Day: October 27, 2021

The Sydney Morning Herald Article on Laws against Rogue Cosmetic Surgeons have Waited Three Years

Dr Robert Sheen, a specialist plastic surgeon and president of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, said short of protecting the title of cosmetic surgeon, practitioners should be forced to tell patients what is their exact medical registration. “If the cosmetic surgeon was forced to disclose, for example, that they have general registration with …

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ABC’s The Drum on Cosmetic Surgery Titling

By Dr Naveen Somia “Surgeon title transparency is the key to patient safety, The title ‘cosmetic surgeon’ is not an AHPRA approved title for a Registered Surgeon in Australia. While Registered Specialist surgeons use their officially allocated surgical title that is an accurate reflection of their registration and specialisation, the use of the title ‘cosmetic …

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