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Botsford News Release

Plastic Surgeon Joins Medical Staff at Botsford General Hospital

Farmington Hills, MI (February 14, 2006)--- Bruce T. Chau, D.O. has joined the medical staff at Botsford General Hospital.

Dr. Chau is a board-certified plastic surgeon with 15 years experience. He is a clinical faculty member of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and a program director for plastic surgery residency. Additionally, he is the past chairman of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Discipline as well as a member of the board of examiners for the ACOS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Certification Examination.

Dr. Chau’s practice, Chau Plastic Surgery, offers breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, laser removal of wrinkles/ veins and liposuction as well as breast, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. As well as English, Dr. Chau is fluent in Chinese and Vietnamese. Same day or next day appointments are available by calling (248) 352-3736. The office is located at 27177 Lahser Rd., Suite 200 in Southfield.

In describing his patient care philosophy, Dr. Chau says, “I feel strongly that patient education, individuality, honesty and careful surgical planning are the necessary components for successful outcomes of plastic surgery.” Dr. Chau will spend the necessary time to outline the surgical procedure and detail of the operation with illustrations, photos and educational material.

Dr. Chau received his medical education at Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, California. After completing seven years of residency training in general surgery and burn and plastic/ reconstructive surgery in New York and Iowa, he went on to complete a fellowship under the direction of world renown plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Flowers in aesthetic surgery in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Botsford Health Care Continuum is an integrated system of care which includes Botsford General Hospital, the Botsford Physician Network, Community Emergency Medical Service, the Botsford Continuing Care Corporation and the Botsford Center for Health Improvement. The Botsford site on the internet is www.botsfordsystem.org.

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