All successful plastic surgery procedures start with educated consumers. As a visitor to the online destination of Edmund Kwan, MD, your search to find an experienced plastic surgeon you can trust in NYC is off to a great start. While the motivations for your procedure may be primarily cosmetic improvement, you are putting your health in the hands of your surgeon and his or her surgical team. It’s critical to select a practice with the right combination of professionals, facilities, technologies, and equipment to safely and skillfully perform your specific procedure. Moreover, a plastic surgeon you can trust will listen to you, and discuss options that fit your personal preferences, goals, and budget.
As a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Edmund Kwan has met rigorous standards for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery – the only organization recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify plastic surgeons. Partly, to become a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Kwan completed:
This depth of training and experience makes board-certified surgeons like Dr. Kwan uniquely qualified to perform cosmetic and reconstructive treatments. Such knowledge isn’t allowed to wither on the vine; as a member of the ASPS, Dr. Kwan demonstrates ongoing proficiency by completing continuing medical education each year. You know your procedure is in good hands and that Dr. Kwan is up to date with the latest technologies, techniques, and standards. Dr. Kwan is so fluent in surgical procedures that, as the attending surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital and New Jersey’s Holy Name Medical Center, he teaches residents and medical students, and remains a frequently requested speaker at educational seminars and plastic surgery conferences.
To maintain membership, Edmund Kwan, MD must furthermore perform surgery in an accredited, state-licensed or Medicare-certified facility. Dr. Kwan’s ambulatory surgery facility checks all the right boxes. It is certified by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. AAAASF-certification is considered to be the “gold standard” in ambulatory surgery facility accreditation. To attain this status, the facility has demonstrated compliance with a stringent set of standards, including strict requirements for directors and specialists, and staff credentialing. The center also passed a thorough survey conducted by a qualified AAAASF surveyor, an objective third-party that substantiates the facility is fully equipped to perform plastic surgery procedures.
Like Dr. Kwan himself, the facility is subject to ongoing compliance requirements, including reevaluation through both self- and onsite surveys. Dr. Kwan has safely administered all types of anesthesia, local to general and IV sedation, and successfully performed thousands of surgeries from this state-of-the-art space.
In addition to the peace of mind that comes with an experienced specialist and myriad safeguards, Edmund Kwan, MD sets itself apart from other plastic surgery practices in NYC with:
Dr. Kwan is also adept at striking that balance between enhancing each patient’s one-of-a-kind features while preserving his or her ethnic integrity.
There are so many ways that Edmund Kwan, MD has earned the trust of thousands of patients throughout his more than two decades as a surgeon in NYC. Let us earn your trust. Call [phone1] to book your complimentary consultation at the Manhattan office. If our Flushing and Fort Lee locations are more convenient, call (718) 661 4580 and (201) 947 3636 respectively.