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ASPS Press Releases


2022

October

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons Announces Gregory Greco, DO, FACS, as New President

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons, has named Gregory Greco, DO, FACS, its new president.

The Plastic Surgery Foundation Announces Howard Levinson, MD, FACS, as New President

The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF), which supports the research and international activities of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), has named Howard Levinson, MD, FACS, its new president.

Events, Fundraisers and Heightened Awareness Mark the 11th Annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day on Oct. 19, 2022

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in partnership with The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF), is proud to announce the 11th annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day on Oct. 19, 2022.

Survey: Many U.S. Women Lack Basic Information on Life After Mastectomy

As many as 50 percent of cancer patients who've undergone a mastectomy have elected to have breast reconstruction surgery. Yet, while breast reconstruction is a common procedure, a new national survey finds that many women may have not received adequate information to evaluate how it may impact them physically, financially and emotionally.

The PSF Receives FDA Approval to Conduct Multicenter Study of ADM and Surgical Mesh Used in Breast Reconstruction

The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application and will now proceed as sponsor of a prospective, multicenter observational trial studying the impact of acellular dermal matrix (ADM) and surgical mesh in implant-based breast reconstruction.

Collaborative Wound Care Strategy Session Planned for Plastic Surgery The Meeting in Boston

The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) will hold a joint strategic planning meeting on Oct. 27 in Boston to discuss advanced fellowship training in wound healing and tissue repair.

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