AAAASF Elects Harlan Pollock, M.D., as New Board President

Oct 20, 2010, 06:00 ET from AAAASF

GURNEE, Ill., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) announces that Harlan Pollock, M.D., has been elected AAAASF's new board president. He assumes the post after serving as vice president for the board of directors and performing many roles and chairing many committees such as the strategic planning committee and standards committee. These important committees are essential for the advancement and refinement of the core business of surgery center accreditation and the "gold standard" that defines our commitment to patient safety.



Dr. Pollock has been practicing plastic surgery for more than forty years and performs a variety of surgical procedures at North Dallas Plastic Surgery, which has been fully accredited by the AAAASF for over twenty five years.

Hospital Affiliations:

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas - current

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas - previously chair dept. of plastic surgery

Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas (courtesy staff) - current 

Presbyterian Hospital of Allen, Allen, Texas - current

Texas Institute for Surgery - current          

Academic Affiliations:   

Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas (clinical instructor)

In addition to AAAASF, Dr. Pollock's professional affiliations include:   

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Judicial Council - Member 1995-1998, Chairman - 1998
  • Public Education Committee - Chairman - 1998-2000
  • Board of Directors 2000-2001
  • Association of Military Plastic Surgeons 
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow 
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 
  • Local Host Committee 1999 - Chairman 
  • Emerging Trends Committee
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Past President
  • Texas Medical Society