Chicago Plastic Surgeon
9000 Waukegan Road, Suite 210
Morton Grove, Illinois 60053 US
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1 out of 5 stars MTF Vaginoplasty

Worst Experience With a Doctor I've Ever Had - Morton Grove, IL

Absolutely abysmal service. His staff is incredibly rude and he is very inaccessible. His staff lied to me and made mistakes, which had very real costs for me and yet they refused to apologize or even admit they did anything wrong. Getting GRS was a major life decision for me, so I expected a little more care. I've received far more compassion, understanding, and friendly behavior from...

3 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Scars Are Horrible - Des Plaines, IL

After loosing 15 lb and being size d since 16, I was not happy with the way I look without bra. In a bra - everything was perfect. I decided to undergo breast lift and added 275 cc implants for some fullness. Recovery was fast, only crazy itching after anesthesia. I applied silicon sheets for a year, was using different scar removing lotions, didn't wear be a with wires for 6 months, slept in...

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Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Michigan

    Medical: MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals

    Fellowship: Reconstructive Microsurgery, University of Chicago

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Mommy Makeover Recovery Time

Recovery following surgery depends upon the type of surgery. Typically, if procedures are combined (ie tummy and breast), recovery may take a bit... READ MORE

Over the Muscle Implant Placement After Radiation Therapy?

In general, there is a higher chance of scar tissue forming around breast implants following radiation therapy. Other techniques for reconstruction... READ MORE

Considering Mommy Makeover After a DVT, Am I Still a Candidate?

One risk factor for dvt (or vte: venous thromboembolism) is history of a dvt. In addition, general anesthesia, immobility, and length of surgery are... READ MORE

Should I Have a Mini Abdominal Plasty or Full? I've Had Two Evaluations, Both Different. (photo)

Diastasis recti (or rectus diastasis) is a common condition following childbirth. Depending upon the extent and location of the diastasis (or... READ MORE

What is a Mini Tummy Tuck?

A mini tummy tuck (As compared to a full tummy tuck or abdominoplasty) removes skin and tightens the muscles below the belly button. The full tummy... READ MORE

Had Platysma Muscle Removed Years Ago to Help Uneven Smile from Bells Palsy but was Unsuccessful, Can Anything be Done?

Options for reconstruction of the paralyzed face may be surgical or non-surgical. Treatment depends on the nature and duration of the paralysis. READ MORE

Mini Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmentation, and Liposuction in One Surgery?

It is not uncommon to comibine surgery on the breast and abdomen (tummy). However, it is important to discuss this with your plastic surgeon-Combined... READ MORE

Does it Normally Take 7-8 Hours for Mommy Makeover? Should I do TT and Breast Red. Separately?

The length of surgery depends upon the nature of the procedures. When considering combining procedures (ie tummy and breast), it is important to... READ MORE

Both of my breast had radiation due to breast cancer. Is It Good to Have Reconstruction Breast Surgery After Radiation Therapy?

Breast reconstruction may be performed following radiation. Typically, we perform flap reconstruction (ie diep flap) in this setting. READ MORE

Expanders and Radiation

In certain instances, tissue expanders may be placed at the time of mastectomy for women who will be undergoing post-mastectomy radiation therapy.... READ MORE

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