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Winners


Aesthetic Society Leadership Award Print

This award is presented to an Aesthetic Society member who shows exemplary leadership, service, creativity, and dedication to the subspecialty of Aesthetic Surgery, advancing the organization in the pursuit of its stated mission. The Award is presented at the discretion of the Board of Directors to recognize a superior contribution to the Society and its members. The award is a small, covered Tiffany box.

Award Recipients
Michael Edwards, MD - 2021
James C. Grotting - 2019
Leo McCafferty, MD - 2017
Jack Fisher, MD - 2016
Mark Jewell, MD - 2015 
Foad Nahai, MD - 2010 
James M. Stuzin, MD - 2008 
Robert Singer, MD - 2004 
Robert W. Bernard, MD - 1997 

 
ASERF Career Achievement Award Print

This award honors an esteemed plastic surgeon recognizing their significant contributions and distinguished career; dedication and commitment to aesthetic surgery training and patient safety.  This award is funded by donations in his/her name from the surgeons that know him/her best and thankfully recognize his/her powerful influence on our careers and lives.

 

Award Recipients

2020 - Sherrell J. Aston, MD
2019 - Robert Singer, MD
2018 - Scott Spear, MD (posthumous)
2017 - Thomas Baker, MD & Simon Fredricks, MD
2016 - Gilbert P. Gradinger, MD
2015 - Foad Nahai, MD
2014 - Luis O. Vasconez, MD
2013 - Fritz E. Barton, Jr., MD
2010 - Thomas D. Rees, MD
 

 
ASERF Research Award Print

The ASERF (Aesthetic Surgery Education & Research Foundation) Research Award is conferred in those extraordinary circumstances when the results of research projects have a profound and monumental effect upon the specialty of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the quality of service provided to our patients.

Award Recipient
2004 - Vernon Leroy Young, MD

 
ASERF Special Award Winners Print
Award Recipient
2021 - Barry E. DiBernardo, MD
 
Best Aesthetic Surgery Journal Article Print

This award is presented for the best article published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Award Recipients
2021
Aaron M. Kosins, MD
Rollin K. Daniel, MD

2019
M. Bradley Calobrace, MD
Michael R. Schwartz, MD
Kamakshi R. Zeidler, MD
Troy A. Pittman, MD
Robert Cohen, MD
W. Grant Stevens, MD

2017 
Mark W. Clemens, MD
Steven M. Horwitz, MD
Ru-Lin Huang, MD, PhD
Yun Xie, MD
Wenjin Wang, MD, PhD
Tanja Herrler, MD
Jia Zhou, MD, PhD
Peijuan Zhao, MD
Lee LQ Pu, MD, PhD
Qingfeng Li, MD, PhD

2016 
Ruth Graf, MD
Andre Ricardo Dall Oglio Tolazzi, MD
Priscilla Balbinot, MD
Andre Pazio, MD
Pedro Miguel Valente, MD
Renato da Silva Freitas, MD
Joel Pessa, MD

2015
Achilleas Thoma, MD, MSC, FRCS (C), FACS
Chris J. Hong, BHSc
Yu Kit Li, MD
Reza Nassab, MBA, MSc, FRCS(plast) 

2014
Jonathan A. Kadouch, MD
Charlotte J. Tutein Nolthenius, MD
Daniel J. Kadouch, MD
Henk-Jan van der Woude, MD, PhD
Refaat B. Karim, MD, PhD
Rick Hoekzema, MD, PhD 

2013
Clinton D. McCord, MD
Peter Kreymerman, MD
Foad Nahai, MD
Joseph D. Walrath, MD
Patrick L. Tonnard, MD
Alexis M. Verpaele, MD
Assaf A. Zeltzer, MD

2012
Bradley P. Bengston, MD
Ivo Pitanguy, MD
Barbara H. B. Machado, MD

2011
Craig N. Creasman, MD
David Mordaunt, PhD
Tom Liolios, MBA
Catherine Chiu
Allan Gabriel, MD
G. Patrick Maxwell, MD
Claude Lassus, MD

2010
Daniel G. Becker, MD
Evan Ransom, MD
Charles Guy, DO
Jason Bloom, MD
Apostolos D. Mandrekas, MD
George J. Zambacos, MD

2009
Fritz E. Barton, MD
Emmanual Delay, MD
Sebastian Garson, MD
Gilles Tousson, MD
Raphael Sinna, MD

2008 
Christopher K. Patronella, MD
Amado Ruiz-Razura, MD
German Newall, MD
Henry A. Metz, MD
Monica L. Arango, MD
Tiravat Assavapolee, PhD
Jana L. Siarski

2007
Jordan P. Farkas, MD
Jeffrey M. Kenkel, MD
Daniel A. Hatef, MD
Gabrielle Davis, MD
Tuan Truong, MD
Rod J. Rohrich, MD,
Spencer A. Brown, MD

2006
V. Leroy Young, MD
Marla E. Watson, MA

2005
Ana Zulmira E.D. Badin, MD
Marcia Regina Campelli Forte, MD
Odilon Loyola e Silva, MD

2004
V. Leroy Young, MD
Marla E. Watson, MD
C.B. Boswell, MD
Robert F. Centeno, MD

2003
Constantino G. Mendieta, MD
Richard Ellenbogen, MD
Greg Bazell, MD 2002

2001
John A. Grossman, MD
Philippe A. Caprapo, MD
Virginijus Burneikis, MD

2000
Ruth M. Graf, MD
Andre Auersvald, MD
Afranio Bernardes, MD
Thomas M. Biggs, MD

1999
David Netscher, MD
Richardo A. Meade, MD
Jeffrey D. Friedman, MD
Robert S. Malone, MD
Jett R. Brady, MD
John Thornby, PhD

1998
Antonio Fuente Del Campo, MD
Rollin K. Daniel, MD 1997

1996
T. Roderick Hester, MD
Mark A. Codner, MD
Clinton D. McCord, MD

1995
Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Jack P. Gunter, MD
Ronald Friedman, MD

1994
John Yousif, MD

 
Best Aesthetic Surgery Journal International Article Print

This award is presented for the best international article published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

2021
A Consensus on Minimizing the Risk of Hyaluronic Acid Embolic Visual Loss and Suggestions for Immediate Bedside Management
Greg J Goodman, FACD, Mark R Magnusson, MBBS, FRACS, Peter Callan, MBBS, FRACS, MBA, Stefania Roberts, MA, MBBS, FRACP, Sarah Hart, MBChB, NZSCM, Cara B McDonald, MBBS, FACD, Michael Clague, BSc, Alice Rudd, MBBS, FACD, Philip S Bekhor, MBBS, FACD, Steven Liew, MBBS, FRACS,  Michael Molton, MBBS, FCPCA, Katy Wallace, MN, NP , Niamh Corduff, FRACS ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Sean Arendse, MBBS, Shobhan Manoharan, FACD , Ava Shamban, MD, Izolda Heydenrych, MB, ChB, Ashish C Bhatia, MD, FAAD , Peter Peng, MD, Tatjana Pavicic, MD, PhD, Krishan Mohan Kapoor, MCh, DNB, David E Kosenko, MBBS, FRACGP, FCPCA

 
Best Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum Print

Award Recipients
2021
Tranexamic Acid in Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review of Evidence, Applications, and Outcomes
Garrett D Locketz, MD, Kirkland N Lozada, MD, Jason D Bloom, MD, FACS
Published September 2020 – Volume 2, Issue 3

2019
Management of Asymptomatic Patients With Textured Surface Breast Implants
Patricia A. McGuire, MD; Anand K. Deva, BSc (Med), MBBS, MS, FRACS (Plast); Caroline A. Glicksman, MD;  William P. Adams Jr, MD; and Melinda J. Haws, MD

 
Best Aesthetic Surgery Journal Research Paper Print

Award Recipients
2021 Histological Evaluation of the Skin After Fat Grafting: A Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Study
Juan PBR Maricevich, MD, Marcel FMB Lima, MD, Ana Carolina Maricevich, MD, Marco ABR Maricevich, MD, Larissa FJ Silva, MD, Daniela M Takano, MD, MSc, Rafael Anlicoara, MD, Álvaro Antônio Bandeira Ferraz, MD, PhD

2019 Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in Aesthetic Surgery: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of the Current Clinical Trial, Intellectual Property, and Regulatory Landscape
Zeeshaan Arshad; Celine-Lea Halioua-Haubold; Mackenna Roberts; Fulvio Urso-Baiarda, MD, FRCS; Oliver A. Branford, MD, PhD, FRCS; David A. Brindley, MEng, DPhil; Benjamin M. Davies, MD, DPhil; and David Pettitt, BSc, MD

2017 Adipose Stem Cell Function Maintained with Age: An Intra-Subject Study of Long-Term Cryopreserved Cells  
Lauren E. Kokai, PhD, Dmitry O. Traktuev, PhD, Liyong Zhang, PhD, Stephanie Merfeld-Clauss, BS, Gabriella DiBernardo, BS; Hongyan Lu, PhD, Kacey G. Marra, PhD, Albert Donnenberg, PhD, Vera Donnenberg, PhD, E. Michael Meyer, BS, Peter B. Fodor, MD, Keith L. March, MD, PhD & J. Peter Rubin, MD   

2016 The Relationship of Bacterial Biofilms and Capsular Contracture in Breast Implants
Dragana Ajdic, PhD, Yasmina Zoghbi, MS, David Gerth MD, Zubin J. Panthaki MD, & Seth Thaller MD, DMD, FACS  

2015 - Characterization of Adipose Tissue for Autologous Fat Grafting
Thomas M. Suszynski, MD
David A. Sieber, MD
Allen L. Van Beek, MD
Bruce L. Cunningham, MD

2014 - Adipose-Derived Stem Cell to Epithelial Stem Cell Transdifferentiation: A Mechanism to Potentially Improve Understanding of Fat Grafting's Impact on Skin Rejuvenation.
Brian M. Derby, MD
Hui Dai, MD, PhD
Joel Reichensperger, BS
Lisa Cox, BS
Carrie Harrison, BS
Nicole Cosenze, MS
Mei Yang, MD, PhD
Rueben A, Bueno, MD
Michael W. Neumeister, MD, FRCSC, FACS

 
Best Presentation from The Aesthetic Series Print
Award Recipients

Experienced Insights in Breast and Body
Optimizing Abdominoplasty
Simeon Wall Jr, MD

Premier Global Hot Topics
Hot New Tech and Innovations: What’s Here and What’s on the Horizon
Barry DiBernardo, MD and Jason Pozner, MD

Nuances and Techniques in Injectables
Current Protocols in Filler Complications
David Funt, MD

Practical and Effective Approaches to Facial Rejuvenation
Subplatysmal Surgery:  What Lies Beneath?
Dino Elyassnia, MD

Practical and Effective Approaches to Nasal Surgery
Approaches to Dorsal Preservation
Aaron Kosins, MD
 
Best Presentations from The Aesthetic Meeting 20/20 @Home Print
Award Recipients

Best Body Presentation

Addressing the Extremities After Massive Weight Loss:  Thighplasty
Michele Shermak, MD

Best Breast Presentation
Coordination with My Breast Surgeon to Make Pre-pectoral Breast Reconstruction a Reality
Steven Sigalove, MD

Best Buttock Presentation
Donor Site Considerations: Why I Use What I Use and How I Use It: 5mm Basket High-Definition Liposuction
Douglas Steinbrech, MD

Best Face Presentation
Platysmaplasty: Medial, Lateral or Both?
Michael Lee, MD

Best Teaching Course Presentation
Integrating High Resolution Ultrasound into Your Practice
William P. Adams Jr, MD
Caroline Glicksman, MD, MSJ
Patricia McGuire, MD
 
Best Scientific Exhibit by a Resident Print

This plaque is presented to the resident whose Scientific Exhibit at an ASAPS/ASERF annual meeting is selected as the most educational.

Award Recipients
2011 - Michelle Roughton, MD
2010 - Humberto Palladino, MD
2009 - Clark Friedrich Schierle, MD
2007 - Francisco J. Agullo, MD
2005 - Sing Wing Poon, MD
2004 - Jennifer L. Walden, MD
2003 - Chad D. Tattini, MD
2002 - Gregory R.D. Evans, MD
2001 - Kent V. Hasen, MD
2000 - Dimitros Mastorakos, MD
1999 - Jeffrey Marcus, MD 
1998 - R. Biff McCann, MD 
1997 - Mark T. Boschert, MD
1996 - R. Biff McCann, MD
1995 - Brad J. Jacobs, MD

 
Community Service Award Print
Award Recipients
Thomas D. Rees, MD - 2006
Renato Saltz, MD - 2006
Kenneth E. Salyer, MD - 2007
Lawrence C. Kurtzman, MD - 2008
Tolbert Wilkinson, MD - 2009
Jack E. Demos, MD - 2013
Joe M. Gryskiewicz, MD - 2015
 
Distinguished Service Award Print

This award is presented to members of the Society whose dedication, service, and/or contributions to the development, well being, and success of the Society have been demonstrated over many years and have exemplified action above and beyond the expected or ordinary. The award is a Tiffany crystal trapezoid on a marble base.

Award Recipients
2021 - Leo McCafferty, MD
2019 -  Laurie A. Casas, MD
2015 - James Stuzin, MD
2011 - Robert Stanton
2010 - Robert Singer, MD
2009 - Robert W. Bernard, MD & V. Leroy Young, MD
2007 - Jack A. Friedland, MD
2002 - Stanley A. Klatsky, MD
1996 - Gaspar W. Anastasi, MD
1995 - Norman M. Cole, MD
1992 - Rex A. Peterson, MD
1991 - Thomas J. Baker, MD
1990 - Thomas D. Rees, MD
1988 - Simon Fredricks, MD
1987 - John R. Lewis, Jr., MD
1978 - Jerome Klingbeil, MD, CAE 

 
Gaspar W. Anastasi Award Print

The Gaspar W. Anastasi Award is presented to the highest rated resident and/or fellow scientific papers at the Residents & Fellows Forum during the annual meeting of the Society.

Award Recipients
2020 - Justin Bellamy, MD
2020 - Shirley Shue, MD
2019 - Christodoulos Kaoutzanis, MD
2019 - Nneamaka Nwubah, MD
2018 - Jennifer Baker, MD
2018 - Kevin Shultz, MD
2017 - Erica Bartlett    
2017 - Paul N. Afrooz
2016 - Chris Surek    
2016 - Matthew Orgel
2015 - Paul Afrooz    
2015 - Anthony Wilson  
2014 - Sammy Sinno   
2014 - Thomas Imahi Yerobo 
2013 - Sachin Shiridharani   
2013 - Tsung-Lin Tsai  
2012 - Christophe Ho Quoc, MD
2011 - Nour Abboushi, MD
2011 - Sophie Bartsich, MD
2010 - Humberto Palladino, MD
2010 - Jamil Ahmad, MD
2009 - Mark A. Clayman, MD
2009 - Alireza Sadeghi, MD
2008 - Raj Ambay, MD
2008 - Brian S. Coan, MD
2007 - Justin Piasecki, MD
2007 - Mark V. Schaverien, MD
2006 - Ashkan Ghavami, MD
2006 - Mark A. Clayman, MD
2005 - Shim Ching, , MD
2005 - Anthony Zacharek, MD
2004 - Arian Mowlavi, MD
2004 - Raman C. Mahabir, MD
2003 - Timothy Shane Johnson, MD
2003 - Raman Mahabir, MD
2002 - Stephanie Houser
2002 - Ashley Gordon, MD
2001 - Colin Riordan, MD
2001 - Kristin A. Boehm, MD
2000 - Elaine Sassoon, MD
2000 - Donald R. Nunn, DDS, MD
1999 - Miguel L. Gallegos, MD
1999 - Sean Lille, MD
1998 - Deborah Sillins, MD
1998 - George Rudkin, MD

 
In Chul Song Award for Philanthropic Service Print

This award is made possible by a generous contribution to the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation by Sharadkumar Dicksheet, MD. This award is bestowed upon a plastic surgeon whose philanthropic plastic surgery efforts best exemplifies humanitarian service.

Award Recipients
2013 - Raj N. Lalla, MD
2012 - Larry Weinstein, MD
2011 - Julio Garcia, MD
2010 - Raj Chowdary, MD
2009 - Libby F. Wilson, MD
2008 - Peter B. Fodor, MD
2007 - Fernando Ortiz-Monasterio, MD
2006 - Fernando Ortiz-Monasterio, MD
2005 - Thomas E. Geraghty, MD
2004 - Bernard S. Alpert, MD
2003 - P. Craig Hobar, MD
2002 - Donald Laub, Jr., MD
2001 - J. William Little, MD
2000 - Robert Davis, MD
1999 - William P. Magee, MD
1998 - Sharadkumar Dicksheet, MD
1997 - G. Patrick Maxwell, MD
1996 - Thomas D. Rees, MD

 
International Symposium Award Print

The two best presenters at the ASAPS/ASERF/ISAPS International Symposium are then invited to present their paper to the entire Scientific Session at the ASAPS/ASERF annual meeting.

Award Recipients
2005 - Jaime Anger, MD - Brazil
2005 - Carlos Oscar Uebel, MD - Brazil
2004 - Carl Troilius, MD - Sweden
2004 - Jose A. De La Pena, MD - Mexico
2003 - Arturo C. Prado, MD - Chile
2003 - Theirry Rainier Jean Besins, MD - France

 
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