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What questions should I ask my plastic surgeon?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Questions that you must ask your surgeon include board certification, years in practice, records of malpractice suits, specialization in the procedure that your are hoping to undergo. You want to ask all the risks and complications, as well as alternative surgical options that you may have for the procedure that you are hoping to undergo. You may ask for recommendations from patients, as well as ask to see countless numbers of before and after photographs of the surgical procedure that you hope to undergo.

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