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Dr. Bob Basu Receives RealSelf Award for Online Commitment to Patients

April 16, 2013

Houston Plastic Surgeon receives distinction for dedication to ongoing patient education on RealSelf

HOUSTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Dr. Bob Basu, board certified plastic surgeon and founder and director of Basu Plastic Surgery (http://www.basuplasticsurgery.com) and The Institute for Advanced Breast Reconstruction has been named one of 100 doctors to be included in the RealSelf 100. Dr. Basu was selected from more than 5,000 board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and cosmetic providers in the nation. The award from RealSelf.com, the world’s largest consumer source for cosmetic surgery information is granted to Dr. Basu for his commitment to ensuring millions of consumers make informed decisions about cosmetic procedures.

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Dr. Basu has been helping patients in the greater Houston area for over 10 years, serving cosmetic surgery patients with a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures. His practice focuses on patient satisfaction, believing that surgery candidates need a comprehensive understanding of their options to make confident decisions. His clinical focus includes cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgeries, cosmetic body contouring including mommy makeovers and body contouring after weight loss, and both surgical and non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures.

Through participation on RealSelf, Dr. Basu is helping prospective patients make confident decisions about cosmetic procedures they are researching. Dr. Basu has been reviewed by more than 50 patients on RealSelf.com and maintains the number one rank of all board certified plastic surgeons in the entire Houston metropolitan region.

“Our Top Doctors are at the forefront of change in terms of how patients and physicians interact,” commented RealSelf CEO Tom Seery. “The amount of expertise and time they dedicate to the RealSelf community is unbelievable and, as a result, they have patients walking into their office with a level of trust already established. We hear anecdote after anecdote about patients feeling like they know their doctor because of interactions that began on RealSelf.”

“Realself.com is an invaluable free resource for men and women wanting to learn about cosmetic procedures from board certified plastic surgeons and other patients who have undergone those procedure(s),” said Dr. Basu. “Real answers from real plastic surgeons with reviews from real patients: when combined, they create the lasting value found in using Realself.com. I love talking to RealSelf-referred patients, because well-educated patients are more confident about what can be done to safely achieve their goals.”

For more information on Dr. Basu, please visit http://www.basuplasticsugery.com, and for the full list of RealSelf 100 Award winners, visit www.realself.com/in-the-news.

About Dr. Bob Basu

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Bob Basu has been recognized as an HTexas Magazine Top Doc in Plastic Surgery and Top Doc for Women for the past several years. He is a national leader in the field serving on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Recognized for his expertise in patient safety in plastic surgery, he also serves as the Chair of the ever-so-important Patient Safety Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Locally, he is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at North Cypress Medical Center. Given his vast experience with breast augmentations, augmentation/lifts, and complex revisional breast implant surgery, Dr. Basu has been recognized as a Black Diamond provider by Allergan puts his practice in the top 1% of breast implant practices in the nation. Learn more at http://www.basuplasticsurgery.com

Media Contact:

Dr. Bob Basu Basu Plastic Surgery, 713-799-2278, drbasu@basuplasticsurgery.com

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