Gary A. Vela, M.D – Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Gary A. Vela, M.D, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon based in Baltimore, Maryland. Vela and his practice are accredited by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. It is important for any individual considering cosmetic or plastic surgery to choose a licensed, accredited doctor who has extensive experience and credentials.

Gary A. Vela, M.D

After surgeons have completed their training in a residency or fellowship program, they can become board certified in their area of training. Certification means that the doctor has passed oral and written tests given by other doctors in their field and is considered qualified to perform the surgeries in the areas they’ve been trained in. A surgeon who has been accredited by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is one who should be qualified to perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries.

Many successful cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons, like Gary A. Vela, M.D., are also accepted members of the American College of Surgeons. This association is an educational and scientific association of surgeons, founded in 1913, which assists doctors in improving the care of patients by setting high standards for surgical practices and education. Of special emphasis is the ethical considerations necessary in the medical and surgical fields. A member of the American College of Surgeons is considered to hold superior education and training, surgical skill, ethical conduct, and professional qualifications and has passed an arduous evaluation. The College has also developed a Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program for practicing surgeons to use as an excellent source of learning.

Dr. Vela and his team look forward to serving you! Learn more at drvelaplasticsurgery.com

Source: https://www.facs.org/about-acs
http://www.plasticsurgery.org
https://www.realself.com/question/the-difference-the-american-board-plastic-surgery-and-american-board

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Cosmetic surgeons like Gary A. Vela, M.D. often perform a procedure known as a tummy tuck. This procedure removes excess fat and skin from the abdominal area, and restores weakened or separated abdominal muscles, resulting in a flatter, firmer abdomen. Tummy tucks are a viable option for people who have lost significant amounts of weight in the abdominal area due to excessive weight loss through surgery or dieting. Extensive, significant weight loss can often result in sagging, loose skin that needs to be tightened.