Pre-Congress Workshop

2019 World Congress on Liposuction Pre-Conference Workshop

Sculpting for Surgeons LLC(TM) by Peter Schmid, DO
Thursday, September 5
 8:00am - 5:00pm


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What Past Attendees Say About This Course

“My favorite part was watching the transformation of my skills as the day progressed and losing myself in the art after the science of the course.”
“It was a great review of anatomy and interaction with a great teacher, Dr. Schmid.”
“The whole experience of doing something a little different was great.”



Sculpting for Surgeons, LLCTM

Sculpting for Surgeons, LLC is a workshop designed specifically for cosmetic physicians and surgeons to learn human beauty through the figurative arts. This workshop is an introductory personal hands-on experience in drawing and sculpting in clay, emphasizing the basics of human form by three-dimensional study. By connecting art with science, aesthetic anatomy is taught by exploring human body construction grounded in lines, proportions, volume and shape while working from a female figurative model. Didactic Powerpoint presentations and an interactive sculpting experience will support artistic principle which can be applied to patient analysis, cosmetic surgical planning and practices.


  • Aesthetic structural anatomy
  • Live professional model studies
  • Comparative anatomy
  • Lighting techniques
  • Additive sculpting-in-clay technique
  • Challenge one’s hand + eye at reproducing human form


About Dr. Peter Schmid

Dr. Peter Schmid is locally and nationally recognized as a respected leader in the facial plastic, cosmetic, reconstructive, head/neck and liposuction medical/surgical industry. In 1986, Dr. Peter Schmid graduated with Phi Sigma honors from the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri. The completion of his residency in Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Doctors Hospital (Columbus, Ohio) inspired Dr. Schmid to pursue the most comprehensive training available.

In addition to five years in post-graduate surgical training, Dr. Schmid furthered his facial plastic surgery specialty training with a two-year fellowship in cosmetic, facial plastic, head/neck and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Schmid won coveted rotations with some of the world's pioneers of plastic surgery like Dr. Ivo Pitanguy (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Dr. Pierre Fournier (Paris, France). Dr. Schmid furthered his extensive training with a two-year fellowship in cosmetic, facial plastic and head/neck surgery at the Midwest Institute of Cosmetic Surgery and Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis, Indiana). Dr. Schmid is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Head/Neck and Reconstructive Surgery (1994).

A profound respect for his professional mentors and a commitment to sharing knowledge acquired throughout the years led Dr. Schmid to training residents and physicians in his own facility. Today, Dr. Schmid provides continuing medical education to physicians in both surgical and non-surgical procedures and trains residents from around the country. He has also been the National Board Examiner for the Facial Plastic Surgery section of the American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Head/Neck Surgery. He is also an accomplished sculptor, and the founder of the first of its kind educational program for doctors and medical professions, Sculpting for Surgeons.

As a native of Colorado, Dr. Schmid is dedicated to building and maintaining a healthy community. Dr. Schmid regularly donates his time and expertise to children, men and women in critical need of care. For more than two decades, Dr. Schmid's personalized brand of aesthetic care has helped people nationwide achieve their aesthetic goals, improving their confidence and harmonizing their appearances.





This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.