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Lawsuit alleges cosmetic surgeon violated health codes

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

A former employee alleges that a New York City cosmetic surgeon failed to disinfect surgical instruments properly, reused sutures and flushed fat from liposuction procedures down the toilet. The lawsuit also alleges that the cosmetic surgeon allowed unlicensed staff to perform liposuction and dispensed painkillers without writing prescriptions for them. The cosmetic surgeon says the allegations are false. Daily News (New York) (09/17)


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Plastic surgeon and raccoon attack victim featured on TV news show

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Sep 16, 2014

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Physicians are the CEO of their practice

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Study raises concerns about Botox use in very young adults

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

New hydrocodone rule makes refills more difficult for patients

Plastic Surgery SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Plastic surgery can boost self-esteem but is no cure-all

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Executives hope plastic surgery will give them an edge

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Report: EHRs appear to contribute to physician stress

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