Plastic Surgery FAQs
What’s the difference between a Plastic Surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon?
A Plastic Surgeon is not only certified in cosmetic surgery, but also in reconstructive surgery, head and neck surgery and hand surgery.
Do you have to be Board Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgeons® to practice plastic surgery in Michigan?
No, if you are licensed to practice medicine in Michigan, you can practice any type of medicine including plastic surgery.
Does that mean my ophthalmologist can do a tummy tuck?
What are good ways to find a plastic surgeon?
Contact The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® at 1-888-475-2784 or go to PlasticSurgery.org for a complete listing. Find out the name of the Board that certified a given physician.
Is it important that my plastic surgeon have hospital access?
Yes, you need to make sure your plastic surgeon is affiliated with a hospital. Dr. Mark, MD is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, on staff at Crittenton Hospital & Beaumont Hospital, Troy. It’s good to know that you have a choice of where you want your procedure done. If hospital services are necessary, you don’t need to receive your care from someone you’ve never met.