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The Top Cosmetic Gynecologists

Wisdom, rants and raves from the best, about the best, and about the rest.

Hosted by Dr. Marco Pelosi III

Aug 4, 2019



Dr. Marco Pelosi III was asked to address a group of academics on the cosmetic surgery postgraduate learning process.


It’s no surprise [1:25] that people want to look younger.


The reasons [2:35] why people undergo cosmetic procedures are multifactorial.


Cosmetic surgery [4:10] in the modern era began with attempts to repair facial trauma in World War I.


When I started [5:22] my cosmetic surgery practice, I started with liposuction.


The driving forces [6:08] of cosmetic surgical practice are all about regaining control of the business


Training [7:30] in cosmetic procedures requires a strategy.


Learning [9:20] can be broken down into a knowledge base, a skillset, and execution.


Dreyfus [10:00] developed a model that stratified skillset learning into five levels of expertise.


The expert [13:30] doesn’t play by rules.


Measuring [14:36] competence is not well defined in our medical specialties.


Resources [16:50] for training begin with transferable skills.


What do you need [18:20] to start a cosmetic practice?