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What you need to know before surgery

ASAPS Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Check List

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE SURGERY
From the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)

Check Description How to Check
Board Certification Certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized board that is appropriate to the procedure. American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) certification ensures in-depth plastic surgical training. ABPS: 215.587.9322 or www.abplsurg.org
ABMS: www.abms.org
Hospital Privileges Regardless of where the surgery is to be performed, the surgeon should have privileges to perform the procedure in an acute care hospital. Ask the professional staff office at the hospital to verify staff privileges.
Surgeon’s Experience American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) membership means a surgeon is ABPS-certified and has significant experience in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. ASAPS: 888.272.7711 or www.surgery.org
Surgical Facility Accreditation Facilities should be accredited by a recognized accrediting body, or be state licensed or Medicare-certified. AAAASF: 847.949.6058 or www.aaaasf.org
AAAHC: 847.853.6060 or www.aaahc.org
JCAHO: 630.792.5000 or www.jcaho.org
Check with individual states for license information.
Details of Your Surgery To be discussed before surgery: Your complete medical history including past and current medications; surgical benefits, risks, and alternatives; total cost including surgeon fees, anesthesia, facility and other; surgeon’s policy on revisionary procedures; postsurgical care and typical timeline for resuming work/social activities. Ask your board-certified plastic surgeon.

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Dr. Max Gouverne, MD
Cosmetic Surgery

5642 Esplanade Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Phone (361) 993-2222 Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.