Lauderdale plastic surgery Dr. Wigoda invites you to come in for a free consultation to discuss your wants and needs.