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Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the peak body for specialist plastic surgeons (both reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery).

The medical specialty of plastic surgery encapsulates a comprehensive and diverse set of subspecialty disciplines. Fully qualified surgeons who perform plastic surgery are known as specialist plastic surgeons. They are integral to the public hospital system and contribute extensively to the advancement of medical science through research, education and training.

All ASPS members hold a specialist qualification from the Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons (RACS). Members of ASPS have undertaken a minimum of 12 years medical and surgical education, including at least 5 years of specialist postgraduate training.

Vision and mission

To provide the highest quality plastic surgery care to all Australians.

To protect the integrity of plastic surgery as a specialty.

How the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons can help

ASPS provide quality information regarding reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery procedures to the general public.

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Call 02 9437 9200 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST for general enquiries.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Last reviewed: October 2023

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