Grand Rapids, MI, May 19, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Dr. David R. Alfonso, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Plastic Surgery Associates of Grand Rapids, has joined The Expert Network, an invitation only service for distinguished professionals. Dr. Alfonso has been chosen as a Distinguished Doctor™ based on peer reviews and ratings, numerous recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.
Dr. Alfonso outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, numerous awards and recognitions, and career longevity. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine in 2002 where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and earned the Douglas M. Evans MD Award for his outstanding clinical work in surgery. He went on to spend five years in the combined surgery/plastic surgery residency program through The Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center/Michigan State University. Dr. Alfonso moved to New York City to complete his fellowship at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Alfonso has received numerous awards and honors over the course of his career. He was recently named a RealSelf Top Doctor in 2015 and was voted as Michigan’s Top 10 Plastic Surgeon Specialists in 2014 by Vitals. He was selected for inclusion in the Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons 2013 Edition, he received the Patients’ Choice Award in 2012 and 2013, and the Most Compassionate Doctor Award in 2011, 2012, and 2013 from Vitals."We try and stay at the forefront of new technology in plastic surgery. In particular, we are looking at major breakthroughs in minimal to non-evasive procedures for skin tightening and fat removal. But it's also important to have a strong scientific background in order to find evidence for the techniques that work. It is a balance between finding out what is new and innovative but also what has the ability to deliver results and is not just about marketing."
With 8 years dedicated to medicine, Dr. Alfonso brings a wealth of knowledge to his industry, and in particular, to his area of expertise, Plastic Surgery. When asked why he decided to pursue a career in medicine, Dr. Alfonso said:
"I really enjoy the interaction with people and being involved in their decision whether or not to undergo surgery and enjoy the results. I love the satisfaction I get from helping people."
As a thought-leader in his field, Dr. Alfonso is a dedicated educator and lecturer. He has made professional presentations regionally, nationally, and internationally and currently teaches with Spectrum Health Hospitals where he serves as Education Director for the Plastic Surgery Residency Program and Site Director of the Blodgett Campus Plastic Surgery Residency Program. He is also a certified national trainer for Allergan including for their products BOTOX®, JUVÉDERM®, Facial Asthetics, Valuma, and Kybella.
His prominence in the field puts Dr. Alfonso in a unique position to track prevailing trends in plastic surgery. Dedicated to the best results for his patients, his practice operates at the cutting edge of technology and uses latest procedural advances and state-of-the-art surgical equipment such as VASER® liposuction, CO2 Laser, Picosure Laser, and Sciton Laser. He noted:
"We try and stay at the forefront of new technology in plastic surgery. In particular, we are looking at major breakthroughs in minimal to non-evasive procedures for skin tightening and fat removal. But it’s also important to have a strong scientific background in order to find evidence for the techniques that work. It is a balance between finding out what is new and innovative but also what has the ability to deliver results and is not just about marketing."
Dr. Alfonso currently practices with the Plastic Surgery Associates of Grand Rapids and is also the Site Director of the Spectrum Health Campus for the MSU/Plastic Surgery Residency Program. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
For more information, visit Dr. Alfonso's profile on the Expert Network here: http://expertnetwork.co/members/david-r-alfonso,-md,-facs/10af779211f895b7
The Expert Network has written this news release with approval and/or contributions from Dr. David R. Alfonso. The Expert Network is an invitation-only reputation management service that is dedicated to helping professionals stand out, network, and gain a competitive edge. The Expert Network selects a limited number of professionals based on their individual recognitions and history of personal excellence.
Source: The Expert Network