NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Edmund Kwan, a New York-based surgeon specializing in plastic and cosmetic surgery for the ethnic patient, will speak on facial contouring among Asian patients at a one day Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accredited seminar entitled "Patient Safety in Cosmetic Surgery of the Head and Neck" on April 12 at the University Club of New York.
"Facial contouring, a commonly requested surgery among Asian patients, is an invasive surgery that reduces the width of the face," said Dr. Edmund Kwan. "With any invasive surgery, it is important for surgeons to be educated on how to adhere to safe surgical principles. I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak about this surgery and it's complications among the Asian population."
As a specialist in plastic surgery for the ethnic patient, Dr. Kwan has dedicated his practice to the unique enhancement and preservation of each patient's ethnic integrity and identity, and approaches each patient differently. With three offices in the New York Tri-state area, Dr. Kwan continues to be diligent with innovating new techniques and practice.
The Patient Safety in Cosmetic Surgery of the Head and Neck seminar will provide plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, dermatologists and other clinicians with an educational opportunity to hear the latest data and most recent advances in improving overall safety for patients from a team of experts. The speakers will address emerging safety concerns, problem cases and how to avoid and correct them.
About Dr. Edmund Kwan
Dr. Kwan began his medical career by attending Georgetown University Medical School and performed his plastic surgeon residency at New York Medical Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He also trained with the world-renowned Dr. Robert Flowers, a pioneer in Asian plastic surgery, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Kwan is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). For more information, visit http://www.DrEdmundKwan.com.
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