Choosing a Plastic Surgeon in Washington, DC

Three words you never want to hear – bad plastic surgery – have become so common, they’ve commanded their own television program. Unskilled surgeons performing complex aesthetic procedures in unaccredited facilities can’t help but lead to bad outcomes, and it is important to know how to select a Washington, DC plastic surgeon to help avoid an unpleasant experience.

The first thing to look for in a plastic surgeon is board-certification. If your plastic surgeon has not been certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), he is not an actual plastic surgeon and should not be trusted to perform aesthetic or reconstructive procedures. There is no exception to this rule.

In addition to being board-certified, your plastic surgeon should be a member of professional organizations such as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) along with state and local trade associations. These affiliations indicate a dedication to the art and science of face, breast, and body contouring procedures.

Dr. Eric Desman

Washington, DC plastic surgeon Eric Desman is board-certified by the ABPS and a member of the ASPS with over 15 years of providing personalized treatments for men and women throughout the DC area. He welcomes the opportunity to meet with you for a personal consultation to discuss your desires, assess your areas of concern, and help you determine the safest and most effective ways to reach your goals.

To schedule your consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon, please contact the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery today.