Dr Peter Schmid, DO, FAACS, FOCOOHNS
“Art has continually improved and complimented my work as a plastic surgeon, allowing me to constantly see more, and allow a greater capacity to successfully recreate the natural beauty and form of the human body. It elevates one’s work as an aesthetic surgeon to a higher level.”
Dr. Peter Schmid DO, FAACS, FOCOOHNS is a double Board Certified Facial Plastic and Head/ Neck Reconstructive Surgeon practicing cosmetic and plastic reconstructive surgery of the face and body. With a background in art and science, he is an accomplished figurative and portrait sculptor. He is a Fellow of the AACS, and past board examiner of the AOCOOHNS, serving as Chairman of the American Academy of Liposuction Surgery, and on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is an active diplomat of the American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Head/Neck Surgery, and on the Facial Aesthetic Speakers Bureau for the National Education Faculty of Allergan Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Peter dedicates time each year to help other surgeons develop their expertise in creating natural, non-operated looking surgical results, by providing artistic instruction through practical approaches in traditional sculpture. He has taught doctors and physicians Nationally & Internationally on the study of the aesthetics of the body, head & neck through this hands-on tactile training.
“For cosmetic and reconstructive work, there is no better way to enhance your awareness, appreciation and understanding of the human form than applying your medical abilities through sculpture, it is the ultimate compliment to advances in surgical and non-surgical procedures”.
Dr. Schmid in in private practice at Institute of Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery which currently services Denver, Boulder, and Longmont metro areas in Colorado. For more information please visit: www.theaestheticsurgeon.com.
In addition to five years in post-graduate surgical training, Dr. Schmid furthered his facial plastic surgery specialty training with an additional two-year fellowship in cosmetic, facial plastic, head/neck and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Schmid won coveted rotations with some of the world's pioneers of plastic surgery like Dr. Ivo Pitanguy (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Dr. Pierre Fournier (Paris, France). Dr. Schmid furthered his extensive training with a two-year fellowship in cosmetic, facial plastic and head/neck surgery at the Midwest Institute of Cosmetic Surgery and Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis, Indiana). Dr. Schmid is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Head/Neck and Reconstructive Surgery (1994).
A profound respect for his professional mentors and a commitment to sharing knowledge acquired throughout the years led Dr. Schmid to training residents and physicians in his own facility. Today, Dr. Schmid provides continuing medical education to physicians and trains residents from around the nation. He has served on the National Board Examiner for the Facial Plastic Surgery section of the American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Head/Neck Surgery.
As a native of Colorado, Dr. Schmid is dedicated to building and maintaining a healthy community. Dr. Schmid regularly donates his time and expertise to children, men and women in critical need of care. For a decade, Dr. Schmid's personalized brand of aesthetic care has helped people nationwide.
Credentials and Academy Standings
- Board Certified, American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Head/Neck Surgery
- Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- Board of Trustees, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- Chairman, American Society of Liposuction Surgery
- Fellow, American College of Otolaryngology, Head/Neck Surgery
- Fellow, American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Head/Neck Surgery
- Board Examiner, Facial Plastic Surgery Section, American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Head/Neck Surgery
- Member, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
- Member, International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons
- Member, American Society of Liposuction Surgery
- Member, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
- Member, American Osteopathic Association
- Member, American Medical Association
- Member, Colorado Society of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Peter Schmid belongs to the following medical associations:
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