Rhinoplasty Surgeon Serving the Charlotte area since 1988
Do your rhinoplasty surgeon research
When choosing a surgeon, it is so important to do your research. Many patients do not realize there is a difference between Facial Plastic Surgeons (experts in the Head and Neck) and General Plastic Surgeons (experts in the body). Researching reputable facilities and surgeons credentials is a must. You can also ask to speak with previous patients to hear about their experience.
The ABPS and the ABFPS are two certifications to look for. However, board certification alone does not provide assurance the doctor is an expert at rhinoplasty. This operation requires lots of experience. See the doctors before and after photos of HIS or HER own patients. Some doctors may allow you to speak to some of their patients.
Look for a rhinoplasty surgeon with track record
Search for a surgeon who has completed an additional fellowship or residency in facial plastic surgery and is board certified by the Medical Board of Facial Plastic Surgeons. You want to look for a surgeon who has performed thousands of rhinoplasty surgeries and has demonstrated in their office a before and after photo gallery or on their web site.
It is important to make sure that your surgery will take place in a center that is certified by one of the main accrediting agencies, such as Medicare, and that a board certified physician anesthesiologist will be in your attendance during your anesthesia.
It is also important that the patient has realistic expectations going in to this type of surgery. Choose a surgeon who has had advanced training in rhinoplasty. Not all surgeons were well trained in rhinoplasty. You should ask your surgeon specifically about this.
How polite is the surgeon?
While the surgeon’s skills are most important, you want to have a surgeon who is will be pleasant and polite with you. You want one who will patiently address all of your concern before the procedures, as well as all you needs during and after the operation. Food for thought: if the surgeon does not have the patience to explain things to you, then maybe that’s not the right one for you.
Double board certified Rhinoplasty Surgeon in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Sean Freeman, a facial plastic surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina since 1988, is one of the few double board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons who specialize in facial aesthetic surgery throughout the Southeast. He is regarded as Charlotte’s most experienced rhinoplasty surgeon. His inquisitive nature, specialization in facial plastic surgery, and experience allow him to continue to contribute to the knowledge in his chosen field. In choosing Dr. Freeman for your facial aesthetic surgery, you can be sure you are choosing a surgeon who will select a safe, modern approach to reaching your goals.