We continue to try to actively seek ways to proscribe the surgical activities of physicians trained at weekend courses to perform cosmetic surgery. Progress is slow. Many parties have different viewpoints. The Board of Medicine has a laissez faire attitude to the practices carried out in physician’s offices, but they have limited individual physicians after being stimulated to […]
The Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons has been working with the Medical Society of Virginia, MSV, to improve the safety of plastic surgical procedures carried out in an outpatient environment in the State of Virginia. Board certified Plastic Surgeons have standards directed at safety supplied by the American Society of Plastic surgeons as well as […]
On September 9, 2011 USA Today Published this article: Cosmetic surgery gets cheaper, faster, scarier.
On September 9, 2011 USA Today Published this article: Lack of training can be deadly in cosmetic surgery.
The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island, South Carolina on October 20-23, 2011. It will be held in conjunction with the North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons
Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons Media Contact: Kyra Oliver 804.399.6606 firstname.lastname@example.org January 27, 2011 – Richmond, Virginia – Today the Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons (VASPS) announced its initiative to work with the Virginia Board of Medicine to protect patients in Virginia from inadequately trained practitioners performing surgery in outpatient offices. In Virginia, a doctor […]