Selecting a surgeon to perform any type of cosmetic surgery on your face and neck can be a very daunting process. Fortunately, there is an important selection criteria that is already available to you – the surgeon should be board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS). Why? This is an elite group of surgeons, which specialize in the face and neck area. Only surgeons who meet the following stringent criteria can qualify for ABFPRS certification:
Why is this so important to patients? Because you want a surgeon who specializes in the face and neck, not a surgeon who prefers to do hand surgery or breast surgery. In addition to being ABFPRS board-certified, Houston facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Russell Kridel is also a Board Examiner. Because of his expertise and reputation, he is one of a handful of facial plastic surgeons that has been selected to actually give the board examination to surgeons applying for certification. Dr. Kridel is also a Fellowship Director for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) Fellowship Program. Dr. Kridel’s fellowship program is one of just 45 sanctioned programs across the United States and Canada and one of only two programs in Texas. He has received the highest honors for his surgical expertise in facial plastic surgery by his peers. Needless to say, your face and neck will be in great hands with Dr. Kridel. -
-- Kirin, Facial Plastic Surgery Associates, Houston
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