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American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Hosts its 42nd Annual Conference

ASLMS 2023 will be held April 12–16, 2023 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

By Andrea Alstad | Mar 14, 2023

Wausau, WI The Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) is regarded as the top international meeting for the exchange of information on medical laser and energy-based technologies. 2023 marks the 42nd year of the ASLMS Annual Conference.  

ASLMS 2023 will be held April 12–16, 2023 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Two pre-conference sessions will take place on April 12 and the 4-day conference begins on April 13.

The ASLMS Annual Conference is known as the place where all the latest breakthroughs in the field of medical lasers and energy-based devices are first presented and discussed. The 2023 abstract sessions will feature hundreds of exciting cutting-edge research studies in clinical applications, basic science, and translational research.

“I believe this will be our best Annual Conference to date,” said Paul M. Friedman, MD, ASLMS President. “The Program Chairs, Drs. Omar Ibrahimi and Catherine DiGiorgio have created an outstanding and innovative program. We have secured the world's leading experts in lasers and energy-based devices, who will be available through workshops, special sessions, and live demonstrations, plus we’ll have daily plenary sessions showcasing innovative and inspiring concepts.”

rieke-marciaOn Friday, April 14, the Plenary Session will feature ASLMS Keynote Speaker Dr. Marcia Rieke, Regents Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona. Dr. Rieke led the project to develop the near-infrared camera on the James Webb Space Telescope. She will share insights into the 20-year project, some of its exciting scientific results, and what they mean for our understanding of how the universe began and is changing over time.

A new special session this year is Evolving/Emerging Technology: Device Demonstrations, featuring six innovative devices that will play a key role in advancing patient care. Treatment procedures, recorded in a clinical setting, will be shown, and expert physicians will be live on stage to facilitate the discussion.

The Society offers complimentary registration to qualified members of the press who wish to attend the conference. For more information about all registration options, visit Annual Conference.   

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS) is the largest multi-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to the development and application of lasers and related technology for health care applications. ASLMS promotes excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and other related technologies worldwide. ASLMS members include physicians, surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals representing multiple specialties, physicists involved in product development, biomedical engineers, biologists, industry representatives and manufacturers. For more information on the Society’s mission, vision, and leaders, visit ASLMS | About ASLMS


The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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