Dr. Niamtu is well known in international cosmetic facial surgery circles as surgeon, teacher and author and is regarded as a key opinion leader by academics and clinicians worldwide. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and The American Board of Cosmetic Facial Surgery. His practice is limited to cosmetic facial surgery. He has Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Certification from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professions. He maintains cosmetic surgery privileges at several local hospitals. He lectures internationally on cosmetic facial surgery and has taught on six continents around the world. He has written four textbooks as well as 30 chapters on other textbooks. He has authored hundreds of publications on various cosmetic facial topics and a cosmetic facial surgery DVD series. Dr. Niamtu is a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and has served on the board of directors of the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation. He has chaired numerous committees with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, where he currently sits as Chair of the Communications Committee. He appears regularly in newspaper articles, television broadcasts and popular magazines. He is passionate about all aspects of cosmetic facial surgery and loves going to work and making patients look and feel better.