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‘Much more than a surgeon’: Remembering David Genecov, MD, 1963-2022

By Jim Leonardo Monday, November 14, 2022

The plastic surgery world was quick to pay tribute to a beloved colleague and friend, David Genecov, MD, Dallas, age 59, who tragically passed away in a motor vehicle accident on Nov. 12.

Vote now on proposed amendments to ASPS/PSF Bylaws, Code of Ethics

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

ASPS Active and Life Active members are encouraged to vote on proposed amendments to the ASPS and PSF Bylaws relating to the Society's and Foundation's governance structures and a membership category.

Colleagues pay tribute to Howard Gordon, MD

By Paul Snyder Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Plastic surgeons are paying tribute to Howard Gordon, MD, a pioneer in aesthetic surgery who passed away last week at age 95.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Aesthetic Society issue joint advisory on threats of violence against plastic surgeons

Friday, October 14, 2022

Leadership of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Aesthetic Society have been made aware that some members have been subjected to threats of violence by individuals who object to the types of surgical procedures they perform or the research they conduct and present.

ASPS statement on Breast Implant Associated-Squamous Cell Carcinoma (BIA-SCC)

Thursday, September 8, 2022

On Sept. 8, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new safety communication about squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and various lymphomas in the capsule around breast implants.

Gluteal Fat Grafting: A joint safety statement

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Gluteal fat grafting, commonly known as "Brazilian Butt Lift" or BBL, has seen an increase in popularity in recent years. It is well-recognized that this procedure carries significant risk compared to other elective aesthetic surgical procedures and as a result, its increased popularity has resulted in deeply concerning levels of patient harm and mortality.

ASPS innovation partner MTI offers webinar series for start-ups and interested members

Thursday, August 18, 2022

A webinar series by MedTech Innovator (MTI), the largest accelerator of medical devices in the world, offers medical start-ups and interested members an educational resource to help bring ideas to market.

Remembering a pillar of plastic surgery, David Furnas, MD, 1931-2022

By Gabrielle LaBove, MD; Lohrasb R. Sayadi, MD; Jagmeet S. Arora; Leonardo Alaniz; Heather J. Furnas, MD; & Gregory R.D. Evans, MD Wednesday, August 17, 2022

David Furnas, MD, was a giant of plastic surgery who pioneered new frontiers and left a lasting impact on the specialty. He passed away peacefully on Aug. 15 at his home in Orange County, Calif., at the age of 91.

Award highlights the educational importance of "The Innovators"

By Paul Snyder Monday, August 15, 2022

"By Design: Breast Reconstruction," an episode of "The Innovators" series, earned Jeff Madden, the Society's staff media producer, and ASPS its first-ever Telly Award earlier this year. The national Telly Awards honor excellence in video across all screens.

ASPS membership provides discounted registration for Houston breast surgery conference

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The 8th International Breast Surgery Workshop (IBSW) and 4th World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL (WCC-BIAALCL) joint meetings to be hosted by MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at the Texas Medical Center Intercontinental Hotel, and ASPS members are invited to take advantage of a discounted registration fee.

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