plastic surgeon


Definition of plastic surgeon

: a specialist in plastic surgery

Examples of plastic surgeon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lucky ladies plucked from their drab lives meet with a plastic surgeon and undergo surgery and recovery on camera. Jensen Davis, The New Republic, "Andy Cohen’s Reality Television Fantasy," 7 May 2021 Longaker, a pediatric plastic surgeon who directs the program in regenerative medicine at Stanford, said the group hypothesized that the trigger might be mechanical — the force of the skin splitting apart. Megan Molteni, STAT, "In mouse experiments, scientists unlock the key to scar-free skin healing," 24 Apr. 2021 After an hour, the plastic surgeon left, and another doctor entered the operating room. Yoonjung Seo And Julia Hollingsworth, CNN, "South Korea's dangerous ghost doctors are putting plastic surgery patients' lives at risk," 10 Apr. 2021 In California, a plastic surgeon appeared in a traffic court hearing in February via videoconference from an operating room, according to The Sacramento Bee newspaper. Pamela Wood,, "Maryland doctor-delegate tuned in twice from operating room to participate in legislative meetings," 23 Mar. 2021 In a 2005 story on Joan Rivers’ plastic surgery, Kron got unprecedented access to Rivers’ longtime plastic surgeon and dermatologist – and of course Rivers herself. Elizabeth Siegel, Allure, "How Joan Kron's Reporting on Plastic Surgery Changed Beauty Journalism," 5 Mar. 2021 But the order does not specify what type of doctor can sign — a podiatrist, chiropractor, plastic surgeon? David Fleshler,, "DeSantis’ expanded vaccine order leads to a free-for-all to sign up in Florida," 3 Mar. 2021 That said, Christine feels lucky to have her husband, plastic surgeon Dr. Gabriel Chiu, and their 2-year-old son, Gabriel Chiu III, a.k.a. Baby G, to keep her grounded and focused on the positive. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "‘Bling Empire’ Star Christine Chiu Learned an Important Lesson About Herself After Season 1," 13 Feb. 2021 Sacramento Superior Court Commissioner Gary Link was apparently not very happy to see that Scott Green, MD, a plastic surgeon, seemed to be joining a Zoom videoconference for his traffic violation trial from an operating room. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, "Surgeon Joined His Zoom Court Trial During An Operation, Here Is The Video," 28 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of plastic surgeon

1863, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2021

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“Plastic surgeon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of plastic surgeon

: a doctor who performs plastic surgery

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Medical Definition of plastic surgeon

: a specialist in plastic surgery

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