The International Board of Cosmetic Surgery is a nonprofit corporation. Purposes of the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery include:
The Goals of the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery are:
History, Evolution and Philosophy
The International Board of Cosmetic Surgery was formed in 2003 as a nonprofit organisation for the purpose of holding examinations to test the knowledge of cosmetic surgeons.
The members of the Board of Trustees of the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery are selected from internationally experienced cosmetic surgeons dedicated to teaching and maintaining a high quality of patient care in cosmetic surgery.
The Board examinations that have been given were in:
Board examinations are planned in:
Specialty of Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery is a specialty dedicated to the elective enhancement of human appearance.
The International Board of Cosmetic Surgery defines cosmetic surgery specialty as the knowledge and expertise related to the diagnosis, surgery, preoperative management, and prevention and management of complications related to the practice of cosmetic surgery.
Responsibilities of Diplomats
Becoming a Diplomat of the European & International Board of Cosmetic Surgery is a significant professional achievement and honour. Diplomats must strive to represent the high ethical and moral standards of the European & International Board of Cosmetic Surgery and to support the Board activities for the advancement of the specialty of cosmetic surgery.
Diplomats agree to adhere to the European & International Board of Cosmetic Surgery regarding ethical practice of cosmetic surgery, including advertising and representations to the public and to practice the highest standard of patient care and safety at all times.
Credentialing and Registration
A Credentialing Committee shall be appointed by the President of the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery consisting of at least two members of the Board of Trustees.
The Credentialing Committee shall review all applications and approve qualified Applicants who have satisfied the credentialing requirements for taking the Board Examination.
The International Board of Cosmetic Surgery shall maintain a Register, in its main office in the United Kingdom, of all physicians who have passed the Board examination in General Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery, or Body Contouring Surgery.
The Register name(s) will be available to any person or entity through a written request.
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