Washington: A plastic surgeon, who calls himself “The Real Dr. Miami,” Meet Dr. Miami, SnapChats his operations in real time.
As per Vice.com, the “social media freak” Michael Salzhauer, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Bal Harbour Plastic Surgery in Florida, seems to take his phone wherever he goes, creating a trail of tweets, Instagrams, and SnapChats that chronicle his entire workday, surgery included.
Salzhauer, whose Instagram feed is filled with before-and-after photos, pictures of his hot clients, and, naturally, the occasional inspirational quote, calls his patients “beautywarriors” and recently ran “a meme contest” on his Instagram, for which he received over a thousand submissions.
Salzhauer, who gets into the office anywhere between 7:30 and 8 AM and leave between ten and midnight, said that during that time he is constantly posting to social media, which is the most fun he has had since medical school.
He added that in medical school, that’s the last time most doctors get to make a joke and so the social media allows him to express his creativity, to reach out to patients, to connect to them on a human level, and not so much the buttoned-up, white-coat, he is the doctor sort of thing.
He noted that it’s taken 19 years in practice and training and 10,000 patients to get to the level of skill and consistency with results and expertise to where I can show off a little bit on social media and this wouldn’t work for him if he was just opening up his practice.
Salzhauer noted that it’s had an effect on the business as he was pretty busy anyway, but now he is crazy busy.