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|Certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowships|
Launch your career as a cosmetic surgeon with an AACS Certified Fellowship.
AACS Certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowships are the only cosmetic surgery training programs that fully prepare you for a career in cosmetic surgery.
Offered in General Cosmetic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery, these fellowships are post‐residency programs involving advanced education and training in the art of cosmetic surgery.
The cometic surgery market is projected to grow to $56.495 billion by 2024
Perform over 300 cosmetic surgery cases during your fellowship
Learn how to run a successful cosmetic surgery practice
Get unparalleled hands‐on training in general or facial cosmetic surgery
Gain direct access and mentorship from a top cosmetic surgeon
WATCH: Why Choose an AACS Certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship?
There are currently no residency programs in the U.S. devoted exclusively to cosmetic surgery. Existing residency programs in general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology,
plastic surgery, and other specialties, do not include adequate training to perform the vast array of cosmetic surgery procedures.
Two Types of AACS Certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowships
General Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
A fellowship in general cosmetic surgery is a post‐residency program involving advanced education and training in the art of cosmetic surgery.
Facial Cosmetic Surgery Fellowships
A fellowship in facial cosmetic surgery is a post-residency program involving advanced education and training in the art of facial cosmetic surgery.
In both fellowships, training fellows can expect…
Training Fellows Must Meet Eligibility Criteria
Training fellow applicants must meet certain criteria to be considered for an AACS Certified Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship.
Fellowship Match and Application Process
AACS Certified Fellowship Programs officially begin in July each year. AACS helps match fellowship trainee applicants with available fellowship programs through the AACS Certified Fellowship Match.
Find the Fellowship Location Right For You
It’s your choice when it comes to your cosmetic surgery training. We have over 25 cosmetic surgery fellowships across the United States.
Meet our Fellowship Program Directors
Get answers to your questions on how to choose a fellowship program, tuition reimbursement, the approval process and more.
Route to Board Certification
AACS fellows are eligible for board certification by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, an important distinction rare in the field.