Within this one-of-a-kind guide for consumers, the authors address many of the key issues concerning plastic surgery, including reasons why an individual has an interest or desire for plastic surgery, how to find, evaluate, and communicate with a credible provider, and what a patient can expect both physically and emotionally. In addition, the authors answer questions about the aesthetic and emotional benefits of plastic surgery and discuss the fulfillment such a procedure can provide.
From patient concerns, to provider’s responsibilities, to the often-overlooked topic of reconstructive surgery, this innovative guide covers the many facets of plastic surgery and is certain to educate and aid people in making key decisions.
About the Author
Dr. Gerber serves as a media spokesperson for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She is an active participant in the American College of Surgeons and other prestigious organizations. Often called upon as a recognized expert in the field, Dr. Gerber has appeared on television, in consumer articles, and as a featured speaker at various conferences and seminars. Named as one of the top cosmetic surgeons in the country by Town and Country magazine, Dr. Gerber specializes in aesthetic surgery of the face and body. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Diane L. Gerber, M.D., has met the highly selected criteria for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is, therefore, qualified to perform plastic surgery on the face, breast, and body. She graduated from Vassar College and received her medical degree from Columbia University. After completing a three-year residency in general surgery and an additional three-year residency specifically in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Northwestern University, Dr. Gerber began her private practice in 1983.
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