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How to Choose a Breast Implant Plastic Surgeon You Can Trust?

How to Choose a Breast Implant Plastic Surgeon | HoustonBreast implant cosmetic surgery is a major procedure that should only be performed by a fully trained and experienced surgeon. The skill and expertise of the surgeon will have a key influence on the final outcome of the procedure. Patients should invest dedicated time and effort to choose the right surgeon for their needs.

In addition to considering the professional credentials of the surgeon and their overall practice environment, the patient should also consider her comfort level with the surgeon. If she is able to have a relationship of trust and open communication with the surgeon, it will significantly contribute to the success of the breast implant procedure.

Board certified and prolific plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Fortes provides breast implants to patients in Houston, Texas, Beaumont, Port Arthur, TX, and surrounding locations in this area of the mighty economic powerhouse of Texas.


Professional Accomplishments

The sagacious and focused Dr. Fortes received his board certification from the prestigious American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as from the American Board of Surgery. He has hand one of the most extensive training periods of eight years in surgical residency, including three years of specialization in plastic surgery at Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Fortes has been chosen as one of Houston’s Top Plastic Surgeons by the H Magazine. He is presently a Diplomat of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He is also fluent in Spanish.


Why Choose a Board Certified Surgeon?

The astute and wonderful Dr. Fortes is a board certified plastic surgeon from the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). This is the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. It follows a rigorous selection process to choose only a limited number of surgeons for the certification. An ABPS board certification serves as an assurance for patients that the surgeon would have undergone a certain minimum number of years of training exclusively in plastic surgery.

ABPS board certified plastic surgeons typically invest in best practices and highest standards of care, adopt advanced and innovative surgical techniques and technology, pursue continuing education, and follow the latest safety protocols in order to deliver the most effective outcomes to their patients.  



One of the advantages with breast implant surgery is that it is a highly customizable procedure that can be tailored to meet the unique goals of a patient. This makes it more important to choose a fully trained and experienced surgeon who will take into account the nuances of the patient’s breast anatomy and incorporate her personal aesthetic goals and needs to create a customized surgery plan.

This will ensure that more targeted outcomes can be achieved in a less invasive way, and the patient has to go through reduced risk, discomfort and downtime. Patients of Dr. Fortes feel more satisfied because he is committed to customizing every surgery and ensures highly desirable results using more efficient techniques.

Patients in Houston, Texas, Beaumont, Port Arthur, TX, and other communities and cities in this region of the country have an opportunity to receive breast implant surgery and other cosmetic and reconstructive procedures from experienced and highly successful cosmetic surgeon Dr. Fortes who has a long list of satisfied patients.

For more information about the cosmetic surgery treatments and procedures performed by Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Paul F. Fortes please click here or call 713-489-7996. Serving patients in Houston, Katy, The Woodlands, Beaumont, Port Arthur and other surrounding areas of Texas.

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