Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 09, 2011
Dr. Yale S. Popowich is the new president of the Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons, a group of board-certified or board-eligible surgeons committed to the art and science of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Popowich, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Portland, has been a member of the organization for 6 years, having previously served as treasurer then vice president.
"I am honored to be the newest president of the Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons," notes Dr. Popowich. "It's been a great pleasure to be a member of the organization, and rising through the ranks has given me a balanced perspective which I bring to the role. I look forward to helping our society grow, and better serve the plastic surgery community in Oregon."
The Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons promotes safe, ethical and modern approaches to plastic and reconstructive surgery. The organization, comprised of approximately 60 members, combines an extensive understanding of the art and science of plastic surgery procedures to maintain a superior level of service for patients across Oregon.
Dr. Popowich offers a range of options, from reconstructive procedures to cosmetic surgery, such as breast augmentation in Portland and tummy tuck. Oregon surgeons seeking membership in the Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons represent a variety of sub-specialties, and Dr. Popowich feels that his extensive background will enable him to more effectively serve as president of the society. He states "The experiences that I share with patients at my practice will allow me to provide the type of firsthand knowledge that is necessary in leading a diverse group of surgeons," notes Dr. Popowich. "I'm proud to have been a member of this society for 6 years, and I anticipate great progress for the Oregon plastic surgery community in the future."
Dr. Popowich aligns himself strongly with the mission of the society, another reason that he is well-suited for the leadership role. He states "The Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons seeks to ensure the highest level of treatment and care for women and men in Oregon. Our mission is to promote the safest surgical techniques and best practices in plastic and reconstructive surgery. I look forward to leading this group of well-respected surgeons towards achieving that goal."
Dr. Yale S. Popowich (http://www.yalepopowichmd.com/) is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Portland, Oregon, who provides patients with a wide spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Dr. Popowich obtained a medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University School of Medicine, and completed general surgery training at Stanford University. After returning to Oregon, Dr. Popowich completed his residency training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Popowich specializes in breast reconstruction for women with breast cancer who plan on undergoing a mastectomy, and his extensive skills and experienced staff make him a top choice among patients in Oregon.