North Texas Plastic Surgery Facility Granted Accreditation by American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities

September 17, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
September 17, 2014 - Dr. Sacha Obaid, founder of North Texas Plastic Surgery ( ) demonstrates his dedication to providing the best care for his patients by earning accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF).

The AAAASF is the leading nationally recognized organization overseeing ambulatory care accreditation. Their primary mission is to establish standards for insuring the utmost in patient safety and care are met. Accreditation is optional and many medical practices are willing to bypass the process, rather than commit to the rigorous standards required for AAAASF certification. Accreditation is only awarded following inspection to establish that 100 percent of safety criteria are met.

"Accreditation is a natural progression for North Texas Plastic Surgery so that we can offer greater convenience by doing procedures in the comfort of our office. We are proud to be awarded this certification, "said Dr. Sacha Obaid, founder and Medical Director of North Texas Plastic Surgery. "We hold ourselves to the highest standard. That means staying on top of the latest procedures and cutting-edge technology."

The AAAASF guidelines are recognized as the gold standard for providing patient safety. As the leading accrediting organization, AAAASF has established complete protocols for maintaining safety in ambulatory care facilities. Their guidelines cover use of advanced instruments and monitoring devices for patient safety during surgery and in the recovery period. The association identifies standards for properly certified staff who administer anesthesia, and for other personnel assisting in surgery and providing patient care in the recovery room.

Dr. Obaid is available for one-on-one consultations at both, his Southlake and Plano offices. The Southlake office is located at 415 East Southlake Blvd #202. The Plano office is located on 5824 West Plano Parkway #102. For more information, please visit

About Dr. Sacha Obaid

Dr. Sacha Obaid founded North Texas Plastic Surgery with two goals in mind. The first was to help mothers regain confidence in their appearance following childbirth, through a unique mommy makeover experience. The second was to help children born with facial differences, irrespective of their parent's ability to pay for services.

The journey for Dr. Obaid began at the University of Southern California. After fulfilling his premedical coursework and earning an undergraduate degree in just three years, Dr. Obaid was accepted to Harvard Medical School at the age of 20.

It was there that his interest in plastic surgery flourished. Dr. Obaid earned many honors during his time at Harvard and was asked to lead breast reconstruction research that was eventually published in the premier plastic surgery journal, PRS.

Dr. Obaid finished at the top of his class at Harvard before moving to Dallas where he trained in the country's top plastic surgery program, at the University of Texas Southwestern. There, he developed his skills in cosmetic procedures including breast augmentation, facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, abdominoplasty and liposuction.

Following his lifelong dream, Dr. Obaid went to New York City to train in craniofacial surgery at the prestigious New York University Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. There, he learned techniques to reconstruct the faces of children born with cleft lip, cleft palate, craniosynostosis, and other major deformations of the bones and soft tissues of the face.

Dr. Obaid is published in numerous medical journals and has been asked to write educational texts for other plastic surgeons on Rhinoplasty, Tummy Tucks, Arm Lifts, Thigh Lifts, Botox, Restylane, Juvederm, Facial Rejuvenation, and Facial Reconstruction. Dr. Obaid has also been requested as an expert speaker at annual meetings of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate Association, and the International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons. He has lectured across the United States and internationally.

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