Our Surgical Center in Baltimore
Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis offer the most advanced and proven techniques and products in the facial plastic surgery field. They are leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries and make your care and safety their top priorities.
Baltimore, Maryland’s Facial Plastic Surgicenter is located in the Woodholme Medical Building, 10 minutes outside of metropolitan Baltimore. The location offers clients a comfortable office where they can feel cared for and relaxed. The Facial Plastic Surgicenter boasts not only a state-of-the-art office but also cosmetic consultation suites, medical aesthetic skincare suites, a photo-imaging suite, and its very own, modern certified ambulatory surgicenter right on site!
Not only do we offer our patients state-of-the-art equipment, but our staff is also exceptional. They include board-certified anesthesiologists and registered nurses in the recovery room, and both the anesthesiologists and nurses ensure that your procedure is safe and comfortable from beginning to end.
Offering specialized care in facial and neck surgeries allows Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis to commit themselves to providing you with optimum results. Schedule a consultation at their Baltimore office today to experience the latest in facial plastic surgery care from the leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries.
As noted in our policy and procedures as well as our mission statement, the doctors and staff at the Facial Plastic Surgicenter are committed to patient safety.
In light of the recent media attention directed towards the safety of having surgery performed at freestanding surgicenters, we felt the need to advise our patients what we do at the FPSC to insure the safety of every patient. In general, accredited Ambulatory Surgical Centers have safety records superior to hospitals, especially regarding wound infections.
Our physicians are:
-Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and have met the standards for Maintenance of Certification.
-Credentialed at the FPSC; all licenses are current.
-Trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
-Credentialed at GBMC and Johns Hopkins Hospitals with surgical and admitting privileges.
Our surgicenter :
-Is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) and licensed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Office of Health Care Quality.
-Is Medicare Certified.
-Participates in Best Practices Quality Assurance Program.
-Utilizes only Board Certified anesthesiologists to provide anesthesia services.
-Meets the rigorous standards of infection control (infection rate is <1%).
-Utilizes only Registered Nurses trained in intraoperative and postoperative care.
-Requires that nurses are trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
-Has necessary emergency equipment and medications available with emergency transfer agreements in place.
-Regularly has the function of the monitoring equipment and anesthesia equipment inspected and serviced by biomedical engineers.
-Has provided surgical services in Baltimore for over 25 years.