The types of doctors who most commonly perform cosmetic surgery include:
Any licensed medical doctor can legally perform cosmetic surgery, but the levels of training and experience in cosmetic surgery vary widely. Some procedures are less complicated and require less training to learn and practice safely. Consult the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, or the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for a list of doctors in your area who have been trained in and are qualified to perform cosmetic surgery.
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