Posted by: Ann | 2004/01/14

Ref on Dr

Hi, I will be hopefully going for liposuction within the next couple of weeks but would first like to do a reference check on the doctor who will be doing he procedure as I know nothing about him. I would like to know where he studies how long he has been practicing, any law suits, etc - I'm sure there is nothing to worry about as I will be going to a well known clinic but I would feel better knowing for sure. Where can I find this information.
Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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Dear Ann,

The first point of reference is to speak to the doctor's receptionist. She should be able to give you a lot of information. You can also contact the Plastic Surgery Society of South Africa for assistance - the surgeon should be registered with them. Their website address is Also ask your GP or any other doctor whom you trust for an opinion or reference.

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Posted by: Ann | 2004/01/15

CT, cost to be confirmed when I see him at month end but varies between R9-R15k. Depends on how much time they spend on you and also what they do but this quote is for the hip/buttocks area.

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Posted by: mka | 2004/01/15

where r u gonna have this done & how much

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