• 2016-4-960

    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

  • 2016-3-960

    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

  • 2016-2-960

    3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

  • 2016-1-960

    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

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International Traveling Mentorship Program

Share your expertise worldwide by assisting colleagues in the many countries where dermatologic surgery training is non-existent, supplanted by other specialties or remains undervalued.

Established through the Lawrence Field, MD, International Dermatologic Surgery Education Exchange Fund in 2010, this program enhances the exchange of information and body of knowledge of dermatologic surgery between the U.S. and international community of dermatologic surgeons. ASDS assists dermatologic surgeons to visit a host institution in another country – or host a dermatologic surgeon from another country – for a defined period of teaching, surgical demonstration and table-side exchange.

As an ITMP participant you will:

Provide, as a Mentor, dermatologic surgery education that will leave a lasting effect.Provide, as a Host, the opportunity for learning unparalleled through other programs.Strengthen the specialty of dermatologic surgery around the globe.Develop long-lasting international relationships.

This program is free-to-join with limited travel reimbursement available through an application process. 


Enhance and complement the surgical skills of dermatologists in various surgical procedures.Provide a venue for dermatologic surgeons to expand their skills and exchange knowledge with international counterparts in a particular technique or surgical procedure.Provide dermatologic surgeons the opportunity to raise the international level of dermatologic surgery through mentoring and hosting.
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