Simple answer: Yes.
A trained Plastic surgeon, has completed not only a medical degree, but
an additional 8-10 years in post graduate surgical training. Two to
five of these years are spent in
surgical training and another four years in specialty Plastic and
Reconstructive surgery training. The standard of Plastic surgery
training in Australia is world class. The training in Plastic surgery
attracts a qualification called the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian
College of Surgeons (FRACS). You should look for this sign when you
visit your surgeon.
However, to call yourself a cosmetic
surgeon, you only need have a basic medical degree. There are absolutely
no legal requirement for doctors to train in surgery and call
themselves a' surgeon', and there are many doctors performing breast
operations and other procedures which would normally be undertaken by a
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