American Society of Plastic Surgeons


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the world’s largest specialized plastic surgery organization. This scientific society was founded in 1931 and represents more than 90% of the plastic surgery specialists in the United States. He also represents more than a thousand plastic surgeons from all over the world, making the ASPS a global institution and one of the main authorities in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

The mission of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is to advance the quality of patient care. To achieve this goal, it promotes among its members the highest standards of ethics, training, medical practice and research in Plastic Surgery. Continuing education is one of the fundamental requirements for membership.

This scientific society is a strong advocate for patient safety, requiring its members to operate in accredited surgical facilities that undergo rigorous external review of equipment and staffing. Having an operation with an ASPS member plastic surgeon is a guarantee of quality and safety.

For more information, visit the official website of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Last updated: 26 April, 2018