The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS)
Dr. Stein is a diplomate of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The ABFPRS was established in 1986 to improve the quality of medical and surgical treatment available to the public by examining for professional expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The ABFPRS focuses on the education, qualification, training, review, and certification of surgeons specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto)
Dr. Stein is a diplomate of The American Board of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery). The ABOto ensures that its diplomats have met the ABOto’s professional standards of training and knowledge in otolaryngologists – head and neck surgery. Diplomates are required to have completed a minimum of five years of surgical residency training in otolaryngology after graduation from medical school, received approval of the training Program Director, and successfully completed a rigorous written and oral examination process administered by the ABOto.
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
Dr. Stein is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The AAFPRS is the world’s largest specialty association that represents over 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world. AAFPRS members are board certified surgeons who subscribe to a code of ethics and focus on surgery of the face, head, and neck.
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
Dr. Stein is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The AAO-HNS is the world’s largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents more than 12,000 otolaryngologists – head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas.
Dr. Stein contributes to RealSelf.com, a Web site that allows patients to learn more about plastic surgery procedures and ask specific questions. In addition, patients can share their experiences. Dr. Stein regularly responds to questions about facial plastic surgery for the site’s many visitors.