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Farber Plastic Surgery

December 10, 2014 11:53 ET

Plastic Surgeon Scott T. Farber, MD, Initiated Into American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Boca Raton, FL Plastic Surgeon Scott Farber, MD, Has Become a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2014) - Dr. Scott T. Farber was among 1,640 initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during the Convocation ceremony at the College's 2014 annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco, California last month.

Dr. Scott T. Farber, MD, FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon and a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. A fourth generation surgeon, Dr. Farber completed his undergraduate work at Tufts University and went on to excel in medical school at The George Washington University where he graduated with academic distinction in 2003.

Dr. Farber completed his plastic surgery training at Michigan State University, where he worked with several of the country's most renowned breast surgeons. While in Michigan, he was chief resident and received many distinguished awards. He has distinguished himself in the fields of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery with both his academic achievements and esteemed surgical training. He is currently practicing at Farber Plastic Surgery, his private practice in Boca Raton, FL.

Fellows of the College have earned the distinguished right to use the designation of "FACS" (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after their names. An applicant for Fellowship must fulfill the following stringent membership requirements in order to earn the FACS title:

  • A degree from an approved medical school
  • Completion of basic surgical requirements
  • A valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the country they practice
  • Completion of three years of surgical practice
  • Current hospital appointment
  • Current surgical practice

The surgeon's acceptance as a Fellow of the College must be approved by three-fourths of the Board of Regents.

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has approximately 77,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. This year's class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the College.

About Farber Plastic Surgery

Dr. Farber has spoken nationally on the topics of reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery and has coauthored many journal articles. He is also well-versed in the latest procedural advances, state-of-the-art surgical equipment, and advanced Botox® and injectable techniques.

Dr. Farber spends most of his time helping others and giving to others in need. He is involved in many philanthropic organizations in the greater Boca Raton and South Florida community. Dr. Farber has also spent time in the Dominican Republic repairing cleft lip and palates. He is now the director of the "EZ-Stitch Program," which was designed for patients requiring laceration repair in a timely fashion with meticulous attention to detail.