Dr. Jon Ver Halen Earns Respected RealSelf 100 Award For Ongoing Commitment to Consumer Education and High Patient Ratings
RealSelf Names DR. JON VER HALEN, VER HALEN AESTHETICS AND PLASTIC SURGERY Among Leading Doctors of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Medicine
Colleyville, TX – April 25, 2018 – DR. JON VER HALEN has been announced as one of 100 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 100 honor, an esteemed accolade recognizing the highest-rated and most active doctors on RealSelf, the world’s largest online aesthetics community to learn about cosmetic treatments and connect with doctors and other clinicians
The RealSelf 100 honorees are selected based on a variety of criteria, including the quality and quantity of patient reviews, as well as engagement with the RealSelf community via questions and answers and the sharing of before and after treatment photos.
Every month, 10 million consumers visit RealSelf to connect with aesthetic providers and research elective cosmetic treatments ranging from surgical procedures like rhinoplasty to non-surgical options like facial lasers, Botox, and Invisalign.
“The RealSelf 100 recognizes committed medical professionals who are leading the way to help educate and empower consumers to make smarter decisions about aesthetic treatments,” said RealSelf CEO Tom Seery. “RealSelf 100 honorees are among the most engaged doctors on RealSelf — they represent less than one percent of the 20,000 medical professionals in our community yet collectively contributed 100,000 answers to consumer questions last year.”
DR. JON VER HALEN, MD, FACS
HARVARD EDUCATED, PLASTIC SURGEON.
Dr. Ver Halen attended University of California at Los Angeles, majoring in both in English Literature and Biochemistry. He achieved varsity letters in swimming and crew, and earned a position on the U.S. Men’s National Lightweight Crew team. He graduated with College Honors, Magna Cum Laude, awards for Excellence in Biochemistry, and a number of grants (including an Ahmanson Fellowship in Humanities, and the Dunn Prize for Excellence in Biochemistry). Dr. Ver Halen was accepted on an academic scholarship to Harvard Medical School. He was part of the prestigious group who earned degrees from both Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Ver Halen attended the University of Washington for residency training, where he received training in all aspects of plastic surgery. He then went on to further his education by receiving additional training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ver Halen has had the privilege of speaking at countless meetings, including the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and American Society for Reconstructive Surgery, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and numerous other groups. He has served on numerous boards and committees within the ASPS. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and co-chairs the Development Committee and Patient Safety Committee. For more information on DR. JON VER HALEN and the full list of RealSelf 100 award winners, please visit www.realself.com/RS100
To be eligible for the RealSelf 100, doctors must meet the requirements of the RealSelf Professional Policies. In addition, doctors must have joined the RealSelf Doctor Community prior to July 1, 2017, meet minimum criteria for participation, and be in good standing.
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RealSelf is the largest online marketplace for people to learn and share experiences about elective cosmetic procedures and connect with the right providers. Offering millions of photos and medical expert answers, RealSelf attracts 10 million people each month to find out which treatments and providers live up to their promise of being “Worth It.” From simple skincare to highly considered cosmetic surgery, RealSelf makes it easy to discover what’s possible and find the right provider.
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