The American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting®, also known as ABAM, provides an excellent opportunity for an international clinical exchange of knowledge in aesthetic surgery discussion of the current socioeconomic conditions and how they affect plastic surgery communities in the United States, Brazil and the rest of the world. It serves also as a new forum for residents, fellows and colleagues in private practice worldwide to present their innovative work in the United States with possible publication in the ISAPS and ASAPS Scientific Journals. All in a very nice relaxing atmosphere in the majestic snowy mountains of Park City, USA. The goal is to combine science with fun through friendship and collegiality.Excess proceeds will be donated to the Image Reborn Foundation of Utah to support Breast Cancer Survivors. IRF is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) that has been providing no-cost 3 day retreats to women afflicted with breast cancer in the beautiful mountains of Park City. You can learn more about the foundation's mission by visiting www.imagerebornfoundation.org





Dr. Renato Saltz


President International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Past President American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Honorary Member of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP)

Former Associate Professor Plastic Surgery, University of Utah.

Past President Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic Surgeons.

Diplomate American Board of Surgery and Plastic Surgery.

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Founder & Chairman, Image Reborn Foundation of Utah.

Dr. Foad Nahai


Past President of American Society of Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS).

Past President of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Editor Aesthetics 

Dr. Mark Jewell


Plastic surgeon Mark L. Jewell, MD, of Eugene, Oregon, was president of the ASAPS in 2005/2006.

Member of ASPS. Innovative body contouring surgery.

Dr. Michael Marion

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Dr. Marion trained at the Mayo Clinic, Marshfield Clinic and Indiana University under known leaders in the field of plastic surgery. 


  • 2009 Unusual Internal Hernias Causing Bowel Obstruction. Invited presentation, Wisconsin Surgical Society. Kohler, WI.

  • 2009 Career Paths in Surgery. Invited presentation, Fritz Wenzel Science Conference, Marshfield, WI.

  • 2009 Marion MD, Swanson MK, Spellman J, Speith ME. Femoropopliteal Prosthetic Bypass Graftr Infection due to Mycobacterium abscessus localized by FDG-PET/CT Scan. J Vasc Surg. 200 Oct;50(4):907-9.

  • 2009 Hochberg J, Meyer KM, Marion MD. Suture Choice and Other Methods of Skin Closure. Surg Clin North Am. 2009 Jun;89(3): 627-41.

  • 2007 Martin RF, Marion MD. Resectional Therapy for Chrinoic Pancreatitis. Surg Clin North Am. 2007 Dec; 87(96): 1461-75, ix.

Dr. Bianca Ohana


Board (Titular) Member of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery 

ISAPS member 

Member of Brazilian Burn Society 

Chief of Burn Center at Pedro II Municipal Hospital - RJ 

Plastic Surgeon at Recidency Program Plastic Surgery at Barata Ribeiro Municipal Hospital - RJ 

Past International Fellow from ASAPS (2011) 

Plastic Surgery Residency at National Institute of Cancer - RJ 

General Surgery Residency at Lagoa's Hospital - RJ 

Graduated in Medicina at Federal University of Pará and IAMSPE -SP

Dr. Carlos Casagrande

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Membro Titular da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica

Membro ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)

Regente do Capítulo de Videocirurgia da Sociedade Brasileira de Cir. Plástica

Diretor do Departamento de Comunicação e Marketing da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica 

Fundador do Instituto Viver Melhor

Cidadão Honorário de Florianópolis

Dr. Osvaldo Saldanha


Past President of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery 

Current Scientific Program Director of SBCP 

Chairman of "Dr. Ewaldo Bolivar de Souza Pinto" Plastic Surgery Residency Program – Unisanta, Santos, Brazil 

Certified by the Board of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP)

Board Member of Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery. 

International Associated Editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reviewer of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (APS) and Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica


Dr. João Carlos Sampaio Goes

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Graduated in Medicine at USP (1973), where he specialized in Oncology (1979), Surgery (1981) and Mastology (1984). Also in the USP, PhD in Medicine (1986).

Communication director for the International Society of Aesthetic PlasticSurgery (iSAPS).

Corresponding member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery.

Member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (BSPS)

Dr. Ricardo Ribeiro


Professor and Head of Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Casa de Portugal Hospital and Instituto Carlos Chagas.Current Director of Instituto Carlos Chagas.Full Member of Brazilian Plastic Surgery SocietyDirector of Education Comitee of International  Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (South America) ISAPS Corresponding Member of American Society of plastic Surgeons (ASPS)International Member os American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)