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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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ASDS-accredited Cosmetic Fellowship Programs

Cosmetic Accreditation

The following programs are fully accredited by ASDS and meet the program training standards:

Program Directory

View the ASDS-accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program Directory. Find detailed information for dermatology fellowship programs in the DermSurg Fellowship Finder.

Previous Fellows

New Fellows

All new fellow applications are processed through SF Match. Please visit www.sfmatch.org and select the specialty Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery. Registered applicants can view program information and follow each registered program's instruction on their application process. The ASDS does not manage the application process. The match registration for applicants begins in June and rank lists are due in November.

The SF Match timeline for the 2019/2020 application is:

  • Monday, June 4, 2018 – applicant registration begins at www.sfmatch.org.
  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - ALL rank lists must be submitted by 12:00 PM (noon) PST
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - Match results are made available to programs, applicants and US medical schools through the SF Match system. Login is required to view results.
  • July 1, August 1, September 1, 2019 - Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship training begins.

Annual Forms

The following forms are sent to Program Directors at the end of each academic year:

See maintenance of accreditation overview. 

Questions? Contact Hana Herron, ASDS Education Programs Manager, or call 847-956-9139.

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