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DYF Surgery Center Earns AAAASF Prestigious Accreditation

The Surgery Center at DrYoungForever emphasizes our dedication to safety and quality with the receipt of accreditation from the non-profit American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). We've earned this industry gold standard after a thorough on-site evaluation of our brand new facility.

DrYoungForever Surgery Center earns AAAASF Accreditation

AAAASF assesses a Surgery Center’s commitment to patient safety and quality of care by performing a regimented and lengthy inspection which was passed with flying colors. The staff at DrYoungForever are proud to be listed among the roughly 2,500 AAAASF-accredited institutions worldwide. With over 9,000 ambulatory surgery centers in the United States alone, it demonstrates that obtaining AAAASF accreditation is quite a prestigious accomplishment.

"While plastic surgery procedures can be done in a hospital, I have always strongly felt having your own surgery center provides the greatest flexibility, comfort and convenience for my patients. It also ensures very best in patient care, safety and satisfaction," said Dr. Robert N. Young, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and owner. "This accreditation is simply one in a long list of reasons why patients can rest assured that they will receive the highest possible quality of care at my new facility."

AAAASF requires 100 percent compliance with their accreditation standards. DrYoungForever earned the impressive endorsement after AAAASF's Board Certified medical specialist inspected the new facility, completing a 130-page checklist. Facility surveyors are trained to analyze the entire facility including the physical environment, operating room, recovery room, sterilization room including techniques used and logs, surgery center policies and procedures, patient safety, OSHA and staff safety, medications, medical records, quality assessment, quality improvement, personnel, anesthesia, medical waste, generators, crash cart and emergency preparedness among other criteria. After the initial accreditation inspection survey, each accredited facility is re-evaluated through self-survey annually, with another on-site survey by a AAAASF inspector every three years.

The surgery center at DrYoungForever has been accredited as a Class C Ambulatory Surgical Center, which can provide general anesthesia and perform outpatient Plastic Surgery. Dr. Robert N. Young, founder of DrYoungForever, performs a variety of plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, corrective breast surgeries, liposuction, Brazilian Butt Lift, tummy tuck, and facial surgeries such as facelift, neck lift, eyelid lift, chin and cheek implants and rhinoplasty, among others. Dr. Young has over 30 years experience enhancing San Antonio men and women. His new facility off 1604 in Shavano Park, is the second AAAASF facility he has designed, built and operated, and replaces his former Stone Oak surgery center.

About DrYoungForever | YoungForever MedSpa, LLC - DrYoungForever and YoungForever MedSpa is home to Dr. Robert N. Young’s Plastic Surgery Offices, Surgery Center & Comprehensive MedSpa in Shavano Park. Dr. Young is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has been enhancing the women and men of San Antonio for 30 years. His brand new advanced Surgery Center provides new as well as traditional cosmetic surgery procedures with complete privacy, personalization and safety. DrYoungForever is one of Texas' prominent self-improvement practices. Dr. Young is widely known as “the breast doctor of San Antonio.”

About AAAASF - The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) was established in 1980 to standardize and improve the quality of medical and surgical care in outpatient facilities and assure the public that patient safety is top priority in an accredited facility. More than 2,500 outpatient facilities are accredited by AAAASF, one of the largest not-for-profit accrediting organizations in the United States. AAAASF sets the "gold standard" for quality patient care. AAAASF programs include surgical, procedural, oral maxillofacial, international surgical, and dental. AAAASF is also deemed by Medicare to accredit ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies, and rural health clinics. For more information visit

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