Social networks uncovered: Ten tips every plastic surgeon should know

Phillip Dauwe, Justin B. Heller, Jacob G. Unger, Darrell Graham, Rod J. Rohrich

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Understanding online social networks is of critical importance to the plastic surgeon. With knowledge, it becomes apparent that the numerous networks available are similar in their structure, usage, and function. The key is communication between Internet media such that one maximizes exposure to patients. This article focuses on 2 social networking platforms that we feel provide the most utility to plastic surgeons. Ten tips are provided for incorporation of Facebook and Twitter into your practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1010-1015
Number of pages6
JournalAesthetic surgery journal
Issue number8
StatePublished - Nov 1 2012



  • Facebook
  • Internet
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • advertising
  • blog
  • mass media
  • online
  • public relations
  • social network

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Dauwe, P., Heller, J. B., Unger, J. G., Graham, D., & Rohrich, R. J. (2012). Social networks uncovered: Ten tips every plastic surgeon should know. Aesthetic surgery journal, 32(8), 1010-1015.