Upcoming Webinars

Event date: 10/11/2023 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Export event

Risk Management

Note: This webinar was approved for CLE credit in CA, NJ, PA, and IL.

Disclaimer: Please remember that if you are applying for CLE credit you must attend for the full 60 minutes of the LIVE presentation, not the ONDemand version. If a participant is seeking credit in states we are not approved to issue credit and the participating party seeking credit incurs a fee to receive said credit, it is not the obligation of TASA to remit payment for such credit. It is the participant's obligation to remit payment to the state in which they would like to receive credit.

Program Description

On October 11, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Thomas Zaydon will present a one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Risk Management, for all legal professionals.

Brief Description

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

• Evaluate closed claims data to identify patterns and trends in malpractice risk

• Discuss the importance of patient selection criteria and screening for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

• Identify risk reduction strategies to address unrealistic patient expectations, patient complaints, and requests for refunds/waivers

• Identify best practices for managing social media and advertising risks

About the Expert:

Dr. Thomas J. Zaydon, Jr. is a cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon practicing in Miami, FL for the past 25 years.  He is Board Certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, is an active member of the Aesthetic Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.  Dr. Zaydon is also an active member and leader in multiple Plastic Surgery societies and hospital committees. 

His credentials include Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Eastern Virginia Medical School, General Surgery, and Chief Resident at Louisiana State University. 

Dr. Zaydon holds active medical licenses in the State of Florida and the State of Louisiana.

He is the current Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mercy HCA Hospital in Miami, FL.

He is the former President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons.  He served as Vice-Chairman at the Miami Heart Institute and former Associate Chairman at the St. Francis Hospital.  He currently serves on numerous committees at Baptist Hospital and its Affiliates. 

Dr. Zaydon is available to assist you in performing evaluations, preparing reports, and serving as an expert witness regarding plastic surgery issues.  Where appropriate, he is available to manage and treat ongoing plastic surgery issues. He averages 60% plaintiff and 40% defense work.  Ninety-Five (95%) percent of his time is spent on patient care.  

He is known for being highly ethical and competent, as well as prepared and analytical.



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