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Dr. Michael J Bass has the following 1 specialty
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
Dr. Michael J Bass has the following 7 expertise
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Cosmetic Surgery
- Skin Cancer
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Hair Restoration
- Laser Resurfacing
Dr. Michael J Bass is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I should never have gone to him. He recommended a type of breast augmentation that turned out not to be appropriate for me and it left me disfigured. He comes across as very confident and knowledgeable which led me to trust him. I had a terrible outcome because he chose to do things his way as opposed to what I asked him to do. I felt like he used me as a test dummy. I asked for a refund for his services and he said he would get back to me but never did, despite another request from me. He offered to do another surgery for free even though he caused the problem and has no experience in repairing the damage he did. I woke up with a second degree burn in my cleavage area that has left a permanent scar. I have had another surgery to fix the problems. I had to pay all of the expenses myself. He has never apologized or acknowledged that he was wrong - only offered to operate on me again. Needless to say, I would never let him touch me again, so that offer is worthless to me. I can't imagine how he will be able to build a cosmetic surgery practice if this is how he treats people. A lawsuit in this situation is difficult because the expense of a lawsuit can be much more than it's worth in terms of the amount of settlement that could possibly be obtained. Since I have been able to get a reasonable result with additional surgery the necessary element of significant permanent damage is not there. My lawyer declined to pursue a lawsuit. A physician can cause harm and/or commit malpractice without consequence. My only recourse is to let the public know about my experience.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)
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Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
14 Years Experience
Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2004
Dr. Michael J Bass accepts the following insurance providers.
- Humana Preferred PPO
Locations & DirectionsMICHAEL JOSEPH BASS MD, 2716 Old Rosebud Rd Ste 350A, Lexington, KY
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