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Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS

La Jolla, CA

Dr. Shumway is a Board Certified Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon dedicated to the aesthetic enhancement of his patients through laser and cosmetic procedures designed to help them look younger and feel beautiful. He specializes in Transumbilical Breast Augmentation and is also famous for Liposuction, Facelifts, Laser Peels, Rhinoplasty, Tummy Tucks and so much more.

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CSF serves as the research and education arm of AACS and is committed to the advancement of the science of cosmetic surgery and the enhancement of patient safety and trust.

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The AACS is pleased to announce a partnership with the Instituto de Estudios Superiores en Medicina (IESM), a private medical education institution providing specialized Cosmetic Surgery education and training based on a stringent and comprehensive Masters Degree Program in Mexico City, Mexico. The IESM was awarded the prestigious Recognition of Official Validity of Studies by the Ministry of Education of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave.

Coming soon: AACS Membership Application in Spanish, as well as exciting education program announcements!