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Cosmetic Surgery in the Adolescent Years: Is it Appropriate?

Arun Gosain, MD
Division Head, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Disclosure: Arun Gosain, MD,has no industry relationships to disclose and does not refer to products that are still investigational or not labeled for use in the context of this discussion.

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Educational objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the psychological considerations faced by adolescents seeking cosmetic surgery
  • Appreciate the cultural influence in an adolescent’s decision to pursue cosmetic surgery
  • Review procedure-specific considerations when assessing adolescent patients for cosmetic surgery
  • Identify factors involved in patient selection for cosmetic surgery
  • Identify current trends in the demand for cosmetic Surgery in adolescents

Disclosure information: Dr. Mary Nevin, Course Director; Claudia Pinto-Cooper, Planning Committee Member; Dr. John X. Thomas, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education; Genevieve Napier, CME Director; Tara Scavelli and Jennifer Banys, CME Project Specialist have nothing to disclose.

CME credit

Credit statement


You must view the entire webinar and follow the link given after webinar is finished to take the quiz and evaluation for credit.


Webinar was broadcast live on May 8, 2013. You can watch it on demand below and it will take approximately one hour to complete.

Go to luriechildrens.webex.com

Once on webinar website, navigate to Cosmetic Surgery in the Adolescent Years: Is it Appropriate?.


This educational webinar on Cosmetic Surgeries in the Adolescent Years will help healthcare professionals understand the different reasons why an adoelscent might consider this type of surgery and what the implications of the surgical process involve.

This webinar launched live on May 8, 2013 and will expire on May 8, 2014. This lecture was recorded and is available on-demand. The on-demand version will also expire on May 8, 2014.  You must view the webinar in its entirety in order to link to the quiz and earn CME credit. To view, go to http://luriechildrens.webex.com

*After you have viewed the webinar, you will be automatically redirected to the Lurie Children’s website where you will be allowed to take the quiz for credit. You might need to close out of the presentation window to allow the redirect. If you are unable to view the quiz, please contact Claudia Pinto-Cooper at cpinto@luriechildrens.org


Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.