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American Academy of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery

a/k/a: AAFPRS

Address

310 S. Henry Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone

703-299-9291

Fax

703-299-8898

800 Number

800-332-3223

TDD

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Email Address

info@aafprs.org

Website

http://www.aafprs.org/

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) represents 2,800 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world. The AAFPRS is a National Medical Specialty Society of the American Medical Association (AMA) and holds an official seat in both the AMA House of Delegates and the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors. The majority of AAFPRS members are certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, which includes examination in facial plastic and reconstructive procedures. Other AAFPRS members are surgeons certified in ophthalmology, plastic surgery, and dermatology. The AAFPRS was founded in 1964 as an autonomous professional society representing the specialty of facial plastic surgery. The mission of the AFPRS is to promote the highest quality facial plastic surgery through education, dissemination of professional information, and the establishment of professional standards; achieve understanding and recognition of the specialty of facial plastic surgery by the medical profession, hospitals, and other medical care entities, legislative and regulatory bodies, and the public at large; define facial plastic surgery as a specialty that requires intensive training and competence, embodies high ethical standards, artistic ideals, commitment to humanitarian service, and a desire to enhance the quality of human life; serve as the public's information source on facial plastic surgery; and assist members in the practice of facial plastic and reconstructive, guiding them in the delivery of high quality, cost-effective medicine and surgery.

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