Awards, Accreditation and Associations
American Board of Surgery
The American Board of Surgery is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1937 to provide board certification to individuals who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge in the field of surgery. Surgeons certified by the ABS, known as diplomates, have completed at least 5 years of residency training following medical school, met all ABS training requirements, and successfully completed the ABS examination process.
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
AACS is comprised of over 1,600 members who pursue educational and training opportunities in cosmetic surgery to ensure consistently high quality patient care. From live surgery workshops to our Annual Scientific Meeting, the AACS is the most trusted resource for patient safety through cosmetic surgery education.