President of ASERF, Dr. Laurie CasasAnnouncing the new President of ASERF, Dr. Laurie Casas!

What is ASERF and why is it an important foundation for cosmetic surgery?

ASERF stands for Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation. It is a national organization that is dedicated to funding research and promoting education in the expanding field of cosmetic surgery. It helps to ensure safety and efficacy of new procedures and techniques with research and clinical studies. This is a charitable organization with 100% of donations going into research to deepen and expand physicians’ knowledge and understanding of cosmetic surgery.

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie A. Casas, the new President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF)!

Dr. Casas has been in private practice for 19 years, while also maintaining full-time academic status. She has been a full-time faculty member at Northwestern University Medical School for 19 years, but will end her affiliation on June 19th, and become a Clinical Associate Professor at The University of Chicago Medical Center Pritzker School Of Medicine, Section of Plastic Surgery. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University in 1982, serving both her general surgery and plastic surgery residences there. She completed a microsurgery research fellowship at Southern Illinois University, an Aesthetic Plastic Surgery fellowship at New York University and a Breast Reconstruction fellowship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA. In 1992, she was board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) since 1995. Dr. Casas has been a member of The American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery since 1997. She has been on The ASAPS Board since 2004, has served as past Commissioner of the Aesthetic Society’s Communication’s Commission, and has been on the Editorial Board of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal since 2005. In addition, she has represented ASAPS as a National Spokesperson, and has been quoted on a wide variety of subjects in many publications such as New York Times, Elle Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Glamour Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and Vogue.

Dr. Casas was named President of ASERF this month – she is the first female to be awarded this honor!

Congratulations to Laurie A. Casas, MD!

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You may reach us at the Chicago North Shore suburbs of Glenview (847-657-6884).

Dr. Laurie A. Casas and her team will work with you to develop a treatment plan for your cosmetic and aesthetic wishes.
Author: Dr. Laurie A. Casas, – MD, FACS

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