Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine, Wellness, Dental & Cosmetics Beauty Industry Association – for patients and consumers.
The mission of American Cosmetic Association ™ (ACA) is to improve beauty, aesthetics, wellness and confidence by increasing awareness and access to services, products and information.
ACA is a multi-disciplinary volunteer effort by physicians, surgeons, dentists, scientists and beauty, cosmetic & aesthetic industry professionals with the goal of providing the most comprehensive and reliable source of information, services and products relating to plastic & cosmetic surgery, aesthetic medicine, cosmetic dentistry, cosmetic dermatology and cosmetic beauty products. ACA consists of patients and public who benefit from the effort of these professionals.
As an organization, we strive to stay at the forefront of the latest advances in technology and techniques in the field of cosmetic medicine, surgery, wellness, dentistry and product manufacturing. Our members are committed to providing the most current and cutting-edge information on aesthetic & cosmetic treatments, while always putting the patient’s well-being and safety first.
In addition to providing educational and networking opportunities for our members, we also work to promote public awareness and understanding of cosmetic procedures and the benefits they can provide. We strive to ensure that patients have access to accurate information and resources to make informed decisions about their healthcare.
We also provide service to cosmetics organizations which include cosmetics certification and brand awareness.
We are proud of the contributions our members make to the field of cosmetic & aesthetic medicine, surgery, wellness, dentistry and product manufacturing and we look forward to continuing to advance the standard of care for patients seeking to enhance their physical appearance. We are not a medical association.
ACA/ICA/NCA Team: Writers, Reviewers & Advisory Board Members
Alina Bridges, D.O – Director of Dermatopathology & Dermatologist with a great breadth of expertise contributing to advances in Dermatopathology, Immunodermatology, patient care, education, research, & healthcare policy. She presents around the world, publishes extensively and has mentored hundreds of trainees. Education: Rutgers University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Frederick Sailes, MD, FACS – Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at SLS Aesthetics, Surgeon- Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery, Education:University of Mississippi, Thomas Jefferson University, The Few Institute
Anna Chacon, MD FAAP – Anna H. Chacon, M.D. is a dermatologist and author originally from Miami, Florida.Following medical school Dr. Chacon completed a fellowship in dermatologic & laser surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Keyvan Nouri, in which she authored many articles, book chapters, and managed several clinical research studies. She then completed a one-year surgical internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center. She completed her dermatology residency at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is currently a board-certified dermatologist in South Florida.
Dean Rhobaye MD MBBS – Plastic Surgeon. Specialist in Minimally Invasive, Minimal Access and Non-Surgical Aesthetics. University College London, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Kunal Malik, M.D. – Dr. Kunal Malik is a board-certified dermatologist at Spring Street Dermatology. A native New Yorker, Dr. Malik completed his undergraduate studies in Chemistry at New York University before earning his MD with the highest distinction from the State University of New York- Downstate College of Medicine.
Xi Huang, Ph.D. – Dr. Huang is a researcher, professor, and author on more than 80 publications and has been a reviewer for more than 30 peer-reviewed journals, including the Lancet, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Cancer Research and others. He is the founder of i-On Skincare. Ph.D. from University of Paris VII in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology.
Hammad Hassan, M.D. – Dr. Hammad Hassan, M.D. is a practicing dermatologist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He studied Medicine and Surgery at Rawalpindi Medical University (RMU), Pakistan. Then, he went to King Edward Medical University for Physician and Surgeons Fellowship FCPS, specializing in Dermatology.
Syed Khizar, MD MBBS – Dermatologist who treats patients with skin, hair and nails disorders. Education:Cardiff University, Karachi University
Adam Almuhiesn, MD MBBS – Experienced Dermatologist with a demonstrated history of working in the medical practice industry. Skilled in Cosmetic procedure that include Filler , Botox ,Thread, PRP , Mesotherapy, Laser Surgery, Laser in addition to medical dermatology. Education at Jordan University of Science and Technology.
Sadye Nichols, MSN, RN – Extensive experience leveraging business know-how and clinical expertise to direct high-performance teams in providing quality care and improving patient outcomes. Education at Northwestern State University.
Joana Costa, M.D. – Dermatologist, Reference in Injectables. International Speaker of Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, Collagen Biostimulators, Sustaining Threads for 12 years. Education at Universidade Federal Fluminense.
Gunjan Richa, BDS, MDS – Periodontist, Implantologist, Laser specialist. Master of Dental Surgery focused in Periodontology and Implantology from Maratha Mandals Nathajirao G Halgekar Institute of Dental Sciences .
Marisa Plescia MS – Educated in the field of cosmetic science. Graduate of ISIPCA’s EFCM graduate program for cosmetic/fragrance science in Europe. European Fragrance and Cosmetics Masters with courses at ISIPCA and University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University of Padova for a Master’s of Business and Management specializing in Cosmetics/Fragrances. M.S. in Pharmaceutical Science with emphasis in Cosmetic Science from University of Cincinnati.
Kate Bailey, NBC-HWC – Coaches prediabetic clients to health and wellness through lifestyle change by integrating the essential ingredients of nutrition, stress management, and motion. CDC NDPP trained coach. National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching.
Mark Broussard MS, MBA – Cosmetic Product Development Chemist. Expert in the development of Clean Beauty, Natural & Organic cosmetic products and OTC products for skin disorders. Author of the Cosmetic Chemist Skincare Blog. MS Organic Chemistry and MBA University Of Texas at Austin.
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American Cosmetic Association
1002 Lititz Pike #229
Lititz, PA 17543
By Phone:(717) 693-0277