What does Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Mean?

Long beach and Orange county plastic surgeon, Dr. Farbod Esmailian, is a double board certified plastic surgeon. There has been much talk about board certified plastic surgeon and being board certified physician. So what does it mean? What does it take to become board certified? Dr. Esmailian has completed a general surgery training residency and one he completed the residency and training, he completed written examination and once he passed that he went on to take a vigorous oral examination by several general surgeons who are experts in their field. He became a board certified surgeon who is recognized by the American College of Surgeons, ACS. He then went on to complete a plastic surgery residency and then also complete a similar program for his board certification in plastic surgery. Except, it is a lot more difficult to become a board certified plastic surgeon and the oral examination is a lot more scrutinizing. Only a select group are allow to become board certified and then are allowed to become part of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, ASPS. Becoming a board certified plastic surgeons goes beyond being a well trained surgeon and using appropriate surgical techniques, it requires having impeccable morals and ethics. Long Beach plastic surgeon, Dr. Esmailian, encourages that you visit a board certified plastic surgeon to review your options and discuss your plastic surgery needs. Dr. Esmailian offers complimentary consultations and meets with each patient individually to answer any questions that they have. You may contact the office at 562.655.8071 or fill out our contact form.


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