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JOIN the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

For more than 50 years, ASDS has represented dermatologic surgeons – cosmetic, general, reconstructive and Mohs – as the true skin experts.

ASDS membership is the single, most powerful means to:

Access the insights and expertise of the dermatologic surgery community.

  • Stand out as an expert.
  • Learn the latest techniques to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Protect your practice and advance the specialty through continuing education, advocacy and public branding initiatives.
  • Connect you to resources that deliver results and help you succeed today and into the future.

RENEW Your ASDS/A Membership

How to Renew Your ASDS/A Membership

  1. Click here or “Member Login” located in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Enter your Member ID and Password. If you do not have this, please click on “Retrieve Username” or “Reset Password.”
  3. In the section labeled, “2024 ASDS / ASDSA Membership Renewal,” click on “Pay online now or print invoice.”
  4. Review your invoice and click on “Pay Dues Now.”
  5. You may make a tax-deductible donation to the DermaSurgery Advancement Fund. If you do not wish to donate, click on “Skip.”
  6. Enter your credit card information and click the “Pay” button.

Call ASDS Membership at 847-956-0900 for assistance or to pay over the phone.


REINSTATE Your ASDS Membership

Former ASDS members who have let their membership lapse can easily reinstate by paying the current year’s membership dues. Membership support of ASDS/A is immeasurable in enhancing our commitment to promoting the expertise of board-certified dermatologists all year long and ensuring policymakers are protecting your patients and your specialty by providing a unified voice on critical issues. ASDS membership is the go-to resource to stay informed and keep you at the top of your profession. Membership includes a complimentary subscription to the acclaimed Dermatologic Surgery journal (a $571 value), among many other benefits.

Membership requirements must be met, per the ASDS/A Bylaws, to be accepted back into active membership. The ASDS Membership department will contact you if additional documentation is required. 

Please contact ASDS membership via email at  or call 847-956-0900 with any questions or if you need assistance.

How to Reinstate Your ASDS Membership

  1. Click on “Member Profile” located in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Enter your Member ID and Password. If you do not have this please click on “Retriever Username” or “Reset Password.”
  3. Review your membership information. Please update your information if it is incorrect by clicking “Edit.”
  4. Scroll down and click on “Reinstate.”
  5. It will ask “Are you sure you want to reinstate this membership?” Click "Yes" to proceed.
  6. Click "Pay" to proceed to checkout to reinstate your membership
  7. Enter in your credit card information and click the “Pay” button.
  8. Once processed, which takes a day or two, your ASDS membership will be active.


Which Member Type Are You?


Application Process

  1. Complete and submit the ASDS membership application and $95 USD non-refundable application fee.
  2. Submit three valid endorsement letters from current ASDS Fellows, one of whom must reside in your city, state or province. If you are an AAD member or a Corresponding Fellow applicant, only one endorsement letter is required.
  3. Corresponding Fellow applicants must also provide proof of dermatology certification (in English) from country in which they are practicing.
  4. Pay ASDS membership dues.

For additional information, please contact ASDS membership.