Edina, MN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013
Renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Peter Hilger was honored to co-direct the Advances in Rhinoplasty course held in Chicago, IL on May 8-11, 2013. Sponsored by the Educational and Research Foundation of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the Advances in Rhinoplasty course is the longest running rhinoplasty course series in the world. This year’s course provided a world-class learning experience in rhinoplasty fundamentals including recent advances, new surgical techniques and practice management, along with an expanded faculty.
The four-day course in advanced rhinoplasty is recommended for continuing medical education students and/or practicing physicians in the field of facial plastic surgery. Such topics covered included rhinoplasty basics, grafting methods, surgical approaches, structural refinement/augmentation, surgical instruments, functional rhinoplasty, ethnic rhinoplasty, child rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, challenges, controversies, complications and prevention, and more. Dr. Hilger co-presented the Welcome message, served as moderator, and discussed such topics as practice management and the flaccid lower lateral cartilages. It was an excellent opportunity for Dr. Hilger to showcase his expertise in rhinoplasty.
Dr. Peter Hilger is double board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. He serves as Professor and Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Hilger is a member and past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, President of the American Board of Otolaryngology, and Secretary and Treasurer of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Castle-Connolly and the Mpls St. Paul magazine. With more than 100 scientific presentations and author of 75 facial plastic surgery articles, Dr. Hilger has been a leader and a teacher in clinical research for more than a decade.
Located in Edina, Minnesota, Hilger Facial Plastic Surgery offers a full range of facial reconstruction and rejuvenation procedures such as rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, facelift, brow lift, chin augmentation, otoplasty and more. Dr. Hilger is devoted exclusively to facial plastic surgery to provide his patients with the finest comprehensive evaluations and customized results.
To contact Dr. Hilger, call (952) 844-0404 or visit him online at http://www.hilgerfacialplastic.com/.