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About "The District"
The creation of Washington, D.C., "the District," or "D.C." was approved by the United States Congress on July 16, 1790.
Washtington, D.C.d is not a state nor is it part of any U.S. state.
Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States.
We do not promote plastic surgery.
We do promote safe and informed decisions about cosmetic surgery.
We work to provide the best research tools and resources:
- city lists of experienced ABPS surgeons near you
- general information on the top ten & other most popular plastic surgical procedures.
Make Informed Plastic Surgery Decisions
Find links to general information about aesthetic trends, facility accreditation, costs, surgeon fees and more.
What is a Washington D.C. "Board Certified Plastic Surgeon"?
When we say "board-certified" we mean board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. (ABPS).
Credentials of a Plastic Surgeon
Research plastic surgeons at abplsurg.org.
The ABPS is one of 24 boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
The ABMS is a a not-for-profit organization which assists 24 approved medical specialty boards in the development and use of standards in the ongoing evaluation and certification of physicians. The ABMS believes higher standards for physicians means better care for patients.
Research board-certification because certification matters: ABMS.org
Contact the Medical Board / Board of Medical Examiners / Medicine.
Verify any surgeon's medical license and board-certification.
Research malpractice lawsuits, disciplinary actions, etc.
Washington D.C. Board of Medicine