Premier Plastic Surgery Scientific Event Concludes in Boston
Thousands of Leading Plastic Surgeons Attended Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2015 to See Everything New
in the World of Plastic Surgery
CHICAGO – The final day of Plastic Surgery: The Meeting, featuring extraordinary offerings in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery, officially ended on Tuesday, Oct. 20, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announced. Thousands of the world's premier plastic surgeons attended The Meeting, which was held October 16-20 in Boston.
When asked about this year's meeting Scot B. Glasberg, MD, President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, said "Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2015 was the best attended meeting in recent memory. For 84 years, The Meeting has helped thousands of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeons advance in all aspects of their surgical career and practice. This year's offerings followed that tradition, with sessions unmatched in their innovation and importance to the profession."
Approximately 3,000 attendees from 50 countries attended 90 different instructional courses, presented by leading experts in their respective disciplines, including three transgender surgery sessions. Attendees also visited 300 exhibitors with the latest in medical devices.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 8,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 93 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the Society represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery.