How to pick your Plastic Surgeon

Are you looking for a Plastic Surgeon in Manchester ? Or maybe a Plastic Surgeon in Liverpool?

Mr Ahmed Abd El Gawad has over 20 years experience. He works for the NHS as well as seeing private patients. He offers cosmetic surgery in Liverpool and Manchester. He also has clinics in Bolton and Newton-Le-Willows.

Mr El Gawad has a particular interest in the following: Cosmetic facial surgery: Body contouring after considerable weight loss and all aspects of breast surgery procedures.

Ok, so you have decided that you want to have Cosmetic Surgery. Now what do you look for, when trying to pick your surgeon?

Picking your surgeon

At a minimum, it is vital that you look for a plastic surgeon  with board certification by accredited governing bodies. Mr El Gawad is entered on the General Medical Council specialist register. He is a full member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic surgeons (BAAPS).  As well as  the British Association of Plastic surgeons.  In addition Mr El Gawad is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSEd). Finally he a member of the European Board of Plastic Surgery (EBOPRAS).

What else should you look for; when trying to find a Plastic Surgeon in Liverpool, Manchester or nearby? It’s advisable that you choose a surgeon that has the relevant experience. Ask whether he can demonstrate real life results of what they have achieved in the past?  For example; if searching for ‘Liposuction in Manchester’ – Mr El Gawad has a huge portfolio of before and after photos of previous patients. These  are available to anyone looking to have future surgery. This is in addition to 100’s of honest written reviews and accounts from previous patients. These are available online for anyone to see.

It’s vitally important, when considering surgery, that you check the facilities available to the surgeon. Mr El Gawad demands an exceptional healthcare experience for all his patients. He therefore uses top class, state of the art facilities at all times. His approach to safety is always a top priority.  He therefore meets strict and thorough patient safety standards at all times.

When searching for a plastic surgeon, what else do you look for? It is advisable that you look for a surgeon; who has an belief in ongoing training and education,  regardless of their experience within the field.  Mr El Gawad is classed as an expert. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. Further to this he has been nominated as a reviewer for a variety of international journals. Here he evaluates and selects outstanding research; from within his field of expertise. Yet Mr El Gawad believes that on-going education is paramount. He therefore attends regular training. This is to make sure he stays at the top of his game.

What other things should you consider? Look at the quality of the consultation. Do you feel that your needs have been listened too? Do you feel that it is ok for to take your time (before you make the decision to go ahead with surgery)? Do you feel that you can ask as many questions as you need too? If you feel uneasy at any stage of the consultation; simply walk away and find someone else. Cosmetic surgery is life changing. Therefore considerable thought and research should be put into your decision. This includes choosing the plastic surgeon who you will ultimately decide to put your trust in.