William J. Koenig, Double Board-Certified Breast and Body Plastic Surgeon, Earns Respected RealSelf Hall of Fame Award for High Patient Ratings and Ongoing Commitment to Consumer Education on RealSelf
Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery

Dr. KoenigROCHESTER, N.Y., February 21, 2019 –  William J. Koenig has been named among the Top 1,000 Aesthetic Doctors on RealSelf.

William J. Koenig is one of 1,000 board-certified doctors, and the only one in Rochester, New York, to be inducted into the RealSelf Hall of Fame, an honor recognizing the highest-rated and most active doctors on RealSelf, the leading online marketplace to learn about cosmetic treatments and connect with medical aesthetic providers.  For eight years, the annual RealSelf 100 and 500 awards recognized doctors with outstanding records of high patient ratings who have given back to the RealSelf community by providing credible, valuable insights in response to consumer questions about elective cosmetic treatments ranging from surgical procedures to minimally invasive technologies to cosmetic dentistry.

For the first time ever, RealSelf celebrates the Hall of Fame, a culmination of eight years of recognitions made through the RealSelf 100 and 500 award programs.  To be included in the RealSelf Hall of Fame, doctors must have received a RealSelf 100 or RealSelf 500 award in the past. The program, which first launched in 2010, honors the top-rated and most engaged board-certified aesthetic doctors on RealSelf.

Doctors are ranked in three categories: earning patient reviews, answering consumer questions, and sharing before and after treatment photos. In order to be recognized in any given year, doctors must maintain the distinction of Top Doctor or Top Contributor and uphold an average rating above four stars.  “The RealSelf Hall of Fame honors the achievements of board-certified aesthetic doctors who consistently put the consumer first,” said Tom Seery, Founder and CEO of RealSelf. “It’s my pleasure to recognize this elite group of doctors for their significant contributions on RealSelf and their high standards in patient satisfaction.”

Every year, millions of consumers visit RealSelf to find aesthetic doctors and research elective cosmetic treatments ranging from surgical procedures like rhinoplasty and breast augmentation to nonsurgical treatment options such as injectable fillers and facial lasers. By answering consumer questions, sharing before and after photos, and encouraging their patients to leave open and honest reviews, RealSelf Hall of Fame honorees have played a vital role in helping consumers make informed and confident choices about medical aesthetic treatments.

“Plastic surgery is not an easy fix or an isolated experience.  I always encourage my patients to be actively involved in the entire process.  The more involved patients are, the better the surgical outcome and the more satisfied they are with their results.  Plastic surgery is a lifelong commitment and should be partnered with efforts to improve the quality of one’s life.  In addition to what I recommend surgically, I encourage patients to have healthy habits, improve their diet, exercise regularly and have good balance in their lives.  This holistic outlook results in satisfied patients who are invested in making the most out of their lives.  It’s a privilege to be part of this process with my patients,” said Dr. William Koenig. 

Dr. Koenig, partner of the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery, is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes exclusively in cosmetic breast and body procedures.  He has more than 26 years of experience in breast augmentation, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction, body lifts after significant weight loss, and other body contouring procedures.

For more information about Dr. Koenig and the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery, visit www.quatela.com

For more information about the RealSelf Hall of Fame honorees, please visit www.realself.com/halloffame.

About the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery

The Quatela Center has an experienced staff of professionals dedicated to your care and satisfaction.  With a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures, the Quatela Center is one of the only practices in the area whose doctors are solely dedicated to their respective specialties in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.  This allows for an unparalleled and uplifting experience that changes people’s lives.

About RealSelf

RealSelf is the leading online marketplace for people to learn and share experiences about cosmetic procedures and connect with the right providers. Millions of people from around the world visit RealSelf each month to browse patient reviews, before and after photos, and medical expert answers to discover which treatments and providers live up to their promise of being “Worth It.” From simple skincare to emerging nonsurgical technologies to highly considered cosmetic surgeries, RealSelf makes it easy to get the insights needed to make smart, confident decisions and find the right doctor. For more information, visit The Treatment blog or follow RealSelf on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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