Where will your surgery be performed?

Choosing a well trained, talented, board-certified plastic surgeon who shares your aesthetic vision isn’t the only decision you need to make. It is important that you ask questions about the Facility where your procedure will be performed. At Blue Water Plastic Surgery, we do not cut any corners when it comes to patient safety. Our OR is accredited by The Joint Commission and AAAASF.

PREOP- This is where you are prepared for surgery

  1. Fully equipped room for a single patient at a time for complete privacy.
  2. 1 RN or NP dedicated to provide care the entire time patient is in the preop area
  3. Room leads directly to the OR
  4. Area is cleaned and sanitized to the highest standards in between patients

OR-

  1. Equipment exceeds highest industry standards for safety and efficiency (Joint Commission and AAAASF accredited)
  2. 2 MD’s present throughout procedure- MD and anesthesiologist
  3. Dedicated, trained staff including RN’s, certified first assist and certified scrub tech handpicked by Dr. Law and Dr. Schmidt
  4. Area is cleaned and sanitized to the highest standards in between patients

PACU- Or Post-operative area

  1. Fully equipped, private room for a single patient at a time for complete privacy
  2. 1 nurse dedicated to provide care the entire time the patient is in the recovery room
  3. A private bathroom solely for recovering patients
  4. First floor private exit with a private parking spot just a few feet away
  5. Area is cleaned and sanitized to the highest standards in between patients

Sterile processing

  1. Fully equipped- we have 2 autoclaves and 1 ultrasonic cleaner
  2. A dedicated certified sterile processing tech to process/clean instruments

Outside the OR

If you are a post-operative patient and you have a question or concern, we have a team of surgical Nurse Practitioners available to answer questions, prescribe medication and provide care. of course, your plastic surgeon will be involved in every step of your care and recovery process. But, there are times when your surgery is in the OR with another patient. We want to be sure our patients have immediate and round the clock care available should you have any questions or concerns.

Dr. Alexandra Schmidt is a fellowship trained, board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Schmidt has been described as the Best Female Plastic Surgeon in North Carolina in many patient reviews. Dr. Schmidt performs aesthetic surgery of the face an body with a special emphasis on very natural looking results with a comfortable and rapid recovery. Patient safety and privacy are Dr. Schmidt’s highest priorities.