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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

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    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

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    3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

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    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

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Benefits of Membership


ASDS membership is the single, most powerful means to enhance the image of your practice among consumers and to advance your skills and understanding of cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic procedures. From continuing education to advocacy to public education efforts, the ASDS connects you to resources that deliver results and help you succeed today and into the future.

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Just a few of the benefits ASDS members enjoy:

Be recognized as an expert

The ASDS national branding campaign, public education and media relation efforts are educating consumers and referring physicians that ASDS members are the providers of choice and leading authorities on cosmetic and medically necessary skin procedures – then sending them to your website through the enhanced ASDS referral service!Influential programs–including the ASDS branding campaign, public education programs and media relations efforts–help shape public opinion that ASDS members are the providers of choice and leading authorities on skin procedures.

Learn the latest techniques to optimize patient outcomes  

From the ASDS Annual Meeting to hands-on educational courses and mentorship programs to online courses, you have access to the latest procedures and techniques taught by ASDS experts. Learn new approaches for skin cancer, reconstructive and cosmetic repairs, skin resurfacing, facial shaping, non-invasive fat removal, combination therapies and more. 

Protect your practice and the specialty

Your free dual membership in the ASDSA provides the “power in numbers” to tackle legislative and regulatory issues – including indoor tanning bans, office-based surgery restrictions, scope of practice infringement, fair reimbursement and patient access to quality care in provider networks.

Build colleague connections

Get easy access to the insights, expertise and educational resources of the ASDS dermatologic surgery community through the exclusive Quest digital knowledge network, Shared Interest Groups, and powerful education exchange programs.

Free Dermatologic Surgery journal

Enjoy free printed, online and Quest subscriptions to the leading journal covering the latest research and techniques shaping cosmetic and reconstructive cutaneous surgery.

Free Currents magazine

Get the latest specialty and Society news covering practice management issues, improving patient care and legislative updates delivered to you bimonthly.

Exclusive member savings

Save 20% to 50% on ASDS products and educational programs and enjoy exclusive partner program discounts

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