Masters Course in Liposuction Procedures and Techniques

August 24 - August 26, 2022 (Cerritos, California)

Scientific Agenda

AAAM Masters Course in Liposuction Techniques

August 24-26, 2022

Cerritos, California

Teaching Faculty:  Prof. John Kim, MD, FAAFP

AAAM Board Member

AAAM Senior Faculty

Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine




DAY 1: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon:  John Kim, MD

07:30 – 08:00 Registration
08:00 – 09:00
  • History and evolution of liposuction
    in the past 40 years
  • Liposuction Relevant Surgical anatomy
  • Consultation, patient selection and preoperative preparation
  • Indications, contraindications
09:00 – 10:00
  • Scribing, medical photography and documentation
  • Facility, staffing, supplies and equipment
  • Tumescent anesthesia Safety and precautions
  • Power- assisted liposuction and
    available devices
10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 11:30
  • Clinical demo of liposuction instruments: settings/cannulas
  • Evolution and concept of Laser Lipolysis
  • Wave lengths and devices available
  • Clinical demo of laser: settings/fibers/cannulas
11:30 – 12:00 Q & A Session
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 14:00
  • Postoperative course, complications and how to avoid them
  • Dealing with difficult patients/medico-legal issues
14:00 – 15:00
  • Liposuction of the abdomen and back
  • Liposuction of the neck
15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 17:00
  • Liposuction of the thighs
  • Liposuction of the arms
  • Liposuction of the breast
17:00 – 17:30

Q & A Session

Day 2: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon:  John Kim, MD


Cerritos Medical Center/Art Medica

08:30 – 17:00 Operating Room
  •  Liposuction of the abdomen w/fat graft to the arms
Day 3: Friday, August 26, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon:  John Kim, MD

Cerritos Medical Center/Art Medica

08:30 – 17:00 Operating Room
  • Liposuction of the upper and lower abdomen w/fat graft to buttocks

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