This episode features Dr. Wilton Triggs, a Plastics and Reconstructive Surgeon currently practicing in Ohio. A graduate Meharry Medical College, Dr. Triggs applied for and earned an extremely competitive spot in the Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Residency program at the University of South Florida. He shares his journey, including the setbacks he encountered while applying to medical school. He talks about selecting a residency program that you vibe with and how to tell if an institution is a good fit.Dr. Triggs discusses his current practice as a hospital-employed surgeon. He also breaks down the differences between a board certified plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon. He tells some horror stories of medical tourism and some of the bad outcomes he has encountered from patients who received subpar plastic surgery.Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a plastic surgeon? Are you wondering how to find a skilled and competent plastic surgeon? Are you considering applying to an extremely competitive specialty? This episode is for you!TBDP is a volunteer passion project with the goal of inspiring all who listen. In-house music and audio production, so any ideas for improvements or suggestions for future guests are welcome. Thank you so much for listening. If you like what you hear, please subscribe and leave a comment or rating.If you are thinking about starting your own podcast, check out my 30 Minutes To Podcast masterclass on my website www.StevenBradley,MD.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/blackdoctorspodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackdoctorspodcast/support
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