Esthetic Medicine Ranks 6th in Malpractice Lawsuits

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Malpractice lawsuits are not uncommon in the medical field, and medical spas are not immune. Medscape's Malpractice Report 2017 provides malpractice suit insights from more than 4,000 physicians from over 25 specialties. 

While surgeons and OB/Gyn and women's health specialists take the lead with 85% reporting malpractice suits, plastic and esthetic medicine ranked sixth with 73% of respondents having been sued.

The top 10 medical specialties with highest rates of malpractice lawsuits include:  

Surgery: 85%
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