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Chris Lowery, DO, Named 2019 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Wednesday, February 27, 2019  
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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
February 27, 2019

CHICAGO, IL – Chris Lowery, DO, has been named President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Lowery was officially inducted on February 2 at the AACS 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando.

    "As president of AACS, I am honored to become the leader of the first organization dedicated to uniting cosmetic surgeons across specialties. We have a year of promising work ahead of us in 2019, as we continue to advance the field of cosmetic surgery as it increases in popularity worldwide.

    Our work will include establishing and implementing patient safety protocols and providing education and training to not only the current generation of cosmetic surgeons, but engaging future generations as well, and collaborating with leaders across the globe. The AACS Certified Fellowship program, which I completed myself in 2009, will further expand its reach as we connect aspiring cosmetic surgeons to leaders in the field for in-depth, hands-on experience.

    Our other educational opportunities will include accessible webinars, workshops, and conferences, dedicated to ensuring our members have access to the latest techniques and technologies. In addition to the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting, we are holding the World Congress on Liposuction this September in Chicago, which only occurs every few years and looks at new techniques, trends, and technology in one of the fastest-growing fields in cosmetic surgery."

A board-certified, fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon and diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Lowery is dedicated to providing the highest standard in surgical care and safety to his patients. He is based in Hamilton County, Indiana, after growing up in Fishers, Indiana, though many of his patients travel to him from around the United States and the world. He has trained specifically in breast augmentation and breast implant revision surgery, and specializes in natural cosmetic surgery that results in minimal downtime and scarring.

In addition to his practice at Hamilton Surgical Arts, he is a member of the medical staff at St. Vincent and Community hospital systems, and is an assistant professor at the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Surgery.

Dr. Lowery is involved in the advancement of cosmetic surgery and has published several articles, lectured locally and internationally on cosmetic surgery, and taught other surgeons. A 2009 article of his on low-level laser therapy was recognized as the best cosmetic surgery paper in the nation.

After graduating from the Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Lowery completed a one-year rotating internship and trained for four years in general surgery at Grandview Medical Center. He was chief resident there from 2004 to 2005. After spending five years as an attending general surgeon, he completed an AACS certified Cosmetic Surgery fellowship, training under Dr. Robert F. Jackson.

For complete information on the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, please visit www.cosmeticsurgery.org.

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About the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Founded in 1985, the mission of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) is to advance the specialty of cosmetic surgery and quality patient care. AACS is the leader in continuing medical education for all specialties of cosmetic surgery, providing fellowship training programs, live surgery workshops, medical symposiums and an annual scientific meeting. Most members of the AACS are board‐certified cosmetic surgeons, dermatological surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, head and neck surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, obstetric‐gynecologic surgeons, general surgeons and ophthalmic surgeons – all of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is the organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association (AMA) through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates. For more information, visit www.cosmeticsurgery.org.

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