RealSelf 100 Award To Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine to Dr. Ravi Somayazula

RealSelf 100 Award To Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine to Dr. Ravi Somayazula in Houston & Katy, TX

Published 06/12/2017

RealSelf is a one-stop online community for surgical and noninvasive cosmetic procedure information, including before/after photographs, patient reviews, and ‘Worth It’ ratings. One of the most notable aspects of RealSelf is the plethora of Q&A questions, answered by participating board certified RealSelf physicians including our own board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ravi Somayazula. With a variety of doctors represented on RealSelf, including plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and cosmetic dentists, no aesthetic procedure is left out. Founder and CEO of RealSelf, Tom Seery, states, “Our research shows that more than 95 percent of patients expect a practice to engage with them online. These doctors are leading the way in terms of their online engagement and focus on empowering patients with good information.” Starting in 2006, and growing every year, RealSelf now has more than 9.3 million unique users every month.

While thousands of doctors participate with RealSelf, only a small group of physicians are responsible for making the website’s major impact. Recently, RealSelf released its annual award for the top 100 cosmetic and aesthetic medicine influencers of 2016.  Houston’s own, Dr. Ravi Somayazula was among this group of prestigious award winners for 2016. RealSelf 100 is a compilation of “the top rated and most engaged board-certified aesthetic doctors who consistently demonstrated a commitment to patient education and positive patient outcomes.”  

Making the Renowned RealSelf 100:

There are multiple factors that went into play in order for Dr. Ravi to be extended his honor. The criteria for being named a part of this prestigious group includes answering questions and engaging with consumers, before/after treatment photos and the quantity and quality of patient reviews.  Forming the RealSelf 100, these top 100 doctors was responsible for answering more than 25% of all patient questions last year. Logging more than 10,000 hours last year, the RealSelf 100 is dedicated to engaging with the public through the Q&A forum. Their commitment to social media presence shows both dedication and innovation. RealSelf’s Seery explains, “The RealSelf 100 represents an exclusive group of doctors who embody both excellent patient service and an ongoing commitment to educating consumers shopping in the aesthetics market. These doctors are leading the way in terms of their online engagement and focus on empowering patients with good information.”

Dr. Ravi Somayazula on RealSelf:

Dr. Ravi is a Harvard-trained, board certified plastic surgeon, and a long-time member of the RealSelf team. To date, he has answered more than 800 patient questions. With over 19,000 profile views and 64 satisfied patient reviews, Dr. Ravi a highly valued presence within the cosmetic surgery community, earning his place in the RealSelf 100. See Dr. Ravi’s RealSelf profile for additional information on his practice, Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics, or to peruse his frequently asked questions. You can also find out more about the 2017 RealSelf 100 and learn how groundbreaking site’s top doctors are chosen.

Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics is located in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ravi brings years of education and experience to fine tuning every unique goal for breast augmentation, body contouring, and noninvasive facial rejuvenation procedure. Call the Katy Freeway office at 281.242.1061, or fill out the online Contact Us form, to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ravi, today.

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Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both Board-Certified Physicians, use a patient-centered approach and spend as much time as needed to make each patient feel special and respected—not just another person walking through the door. As a team, a one-of-a-kind treatment plan is created to address concerns from head to toe with the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques, including: Breast Augmentation (Implants), Tummy Tucks, Liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, miraDry®, Botox®, Dermal Fillers, and Sculptra®. Working side-by-side, Dr. Ravi and Dr. Gopathi strive to create a long-lasting relationship with each patient, meeting any new aesthetic needs as they arise. Together, the staff at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics take each patient step-by-step through their cosmetic journey to achieve the desired aesthetic results.

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Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics sends well wished to all of those impacted by COVID-19. We understand that this has impacted our entire country in multiple ways, from falling sick to job changes and school cancellations. We understand your multiple concerns and anxieties, and we want to assure you that as a medical practice, we are here for you.

Our office is open and ready to serve you. We have restarted performing elective surgeries at an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and in office elective surgical procedures will resume after May 8th. In order to decrease viral spread and to minimize utilization of medical supplies during this time of need, we have implemented a strict screening protocol. As far as non-surgical procedures, we are slowly rolling out these procedures. We are currently offering Botox and other non-surgical in office procedures, such as miraDry and Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling. We tentatively will be restarting filler treatments on May 18th. All staff and all patients are required to wear masks at all times. We are also not allowing any additional guests at this time. We are taking extra time and extra steps to make sure all contact surfaces, such as door handles and counter tops, are cleaned around the clock with appropriate cleaning solutions. Your safety had always been, and will continue to be, of utmost importance.

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both board certified physicians, will continue to offer both complimentary virtual consultations via a HIPAA compliant and secure platform and in person office consultations. We are happy to provide these two options so that you can choose the option that is most comfortable for you.

As responsible leaders in our community, we will always take the appropriate steps to ensure that every decision we make is focused on the health and safety of our patients and staff. We continue to monitor the CDC’s guidelines on infection control and are implementing their recommendations on an ongoing bases.

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