Denver Ophthalmologist Dr. Michael McCracken Initiated into American College of Surgeons
As a Fellow of the ACS, Dr. McCracken meets stringent requirements for professional proficiency and ethics.
Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) December 7, 2010
Dr. Michael McCracken, a leading Denver-area ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon, was named a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during convocation ceremonies at the College’s 96th annual Clinical Congress in Washington, DC, last month.
Dr. McCracken is the Director of the McCracken Eye & Face Institute, located in Parker, Colorado. The McCracken Eye and Face Institute offers a full range of reconstructive and cosmetic services for the eyes, eyelids, eyebrows, tear ducts, eye sockets and face. Dr. McCracken also treats eyelid tumors and eye disorders, such as thyroid eye disease.
Dr. McCracken received a medical doctorate degree in 1997 from Wayne State University and attained board certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2002. Dr. McCracken holds membership in numerous other professional societies, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and The BOTOX® and Juvéderm® National Education Faculty. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Chicago Health Services Center.
By meeting the ACS’s stringent membership requirements, Fellows of the College have earned the distinguished right to use the designation “FACS” (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after their names. An applicant for Fellowship must be a graduate of an approved medical school; must have completed advanced training in one of the 14 surgical specialties recognized by the College; must possess certification by an American surgical specialty board or appropriate certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; and must have been in practice in the same geographic location for at least one year at the time of application. Before admission into Fellowship, the surgeon must further demonstrate ethical fitness and professional proficiency, and his or her acceptance as a Fellow of the College must be approved by three-fourths of its Board of Regents.
About the McCracken Eye and Face Institute
With offices located in Parker and Lafayette, the McCracken Eye and Face Institute provides comprehensive eye care in Colorado, including treatment to correct a range of functional problems from droopy eyelids and eyelid tumor reconstruction to thyroid eye disease and orbital fractures. The McCracken Eye and Face Institute also offers both surgical and non-surgical facial cosmetic services, including eyelid surgery, forehead lift, dermal fillers and laser resurfacing. The Lafayette office is located at 1120 W. South Boulder Road. The Parker office is located at 11960 Lioness Way. For further information, or to make an appointment, call 720-851-6600 or visit http://www.mccrackenmd.com.
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