Lawrence Kass Receives the RealSelf 100 Award for Commitment to Patient Education in Social Media

Submited by doctormultimedia on July 25, 2013

St Petersburg, Florida – July 25, 2013 – Local physician, Lawrence G. Kass, is one of 100 doctors to receive the RealSelf 100 Award, out of more than 5,000 board certified specialists. The award from RealSelf, the world’s largest consumer source for cosmetic surgery information, is granted to Lawrence G. Kass for his commitment to ensuring millions of consumers get access to expert information about cosmetic procedures, treatments, and aesthetic concerns.

Lawrence Kass M.D. is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is Fellowship trained in Oculo-Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is the Director of The Kass Center for Cosmetic Surgery.

By volunteering significant time to responding to the thousands of questions asked each month by RealSelf visitors, Dr. Kass is helping prospective patients from all over the world make confident decisions about cosmetic surgery and medicine. To date, Dr. Kass has answered 677 questions and has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in RealSelf reviews.

“By routinely posting helpful answers and information for consumers, the RealSelf 100 doctors are setting the standard by which patients and physicians can engage thoughtfully on the social web without creating patient-doctor relationships,” commented RealSelf CEO Tom Seery. “We looked at our data and found that each RealSelf 100 doctor is building up a large base of fans and followers, which leads to significant inbound interest in their practices. That’s the power of social media and engagement with consumers.”

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About the Kass Center for Cosmetic Surgery Lawrence G. Kass, M.D. has been the Medical Director of the Kass Center for Cosmetic Surgery for nearly three decades. He is a Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology, Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Kass is the leading expert in Facial Cosmetic Surgery in Pinellas County and was Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of South Florida Medical Center in Tampa, Florida for twenty years. He pioneered the S-Lift and small incision face and neck lift procedures and introduced the Hetter chemical peel for facial rejuvenation to the Tampa Bay area. Without question, Dr. Kass is the single, most experienced, eyelid surgeon in the Tampa Bay region.