Full form/Meaning:

American College of Surgeon



The American College of Surgeons was founded in 1912 by Ernest Amory Codman. It is a worldwide scientific and educational association of qualified surgeons and has it headquarter in Chicago, Illinois.


Usage in Sentence:

“He earned his membership with the American College of Surgeon after several rigorous qualification exams”


Do you know?

Members of the ACS are referred to as “Fellows.” The letters FACS after a surgeon’s name stand for “Fellow, American College of Surgeons”.



American College of Surgeon (2017). About ACS Overview. Available at

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