Dr. Robert A. Hardesty Receives RealSelf 100 Award For Enduring Commitment to Consumer Education
Riverside, CA Plastic Surgeon Among Top Influencers in Plastic Surgery
Riverside, CA – March 24, 2017 – Local physician Robert Hardesty is one of 100 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 100 Award, a prestigious award honoring the top influencers on RealSelf—the most trusted online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures and to find and connect with doctors and clinics.
In 2016, more than 82 million people visited RealSelf to research cosmetic treatments and connect with local medical professionals. The RealSelf 100 Award, now in its seventh year, honors the top rated and most engaged board-certified aesthetic doctors who consistently demonstrated a commitment to patient education and positive patient outcomes throughout 2016. This elite group of 100 doctors have excelled at sharing their expertise, free of charge, with tens of millions of RealSelf community members actively searching for information and the right provider, and together contributed 25 percent of the half a million total answers posted on RealSelf in 2016.
Dr. Robert Hardesty is the former Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) and affiliated hospitals. He has trained over 30 Board Certified Plastic Surgeons located all over southern California. (Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, Orange County and throughout the United States) He is the founder of the first nationally accredited and integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) and affiliated hospitals. He holds an academic rank of clinical professor at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is double board certified in both Plastic and General Surgery. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
“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,” said Tom Seery, Founder and CEO of RealSelf. “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.”
Dr. Robert Hardesty is an expert contributor to RealSelf, and to date has posted over 2 thousand answers to questions on RealSelf. Dr. Robert Hardesty also maintains a patient star rating of 4.8 stars out of five stars in RealSelf reviews. For more information on Dr. Robert Hardesty, please visit, http://www.imagineplasticsurgery.com/ , and for the full list of RealSelf 100 Award winners, visit http://www.realself.com/RS100.
RealSelf is the largest online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures and to find the right doctor or clinic. More than 9 million people visit RealSelf each month to find out which treatments and providers live up to their promise of being “Worth It." RealSelf is powered by unbiased experiences shared by consumers for hundreds of treatments, ranging from simple skincare to highly considered cosmetic surgery. Offering millions of photos and medical expert answers, RealSelf has become the essential resource and service for those seeking to find the right doctor or clinic.