ASPS Affiliated Organizations
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is proud to have five distinguished specialty affiliated organizations among our membership. These societies are a part of ASPS, but they maintain their own individual identities, Boards of Directors and specialized missions.
Membership to the American Society of Plastic Surgery Professionals (ASPSP) is available to research assistants, practice administrators and related staff. This dynamic group is comprised of the non-clinical employees of board-certified or board-admissible plastic surgeons. ASPSP keeps members updated on changing trends and requirements in the industry, including updates in regard to ICD-10, marketing, social media, financial management and more. Learn together, succeed together!
The International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgeons (ISPRES) was established in 2011 to fulfill the need for a forum where plastic surgeons from around the world could exchange ideas and advance the exciting new frontier of Regenerative Plastic Surgery. ISPRES is the authority of the clinical application of adipose tissue for plastic surgeons.
The Migraine Surgery Society (MSS) supports the study and treatment of migraine headaches through education, research and dissemination of information among healthcare professionals. Areas of focus are anatomical research, outcomes-based clinical research, advocacy, innovations and improvement and increased awareness with primary care physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons and members of the public.
The mission of the Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons (MWSPS) is to promote research, comradery and education in the field of plastic surgery in the western region of the United States. While MWSPS is a regionally-focused society, eligible surgeons and residents from all fifty states can apply for membership.
The Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons (VASPS) is an organization of plastic surgeons dedicated to promoting the highest ethical standards. The primary purpose of the VASPS is to advance the art and science of plastic surgery through education, innovation, and to act as patient advocates, protecting the welfare of the people of Virginia with respect to cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.