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Is ABFPRS certification equivalent to certification standards required by the ABMS?


I will be having facial plastic surgery and I am considering using a physician who is certified by the ABFPRS.  I understand that ABFPRS is not a primary ABMS board, but I was wondering if the requirements of this board are as stringent as the requirements of the ABMS.


The most objective and unbiased answer might be obtained by directing your question to the American Board of Medical Specialties directly.


Fredrick A. Valauri, M.D. F.A.C.S.M.D., F.A.C.S.
New York, NY

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