42nd Annual Meeting of the ISDS

International Society for Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery

A worldwide forum for dermatologists, who offer surgical treatment to their patients.

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ISDS membership is open to all physicians worldwide

 

Founded in 1978, the ISDS is the oldest international dermatologic surgery society

The ISDS is the only international society dedicated to physician education in dermatologic oncologic and aesthetic surgery

The ISDS is the only international provider of continuing medical education (CME) credits in its knowledge space 

Credits are via the European Accreditation Council for CME which insures unbiased excellence in education

The ISDS is a U.S.-registered non-profit organization

Letter from the President

Dear members of the International Society for Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery (ISDS),

It is with immense gratitude that I address you all today as the newly appointed President of this esteemed society. As a member of the ISDS for over 20 years, I can confidently say that this organization has played a significant role in shaping my professional and personal growth.

I would like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt appreciation to all my colleagues who have been a part of my journey in the ISDS. The society has given us the chance to come together from different parts of the world and share our experiences, knowledge, and expertise. I have learned so much from each and every one of you, and I am honored to be part of such an exceptional community.

Our meetings are excellent, providing us with the opportunity to connect with experts in the field and develop long-lasting friendships. We are truly a multicultural family, representing and respecting the diversity of the world as it should be. I am proud to lead this society and continue its legacy of excellence.

To our new members, I extend a warm welcome from our ISDS family. You have joined an organization that values inclusivity, diversity, and excellence. I look forward to getting to know each of you and working together to make a positive impact in the field of dermatologic and aesthetic surgery.

As we move forward, I encourage all members to strive for greatness and work towards achieving our goals. Let us continue to learn from each other, share our insights, and support one another as we pursue our common vision.

In closing, I would like to reiterate my heartfelt appreciation to all my colleagues in the ISDS, who granted me the honor to lead the well-established ISDS.

Sincerely,

Sahar Ghannam

President, International Society for Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery (ISDS)

Committed To Excellence

The International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) is a worldwide forum for dermatologists who offer surgical treatment to their patients. In addition, the ISDS brings dermatologic surgeons together to exchange innovative techniques and work for standardization and improvement of training programs in dermatologic surgery. 

The ISDS encourages continuing education and research in dermatologic and cosmetic surgery and related fields through an Annual scientific Congress. Together, they may exchange innovative techniques and work for standardization and improvement of training programs in dermatologic surgery. The ISDS encourages continuing education and research in dermatologic and cosmetic surgery and related fields through an Annual scientific Congress.

ISDS Officers

Sahar Ghannam

President
Kuwait/Egypt

Jürg Hafner

President Elect
Switzerland

Chrysalyne Schmults

Vice President
USA

Christina Puyat

Secretary
Philippines

Monica Darmanescu

Treasurer
Romania

Atchima Suwanchinda

Historian
Thailand

Kai Munte

Executive Director
Netherlands

Neil Sadick

Executive Director
USA

Sonja Sattler

Associate Executive Director
Germany

Perry Robins

Founder President
USA

Emily Piansay-Soriano

Immediate Past President
Philippines

Silvia Becker

Administrative Director
Germany

ISDS Board of Directors

Ofir Artzi

Observership Program Chair
Israel

Marco Dal Canton

Italy

Robert Gotkin

Aesthetic Surgery Certificate Chair
USA

Severin Läuchli

Switzerland

Adriana Leite

Brazil

Tingsong Lim

Malaysia

Michael Migden

USA

Peter Peng

Taiwan

Elena Rossi

Italy

Ava Shamban

USA

Myrto Trakatelli

Greece

Rungsima Wanitphakdeedech

Industry Relations Chair
Thailand
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