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ST. LOUIS PLASTIC SURGEON IS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF
THE AESTHETIC SURGERY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION (ASERF)
New York, NY (May 9, 2011) — – St. Louis plastic surgeon V. Leroy Young, M.D. is the new President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF). The Foundation is the research arm of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). ASERF research helps to ensure the safety and effectiveness of new aesthetic (cosmetic) plastic surgical techniques and technologies by funding scientific research and clinical studies.
Dr. Young is currently in private aesthetic surgery practice at the BodyAesthetic Plastic Surgery & Skincare Center and founded the BodyAesthetic Research Center, which conducts clinical trials related to plastic surgery. Twice a year he co-chairs the Hot Topics Seminars at the national meetings of ASAPS and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Young is the recipient of the Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award, and has twice received the “Award of Excellence for Best Article” published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal. A book edited by Dr. Young, titled Patient Safety in Plastic Surgery, was published by QMP in 2009.