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The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a diplomate of The American Board of Plastic Surgery. "The mission of the ABPS is to promote safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification and recertification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists."

The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a diplomate of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. "The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.,® was established in 1986 to improve the quality of medical and surgical treatment available to the public by examining for professional expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. To carry out this mission, the Board has established a mechanism for the education, qualification, training, review, and certification of surgeons specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery."

The American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto)

Dr. Chaffoo is a diplomate of The American Board of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery). "The ABOto ensures that its diplomates have met the ABOto's professional standards of training and knowledge in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery. Diplomates are required to have completed a minimum of five years of surgical residency training in otolaryngology after graduation from medical school, received approval of the training Program Director, and successfully completed a rigorous written and oral examination process administered by the ABOto."

American Board of Dermatology (ABD)

Dr. Stuart is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. "The mission of the ABD is to serve the public interest by promoting excellence in the practice of dermatology through lifelong certification. It is a voluntary, non-profit, private, autonomous organization formed for the primary purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education and qualifications of physicians rendering care in dermatology. The objective of all of its activities is to provide assurance that a diplomate of the Board possesses and maintains the knowledge and skills essential for the provision of superior, specialized care to patients with cutaneous diseases."

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Dr. Chaffoo is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. "The ASPS was established over 75 years ago and is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. ASPS Member Surgeons have more than six years of surgical training and experience, with at least three years specifically in plastic surgery."

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. "The mission of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Inc., is to advance the science, art, and safe practice of aesthetic plastic surgery among qualified plastic surgeons through support and direction of medical education and research, sponsorship of scientific meetings and dissemination of information on current aesthetic surgical techniques; to promote and encourage the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care among aesthetic plastic surgeons; to serve the public interest by providing accurate and timely information regarding aesthetic plastic surgery and promoting patient safety; and to advance the medical profession and assure that aesthetic surgery maintains its proper place within the specialty of plastic surgery."

Smart Beauty Guide

Smart Beauty Guide was created by The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to better help consumers make informed decisions regarding aesthetic plastic surgery and medicine. They offer access to information that will empower visitors to make educated decisions about their beauty and connect them with qualified, board-certified plastic surgeons.

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. "The ACS is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice."

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. "The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the world's largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery. AAFPRS members not only have a precise focus in patient care but they also have had more comprehensive training in facial surgery than any other medical specialty."

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. "The AAO-HNS is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning."

California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)

Dr. Chaffoo is a member of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. "California Society of Plastic Surgeons is an organization of practicing, board-certified plastic surgeons committed to the highest ethical standards." The mission of CSPS is, "...to advance the profession of plastic surgery through continuing educational activities, advise the public, and act as patient advocates, protecting the welfare of the people of California with respect to cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery."

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

Dr. Stuart is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. "The AAD is the largest national professional society for the specialty of dermatology. With a membership of over 16,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States. The Academy is committed to excellence in patient care, medical and public education, research, professionalism and member service and support. Its purposes are to educate dermatologists and the public, and to represent the specialty on issues concerning other professional organizations, the public, industry, and the government. Membership in the AAD includes board certified dermatologists, other dermatologists, and other physicians and health care providers from all over the world who have an interest in the field of dermatology."

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Dr. Stuart is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. "The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the largest specialty organization in the United States exclusively representing dermatologic surgeons who have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of skin throughout every stage of life."

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)

Dr. Stuart is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. "The vision of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is to be the world's preeminent resource for biomedical laser and other energy based technologies research, education and clinical knowledge."

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