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Chicago, Illinois 60611 US

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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck with Brazilian Butt Lift Magnificent Transformation Thanks Dr.Shifrin -Oak Lawn, IL

Gotta say, it's been two years after my procedure and I look and feel great. From many years of low self esteem to a new happy confident women that I now am. From the consultation to the surgery date, Dr.Shifrin made me feel positive comfortable and was always assuring me that I was in good hands and indeed I was. Through out all my follow up appointments he has continued to make me feel...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Dr Shifrin is an Amazing Surgeon!!! - Chicago, IL

Dr. Shifrin is a wonderful physician and has the best bed side manner. He is compassionate and cares about how the patient feels before, during and post op.My results on my arms are wonderful and legs are great! I wouldn't go to anyone else for plastic surgery. He is beyond qualified. I have referred several people to Dr. Shifrin with satisfying results. He took so much time with me at...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Age Is Just A Number Tummy/Tuck/Brazilian Butt Tuck -Oak Lawn, IL

At age 56, 2 months before my B-day I new then it was time. For so long I hated the way I looked especially after having 4 C-Sections I had lost all my stomach muscle and tone. It was sagging. Even thou I was small never a big women, I hide it well hoping it would go away with diet and exercise, but as soon as I took my clothes off there it was. Saggy tommy and no butt. I thought that I was...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Love my New Butt. Dr Shifrin is Amazing at the BBL!! - Chicago, IL

Dr Shifrin and his staff (Adrian and Erica) were so nice and professional. I met with a few plastic surgeons before him. His before and afters are amazing and his work turns out the way his pictures look. I'm super excited to wear my bikini this summer. Thank you Dr Shifrin. You are the best!!!!! If you are thinnking about a BBL or a Tummy Tuck or Breast surgery do not miss interviewing him.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Feeling Beautiful Again -Chicago, IL

Dr Shifrin is the best! I had a mommy make over a year ago I'm very pleased with my results!!! I feel beautiful again! After hanging out with that belly pouch I decided to have a tummy tuck Dr shifrin made me feel comfortable on my 1st visit he answer all my questions address all my concerns! I love this man I dropped 3 dress sizes my tummy is flat my breast are awesome! I would recommend him...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck with Lipo - Chicago Ridge, IL

I had a siginificant weight loss but when I looked in the mirror all I saw was my huge gut.I have wanted a tummy tuck for years. After consulting Doctors from downtown Chicago all the way to NWI I chose Dr. Shifrin to do my tummy tuck/lipo. I had a siginificant weight loss but when I looked in the mirror all I saw was my huge gut.

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Awesome Surgeon - Tummy Tuck, Brazillian Butt Lift - Chicago, IL

Dr Shifrin is a great young surgeon. I chose him after seeing a few other surgeons (my friend told me to see him). His passion about body surgery and his before and afters sold me. (I loved how his tummy tucks and butt shapings looked). I felt super comfortable with his staff and him. He is genuine and really cares about his patients and their results. I really liked his office feel.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Dee's D's - Chicago Ridge, IL

Dr. Shifrin performed a breast lift/augmentation on me. By the end of my consult I was sold on Dr. Shifrin. His attention to detail and skill level exceeded my expectations...And my results were A-maxing. I'm soooo happy I decided to go with Dr. Shifrin. I would definately recommend Dr. Shifrin 2 anyone who is seeking a cosmetic upgrade.

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Dr Shifrin Fixed My Crooked Nose - Chicago Ridge, IL

Dr David Shifrin is a nose surgery expert. He fixed a bad nose job I had 5 years ago from another "famous" plastic surgeon. I was really worried my nose couldn't be fixed after the first surgery. He was so professional and nice, made me feel at ease and totally confident during the consolation. If your looking for a great cosmetic nose surgeon, meet with Dr Shifrin!

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

The Best Facelift - Chicago, IL

I had a Rhytidectomy, commonly known as a face lift. It was a very positive experience due to Dr. David Shifrin. He is both extremely skilled and very compassionate to your needs and concerns. He never rushed me when asking questions before surgery and after surgery he kept in contact with me so that I never felt alone with my concerns and thoughts. Due to his expertise, the bruising was...

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Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Dr. Shifrin has hospital affiliations at St James.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

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

    Residency: Michigan State University
    Fellowship: Hunstad Center for Cosmetic Surgery

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Back seroma and no one will help! (photo)

Sorry your dealing with a complication after traveling for surgery.  Few thoughts here;1. What does your surgeon in Miami say?2. Is that surgeon ... READ MORE

How accurate is the virtual picture I received from my Doctor? (photos)

As stated before, imaging is a nice introductory tool to give you an idea. It's not an absolute. I'd recommend you speak with Dr Geldner again about... READ MORE

2 wks after Breast Augmentation, when I lift my arm, I have 4 raised lines pulling at the bottom of my breast it hurts. (photo)

2 weeks is early and your breast is swollen which adds tension on your skin. Additionally, if you pull your arm up like your doing in the picture, a... READ MORE

Looking to get TT with Lipo but have PCOS is there any doctor that would do the procedure? I'm 5'4" and 210. (photos)

HI great question. So long as your PCOS is stable and yoirnin good health you are a candidate for surgery. I've cared for a number of patients with... READ MORE

Is anyone capable of yielding these results with a BBL? (Photo)

Shape characteristics yes. Exact volume match unlikely. How far out are those after photos? If they are less than 3-4 months there is a lot of... READ MORE

If I got bbl could I get a little fat injected into dent in cleavage, or is my only option to redo boobs at this point? (Photo)

Yes you can modify that dent with fat grafting. The better question though is do you want to exchange your old saline implants and readjust the... READ MORE

Do the BBL fat transfers tend to be more successful than breast fat transfers?

Significantly more successful. The gluteus muscle in our buttocks allows for much greater fat take than the breast tissue as it has a very large blood... READ MORE

The cost for removing butt implants?

I have removed older implants and replaced the volume with fat grafts in the past. The real question is why do you want them removed? Best READ MORE

I had a Tummy Tuck a couple of years ago. Will having Lipo (for bbl fat transfer) on abdomen be safe?

I prefer to perform the bbl first or in combination with the tummy tuck. Obviously that isn't an option in your case. It's is safe though. The real... READ MORE

My ribs look uneven and protrude. Is there anything I can do to correct the deformity? (Photo)

I can certainly see how this would be bothersome. As described before by dr eppley, simple removal of the cartilage that is protruding will get rid of... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Shifrin

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How Soon After Rhinoplasty Should Patients Consider a Revision?

Dr. David Shifrin coaches patients on the fact that swelling could last up to a year after surgery and provides an opinion on how many revision surgeries he prefers to perform on a single patient. WATCH VIDEO

Imagine Having Zero Scars From a Breast Augmentation!

Dr. David Shifrin explains how he ensures that no scars are visible after his breast augmentation procedures while using a transaxillary approach, or going through the area under the arms. WATCH VIDEO

How Long After Childbirth Can I Get a Mommy Makeover For Best Results?

Dr. David Shifrin recommends a time frame in which to have children and then start thinking about getting a Mommy Makeover done. WATCH VIDEO

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