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Clara Maass Medical Center to Host Live Surgical Advanced Body Contouring Workshop Led By World-Renowned Plastic Surgeon


Belleville, NJ – Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, is opening its doors to plastic surgeons around the world, by welcoming Alfredo Hoyos, MD, world-renowned plastic surgeon from Bogota, Colombia. Dr. Hoyos will lead a live surgical advanced body contouring workshop for other plastic surgeons from around the world, on Sunday, December 8. The workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Clara Maass Medical Center, 1 Clara Maass Drive, in Belleville, NJ 07109, and is open to all plastic surgeons.

The VASER Hi Def® 4D Liposculpture workshop at Clara Maass Medical Center offers a unique opportunity to learn about advanced body contouring techniques which give patients a naturally sculpted appearance with defined and sculpted muscle groups. Utilizing the state of the art VASERlipo™ system and the 4D technique, physicians can create a sculpted appearance while taking into account and retaining natural muscle movement.

The workshop is designed to be interactive with a mix of lectures and a live surgery. The forum will permit audience participation, questions, discussions and learning. Dr. Hoyos will be accompanied by Jason Pozner, MD, F.A.C.S., founder of Sanctuary Plastic Surgery and co-owner of Sanctuary Medical Aesthetic Center in Boca Raton, Florida, who will serve as moderator to the audience, and Barry DiBernardo, MD, Director of New Jersey Plastic Surgery in Montclair, NJ, and an attending physician at Clara Maass Medical Center.

The seminar’s learning objectives include:

  • The theory and application of ultrasound-assisted lipolysis to 4D Liposculpture
  • Learn to use artistic basics in surgery such as light and shadow
  • Selecting good candidates for VASERlipo Hi Def 4D Liposculpture
  • VASERlipo Hi Def Liposculpture in superficial topography
  • Multiple advanced techniques for fat transfer procedures
  • Specialized surgical marking to integrate motion
  • Producing natural and well-defined results

The cost of the workshop is $299. Register now by visiting the following online registration link: Number of attendees is limited.

Clara Maass continues to set the standard for delivering quality care. In 2013, Becker’s Hospital Review named it one of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.” It also received its third consecutive Grade “A” score in Hospital Safety by the Leapfrog Group this year. HealthGrades awarded Clara Maass both a Patient Safety Excellence Award™ as well as an Emergency Medicine Excellence Award. Clara Maass Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2012 – the Medical Center’s third year in a row to receive this designation. The Medical Center is ranked among the 50 Best Regional Hospitals in the New York Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report. Thomson Reuters named Clara Maass among the top 100 hospitals nationwide in 2012, one of only three hospitals in New Jersey to attain the distinction. In addition, Clara Maass won the Thomson Reuters Everest Award, one of 12 hospitals in the United States to do so. It is ranked top in the state for the treatment of Congestive Heart Failure and Heart Attacks by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services.

Located in Belleville, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. Clara Maass’ centers and services include The Health and Wellness Center, Nuclear Medicine, The Cancer Center at Clara Maass, Adult Cardiac Services including Diagnostic Services, Cardiac Catheterization, Elective and Emergency Angioplasty and Rehabilitation, The Pain Management Center, The Joint & Spine Institute, a Vascular Center, Same Day Surgery, The Wound Center at Clara Maass, The Center for Sleep Disorders, The Bariatric Surgery Center, Rehabilitation Services, The Eye Surgery Center, Maternity Services and Parent Education, as well as Pediatrics. For a physician referral or more information about Clara Maass, call 1-888-724-7123 or visit

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Date: November 26, 2013

Contact: Courtney Lynch
Manager, Communications and Marketing

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