Plastic Surgeons Gather This Weekend for Annual Scientific Meeting
Friday will kick off the annual scientific meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Held in Toronto, Ontario, the October 1-5 conference will be attended by plastic surgeonsand physicians from all around the world.
Presentations will focus on the hottest plastic surgery topics, technologies and current research. Attendance could surpass 5,000 plastic surgeons, along with other doctors, nurses, exhibitors and professionals involved in the plastic surgery field.
“Plastic Surgery 2010 is the complete plastic surgery experience featuring the latest information on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery techniques,” said ASPS President Michael McGuire, MD.
The meeting will serve as a first ‘congress of plastic surgery’ whereby international and U.S. physicians can easily come together to investigate and refine new techniques, review the safety and effectiveness of devices and procedures, and explore emerging trends in plastic surgery, ” adds Dr. McGuire.
A roundtable event will feature plastic surgeons sharing their experiences in Haiti, as they volunteered during relief efforts after the January 2010 earthquake. According to the ASPS, many plastic surgeons are still actively engaged in the Haiti relief effort.