To achieve the optimal outcome for your surgery you should select a certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who is a fellow of the Australasian College of Surgeons. We can be identified by the letters “FRACS (Plastic & Reconstructive)” after our names.
Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons meet the following strict standards:
Certification by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Completion of a minimum of five years of plastic surgery registrar training under the guidance of and mentoring by senior consultant plastic surgeons.
Graduation from an accredited medical school degree of seven year duration.
Pass comprehensive written and oral examinations, as well as continual assessment of their technical skills and judgement during their five years of training.
Complete a continuing medical education programme that is assessed annually by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Perfrom surgery in accredited surgical facilities and hospitals.
Are allowed to belong to the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons (NZAPS), a collegial body that promotes excellence in plastic surgical care.
Do not be confused by other other cosmetic surgery associations or practitioners who do cannot meet the above mentioned professional standards or achieve outcomes of true certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons.
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