Massachusetts Plastic Surgery Center Receives Nationally Recognized Quality Seal

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Central Massachusetts cosmetic surgery center of facial plastic surgeon Dr. Frank P. Fechner awarded highest marks from Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Last summer, board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Fechner ( moved his practice and surgical center into an elegant new location on Worcester's renowned Shrewsbury Street. The office-based plastic surgery center is distinguished by its superior quality and safety profile which is reflected in its recent 100% compliance with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) standards.

"We are proud of the AAAHC's recognition of our superior quality of care and state-of-the-art cosmetic surgery facility", stated Dr. Frank Fechner, the center's medical director. Dr. Fechner stressed his continued commitment for excellence in facial plastic surgery. "Having the AAAHC's seal of approval for our office-based surgery center after close examination of facility and procedures is a confirmation of our adherence to the strictest nationally-recognized health care standards."

The AAAHC is the premiere independent and non-profit organization that evaluates core health care standards such as quality of care, rights of patients and health records. In addition, adjunct standards that apply to organization's specific facial plastic surgery services have been evaluated. AAAHC focuses on hundreds core and adjunct standards related to anesthesia, medical and surgical services and Dr. Fechner's Surgery Center passed all these principles.

Dr. Fechner explains: "In order to ensure superior care, we wanted our office-based surgical facility to meet standards comparable to larger institution. Looking forward, I expect state and federal mandates to be passed requiring adherence to these high values in health care. We are proud to be one of the leaders in outpatient plastic surgery care."

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Frank P. Fechner is Harvard-trained and double board certified with his private practice conveniently located in Worcester, Massachusetts. As a teacher at Harvard Medical School, he is affiliated with the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary in Boston and UMassMemorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. A renowned facelift expert, he has been featured on ABC, NBC and other news outlets. Focusing exclusively on plastic face and neck surgery, in addition to eyelid and nasal surgery, Dr. Fechner performs hundreds facelifts a year.


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