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In October 2016, Dr. Fedok went from President-Elect to President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The Academy is the world’s largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery, representing more than 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.
Running his own innovative and thriving cosmetic surgery practice, Dr. Fedok has earned a number of awards, accolades, and exclusive memberships including Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Directors of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and AAFPRS Surgical Specialty Governor to the American College of Surgeons (2
Instead of watching TV before bed, Paramus, NJ plastic and reconstructive surgeon Jordan P. Farkas, MD, Zwivels.
He also Zwivels before work, at lunch and even on the weekends.
In case you are not familiar with the term, Zwivel is the clever name given to an online platform started by one of Farkas’ partners, Gary Breslow, MD.
Zwivel connects plastic surgeons and prospective patients online before either party commits to an in-office consultation, allowing for back and forth – i.e zwiveling– regarding expectations, cost, downtime and all that goes into planning for a cosmetic procedure.
Zwivel has been a game change for many – including Farkas. “It allows patients the
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Can we talk about Joan Rivers?
Sadly the iconic comedienne passed away at age 81 from complications that occurred during throat surgery. Rivers was placed in a medically induced coma to give her body a chance to heal, but her daughter and co-star Melissa had to make the painful decision to take her mother off of life support this week.
Always full of life, light and laughter (even when the chips were down which they often were for her), Rivers will be mourned and missed by her legions of admirers (myself included). Part of her legacy is and will continue to be her love of all things plastic. Unlike many celebrities who deny that they have ever had any plastic surgery even BOTOX, Rive
After medical school, internships, and fellowships, a physician’s training never stops. And that’s a good thing; how else could doctors keep up with the latest treatments and technologies? Case in point, the five-day conference sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) that took place May 27 to 31, 2014 in New York City.
“This meeting is about bringing people together from six continents to hear over 250 speakers,” said Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS, and program chair of AAFPRS’s 11th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery. During the 200 hours of medical education, topics included “rhinoplasty in a multicultural world