Too often patients in search of cosmetic surgery services focus almost exclusively on cost without considering other factors which are equally - if not more - important to the choice of an appropriate surgeon and setting. In order to help you choose the plastic surgeon most suited to your cosmetic surgery needs, THE PITTSBURGH INSTITUTE OF PLASTIC SURGERY has prepared the following checklist. Upon completion of this checklist, we think you'll find that THE PITTSBURGH INSTITUTE OF PLASTIC SURGERY offers the best value in cosmetic surgery.

CONSULTATION Dr. V. Dr. 2 Dr. 3 Dr. 4 SURGERY Dr. V. Dr. 2 Dr. 3 Dr. 4
Initial - free
      Hospital-based operative facility
     
Follow-up - free
      Hospital-affiliated anesthesia team
     
AM/PM appointments
      Free to deserving children
     
PATIENT EDUCATION Dr. V. Dr. 2 Dr. 3 Dr. 4 DR. EDUCATION / TRAINING Dr. V. Dr. 2 Dr. 3 Dr. 4
Toll-free telephone access
      Grad, "top ten" US medical school
     
Procedural brochures/videos
      University-trained general surgeon
     
PIPS-TIPS
      University-trained plastic surgeon
     
Patient-accessible library
      American Board / Plastic Surgery
     
Website
      American Society / Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
     
Comprehensive consultation with Dr.
      30+ years of experience
     
Patient testimonials
      10,000+ patients
     
LOCATION / FACILITY Dr. V. Dr. 2 Dr. 3 Dr. 4 COST Dr. V. Dr. 2 Dr. 3 Dr. 4
Convenient, accessible location
      Most fees quoted by phone
     
Adjacent free parking
      Written cost breakdown
     
Ground floor, ADA compliant
      Multiple surgical procedure discount
     
Private Entrance / Exit
      "Bosom Buddies" discount
     
Residential design / decor
      Free routine follow-up care
     
Confidential interview / exam
      Major credit cards accepted
     
Private restroom
      Patient-friendly financing
     




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Dr. Richard T. Vagley, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, is Medical Director of The Pittsburgh Institute of Plastic Surgery and a Contributing Editor of Outpatient Surgery Magazine.

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