“The Annual Meeting Work Group listened to feedback from attendees and evaluated every aspect of the four-day meeting and pre-conference,” said ASDS President Murad Alam, MD, MBA. “The improvements being made will provide enhanced learning opportunities and enrich the overall attendee experience.”

Plus, many networking opportunities and more than 120 exhibits provide the tools, insights and inspiration to take your practice to the next level.


Workshops and Special Events You Don’t Want to Miss!

Interactive Experience at Hands-On Workshops

(Advance registration and additional fee required, open to physicians registrants only.)
• Chemical Peels Patient Demonstrations SOLD OUT
• Advanced Cosmetic Surgical Procedures of the Eyes and Face Cadaver Lab
• Wound Closures Cadaver Lab
• Nail Surgery Cadaver Lab
• Excision, Flap, Suturing and Injection Techniques


• Industry Talks & Product Demonstrations
• Cosmeceutical Bar
• Free Video Thursday – SOLD OUT
• Members-Only Business Meeting
• Silent Auction
• Dine Arounds
• Free Photo Friday
• Sample Saturday
• Golden Scalpel Knowledge Bowl

Don't Miss these Special Lectures

Chef Grant Achatz


One of the most awarded and recognized chefs in the world. Known for his innovative, emotional and modernist style of cuisine, he has been named Best Chef in the United States by the James Beard Foundation, honored by Time Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, and has given talks and lectures on gastronomy and design at conferences and universities around the world.

Dr Geronemus


Board-certified cosmetic dermatologist, Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., Director of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York®, graduated from Harvard University and pursued his medical education at the University of Miami School of Medicine will deliver the lecture titled, “Expanding the scope of dermatologic surgery through lasers and related technologies.”

This lecture honors the legacy of Dr. Narurkar, whose untimely and unfortunate passing was a tremendous loss that has affected the dermatology community. Sponsored by Allergan

Kee Yang Chung


Dr. Kee-Yang Chung Introduction by Lawrence M. Field, MD
Dr. Kee-Yang Chung is a professor of dermatology at Yonsei University College of Medicine, Severance Hospital, in Seoul, Korea. He specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction for skin cancers, including melanoma, autologous fat transfer and keloid surgery. He played a pivotal role in establishing dermatologic surgery as a solid subspecialty in Korea and trained numerous Korean and international fellows.

This lecture honors the monumental achievements and motivational energy of Dr. Field, who served as a catalyst for the inception of the named lecture.

2019 ASDS Annual Meeting Recordings

Review the latest techniques and best practices presented during the ASDS Annual Meeting 24/7 online or download for your on-the-go convenience!

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$99 ASDS Members
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Only select sessions will be recorded.  Recordings will be available eight weeks after the meeting.

2019 Annual Meeting Advocacy Sessions

• Advocacy 101 – Thurs., Oct. 24, 1:30 to 2:25 p.m.
• Dermatologic Surgery Coding and Reimbursement – Fri., Oct. 25, 10:45 a.m. to Noon
• Workshop on Aseptic Technique, Managing Medicines, and Safety in the Office Environment - Fri., Oct. 25, 1:30 to 2:25 p.m.
• What’s at Stake: Scope of Practice, Compounding, Stem Cells and More – Sat., Oct. 26, 3 to 4 p.m.

Exhibits & Corporate Partners

2019 ASDS Annual Meeting Faculty Login

2019 ASDS E-Poster Presenter Login

Presenters login to access the ASDS e-Poster manager to complete your e-Poster submission for display at the 2019 ASDS Annual Meeting

Future ASDS Annual Meetings - Save the Date!

2020 ASDS Annual Meeting – National Harbor

October 8 to 11
Gaylord National Harbor Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745