Dr. Rabkin is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
Dr. Rabkin is a diplomate of The American Board of Surgery, an independent, non-profit organization that certifies surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge. Surgeons certified by the ABS, known as diplomates, have completed a minimum of five years of surgical residency training following medical school and successfully completed a written and oral examination process administered by the ABS.
Dr. Rabkin is a member of The American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. The vision of this Society is to improve public health and well-being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world. The purpose of the society is to advance the art and science of bariatric surgery by continued encouragement of its members to improve the care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases, to foster communication between health professionals on obesity and related conditions, and to advocate for health care policy that ensures patient access to high quality prevention and treatment of obesity. The ASMBS is the largest society for this specialty in the world.
St. Mary's Medical Center is among the largest not-for-profit, community-based care providers in Northern California. It has provided health care for the people of the Bay Area for over 150 years.
A Yahoo! group for existing patients, or anyone interested learning about the program at Pacific Laparoscopy in San Francisco, CA, with Dr. John Rabkin (and Dr. Robert Rabkin, retired). This group with over 1000 members serves to support and aide discussion of issues specific to the Distal Gastric Bypass/Duodenal Switch surgery performed at California Pacific Medical Center and at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, CA.
A large Bariatrics support community for patients and professionals since 1998. ObesityHelp is at the forefront of patient support and education, providing our over 600,000 members with the most comprehensive industry information available.
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The board-certified plastic surgeons at Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery specialize in breast enhancement procedures. Many women from around the state visit them to feel more confident with a breast augmentation. Visit their website to learn more about this procedure and see if it’s the right choice for you!
When looking for a board-certified plastic surgeon in Columbus, Ohio, many men and women choose Dr. Jason Lichten at Central Ohio Plastic Surgery, Inc. Specializing in breast enhancement, body contouring, and facial sculpting, he offers a wide variety of procedures including breast augmentation, tummy tuck and facelift. Visit Dr. Lichten’s website for the complete list of procedures available.
Specializing in plastic and cosmetic surgery in Houston, Texas, board-certified surgeon, Dr. Camille Cash offers a menu of procedures to her patients. Top procedures include liposuction, breast augmentation, breast reduction and tummy tuck. Visit her website to learn about all of the procedures available and see which one is right for you!
To get a more satisfied look and feel more confident with their bodies, many women visit the board-certified plastic surgeons at Goldberg & Krieger for a Virginia breast augmentation. Here, the surgeons use the latest breast enhancement techniques, customizing each procedure to give you the quality results that best suit your body and lifestyle. Visit their website for more detailed information about this procedure.