CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Angelo
Cuzalina, MD, DDS has been named President of the American Academy of
Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Cuzalina was officially named President at the
AACS' 27th Annual Scientific Meeting in Phoenix.
"It is positively an honor and a privilege to be elected as
president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery," Dr.
Cuzalina says. "I am taking over a position from a long line of
surgeons whom I admire and respect. It's very exciting to follow in
their footsteps and continue moving this Academy forward in a
Dr. Cuzalina, who has performed more than 10,000 cosmetic surgical
procedures in the last 13 years, has lectured on cosmetic surgery all
over the world. He is particularly renowned for his expertise in body
contouring after massive weight loss along with simultaneous breast
lift and augmentation and rhinoplasty.
Dr. Cuzalina presides over a spectacular state-of-the-art
accredited surgical facility at Tulsa Surgical Arts. Since beginning
his private practice in 1998, he has become a leader in the field of
cosmetic surgery, culminating in the AACS Presidential appointment.
In addition to his talents in medicine, Dr. Cuzalina was a
collegiate wrestler at national powerhouse, Oklahoma State, and
qualified for the U.S. National Greco-Roman and Freestyle teams,
where he medalled in the world championships in 1982 and '85. Today,
Dr. Cuzalina is an avid scuba diver and enjoys art and traveling with
wife, Paige, and children, Nico and Francesca.
The American Academy of Cosmetic
Surgery is a professional medical society whose members are dedicated to patient safety and
physician education in cosmetic surgery. Most members of the AACS are
dermatologic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, head and neck
surgeons, general surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, plastic
surgeons ? all of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is an
organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American
Medical Association through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates.
SOURCE American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery