TOPS information benefits the participating physician and the plastic surgery specialty as a practice management tool in clinical research, advocacy, and communication with the media and the public.

Practice Management Tool

  • Individual and peer group comparison
  • National benchmarks for practice patterns
  • Reports on practice demographics

Advocacy

  • Provides valid data necessary to effectively respond to onerous state and federal regulations
  • Provides valid data to demonstrate the quality of health care provided by board-certified plastic surgeons vs. the competition

Communication with Media and the Public

  • Provides continuing valid procedural statistics to the media
  • Supports the branding of the ASPS logo as the symbol of excellence in plastic surgery

Clinical Research

  • Develop evidence-based patient care parameters
  • Conduct multi-center clinical trials
  • Monitor clinical outcomes and emerging trends

Sign Up to Participate in TOPS

In order to participate in TOPS, ASPS recommends you or your staff member participate in a 1 hour training session. To register for training, please refer to the TOPS Training Schedule.