Laurie Casas2024

Laurie A. Casas, MD, FACS

Casas Aesthetic Plastic Surgery


Accomplished surgeon, educator, suthor and speaker Laurie A. Casas, MD, will be the recipient of The Aesthetic Foundation’s 2024 Career Achievement Award. The presentation will take place on Saturday, May 4 during The Aesthetic Meeting 2024 in Vancouver.

Dr. Casas, the first woman to serve as Foundation President (2009-2010), will also be the first woman to receive this prestigious honor in recognition of her significant contributions to the aesthetic plastic surgery specialty.
Highlights of her accomplished resume include:
• Completed 3 Fellowships following Plastic Surgery Residency at Northwestern University Medical School:
• 1988 Clinicel Fellow Microsurgery and Research Fellow, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
• 1989 Clinical Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellow, New York University/Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat (MEETH), New York City
• 1989 Clinical Aesthetic Breast Reconstruction Fellow St. Joseph Hospital – Emory University, Atlanta,
• 1990.2009 Associate Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
• 2009-2016 Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Section of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine
.2017-2022 Clinical Professor of Surgery, Section of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Chicago
• 34 years in private practice and academic appointments
• Membero The Aesthete Society: Bond of Directorsand Vice Chala? the Communications Commision
(2003 – 2009)
• Clinical Editor for Aesthetic Surgery Journal (2006 – 2021)
• AS/ Breast Section Editor 2006-2012
• ASJ Section Editor Featured Operative Reports 2012-2021
• 2003.2006 Vice Chair, Communications Commission
• 2006-2009 Chair, Communications Commission Six years as a Traveling Professor for The Aesthetic Society
• An authority in aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine whose focus is patient-centric outcomes research, who is highly sought after as a lecturer and panelist.
• Represented The Society and Foundation at the FDA hearings on breast implant safety 2001, 2006, 2013, and 2019
• Many peer reviewed publications of Clinical studies with Level of Evidence 2 on Aesthetic Breast Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine

To honor Dr. Casas’ distinguished career and her impact, make a tax-deductible donation to The Aesthetic Foundation and support groundbreaking esthetic research in the process. Donate now and add a personal message, left in the Comments section, that collected and given to Dr. Casas in the form of a commemorative book.