ABCS President Dr. Samir Pancholi Discusses Addiction to Body Modification

August 21, 2015 |

American Board of Cosmetic surgery president and Las Vegas cosmetic surgeon Dr. Samir Pancholi was recently interviewed by the Las Vegas Review Journal regarding obsessive body modification. Focusing on how addictive body modification can take the form of excessive cosmetic surgery, Dr. Pancholi discussed body dysmorphic disorder and how to Read More »

Dr. Mitchell Kaye Recalls Life-Changing Patient Experiences

July 20, 2015 |
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We recently sat down with Dr. Mitchell Kaye to hear about the more emotional side of being a cosmetic surgeon. Keep reading to hear more about Dr. Kaye’s experience helping underprivileged burn victims in Columbia. What is one of the most gratifying parts of being a cosmetic surgeon? I have Read More »

Figurative Sculpture and the Cosmetic Surgeon

June 12, 2015 |
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It’s not a coincidence that many practicing cosmetic surgeons have a background in art, which classically includes studying the human figure via drawing and sculpture. To successfully create a beautiful work of art, it’s important to have a rich understanding of human anatomy—and this holds true for both art and Read More »

Congratulations New ABCS Diplomates!

April 24, 2015 |

Another year has passed, and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery is pleased to welcome our recently board certified cosmetic surgeons! These surgeons have shown an unrivaled passion and commitment to cosmetic surgery. Prior to being accepted into an accredited cosmetic surgery fellowship training program, all of our surgeons graduated Read More »

Featured ABCS Diplomate: Dr. Michael Thornton

April 22, 2015 |
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The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery is comprised of an incredibly talented and accomplished group of cosmetic surgeons, and we recently had the opportunity to speak with one of them—our featured diplomate for April, Dr. Michael Thornton. Dr. Thornton has a great passion for cosmetic surgery and holds three total Read More »

An Open Letter to NewBeauty Magazine: Stop Misleading the Public

February 9, 2015 |
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Dear NewBeauty, In theory, we are on the same side of a critical issue: the importance of choosing a qualified surgeon to perform a cosmetic procedure. However, we must take issue with your recent article, “Not All Doctors Are The Same,” (NewBeauty, Winter/Spring 2015, p.194). The article contained factual inaccuracies, Read More »

3 Facts About Cosmetic Surgery and Board Certification

December 1, 2014 |
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A simple Google search about cosmetic surgery board certification returns millions of results—and not all of it is accurate. Wading through the information can be overwhelming, but understanding what being board certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) really means is essential when choosing a surgeon to perform Read More »

Welcome to the New ABCS Website

July 30, 2014 |
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At the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, we pride ourselves on setting the highest standards for excellence in all aspects of cosmetic surgery practice and patient care. This includes an unwavering commitment to patient education. Our goal isn’t just to tell you about cosmetic surgery, but to provide you with Read More »