Chicago Plastic Surgeon
601 W Randolph St
Chicago, Illinois 60661 US
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28 Years Old, No Kids, 5'8, 150 Lb... So Excited For My Breast Aug (371 CC) - Chicago, IL

I am currently a 34 B, but I mainly wear push-up bras because I'm very small. Because I'm a tall girl, I've been concerned about sizing and what I should choose. Initially, I wanted a very subtle change that would just add a little more to my top and would feel a little more proportional. At that time, I was thinking of about 286 cc implants because I wanted a modest change. After doing a bit...

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24 Years Old, 1 Kid. Chicago, IL

I had great results with dr Braithwaite! I had breast augmentation little more then a year before. Dr Braithwaite was very professional, he took time to answer all my questions and I felt very confident with him. I height recommend to meet him for a consultation and you'll see what a good doctor he is.

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

34 Y/o Tumescent Lipo of Inner Thighs and Upper Arm Dr Braithwaite in Chicago - IL

I have been considering lipo for so long and finally did it. My only regret is not doing it sooner. I consulted with 3 different doctors and read hundreds of reviews online. I decided to go for a consult with dr brian braithwaite after reading 5 star reviews on yelp. He was so nice and made me feel so comfortable. I knew I was going to go with him withing minutes of meeting him. He spent...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

back at it again

Hi I'm a 28 year old mother of 1....b4 I had my son I had a small mid section big tt's all my life but never really had a butt the biggest I have ever gotten was maybe 130 but now I'm like 150ish mostly in the middle i tried doin the workout thing wit the personal trainer dieting and everything was levin but my stomach so u no I gave that up lol then I thought about the implant then I met sum1...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Hospital Privileges

Dr. Braithwaite has hospital affiliations at St. Joseph Hospital, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Chicago
    Medical: MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base
    Plastic Surgery, University of Louisville

Treatments offered at The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago

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Naturally Looking Full C Cup with 400cc Silicone Breast Implants?

There will be absolutely nothing natural-looking about a 400 cc M+ silicone breast implant on your very lean frame! With a size 32 chest/bra, cup size... READ MORE

Should I Wear Surgical Bra After Breast Augmentation?

I do not place surgical bras on my patients following breast surgery. All implants ride high initially due to swelling in the lower portion of the... READ MORE

Will I Have Loose Skin After Liposuction?

Redundant skin after liposuction is a concern when the skin elasticity is poor. Stretch marks are a major contributor to poor skin elasticity and... READ MORE

5’2, 125lbs, Currently 32C/D: is 400CC to Large for a Runner?

Yes, a 400 cc augmentation with or without a lift is quite large on a smaller person like yourself. This size increase may also affect your comfort... READ MORE

Can 300cc or 275cc Breast Implants Give Same Effect As 325cc?

With silicone implants, most of my patients with relatively narrow chest walls like yours prefer High Profile implants when the volume gets over 300... READ MORE

Removing Belly Button for Diastasis Repair Necessary?

The belly button should be able to be preserved during a rectus diastasis repair unless the umbilical hernia you describe is extremely large and/or... READ MORE

Multiple Garments After Liposuction Because of Medical Issues?

Don't get liposuction in the face of any ongoing HS infection! This would be an unnecessary risk for a soft tissue infection. As for recovery and... READ MORE

How Much Weight Can I Lose After Liposuction?

Liposuction is not a weight loss tool. Instead, liposuction is meant to improve problem areas resistant to diet and exercise. There is no clear... READ MORE

Silicone More Natural Looking Than Saline. Fact or Myth?

In thin patients like yourself, I place all implants in the submuscular plane. Silicone breast implants definitely feel softer than breast implants.... READ MORE

How Much Does Breast Augmentation Cost?

Most offices seem to charge between $2500 - $3500 as a surgeon's fee for primary breast augmentation. Other fees that affect the overall price... READ MORE

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