Staten Island Plastic Surgeons

Speciality: Plastic Surgeon

2777 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306, USA

(718) 987-0300

John W. Decorato, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has been enhancing the appearance of cosmetic surgery patients for more than 16 years. He specializes in a wide range of advanced surgical procedures for the face, body and breasts. Dr. Decorato’s experience, fine-tuned... More
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How to Choose a Staten Island Plastic Surgeon

  1. Conduct Thorough Research: Begin your search by conducting thorough research. Utilize online resources such as search engines, review websites, and social media platforms to identify plastic surgeons practicing in Staten Island.
  2. Verify Board Certification: Board certification is a crucial factor when selecting a plastic surgeon. Look for professionals who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) or equivalent recognized boards.
  3. Evaluate Experience and Expertise: Consider the experience and expertise of the plastic surgeons you are considering. Review their educational background, residency training, fellowships, and the number of years they have been practicing.
  4. Review Before and After Photos: Carefully review a plastic surgeon’s before and after photo gallery to gain insight into their surgical skills and aesthetic approach. Look for patients who have undergone procedures similar to what you desire.
  5. Read Patient Reviews and Testimonials: Read patient reviews and testimonials to gain an understanding of others’ experiences with specific plastic surgeons in Staten Island. Browse reputable websites, online forums, and social media platforms to gather feedback.
  6. Schedule Consultations: Schedule consultations with the plastic surgeons you have shortlisted. Use this opportunity to evaluate their communication style, attentiveness, and willingness to address your concerns. Discuss your goals, expectations, and any specific questions or doubts you may have.
  7. Assess Facility Accreditation: Ensure that the plastic surgeon operates in an accredited surgical facility. Accredited facilities adhere to stringent safety and quality standards, ensuring a sterile environment and state-of-the-art equipment.
  8. Trust Your Instincts: Trust your instincts when making your final decision. Consider the level of comfort and trust you feel with the plastic surgeon. A strong doctor-patient relationship is essential for a positive surgical experience and optimal outcomes. If something feels off or you have reservations, it may be best to explore other options.