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Introducing the ISAPS Olympiad

As an organization, ISAPS is always trying to find new ways to educate and inspire our international members. We are excited to announce that the foundation stone for the first ISAPS Olympiad has been laid! The first ISAPS Olympiad will take place in September 2021 in Athens, Greece. Together with ISAPS President-Elect Nazim Cerkes and Education Council… Read More »


MIPSS returns for the 4th year in a row

For the fourth consecutive year, plastic surgeons from around the world convened in Marbella, Spain for the Marbella International Plastic Surgery Summer School (MIPSS) 2019. Over the weekend, experts in plastic surgery met to discuss new techniques and share valuable presentations with their colleagues. The three-day meeting featured live surgeries and presentations in seven different scientific panels.… Read More »


39th Paulista Day of Plastic Surgery

Bom dia from sunny Sao Paulo, Brazil! Last week, ISAPS members jetted halfway across the world to attend the 39th Paulista Day of Plastic Surgery.  This international meeting took place over four days and featured a variety of events, including round tables on topics like palpebral orbit, workshops on Allergan and Silimed, and conferences on best… Read More »


Gluteal Fat Safety Advisory

ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, ISPRES and IFATS (Plastic Surgery Societies) are extremely concerned about the mortalities associated with gluteal fat grafting (BBL) procedures that continue to be reported in the United States and other countries. The Societies are aware that some plastic surgeons are currently performing the BBL procedure with acceptable results. We further recognize that… Read More »


ISAPS Welcomes Charles Thorne, MD, as ASAPS President

ISAPS is delighted to welcome ISAPS member Charles Thorne as the newly elected President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) for the next year. Thorne was elected to serve as the new President this past weekend in New Orleans, USA, at the Society’s 2019 Aesthetic Congress, at which ISAPS President Dirk Richter… Read More »


ISAPS Takes New Orleans

This week, the ISAPS Board of Directors convened in New Orleans, LA for a productive ISAPS meeting. After a record-breaking 10-hour-long board meeting, the group was able to explore some of NoLa’s sights and scenes. Following the board meeting, ISAPS President Dirk Richter stayed in Louisiana for the 2019 meeting of the American Society for… Read More »


ISAPS Members Discuss BIA-ALCL at SOFCEP 2019

The international congress of the French Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (SOFCEP) took place this weekend in Val-d’Isere, France. We were excited to spot ISAPS President Dirk Richter, Past President Renato Saltz, National Secretary Chair Michel Rouif, and Membership Committee Chair Fabian Cortinas on stage at the event! Discussion included the hot topic of BIA-ALCL. The international… Read More »


Five important points for a successful job advertisement

The applicants who come to you are only as good as your job advertisements. We present important aspects that you should consider in order for your next job advertisement to succeed. Target group definition First of all, define who you want to address with your job posting. The design and content formulation depend on the… Read More »


New PhD Program in Plastic Surgery Celebrated in Russia

We are excited to announce the launch of the PhD program in plastic surgery at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) in Moscow. This exciting event was celebrated last week in Russia. The new PhD program will be a turning point for the plastic surgery specialty in Russia. It is our hope that… Read More »


7th Annual SOS Symposium

The 7th annual Secondary Optimizing Aesthetic Surgery (SOS) Symposium was a hit! This international meeting deals with aesthetic surgery complications every year. Faculty demonstrate salvage procedures for failed plastic surgery operations. This year, live surgery was performed by various ISAPS members, including ISAPS President Dirk Richter and DPRÄC President Wolfgang Gubisch. In case you missed… Read More »


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