Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Raffi Hovsepian First US Citizen Plastic Surgeon to be Board Certified by European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

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The European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) -- the board that for Europe serves the purpose that the American Board of Plastic Surgery for the USA -- recognizes Dr. Raffi Hovsepian in Beverly Hills as first US Plastic Surgeon to be certified.

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Raffi Hovsepian, Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon

This recognition affirms my long-standing focus on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Raffi Hovsepian has recently attained certification by the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS). He is the first US Citizen plastic surgeon to attain this certification.

EBOPRAS is considered the European equivalent of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and shares a similar mission in promoting safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification, and maintenance of certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists.

In becoming the first American plastic surgeon to be Board Certified by EBOPRAS, Dr. Hovsepian has fulfilled and exceeded the stringent requirements for recognition by the board.

"In addition to certification by EBOPRAS, I have also attained certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the American Board of Surgery (ABS)," notes Dr. Hovsepian, making him Triple Board Certified as a surgeon.

"This recognition affirms my long-standing focus on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery," states Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Hovsepian, who holds membership in other professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Dr. Hovsepian continues, "I plan to continue exploring and deepening my understanding and practice of Plastic Surgery, and I appreciate the recognition from EBOPRAS as validation of my pursuits in the field."

Dr. Raffi Hovsepian's Education and Training

Dr. Hovsepian, Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, completed his residency and was certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) in general surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, where he graduated as the Chief Resident. He completed his fellowship in plastic surgery at the world renowned Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Prior to concluding his nine years of formal training, Dr. Hovsepian completed subspecialty fellowships in aesthetic surgery of the nose, face, breast and body.

Prior to training in plastic surgery, Dr. Hovsepian received a Bachelor in Science degree at the University of California, Irvine, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then went to the prestigious Chicago Medical School where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed two Masters in Science, Pathology and Physiology; graduating in the top 10% of his class.

About European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS)

The European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) is the European equivalent of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and shares a similar mission in promoting safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification, and maintenance of certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists.

To learn more about EBOPRAS, please visit their website at http://www.ebopras.org.

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