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The program for the meeting for 2011 is in the index at the bottom of each page as Program 2011.  It is, in the beginning, a copy of the program of the previous year, 2010.  We are now sure of the dates of the meeting for 2011.  See below.  The exact program of speakers, times and subjects is changed throughout the year according to the wishes of the faculty or the society.




The 27th ASCBS Annual Workshop

Friday, April 29th - Monday, May 2nd, 2011

At the Hyatt Newporter Resort

located at  

1107 Jamboree Road,
Newport Beach, California, USA
Tel: 949 729 1234    Fax: 949 644 1552

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Balboa Pavilion at Sunset

in Newport Beach 

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2011  Brochure

In the 1970's Richard Webster rated breast implant surgery highest in patient satisfaction over all other cosmetic operations.  Even now with careful selection of patient and technique, it can still be the leader.

Many of our patients who are greatly improved in appearance and self-esteem say that after more than ten years, their husbands are unaware that they have had cosmetic breast surgery.  Results like these that look and feel normal without visible scars are now still being obtained with the implants available.  This workshop is dedicated to the goal of achieving this kind of result for every patient.

The emphasis of this program is on the unchanging foundation of knowledge necessary for the judgment that is needed for the performance of the highest quality of surgery.  It is the purpose of this workshop to provide instruction, training, and a forum for the free interchange of ideas to improve our knowledge of cosmetic breast surgery.

The fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and management of complications are presented.  The use of saline, silicone, textured and smooth breast implants, including for reconstruction after mastectomy and the avoidance of problems with these implants, will be discussed and openly debated.

The basic seminar consists of lectures, demonstrations, panel discussions, and videos of surgical procedures covering all approaches to breast implant surgery and the management of complications. There is cadaver dissection demonstration and observation of live surgery with opportunity for study of anatomy, from lectures and dissection taught and supervised by a university anatomist as well as the most experienced surgeons.  Problem questions and participation in discussion are welcome.  Several surgeries of various types are planned at the end of the seminar, with different surgeons performing the surgeries.




§         The Title of This Activity is:

The 27th Annual Educational Meeting of ASCBS

§         Date and location of activity

April 29th through May 2nd, 2011

§         This activity is jointly sponsored by Medical Education Resources and ASCBS.

  Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of

surgeons involved in the care of patients with cosmetic breast surgery. 

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: 

§         Care of Patients

§         Perform Safe Surgery

§         Improve Surgery Results

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Discuss optimal care of surgical patients

                   Review best practices for performing safe surgeries

                      Discuss options for achieving optimal surgical results



The Faculty  is shown below






Mark Berman, M.D.
George Brennan, M.D.
Edwin Breitenbach, M.D., J.D.
Robert V. Cattani, M.D.
Peter Cheski, M.D.
Nikolas Chugay, D.O. .
Robert Dryden, M.D.
Ronald A. Fragen, M.D.
Felix Giebler, M.D.
Nazih Haddad, M.D.
Jacob Haiavy, M.D
Quita Lopez, M.D.
Tony Mangubat, M.D. .
John A. McCurdy, M.D.
J. Dan Metcalf, M.D.
Patrick McMenamin, M.D.

William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Ronald Moser, M.D.
Curtis Perry, M.D.
Marco Pelosi II, M.D.
Marco Pelosi III, M.D.
Anthony Rogers, M.D.
Jan Saether, M.D.
Rainer K.F. Scholze, M.D.
Maurice Sherman, M.D.
Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.
Robert Shumway, M.D.
R.J.,Chip, Splinter, M.D.
Mohsen Tavoussi M.D., D.O.
Robert Yoho, M.D.
Mark Yune, M.D.
Kenneth R. Zuetel Jr., J.D.





*Saline and Textured Implants
*Axillary, Areola, Inframammary, and Umbilical Approaches
*Preoperative Counseling and Informed Consents
*Postoperative Care and Complications
*Capsule Formation, Prevention, Decompression, and Capsulotomy/Capsulectomy
*Digital Photography and Imaging Techniques
*Rippling, Wrinkling, Cornering, Deflation, Infection, Rejection
*Ruptured Implants, Explantation
*Elevation of Inframammary Fold without an incision
*Nipple Creation and Reconstruction
*Reduction, Mastopexy, and Gynecomastia
*Trans-Umbilical and Axillary Endoscopic Techniques
*Augmentation by Fat Transplant Injection with Liposuction
*Detection of Breast Cancer, Mammography, Needle Aspiration, and Biopsy
*Supectoral, Submuscular, Subglandular, and Subfascial Approaches
*Cosmetic Permanent Makeup and Scar Camouflage
*Medicolegal Problems and Solutions
*Asset Preservation




Program Agenda 

The agenda with registration and break times listed.

Program for 2011 ASCBS Workshop

(Some Schedule is subject to change)


27th Annual Educational Meeting of ASCBS


ASCBS Office:  949-645-6665  Fax : 949-645-6784     Hyatt Hotel : 949-729-1234 or 800-233-1234

Friday, April 29th  –  Monday, May 2nd, 2011 



FRIDAY, APRIL 29th, 2011

7:30 - 8:00 am

8:00 - 8:15 am

8:15 - 8:30 am

8:30 - 8:40 am

8:40 - 9:10 am 

9:10- 9:30 am

9:30 - 9:45 am

9:45 -10:00 am

10:00 - 10:10 am

10:10 - 10:40 am

10:40 - 11:00 am

11:00 - 11:20 am

11:20 - 11:40 am

11:40 - 12:00 pm

12:00 - 12:15 pm

12:15 - 1:10 pm

1:10 - 1:30 pm

1:30 - 1:50 pm

1:50 - 2:10 pm

2:10 - 2:30 pm 

2:30 - 2:45 pm

2:45 - 3:00 pm

3:00 - 3:20 pm

3:20 - 3:40 pm

3:40 - 4:00 pm 

4:00 - 4:20 pm

4:20 - 4:40 pm

4:40 - 5:00 pm

5:00 - 5:15 pm

5:15 - 5:35 pm

5:35 - 5:50 pm

5:50 - 6:00 pm  

6:00 - 7:00 pm

6:00 - 9:30 pm



7:00 - 8:00 pm




Registration - Terrace Patio - Continental Breakfast
Introduction and Welcome to the 26th Annual Workshop – William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Principles and Practice of Breast Implant Surgery – William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Preoperative Counseling and Informed Consents – Robert Shumway, M.D.
Starting a Breast Surgery Practice – Robert Shumway, M.D. & Robert Dryden, M.D.
Preferred Techniques and Prevention of Capsules, Rippling and Deformities – Mark Berman, M.D.
Panel Discussion: Moderators – Robert Shumway, M.D., & Robert Dryden, M.D. et al
Total Submuscular Augmentation – Ron Fragen, M.D.
Coffee Break, Exhibits, and Sign-up for Monday's Live Observation of Surgery
Breast Implant Selection in the Cosmetic Surgery Patient – Ronald Moser, M.D.
Breast Examination and Tumescent Augmentation – Robert Dryden, M.D.
The Axillary Approach and Deep Subfascial Plane – Dan Metcalf, M.D.
An outstanding pathway to performing good cosmetic breast surgery – Wilbur Hah, M.D.
Inform Consent with Cosmetic Breast Surgery – Robert V. Cattani, M.D.
Panel Discussion: Moderators – Dan Metcalf, M.D. Robert Dryden, M.D.
Deli Buffet Lunch hosted by ASCBS (Pool Area)
Anesthesia in Cosmetic Surgery – Barry Friedberg, M.D. Univ. Southern Calif.
Documentation of the Cosmetic Breast Surgery Patient – Robert V. Cattani, M.D.
Types of and Considerations in using Breast Implants – Maurice Sherman, M.D.
Trans-umbilical Augmentation with & without the Endoscope – Robert Shumway, M.D.
Different Techniques in Breast Augmentation Surgery – Robert Yoho, M.D.
Preferences for Inframammary Breast Augmentation – Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.
Panel Discussion: Moderator – Robert Shumway, M.D.
Coffee Break & Exhibits
Considerations in Breast Augmentation Surgery – Maurice Sherman, M.D.
Areola and Personal Preference with Breast Implant Surgery – Theodore Staahl, M.D.
Capsular Contracture Management and Treatment - Maurice Sherman, M.D.
Areola and Total Submuscular Breast Implants – Mohsen Tavoussi M.D., D.O.
My First 100 Cases and the Importance of Photographs – Greg Laurence, M.D.
Cosmetic Breast Reduction by Liposuction with Tumescent Anesthesia – Marco A. Breast Augmentation with Fat Grafting with new technique – Marco Pelosi III, M.D.
Prevention of Legal Conflicts – Ronald Fragen, M.D.
Hors D’oeuvres and Beverages Buffet
Photography & Art History – What is Beauty or a Good Result......Curtis Perry, M.D.
Videos of Augmentation Mammacosy with Narration by Faculty: Dan Metcalf, M.D. (Axillary Approach), Robert Shumway M.D., (Umbilical Approach), Marco Pelosi II & III M.D. (Lipoabdominoplasty)
Permanent Makeup and Scar Camouflage Demonstration – W. R. Morgan, M.D.

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

7:30 - 8:00 am
8:00 - 8:30 am
8:30- 8:45 am
8:45 - 9:10 am
9:10 - 9:40 am
9:40 - 10:00 am
10:00 - 10:20 am
10:20 - 10:30 am
10:30 - 10:45 am
10:45 - 11:05 am
11:05 - 11:30 am
11:30 – 11:50 am
11:50 - 12:05 pm

12:05 - 1:20 pm
1:20 - 1:40 pm
1:40 - 2:00 pm
2:00 - 2:30 pm
2:30 - 2:45 pm
2:45 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 3:20 pm
3:20 - 3:40 pm
3:40 - 4:00 pm
4:00 - 4:20 pm
4:20 - 4:35 pm
4:35 - 5:00 pm
5:00 - 5:20 pm
5:20 - 5:50 pm
5:50 - 6:20 pm
6:00 - 7:00 pm
6:20 - 6:45 pm
7:00 - 9:00 pm



7:00 - 9:00 pm



Continental Breakfast - Terrace Patio
Introduction to Prevention and Treatment of Complications – Dan Metcalf, M.D.
Postoperative Management Hematoma, Infection, Seroma – William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Hematoma, Prevention, Detection, Treatment – Chip Splinter, M.D.
Scarless Breast Reduction and Lift – Robert Dryden, M.D.
Experiences with Breast Lifts and Augmentations – Tony Mangubat, M.D.
Panel Discussion Moderator – Chip Splinter, M.D. et al
Coffee Break & Exhibits
Inframammary Augmentation and Personal Techniques – Jose Luis Salas, M.D.
Infection and Seroma Management – Dan Metcalf, M.D.
Suggestions for Complications in Breast Surgery – Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.  
Preferences with Breast Lifts and Augmentations – Tony Mangubat, M.D.
Panel Discussion – Moderator: Greg Laurence, M.D., – Dan Metcalf, M.D.
Lunch hosted by ASCBS (Pool Area)
Management of the Ptotic Breast - Internal Mastopexy – Dan Metcalf, M.D.
Breast Reduction Management of Problems – Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.
Experiences and Video of Tuba and Crescent Mastopexy – Robert Shumway, M.D.
Remembering a Great Mentor, Dr. Peter Cheski – Mark Youssef, M.D.
Coffee Break & Exhibits
Vertical and Other Mastopexy - Indications & Usage – Theodore Staahl, M.D.
Nipple Lift and Crescent Mastopexy – Robert Shumway, M.D.
Personal Preferences in Vertical Mastopexy – Chip Splinter , M.D.
Examination and Assessment of Breast Parameters – Quita Lopez, M.D.
Experiences and Preferences in Breast Augmentation – Mark Yune, M.D.
My Experience with the McKissock Technique – Jose Luis Salas, M.D.
Wound Dehiscence Management in Breast Surgery – David N. Michelson, M.D.
Outpatient Anesthesia & Management of Emergencies – Anthony Rogers, M.D.
Panel Discussion: Moderator – Chip Splinter, M.D.
Hors D’oeuvres and Beverages
Board of Directors Meeting with Past President Robert Shumway, M.D., and Past Presidents Maurice Sherman, M.D., Robert Dryden, M.D., J. Dan Metcalf M.D., Officers and Past Presidents – All attendees are invited
Panel Discussion & Video and DVD Viewing of Augmentation Mammaplasty with Faculty Narration: Axillary, Subfascial, Umbilical, and Areola Approaches with Abdominoplasty and Vertical Mastopexies 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Oral and Written examinations

SUNDAY,  MAY 1st, 2011

7:30 - 8:00 am
8:30 - 9:00 am
9:00 - 9:20 am
9:30 - 10:00 am
10:00 - 10:20 am
10:20 - 10:40 am
10:40 - 11:00 am
11:00 - 11:20 am
11:20 - 11:40 am
11:40 - 12:10 pm
12:10 - 12:20 pm
12:20 - 1:20 pm
1:30 - 1:50 pm
1:50 - 2:10 pm
2:15 - 2:45 pm
2:45 - 3:05 pm
3:05 - 3:30 pm
3:30 - 4:00 pm
4:00 - 4:30 pm
5:30 - 8:30 pm



Continental Breakfast - Terrace Patio
Preferences with Breast Lifts and Reductions – Mohsen Tavoussi, M.D., D.O.
Considerations in Breast Biopsy - Update for 2011 – Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.
Revisions and Refinements in Cosmetic Breast Surgery – Jacob Haiavy, M.D
Arbitration and Medical-legal Issues – Kenneth R. Zuetel Jr., J.D.
Panel Discussion – With: Edward Breitenbach, M.D., J.D. – Mel A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.
Coffee Break & Exhibits
The Medical-legal Climate, Intro and Overview – Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D.
Medical-legal Prevention & Defense – and David M. Balfour, Esq.
Medical-legal Considerations and Asset Protection – William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Panel discussion: with Melvin A. Shiffman, M.D., J.D., Ed Breitenbach, M.D., J.D.
Deli Buffet Lunch hosted by ASCBS (Pool Area)
Variations of the Pitanguy Breast Reduction – Nikolas Chugay, D.O.
Experiences with Binelli, Crescent and Other Breast Surgery – Nikolas Chugay, D.O.
Medical-legal Considerations and Asset Protection – William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Detection of Breast Cancer Update for 2008 – William Roy Morgan, M.D.
Panel Discussion with All faculty – All attendees are invited
Breast Lifts Algorithm – Nazih Haddad, MD
The Areola Approach and Personal Preferences – Nazih Haddad, MD
Reception: Hors d’oeuvres and Beverages, Panel and Q&A – Terrace


MONDAY  MAY 2nd, 2011

8:00 am - 3:00 pm  Observation of Live Surgery – Sign up at Registration Desk (Space is Limited)




Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and the ASCBS.  MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation   Medical Education Resources designates this educational activity for a maximum of 28.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest  

Medical Education Resources insures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational programs. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest.  Full faculty disclosure will be made at the meeting. 



The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources, or the ASCBS. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Medical Education Resources or the ASCBS. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. 


Americans with Disabilities Act

ιEvent staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Maria Garcia  prior to the live event at (949) 645-6665. 




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