Baltimore Plastic Surgeon Among Top Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine
Baltimore, MD -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/29/2017 -- Local physician Dr. Maakan Taghizadeh is one of 500 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 Award, a prestigious award honoring the top influencers on RealSelf—the most trusted online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures and to find and connect with doctors and clinics.
In 2016, more than 82 million people visited RealSelf to research cosmetic treatments and connect with local medical professionals. The RealSelf 500 Award honors the top rated and most engaged board-certified aesthetic doctors who consistently demonstrated a commitment to patient education and positive patient outcomes throughout 2016. Winners of the award excel at sharing their expertise, free of charge, with tens of millions of RealSelf community members actively searching for information and the right provider.
Dr. Maakan Taghizadeh, known also as "Dr. Tag", graduated Cum Laude from James Madison University. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He then went on to complete his extensive training in general surgery and plastic surgery at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University in Columbus. He returned to Baltimore to complete a fellowship in Breast, Microsurgical, and Aesthetic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Tag joined renowned surgical practice, The Maryland Institute of Plastic Surgery in 2014 where he currently performs a variety of cosmetic procedures of the breast, body and face.
"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. Tag is an expert contributor to RealSelf, and to date has posted 111 answers to questions on RealSelf. Dr. Tag also maintains a patient star rating of five out of five stars in RealSelf reviews. For more information on Dr. Tag, please visit www.mdinstituteplasticsurgery.com, and for the full list of RealSelf 500 Award winners, visit https://www.realself.com/RS500.
RealSelf is the largest online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures and to find the right doctor or clinic. More than 9 million people visit RealSelf each month to find out which treatments and providers live up to their promise of being "Worth It." RealSelf is powered by unbiased experiences shared by consumers for hundreds of treatments, ranging from simple skincare to highly considered cosmetic surgery. Offering millions of photos and medical expert answers, RealSelf has become the essential resource and service for those seeking to find the right doctor or clinic.
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The Maryland Institute of Plastic Surgery
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