Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 12, 2013
Local dermatologist, Dr. F. Victor Rueckl has been named one of 100 doctors to be included in the RealSelf 100, out of more than 5,000 Board-Certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and licensed cosmetic dentists. The award from RealSelf, the world’s largest consumer source for cosmetic surgery information is granted to Dr. F. Victor Rueckl for his commitment to ensuring millions of consumers make informed decisions about cosmetic procedures.
A native Nevadan, Dr. F. Victor Rueckl, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon. After obtaining a Bachelor of Sciences degree from the University of Southern California, Dr. Rueckl attended medical school first at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, and finished his degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. After obtaining his degree, Dr. Rueckl moved to Santa Barbara, California, where he did an internship in internal medicine. The following year, Dr. Rueckl decided he wanted a more specialized field and applied to Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island. He was accepted into his first choice – dermatology – and obtained his specialized degree in 1982. Immediately following graduation, Dr. Rueckl moved to Southern California to complete a fellowship in Mohs surgery at UC Irvine School of Medicine.
Upon completion of schooling, Dr. Rueckl moved back to his hometown in Reno, Nevada and opened a private practice for dermatology and Mohs cancer surgery. Dr. Rueckl kept his private practice in Reno until 1996. Soon after, he moved to Bakersfield, California to work for Kaiser Permanente and run their dermatology department. After a few years, Dr. Rueckl decided he wanted to re-enter private practice and moved to Las Vegas to open Lakes Dermatology. He subsequently added to that practice by starting The Spa at Lakes Dermatology in May 2005.
Dr. Rueckl is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. He is also a fellow in the American Association of Cosmetic Dermatology. He has been licensed in Nevada since 1981. Dr. Rueckl obtains numerous certifications and attends trainings each year to stay abreast of changes and innovations in the cosmetic dermatology field.
"I am so pleased to receive this incredible award and will continue to keep my clients and residents of Nevada informed about their skin care. We have truly enjoyed working with RealSelf, as we believe they perform a very necessary and informative service to patients seeking medical care," stated Rueckl upon hearing of his award.
Through participation on RealSelf, Dr. F Victor Rueckl is helping prospective patients make confident decisions about cosmetic procedures they are researching. Dr. Rueckl has been reviewed by many patients on RealSelf.com and maintains a strong score of 4 out of 4 stars.
“Our Top Doctors are at the forefront of change in terms of how patients and physicians interact,” commented RealSelf CEO Tom Seery. “The amount of expertise and time they dedicate to the RealSelf community is unbelievable and, as a result, they have patients walking into their office with a level of trust already established. We hear anecdote after anecdote about patients feeling like they know their doctor because of interactions that began on RealSelf.”
For more information on Dr. F. Victor Rueckl, please visit Lakes Dermatology, 8937 West Sahara Avenue, Suite B, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117 or call 702-869-6667, and for the full list of RealSelf 100 Award winners, visit http://www.realself.com/in-the-news.