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Overview of the ASPS and ASAPS

Last updated 1 year ago

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is a not-for-profit membership organisation that represents plastic surgery in Australia. This includes both reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery. They maintain the highest standard of surgical practice and ethics in Australia.

The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is an organisation that exists across Australia and New Zealand with the aim of promoting only the utmost excellence in cosmetic surgery. Members of this society are all specialist plastic surgeons, the total of which make up 70% of the cosmetic surgeon population over both countries.

The main objectives of ASAPS are to promote the highest principles of plastic surgery when used for aesthetic purposes, as well as to promote research and education in the field. This means that all members are encouraged to undergo ongoing education in order to remain at the very top of their field. For trainee plastic surgeons, specialist training is provided so the trainee can make the most of an excellent foundation on which to base their future careers.

Members of the above organisations are, as mentioned above, specialist plastic surgeons. They maintain a specialist interest in cosmetic surgery and are registered as specialists with their respective medical boards in whichever country they are from. They are also members of NZAPS, which is the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons, or ASPS, which is the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.

If you’re looking for a female plastic surgeon in Perth to perform a procedure for you, always ensure that the surgeon you go to is a member of reputable organisations in Australia – like Dr Anh Nguyen, who you can call on (08) 6555 3480. You’ll then be able to attend your consultation assured that you are in capable hands should you decide to undergo a procedure.


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