ASAPS Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank statistics are based on surveys sent to more than 14,000 physicians in multiple specialties.
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Since 1967, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has been the world's leading organization in cosmetic surgery education and research. Our U.S. members are American Board of Plastic Surgery certified surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. We also have members in Canada and 28 other countries.
ASAPS has a national network of surgeon spokespersons who are recognized experts in cosmetic plastic surgery of the face and body.
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Any individual can claim to be a doctor, cosmetic surgeon or plastic surgeon. You should make it your first priority to check a physician's credentials. A doctor's training and certification should be appropriate to the planned procedure. Certification by The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) ensures in-depth surgical training in all aspects of plastic surgery. U.S. or Canadian membership in The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) means a surgeon is ABPS-certified and has met additional requirements for continuing education and experience in cosmetic surgery.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), is recognized as the world’s leading organization devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body. ASAPS is comprised of over 2,600 Plastic Surgeons; active members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. International active members are certified by equivalent boards of their respective countries. All members worldwide adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and must meet stringent membership requirements.
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