American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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History of ASPS

How a pioneering organization & specialty took shape

Plastic surgery may be one of the world's oldest healing arts. Learn about this pioneering specialty, and the history of ASPS and The Plastic Surgery Foundation.

Thank You

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) would like to thank Paul Schnur, MD, (ASPS Historian, 1990-1993, ASPS President 1998-1999) and Ms. Pamela Hait, author of the History of the ASPRS, for their assistance in preparing this document.


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