SCSPS Mission: Safe, Effective and Quality Restorative Surgery In South Carolina Welcome and Thank You for Visiting the South Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons (SCSPS)

The SCSPS is a non-profit organization devoted to the the advancement of patient safety and quality care. Members are Plastic Surgeons who are Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. (ABPS) and reside or practice in the State of South Carolina (SC). These Plastic Surgeons are the Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) to practice the surgical craft of Plastic Surgery. SCSPS are members or candidates for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) or both organizations. A primary concern of our members is safe, effective and quality care of plastic surgery patients.

The SCSPS’s supports Legislative initiatives in SC that are for the benefit our Restorative and Regenerative Surgery patients. We demand quality, safe and effective Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive surgery for the citizens of our great state of SC. Our efforts are directed through coalitions, contributions and participation. We try to work with other state organizations like the the South Carolina Medical Society (SCMA) and South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners (SCBOME) to accomplish our mission.

2019 SCSPS State Meeting

July 27, 2019 – SC State Meeting at Capital City Club in Columbia, SC
Capital-City Club Website

There will be a speaker dinner the night before on the 26th. The meeting will be from 7AM-1PM on the 27th.
All SCSPS are welcome.  The meeting is free to all SCSPS members and plastic surgery resident/fellows.
Yearly $100 dues can be payed to the SCSPS Treasurer
Email – Gary Culbertson


• 7:00 – 8:00 AM – Breakfast
• 8:00 – 9:00 AM – Dr. Brian Thornton MD, PhD, MBA – Evidence Based Practices to Minimize Surgical Site Complications in Breast Reconstruction
• 9:00 – 9:15 AM – Break
• 9:15 – 10:15 AM – Dr. Brian Thornton MD, PhD, MBA – Prepectoral 2-stage Breast Reconstruction
• 10:15 – 10:30 AM – Break
• 10:30 – 11:30 AM – Resident & Member Presentations
Abdelaziz Atwez – Success of Complicated Midline Sternotomy Closure Utilizing Minimal Dissection
Dani Inglesby – Myocutaneous Flaps for the Treatment of Complex Spinal Wounds
Riley Schlub – Optimizing Cost and Time Efficiency in Intermaxillary Fixation
Kiandra Scott – Craniosynostosis Repair Outcomes and Impact of Preoperative 3D printing: A Single Center Study
• 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM – Duke Hagerty, MD – The Plastic Surgeon as an Artist
• 12:15 – 12:45 PM – Lunch
• 12:45 – 1:30 PM – Gary Culbertson- ASPS Updates & Business Meeting Election of Officers & Term Discussion

Saturday: Exhibits open from 7 am to 1 PM (vendors may set up the evening before. Tables will be supplied.)

List of Vendors at 2019 SCSPS Meeting in Columbia , SC

Acera Surgical

Allergan (Lunch Sponsor)


ASSI- Accurate Surgical

Intergra Lifesciences

Mentor (Speaker Sponsor)

MTF Biological

Pacira Biosciences