BuildMyBod, an online marketplace connecting doctors and patients, where consumers can check pricing, get quotes and make online purchases of cosmetic and other non-surgical services, has a new service that plastic and cosmetic surgeons might find useful: the Health Pricing Assistant.

Because the platform has so many doctors who have uploaded their pricing to the BuildMyBod database, plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, dermatologists and others can now get real-time U.S., regional state and local (by zip code) cost averages for comparable procedures, according to BuildMyBod CEO and founder, plastic surgeon Jonathan Kaplan, MD.

“We have over 250 doctors and facilities using BuildMyBod. That includes plastic surgeons, dermatologists, dentists, surgery centers and radiology facilities,” Dr. Kaplan tells Cosmetic Surgery Times.

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