Did you know that Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons undertake 12 years of in-depth medical education and training before they begin their practice?
4 yrs Undergraduate degree
4 yrs Medical degree
5 yrs General Surgery Residency
3 yrs Plastic Surgery Residency
Followed by oral and written examinations for Board Certification
For a surgeon to add Board Certified to their credentials, they must pass rigorous written and oral examinations. Many surgeons continue their education and training, completing fellowships in areas of specialized interest.
Dr. Rucker is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Rucker has a fellowship in Breast Reconstruction and has been in private practice for more than 25 years