When we contemplate having cosmetic surgery one of our considerations is do we go to or prefer a male or female plastic surgeon.  There was a recent article that was a retrospective analysis of 200 consecutive calls to a plastic surgeons practice that had one female and one male plastic surgeon.  All patients were women.  Nearly half (46%) had NO preference , 26% requested a female plastic surgeon and only 1% requested a male.  Perhaps the type of procedure requested made a difference in female vs. male.  So how do you make a choice?  The number one factor affecting choice is a plastic surgeons reputation and experience.  Amen, enough said.