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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor’s board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Graduated in 1998
Completed in 1999
Completed in 2003
Completed in 2009
Graduated in 1993
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We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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Jason B. Lichten, MD, is the founder and director of Central Ohio Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lichten believes that patient satisfaction starts with skilled surgical technique, but he is also dedicated to giving personalized patient care throughout each phase of treatment and recovery. Dr. Lichten is a strong proponent of patient education – he believes in equipping you with all of the information you need to make the best choice for your health and beauty.
Dr. Lichten is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is an active member of numerous professional organizations including:
In addition, Dr. Lichten was a founding officer of the Columbus Society of Plastic Surgeons and is the current President.
Before becoming a plastic surgeon in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Lichten earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1998 and then completed a full 5-year General surgery Residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. While there, Dr. Lichten received a number of awards including the Leon Ginzburg Achievement Award for Outstanding Chief Resident.
Born in Columbus and raised in the Midwest, Dr. Lichten returned to his beginnings and completed a Plastic Surgery Residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. His extensive training included all aspects of plastic surgery, including cosmetic, reconstructive, hand and burn surgery. In his Lancaster and Columbus, Ohio offices, he offers a full range of plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, including breast and body contouring, facial rejuvenation and breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
At Central Ohio Plastic Surgery, our mission is to provide exceptional care and service. Our goal is to create satisfaction through personalized attention, outstanding customer service and personalized treatment plans.
In addition, education is extremely important to us. We believe that it is your right and our obligation to use our expertise to give you the facts and information required to make an educated decision about your care. We want to be your long term partners in your health and beauty.