Cosmetic Surgeons


Because your patients expect the best.

That’s why the AACS exists. We know you have to stay at the top of your field to thrive in the competitive and constantly evolving world of cosmetic surgery. Through our cosmetic surgery education and training, practice resources, and advocacy, we work tirelessly to make sure you are the best cosmetic surgeon you can be.


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Why Should You Join the AACS?

To Elevate Your Reputation

Membership in AACS means something – to your patients, your colleagues, the public. Your membership in AACS shows you support the highest standards in cosmetic surgery patient safety, ethics, and education. As an approved member, your colleagues and patients can trust your commitment to high quality cosmetic surgery care and outcomes.

To Build a Thriving Cosmetic Surgery Practice

AACS members are not only expert surgeons, they are also business owners. Only AACS designs practice management solutions and education exclusively for cosmetic surgeons and practices. From our Find A Cosmetic Surgeon patient referral tool to a Career Center for recruiting personnel and leasing equipment, AACS can help you and your practice thrive.

To Protect Your Right to Practice

AACS has your back. We are on the front lines at the state and local level advocating for your right to practice, and your right to advertise. When it comes to protecting your right to practice cosmetic surgery, no other group stands up for you like AACS.

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"As a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, I have the opportunity to participate in many medical organizations. As a 15-year member and Fellow of the AACS, I am proud to say that I’ve received some of the best education and experiences available in the field of cosmetic surgery. If you are interested in cosmetic surgery, the AACS is where you need to be!"
-Michael S. Kluska, DO, FAACS, FACOS • Southern Surgical Arts  • Chattanooga,TN


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