The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 

The world’s largest specialty association that represents over 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world. One of our goals is to serve as the public’s information source on facial plastic surgery.


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American Medical Association

Founded more than 150 years ago, AMA’s strategic program remains rooted in our historic commitment to standards, ethics, excellence in medical education and practice, and advocacy on behalf of the medical profession and the patients it serves.

American Board Of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery

The ABFPRS certifies surgeons exclusively in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Established in 1986, the ABFPRS is dedicated to improving the quality of facial plastic surgery available to the public by measuring the qualifications of candidate surgeons against certain rigorous standards.

American Board of Otolaryngology

The mission of the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto) is to assure that, at the time of certification, Diplomates certified by the ABOto have met the ABOto’s professional standards of training and knowledge in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.