Advanced Liposuction Training (LIPO 301)

This course is intended for physicians looking to acquire the proper knowledge, skills and certification to begin performing liposuction. Attendees will get the opportunity to observe an expert and perform their own tumescent liposuction and liposculpting on two real patients.



Training videos, observation, and hands-on practice





For non-members



  • Self-paced online training session, Liposuction 201 (included in registration fee)


Liposuction 301 is a three-day, small group liposuction training course on liposuction & liposculpting techniques conducted by experienced physician instructors. It is a comprehensive hands-on training course where each attendee gets a real patient to learn tumescent liposuction and liposculpting on a fundamental level.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Tumescent Liposuction
  • Patient Selection
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Practice Management Training
  • Liposuction Observational Training: Fundamental
  • Principles of Liposuction
  • Liposuction and Liposculpting Surgical Techniques
  • Liposuction Hands On Training
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Liposuction Training: Tumescent
  • Liposculpting by Area






Physician Assistant



Self-Paced, Online Didactic Training Session

4.5 hours of training videos covering an Introduction to Tumescent Liposuction, Patient Selection, and Surgical Techniques.

Day 1

In-Person Training & Observation Session

A full day of continued training and observation. Topics include Liposuction Training Welcome and Introduction, Liposuction Observational Training: Fundamental Principles of Liposuction, Liposuction and Liposculpting Surgical Techniques, and Practice Management Training.

Day 2

Hands-On Training Session – Patient 1

A full day of continued training including Surgical Techniques, Tumescent Liposculpting by Area, and Hands-On Training on One Localized Area.

Day 3

Hands-On Training Session – Patient 2

A full day of continued training including Surgical Techniques, Tumescent Liposculpting by Area, and Hands-On Training on One Localized Area.

Course Format
Virtual & In-Person, Live

Time commitment
17 hours over two days

$2,750 for non-members
$2,675 for AAAMS Basic Members
$2,600 for AAAMS Associate Members
$2,500 for AAAMS Fellow Members
$175 for optional 17 CE credit hours

CE Accreditation
To read about AAAMS’s accreditation and policies by medical specialty, click here.

Travel Information

Students are responsible for their own travel costs and arrangements. Please contact us if you need assistance or information as you plan your arrival including hotel recommendations.

Air travelers can fly into LAX and take an Uber or cab to AAAMS’s headquarters.

Recommended hotels:

  • Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Beverly Hills
  • Beverly Hills Marriott
  • Maison 140 Beverly Hills
  • Mr. C Beverly Hills

What’s included in your course fees:

  • FREE 12-month AAAMS Fellow Membership with full benefits
  • Course attendance
  • All hands-on materials and training supplies
  • Didactic classroom time as well as hands-on training with real patients
  • Customizable marketing tools for your practice including start-up forms, patient history, consents, policy & procedures
  • Instructional videos
  • A certificate of course completion
  • Travel costs are not included
B O N U S ! You will automatically become an AAAMS Fellow Member. Benefits may include:
  • 12-month access to the AAAMS Aesthetics Network, the only social media network in North America for aesthetics professionals to meet, collaborate, and learn from one another
  • Huge discounts on most AAAMS training courses (up to 25% off)
  • Free mini-courses
  • Discounts on 1-on-1 virtual consultations with an aesthetics expert (up to 50% off)
  • Unlimited access to the latest articles published by prominent aesthetic and cosmetic journals
  • The ability to share a clinical case and get personalized feedback from an aesthetics master
  • Access to quarterly, virtual, interactive case presentations, demos, and discussions
  • Invaluable access to an open forum of like-minded, innovative medical professionals seeking to grow their practice
  • A certificate or plaque of your membership with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery.
  • Click here to read a full list of member benefits!

Sample Certificate


Dr. Sam Assassa, M.D.,
President of The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery (AAAMS)

Dr. Sam Assassa is a world-renowned non-invasive and aesthetic cosmetic surgery specialist. In 1995, he founded Beverly Hills Aesthetics, a cosmetic surgery center providing clients with non-invasive surgical and laser services in the comfort of his state-of-the-art facility. Dr. Assassa has extensive experience in minimally invasive medical and surgical aesthetics, has performed over 25,000 aesthetic procedures, and has lectured in over 15 countries in 3 continents to over 5,000 delegates. He is an avid contributor to the global advancement of innovative liposuction techniques and medical aesthetic procedures.