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Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium July 18-20, 2019

Fairmont Austin Hotel
101 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701

Program Chair: John Y.S. Kim, MD | Co-Chair: Karol Gutowski, MD, FACS

Premier Clinical Programming with a Focus on Practicality

Learn new ideas and practical techniques from experts of our specialty. Ask questions. Dig deeper. Share experiences and perspectives with your peers. Discover new products and services to improve your practice. It's all waiting for you at the 33rd annual ASPS Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium.

This world-renowned meeting brings together a diverse faculty to present leading-edge techniques and procedures. Small-group instructional courses complement the general sessions to take a closer look at the specifics. Attendees come from around the globe to build their aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery skills.

New for 2018
Cadaver Prosection Workshop: Pre-Pectoral Breast Reconstruction

Get a comprehensive overview of the indications, technique, and outcomes of pre-pectoral reconstruction. Highlights will include hands-on demonstration of various ADM wrap techniques, cadaver-based pearls for direct-to-implant and expander approaches, and frank discussion of controversial points (radiation, economics, pre- vs. retropectoral decision making).

Invest Three Days in Yourself

Come to the Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium to surround yourself with excellence. Leave re-energized and brimming with new techniques and ideas you can put to use to improve your practice right away.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret current and emerging issues and advances affecting the diagnosis and delivery of treatment and assess their potential practice applications.
  • Critically assess the strategies for aesthetic and reconstructive breast procedures.
  • Describe advanced technologies and techniques in body contouring.
  • Translate expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes and satisfaction.


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

10 of the 24.75 credits have been identified as programming applicable to patient safety.