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  Why Plastic Surgeon

The training of plastic surgery in Hong Kong is stringent and comprehensive. It consists of two years of fundamental surgical training and followed by four years of professional clinical training.

The scope of training consist of:
1. Congenital defects of the head & neck including clefts of lips and palate
2. Neoplasm of head and neck
3. Facial trauma
4. Aesthetic surgery of head and neck, trunk & extremities
5. Plastic surgery of the breast
6. Plastic surgery of the hand, upper & lower extremities
7. Plastic surgery of congenital & acquired defects of the trunk & genitalia
8. Burn management, acute & reconstructive
9. Reconstruction by flaps & grafts
10. Plastic surgery of benign & malignant lesions of the skin & soft tissue

Upon completion of the training, doctor must pass the professional examination before they can be registered as plastic surgeon. As there are renowned oversea examiner presence in the examination as independent assessor. The examination is of the same standard as those in other advanced countries like USA and Europe. After becoming a plastic surgeon, doctor must keep abreast of the latest development in the profession through continue medical education.

All Plastic surgeons in Hong Kong should be the fellows of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and the fellows of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong in the Specialty of Plastic Surgery. Plastic surgeons know the best interest of their patients and can perform operation safely with best outcome. There are no qualifications such as cosmetic surgeon or aesthetic surgeon in HK. Doctor who claims himself as cosmetic surgeon or aesthetic surgeon is illegal.