Other Board Certifications and Specialties

Facial plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, dermatologists, and ophthalmologists can also be board certified and many perform certain plastic surgery procedures. Please read the articles listed below to learn about those board certification requirements and more about how to choose a cosmetic plastic surgeon to suit your needs.

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Requirements

This article lists the requirements for the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Find out more about the ABFPRS.

American Board of Otolaryngology: Requirements

This article lists the requirements for the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Find out more about the ABO.

Other Medical Specialties as Plastic Surgeons

Many dermatologists, ophthalmologists and other doctors perform plastic surgery procedures. The board-certification requirements for some of these specialties are not similar to plastic-surgery-specific board certifications. This article gives you some of the factors and criteria you should consider before selecting a surgeon from another medical specialty.