• Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Active Membership: United States & Canada

  • Must be a citizen of and practicing in the United States, its territories or Canada.
  • Must be Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
  • Must have attended The Aesthetic Meeting or Symposium exclusively organized and managed by The Aesthetic Society within the last 4 years (list of eligible meetings below).
  • Must be actively involved in the practice of plastic surgery and devote a significant part of your professional effort to aesthetic surgery.

If you meet these basic requirements we invite you to apply for membership!

The application will include all forms needed in order to submit the following required information:

  • Complete a questionnaire telling us about your plastic surgery training and history
  • Complete a summary of your surgical cases from the last 12 months
  • Provide Two (2) sponsors that are Aesthetic Society Active or Life Members. One must be within your geographical area, while the other can be located anywhere within the U.S. or Canada
  • Provide information on any malpractice cases, if any
  • Provide verification of accreditation of any surgical facilities that are used
  • Provide a listing of your websites and any social media platforms, including any print marketing
  • Agree to abide by the Society’s Bylaws, Conflict of Interest Policy, and Code of Ethics
  • Optional – Submit a personal statement, telling us about yourself and why you want to be an Active Member of The Aesthetic Society

Application Deadlines January 5 and July 1

Applicants who submit a complete application by the January 5 deadline are eligible for election just prior to The Aesthetic Meeting in the spring. Individuals who submit their application for the July deadline are eligible for election to membership at the beginning of the year. A $250 application fee to cover administrative expenses associated with your application is required and you will be sent an invoice once you submit your application.

Eligible Meetings

The following meetings are exclusively organized by The Aesthetic Society and can be used to fulfill the meeting requirement:

The Aesthetic Meeting (in-person or live stream registration)
Experienced Insights: The Aesthetic Society Breast and Body Contouring Symposium
The Aesthetic Society Las Vegas Facial Symposium
The Aesthetic Cruise


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Contact Information:

Marissa Simpson – Membership Manager
Email: marissa@surgery.org
Phone: 800/364-2147 ext. 120

Kerry Moradkhani – Membership Coordinator
Email: kerry@surgery.org
Phone: 800/364-2147 ext. 108



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Subscriptions. Receive complimentary print and online subscriptions to Aesthetic Surgery Journal (ASJ), the #1 journal in all of aesthetic surgery and Aesthetic Society News (ASN).

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Webinars. Enjoy complimentary webinars on timely topics to benefit you and your practice.


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Legal Counsel. Receive complimentary one-on-one legal advice from The Aesthetic Society legal counsel.

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NEW: Aesthetic Neural Network (ANN). ANN offers real-time data, allowing you to benchmark your practice, with no data entry by your staff.

NEW: Surgeons as Consumers (SAC). The Aesthetic Society's own version of Yelp!, SAC is a members-only review system of 510K devices, such as light and laser, allowing you to read and write reviews before you make a big product investment.


The Aesthetic Society Logo and Certificate. Distinguish yourself from your competition by using the Aesthetic Society member logo on your website and marketing materials, and receive a membership certificate to display in your office.

Smart Beauty Guide. Patient referral opportunities are available through a complimentary “select a surgeon” listing, by answering patient questions via “ask a surgeon,” and through linking to Smart Beauty Guide (SBG) using our SBG logo on your personal website. Further increase your visibility by purchasing an Enhanced Practice Profile (EPP), allowing patients to more easily find you.

Products. Receive discounts on essential products for your practice, as well as Smart Beauty Guide marketing materials, exclusively for Aesthetic Society members.

Social Media. Receive complimentary twice-monthly digital content for use on your social media accounts and website.


Networking Opportunities. Enjoy the opportunity serve on committees, and influence change within the aesthetic specialty. Aesthetic Society Active members are also eligible to vote and hold office. Make an impact today!

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