Diane L. Gerber, MD (retired)

Chicago Plastic Surgeon
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Ste. 930
Chicago, Illinois 60611 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

$125. One-time consultation fee

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Gerber has hospital affiliations at St. Joseph Hospital and St. James Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Vassar College
    Medical: MD, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, Northwestern University
    Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University

Treatments offered at Diane Gerber M.D., LLC

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Doctor Recommendation for a Facelift in Illinois

There are many qualified plastic surgeons in the Chicagoland area. Be sure to check credentials and results. You should go to a plastic surgeon... READ MORE

Why is My Stomach Still Uneven 4 Weeks After Liposuction?

It looks as though you had liposuction of the lower abdomen, but not the mid/upper abdomen or hips. Frequently, it is necessary to add a few scars to... READ MORE

Will a Rhinoplasty and a Chin Implant Have Any Effect on the Nasolabial Folds?

Rhinoplasty with chin implant, if done well, will give your face better symmetry. Although these operations do not affect the nasolabial folds, you... READ MORE

I was told my areola are too low and they need to be put in the right place. Do I Need a Lift with my Implants? (photo)

Your nipple-areolar complexes are low. It appears that the right is lower than the left. I think your breasts would be more symmetric, perkier, and... READ MORE

How Long Should I Expect to Have Surgical Drains After Mommy Makeover Surgery?

The drains would normally be used for the tummy tuck portion of the procedure. The length of time they need to remain in place varies. Removal usually... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Revision Rhinoplaty and Otoplasty at the Same Time and Could This Affect the Results?

Rhinoplasty and otoplasty can certainly be done at the same time. If the nose is being revised, you may need the cartilage that is removed from the... READ MORE

Do Facelifts Have More Longevity Than Other Types of Procedures?

There are no other procedures that do what a facelift does, but there are many kinds of facelifts. The most natural and longstanding results occur... READ MORE

Lift & Augmentation or Augmentation Only?

When I look at your pictures I see asymmetry, with the right breast being more ptotic (saggy) and larger than the left. Your areolae are both a little... READ MORE

Petite Build Finally Getting 365 Cc on, is it Possible to Achieve a D Cup With This Over The Muscle? Will is Look Natural?

If you have very small breasts, and the implants are placed in front of the muscle, you will not have enough tissue coverage to allow for a natural... READ MORE

Breast Augementation Recovery Practices, Which is Better.

I would disagree with your first doctor. If the breast pocket is made properly, there is no need to wear a bra 24/7 after 1-2 weeks. The capsule of... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Gerber

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