The 2016 RealSelf 500 Award is presented to aesthetic surgeons who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to patient education and care.
The Woodlands, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/17/2017 -- Board-certified plastic surgeon and Correa Plastic Surgery founder Dr. Bryan J Correa has been named a recipient of the 2016 RealSelf 500 Awards.
The award is given each year to 500 doctors worldwide who demonstrate a significant contribution to patient care and education on RealSelf—the most trusted online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures from the doctors and surgeons who perform them.
"I'm delighted to be given this prestigious honor," says Dr. Correa. "I truly enjoy using RealSelf as a tool for educating patients on plastic surgery practices, including what to expect from procedures and post-op recovery.
Every question I answer is the opportunity to help a patient potentially change his or her life," he adds.
"These 500 doctors are part of a select group of top influencers on RealSelf who collectively answered more than 300,000 consumer questions in 2016 alone," said Tom Seery, Founder and CEO of RealSelf. "Our research shows that more than 95 percent of patients expect a practice to engage with them online. These doctors are leading the way in terms of their online engagement and focus on empowering patients with good information."
Dr. Correa honed his passion for medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine and was placed in a highly competitive plastic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine. During his time as Chief Resident at Baylor College, he received the Gold Humanism Award and the Baron Hardy Award for Outstanding Academic Performance. Dr. Correa opened Correa Plastic Surgery in order to bring exceptional and cutting-edge plastic surgery procedures to the greater Houston metro area.
The RealSelf 500 Award honors the top rated and most engaged Board-certified aesthetic doctors. These winners excel at sharing their expertise, free of charge, with tens of millions of RealSelf community members actively searching for information and the right provider.
To learn more about Dr. Correa, visit www.correaplasticsurgery.com/about/meet-dr-correa/.
About Correa Plastic Surgery
As one of Houston's most thoughtful plastic surgeons, Dr. Bryan Correa performs his work with total artistic integrity. Instead of simply performing any procedure asked of him, he first completes a thorough analysis to determine if and what plastic surgery is appropriate for each unique patient. If he feels that a patient will not benefit from a particular procedure, he will recommend another based on his technical expertise and professional artistic opinion. When it comes to cosmetic surgery, there is no more valuable quality than a surgeon who cares enough to find the exact right procedure for the best results. Dr. Correa prides himself on his work ethic and tireless efforts to deliver results that can compare with the finest rhinoplasty available.
Dr. Correa earned his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He went on to complete a comprehensive plastic surgery residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. At the culmination of his training he was Chief Resident in the Baylor Plastic Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Correa earned his board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. As a result of his multiple research projects in the field of plastic surgery, he has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications.