Leading cosmetic surgeon Dr Mohan Thomas has become the first Indian to be elected to the board of trustees of the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS).
Speaking about the development Dr Thomas said, “I am thrilled and honored to be associated with an institution such as AACS which is known for its commitment towards the development of the field of cosmetic surgery as a continuously advancing multispecialty discipline that delivers the safest patient outcomes through evidence-based information.”
AACS provides educational opportunities that deliver procedural knowledge, hands-on training and mentorship to cosmetic surgery professionals. AACS has more than 2000 members and is growing all over the world.
Dr Thomas is an American trained surgeon, at present attached to Breach Candy Hospital and Hinduja Healthcare as a senior consultant. He was the first one to introduce minimal access cosmetic surgery in India and is considered to be amongst the top 10 facial and rhinoplastic surgeons of the world. He has made significant contributions to the plastic surgery literature including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and The Clinics of North America to name a few.
He is the chairman and managing director of The Cosmetic Surgery Institute, Mumbai. India. The institute under the leadership of Dr Thomas is the pioneer and still a leader in the field of cosmetic surgery.