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Clinics - Hospitals - Operating Suites - Any Surgical Facility

Is the clinic, surgery center or other surgical facility accredited and safe?

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Surgical Facilities: Check Accreditation

Cosmetic Surgery Safety: Check on both your plastic surgeon and the facility where the surgery will be performed.

Please be certain to check on the facility where your plastic surgery will be performed.
Hospitals, clinics, surgical suites, in-office surgery centers should be accreditated by the proper association.

Check Hospitals:
- American Hospital Directory /
- Telephone: 800-894-8418

Surgical centers should be accredited by:

  • The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery.
    Call the AAAASF: 888-545-5222
  • The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
    Call the AAAHC: Tel: 847-853-6060 / Fax: 847-853-9028
  • The Joint commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    Call JCAHO The Joint Commission on Accreditation:
    - 630-792-5531
    - Fax: 630 792 4531
  • Is your anesthesiologist certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)?
    - Contact the ABA:
    - Phone: 866-999-7501 / Fax: 866-999-7503
  • Check Nurse Anesthetists' Credentials:
    Call: The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) - 847-692-7050
  • Be sure that there are prior arrangements for hospital admittance should complications arise.

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