• Aesthetic Surgery Journal

International Active Membership Requirements


  • Must be an Active Member of your country’s national plastic surgery society (must be a society acceptable to The Aesthetic Society's Board of Directors) or an Active Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
  • 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. One (1) that is an Aesthetic Society Active or Life Member and one (1) in your country which can be an International Active Member of The Aesthetic Society or a member of an approved international society.
  • 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 International 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.


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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


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

RADAR Resource. Access to a complete medical library and private professional network, featuring all issues of ASJ, educational videos, discussion forums, and more.

Meeting Discounts.  Take advantage of significant savings on registration for The Aesthetic Meeting and The Aesthetic Society's Symposia.

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


My CME Record. Track and manage your plastic surgery education hours online at asaps.org

Expand Your Reach. ASAPS offers essential advice on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), public relations, and social media, including assistance with blogging and media interviews.

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 International 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 Societ ymembers.

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. Make an impact today!

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