ABCS Announces New Officers

American Board of Cosmetic Surgery President

Alexander Sobel, MD, of Anderson Sobel Cosmetic Surgery in Bellevue, Washington, is the new president of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS). Dr. Sobel is a triple board certified surgeon (general cosmetic surgery, cosmetic facial surgery and otolaryngology/facial plastic surgery). He is the former president of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery and has served the ABCS board as vice president, trustee, and fellowship director.

“I look forward to continuing my service in this new capacity,” said Dr. Sobel. “It is an honor to accept the torch passed by past president, Dr. Jacob Haiavy, whose hard work, commitment, and vision have set the bar for excellence within our board.”

Other newly and re-elected officers and trustees in 2018 include:

Officers
Wilbur Hah, MD (vice president)
J. Kevin Duplechain, MD (treasurer)
Robert Shumway, MD, FACS (secretary)

Trustees
Mohammad Banki, MD, DMD
Gerald Edds, MD
Filiberto Rodriguez, MD
Jeffrey Swetnam, MD
Howard Tobin, MD

Alexander Sobel, MD