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Acclaimed Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon of CBS' The Doctors to Serve as Host of Inaugural Aesthetic Awards in Las Vegas

Saturday, May 7, 2011 General News J E 4
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LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Andrew Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S., acclaimed plastic and reconstructive surgeon and star of CBS's The Doctors will serve as host and emcee at the inaugural Aesthetic Awards™, set to take place June 4 in Las Vegas. The awards ceremony, designed to honor the best in aesthetic medicine, is the centerpiece of THE Aesthetic Show™, a three-day convention that brings together top experts from all disciplines of the aesthetic medicine field.

In addition to his role on The Doctors, Dr. Ordon was formerly the host of Plastic Surgery Today and has appeared on Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, 20/20, NBC Nightly News and ABC World News. He is the author of Revealing the New You: A Guide to Plastic Surgery and Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ordon earned his medical degree from USC School of Medicine and completed his General Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery training at USC, UCLA and Loma Linda University.

"Dr. Ordon is a perfect choice to serve as host of the Aesthetic Awards™ because he plays a vital role in advancing the education of the consumer regarding aesthetic medicine," said Michael Moretti, Program Chairman of THE Aesthetic Show™. "Dr. Ordon represents the height of what can be achieved in this field and serves as a role model and icon of our profession. We are honored that he has joined our special event and look forward to welcoming him to THE Aesthetic Show™ so that we can all learn from one of the best in the business."

To become eligible for THE Aesthetic Awards, physicians from around the world are invited to submit their best work via an online application process. Their peers will select winners in a variety of categories prior to the ceremony including Best Facial Injectable Enhancement, Best Facial Rejuvenation Enhancements (surgical and non-surgical), Best Overall Facial Make-Over (combination of procedures), Best Body Shaping Enhancement (surgical and non-invasive), Best Overall Body Make-Over (combination of procedures) and Best Overall Patient Outcome. All categories, with the exception of Best Overall Patient Outcome, will be voted upon prior to the night of the ceremony by participants in THE Aesthetic Show™. Best Overall Patient Outcome will be decided the night of the event by an esteemed panel of experts. All winners will be announced by Dr. Ordon at the ceremony.

Dr. Ordon is the latest high-profile physician to participate in this awards event, as the judging panel will be comprised of Hollywood's top aesthetic practitioners and key members of the aesthetic media including Ava Shamban, M.D., Alexander Rivkin, M.D., Mark Berman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Jason Diamond, M.D., F.A.C.S., Will Kirby, D.O., F.A.O.C.D., and David Matlock, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Ordon will be available to the press for select interviews prior to the event. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the ceremony taking place from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The ARIA Hotel is located at 3730 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nev., 89158.

Key sponsors for THE Aesthetic Show™ 2011 include: Allergan Medical (NYSE: AGN), Cynosure (Nasdaq: CYNO), Medicis Aesthetics, Inc. (NYSE: MRX), Merz Aesthetics, Palomar Medical (Nasdaq: PMTI), Stiefel, a GSK Company (NYSE: GSK), Solta (Nasdaq: SLTM) and Syneron (Nasdaq: ELOS).A complete list of exhibitors and sponsors can be found here.

About THE Aesthetic Show™ and Medical Insight, Inc.

THE Aesthetic Show™ is a business unit of Medical Insight, Inc. and is the largest medical education meeting focused completely on aesthetic medicine. Visit AestheticShow.com to view the program. Medical Insight, Inc., a progressive media company specializing in medical aesthetics, produces the leading trade publications and live events in this sector. THE Aesthetic Guide, published by Medical Insight, Inc., is widely considered the most influential journal in the field of medical aesthetics, with more than 60,000 readers in the U.S. and Europe.

Founded by Michael Moretti in 1993, Medical Insight, Inc. collects and reports industry data on procedure volume and revenues, product sales, new product introductions, market forecasts and trend analysis. For information on research services offered by Medical Insight, Inc., visit www.MiiNews.com.

SOURCE THE Aesthetic Show

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