Gerald Edds, MD, FACS, is the new President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). Dr. Edds was officially inducted at the AACS 28th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas held from Jan. 18-22, 2012.
Dr. Edds is a triple board-certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, and his practice is based in Owensboro, Kentucky. At the University of Kentucky, Dr. Edds trains cosmetic surgery residents and serves as director of an AACS-accredited Fellowship program in general cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Edds has been a longtime member of the Academy. He has served on the Board of Trustees and also as Board Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.