- The first and the only Plastic Surgeon from the UAE, till date, to get membership in this coveted society.
- Dr B Venkata Ratnam is credited to on ASAPS’s board in his first attempt itself, which is also rare.
Abu Dhabi: NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi, the JCI-accredited multi-specialty tertiary care hospital, become the first-of-its-kind center in the region when it’s leading plastic surgeon got elected as an “International Active Member” of the “American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Dr B Venkata Ratnam, MBBS, MS(Orth), M.Ch(Plast), FICS (Plast) FAPS(Germany), Head, Department of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi, not only got elected in the ASAPS in the first attempt itself but has also become “the first and the only Plastic Surgeon from the GCC countries, till date, to get membership in the coveted society.
The “American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery” is the authentic body of specialists who are qualified in Plastic Surgery and had undergone additional specialized training in Cosmetic Surgery; and are practicing Cosmetic Surgery with proven expertise and maintaining high professional and ethical standards, for over a period of three years. It maintains stringent criteria for admission, and it is a hectic task both for the American as well as the international plastic surgeons to gain entry into the society.
Accordingly, its membership is considered as a sort of endorsement by the highest professional body in the world in the field of Cosmetic Surgery, regarding the quality, expertise, and standards of Cosmetic Surgery practice by its members. In addition, it provides excellent opportunities to its members to have personal interaction with pioneers and world leaders in Cosmetic Surgery, and to continuously update themselves regarding the developments in the field.