Chicago Plastic Surgeon
803 West Hutchinson Street
Chicago, Illinois 60613 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$250. Fee is waived if patients mention RealSelf as the referral source.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Teplica has hospital affiliations at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1981
    Medical: MD, Dartmouth Medical School, 1985
    Graduate: MFA, Photography, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1990

  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Chicago, 1988
    Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of Chicago, 1992
    Aesthetic Reconstruction, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, with Gary Burget, MD, 1992
    NIH Surgical Scientist, University of Chicago with Charles Huggins, MD, 1990

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Do I have a micropenis? (Photo)

There is no solid definition for the term 'micropenis', in part because there is a lack of good information about what really is normal. Part of the... READ MORE

Post Gynecomastia surgery looking for fix for slight concavity/contour deformity with flat nipples pulling inward? (Photo)

Michael87:You developed scar bands between the nipple on each side and the underlying pecs. In most cases, this is easily corrected under local... READ MORE

From 324lbs (2011-12) to between (155-164) currently, Male, 5'10''. Post-Weight-loss and expectations within limits? (Photo)

You've done a remarkable job of losing weight and maintaining a stable state -- and by all means, deserve to have a body in which you can feel more... READ MORE

Penis enlargement. Could a silicone implant be used?

No, sadly, solid implants and silicone sheets placed beneath the skin can cause major damage. With the usual changes in size that the penis undergoes... READ MORE

Is this a gynecomastia? How can I treat it? (Photo)

Yes, a small amount of asymmetrical gynecomastia can have a big effect on the overall impression of an otherwise great male chest.One-sided, minor... READ MORE

Gynecomastia surgery + excess skin. Do I need a second surgery? (Photo)

I explain to all of my patients that swelling takes over a year to go down completely. I certainly wouldn't recommend doing anything further until all... READ MORE

I'm 11 wks post gynecomastia (liposuction/gland incision). I can see first signs of gland regrowth. What can I do? (Photo)

Donie888:It may be somewhat reassuring to hear that it is very common for hard lumps of injured/healing tissue to form after gynecomastia surgery.... READ MORE

Is this a mild case of pectus excavatum? (Photo)

Severe cases of Pectus excavatum have been treated with invasive "rib flip" operations or the placement of large customized silicone implants. Metal... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Teplica

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