Saturday, March 3, 2012


Plastic surgeons are increasingly called on to help patients who have received cosmetic procedures, including breast augmentation, from practitioners who are not board-certified in plastic surgery. "There is a misconception among consumers that as long as a doctor is certified in a medical field that he or she is qualified to practice plastic surgery," said plastic surgeon Malcolm Z. Roth, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. "This is absolutely wrong, and it is dangerous for patients." Metro (New York) (2/28)