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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

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    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

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    3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

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    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

  • ASDS News

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    Consumer survey results: Help spread the good news!

    The results of the 2017 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures are now available to be shared with your patients, the media and the public at large. A press release, infographic and video news release highlighting the results of the consumer survey are ready for member use. 

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    Join us at the ASDS Annual Meeting

    2017 ASDS Annual Meeting LogoJoin your colleagues for some dermatologic surgery brilliance in the jewel of the Midwest at the ASDS Annual Meeting, October 5-8, in Chicago. Four concurrent tracks with 90+ sessions let you design a schedule to meet your specific needs and interests, plus enjoy greater value and expanded, multi-faceted topics. Polish your skills with extensive live patient demos and hands-on workshops, bond with peers at fun social events and discover treasures at 120+ exhibits. Bring your practice team to enhance the effectiveness of your office!


    Cast your vote by July 14!

    It’s time to decide – who will be the next ASDS and ASDSA leaders? The 2017 election is now open for the 2017-18 ASDS/ASDSA Office of Vice President, three (3) positions on the Board of Directors and one (1) position to the Nominating Committee. All eligible voting members have received a link to the election site with their ballot code; or - if they do not have a valid email address on file - a ballot packet via mail. Candidate biographical information, industry relationships and position statements are on the ASDS website, the election site and in the ballot packet.

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    The 2016 Procedures Survey results are in!

    ASDS seeks to publish accurate procedure totals to create a proper portrait of our specialty for the media, consumers, industry and both state and federal legislators. By providing the numbers that show the volume and scope of procedures performed, ASDS can prove beyond a doubt that our members are the experts in skin health and beauty. Read and share the ASDS press release.


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    Read 'Achieve,' the 2016 ASDS / ASDSA Annual Report

    The 2016 ASDS / ASDSA Annual Report – Achieve – highlights the Society's accomplishments of 2016 – from leadership and membership to branding and advocacy. The initiatives featured in this report will likely shape the future of the dermatologic surgery specialty.