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North Carolina Plastic Surgeon is New President of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ,

Aesthetic Society Elects Top Officers at 2010 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

New York, NY (Vocus) April 25, 2010 -- North Carolina plastic surgeon Felmont F. Eaves III, MD, is the new President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). The Aesthetic Society, with nearly 2,500 members, is the leading national organization of board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. The election of new officers was held on April 25, during the ASAPS 2010 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC which was attended by plastic surgeons from around the world.

Dr. Eaves serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of North Carolina. An Aesthetic Society Member since 1999, Dr. Eaves is a partner at Charlotte Plastic Surgery and an attending surgeon at Carolinas Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Eaves is the Former Chair of the Finance & Investment Committee, Patient Safety Committee, and Public Education Committee, as well as the past Administration Commissioner and Traveling Professor. Dr. Eaves has twice been the recipient of the Aesthetic Society’s Simon Fredrick’s Award for Best Panelist; additionally he is the past recipient of the Sherrell J. Aston Award for Best Presentation by a Candidate or Resident, and the Ted Lockwood Award for Excellence in Body Contouring.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Dr. Eaves completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 1992. He relocated to Atlanta, GA where he completed his plastic surgery training and joined the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1993 and by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) in 1996.

“With the proliferation of plastic surgery stories in the media, public education in plastic surgery is now more important than ever,” said Dr. Eaves. “Over the next year, and through the foreseeable future, the Aesthetic Society will continue its ongoing effort to inform the public about the benefits and serious nature of plastic surgery, as well as the overwhelming advantages in seeking a board-certified plastic surgeon.”

Other new Aesthetic Society officers on the Executive Committee are:

President-Elect: Jeffrey M. Kenkel, MD of Dallas, TX. An Aesthetic Society Member since 2001, Dr. Kenkel is a professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is Associate Editor of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and editor of Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kenkel is the Chair of the Aesthetic Training Task Force and an active member of multiple Society Committees. He currently serves as a board member of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF), and is the immediate past Chair of both the ASAPS Education Commission and Program Committee. Dr. Kenkel is the recipient of the Aesthetic Society’s Ted Lockwood Award for Excellence in Body Contouring.

Vice President: James A. Matas, MD of Orlando, FL. An Aesthetic Society Member since 1997, Dr. Matas is in private practice and is the former Chief-of-Staff of Dr. P. Phillips Hospital in Orlando. He is the immediate past President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Matas has served as the Society Treasurer and is currently the Chair of the Publications Committee, and serves on multiple Society committees. He is also Book Review Editor for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Treasurer: Jack Fisher, MD of Nashville, TN. An Aesthetic Society Member since 1990, Dr. Fisher is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Fisher served as the Chair of the Symposium Committee for three years and currently serves as the Chair of both the Education Commission and Program Committee. He also is the recipient of the Aesthetic Society’s Award for Best Panel Moderator in 2004 and 2006.

Secretary: Leo R. McCafferty, MD of Pittsburgh PA. An Aesthetic Society Member since 1993, Dr. McCafferty is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Dr. McCafferty currently serves as Chair of the Industry Policy Committee and the Peri-Operative Task Force, and serves on multiple Society committees. He also is the recipient of the Aesthetic Society’s Tiffany Award for Best Scientific Presentation. He is in private practice and is a plastic surgery consultant to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The over 2,500-member American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is the only plastic surgery organization devoted entirely to the advancement of cosmetic surgery. ASAPS is recognized throughout the world as the authoritative source for cosmetic surgery education. U.S. members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Canadian members are certified in plastic surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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