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Dr Baker, Family Physician
Category: Plastic Surgery
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Should a plastic surgeon give you consultation notes so you

Customer Question

Should a plastic surgeon give you consultation notes so you can reflect
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I never received and consultations notes or anything until after my surgery I
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Plastic Surgery
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
After my surgery I was show consultation notes which I had not ever seen before my surgery. The notes written had that I wanted a natural result which I didn't ask for and that I may need a second survey due to fat reabsorption. I was not made aware of this and had I of know I wouldn't have proceeded with the surgery.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Should I have been shown this info before I had surgery ?
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 17 days ago.
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Expert:  Dr Baker replied 17 days ago.

No, the notes would be for your surgeon. They would have made these notes on discussion with yourself so that they can recall any prior discussion.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
The consulataion notes i read after had stuff written down which I wasn't told
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
that I wanted a natural result i did not ask for that
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 17 days ago.

I see, that is a conversation for your surgeon. But in answer to your question, no, unless you request your kites before, they wouldn’t normally give them to you