Say “Hello!” to Our New President, Dr. Alexander Sobel

January 12, 2018 |
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As we settle into the new year, there are a few exciting things happening with the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS)—one of which is the induction of our new President, Dr. Alexander Sobel! Dr. Sobel is taking over the position for Dr. Jacob Haiavy, who has faithfully served the… Read More »

Why Choose Fellowship Training in Cosmetic Surgery

September 9, 2017 |
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Medical school is a rigorous process that takes time, patience, and a heavy dose of enthusiasm. And for American Board of Cosmetic Surgery diplomates, the process can be even more arduous. But as many of our board certified cosmetic surgeons will agree, it is totally worth it. The Aesthetic Channel… Read More »

Announcing our New ABCS Diplomates!

February 2, 2017 |

We are pleased to welcome our recently board certified cosmetic surgeons to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. These surgeons have proven their dedication and commitment to cosmetic surgery, and we congratulate them on their well-deserved success! After years of hard work, including graduating from an accredited medical school and… Read More »

Why You Should Be Certified by the ABCS

May 3, 2016 |
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Put yourself in the shoes of a patient about to have cosmetic surgery. It’s very likely that there are specific things you would want to see in a potential surgeon, such as: Board certification reflecting the appropriate experience, education, and training Comprehensive training in cosmetic surgery procedures Experience performing a… Read More »

Welcome Dr. Haiavy, Our New ABCS President

February 16, 2016 |
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It is with great excitement that we announce our newest President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS), Dr. Jacob Haiavy! Dr. Haiavy is taking over for Dr. Samir Pancholi, who served the ABCS as president for several years. “It is an honor to follow in the footsteps of… Read More »

Featured ABCS Diplomate: Dr. Maria Lombardo

December 16, 2015 |
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The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery is composed of an incredibly thoughtful, talented, and accomplished group of cosmetic surgeons. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down and learn a bit more about Dr. Maria Lombardo, our featured diplomate for November. Dr. Lombardo has a great passion for the artistic,… Read More »

The ABCS Supports the #ILookLikeASurgeon Campaign

September 23, 2015 |

What do you picture when you think of a cosmetic surgeon? This summer a wonderful thing happened: surgeons, namely female surgeons, started Tweeting images of themselves to promote the idea that our medical community is evolving and becoming more diverse—and the #ILookLikeASurgeon hashtag was born. Here at the American Board… Read More »

Who Should You Choose for Your Cosmetic Surgery? The International Business Times Weighs In

September 17, 2015 |

The International Business Times recently explored the financial, educational, and ethical factors behind an ongoing debate in their article “Medical Turf Wars: Plastic Surgeons Clash With Other Doctors About Who Can Perform Liposuction And Tummy Tucks.” Understanding the Issue The article covers the “state-by-state battle” that’s occurring within the medical… Read More »

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 »