The European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Stronger Together in Europe!

Who are ESPRAS?

The European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery is the consensus group for all European National Societies in the field of Plastic Surgery and its fundamental aim is to strengthen European Plastic Surgery for the benefit of patients. It has over 7500 members making it one of the largest Plastic Surgery societies in the world.

For Plastic Surgeons

The aim of ESPRAS is to promote best practice in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery across Europe by supporting education, training and research as well as humanitarian activities. It acts as a hub for the exchange of knowledge and ideas and to facilitate cooperation between all the member societies to avoid unnecessary duplication of effort and to develop consensus views and Pan-European collaborations to address matters of concern to all.

For Patients

Plastic Surgery is a safe and fulfilling experience in properly trained hands. Key to this is the selection of your Plastic Surgeon and a good place to start is checking whether the surgeon is a board certified Plastic Surgeon because not. every doctor is a surgeon and not every surgeon is a board certified Plastic Surgeon. In all European states there are national regulations for multiyear training in Plastic Surgery requiring appropriate experience with set numbers of operations in each subspeciality of Plastic Surgery and success in a final exam. Only Board Certified Plastic Surgeons have completed these national programs and you can find them through the national society for Plastic Surgery in your country here:

Over 7,000
Plastic Surgeons

National Societies

Founded in

Latest News

Undertrained ‘Beauty Surgeons’ Jeopardising Patient Safety
ESPRAS Website and Social Media Launch

Sign Up

Board Certified Plastic Surgeons can gain access to the latest news in European Plastic Surgery here.