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How does a physician become a plastic surgeon?

Training to become a plastic surgeon is a difficult task. To become board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery a physician must complete a specialized post-graduate training course of five to seven years. Background training usually includes a thorough grounding in general surgery however, a background in ENT or orthopedics may be acceptable. …

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What is Plastic Surgery?

Plastic surgery is a surgical sub-specialty that deals with the healing and restoration of patients with injury, disfigurement or scarring resulting from trauma, disease or congenital defects. It includes aesthetic or cosmetic surgery to correct or rejuvenate facial and bodily features not pleasing to the patient. Derived from Greek, the word plastic means molding or …

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Breast Scar Revision Study

Are you unsatisfied with your breast scars? A medical research study is underway to evaluate an investigational medication to treat unsatisfactory scars from previous breast reduction, or breast lift surgery. You may qualify to participate in this research study if you: Are 18-55 years of age Have unsatisfactory breast scars that you would like to …

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Dr. Jewell was quoted in the New York Times this week.

Dr. Jewell was quoted in the New York Times this week in an article regarding Sculptra and other fillers. He was asked to comment because he is the organizer and Chair of the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety. The mission of the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety is to provide the public with unbiased and …

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We are Moving

We are packing our boxes and preparing for the big move to The TEN. We are continuing to see patients at our current site at 630 E 13 th Ave. until July 1st. We are excited to share this beautiful new state of the art Plastic Surgery Center and Medical Spa with our current patients …

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