Cosmetic Surgery Center


The Cosmetic Surgery Center at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System offers superior medical care and comprehensive management covering all aspects of cosmetic surgery of the face, body and extremities. We provide quality services in a private environment within the Medical Center, and apply the newest techniques, along with the time honored ones, to achieve superior results. The vast majority of cosmetic procedures are performed on an out-patient basis.  Finance plans are offered as needed.

Cosmetic Surgery of the Face:

  • Facelift
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Nose reshaping
  • Ear reshaping
  • Chin reshaping
  • Dermabrasion
  • Chemical peel
  • Facial fillers/injections:  Botox, Restylane, Juvederm, Sculptra and others
  • Autologous fat transfer
  • Facial acne management
  • Facial implants

Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast:

  • Breast augmentation (saline and silicone implants)
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast lift

Body Contouring Procedures:

  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Liposuction of the body and extremities
  • Arm lifts
  • Thigh lifts
  • Body contouring after bariatric surgery (weight loss procedures)

Reconstruction after Oncologic Surgery

Our plastic surgery team of experts works closely with our surgical oncology colleagues to provide state of the art reconstructive solutions for patients undergoing complex oncologic procedures.  We use state of the art reconstructive procedures and techniques including flaps, microsurgery and tissue expansion. Such reconstructive procedures are designed to improve function and appearance for cancer patients and overall improve their quality of life.

  • Facial reconstruction after excision of benign and malignant skin tumors
  • Immediate and delayed reconstruction after oropharyngeal cancer extirpation
  • Immediate and delayed breast reconstruction with flaps, expanders and implants
  • Reconstruction of defects in the trunk, perineum and extremities


Bariatric Surgery


Our Bariatric program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons ACS. We work closely with our bariatric surgeons but also surgeons from other institutions, to manage patients who require body contouring procedures after significant weight loss following bariatric surgery or diet. A large number of patients are treated each year by staff members of our division with a variety of procedures, personalized according to each individual’s needs and requirements.

Such procedures include:

  • Abdominal lipectomy
  • Circumferential body lift
  • Arm lift
  • Breast lift/reduction
  • Thigh lift/contouring

These procedures are designed to improve function and quality of life for patients with a significant weight loss after gastric bypass and other bariatric procedures.  Some of these procedures are covered by various insurance carriers while others are considered of cosmetic nature.

For referrals and appointments please call 312-355-4300.

The University of Illinois Physicians Group and Medical Center proudly honors most major health insurance plans. In addition, our business office team has tailored discounted financial packages for self pay patients, patients with health benefit plans not offered at the University of Illinois Medical Center, or patients in need of cosmetic procedures typically not covered by insurance. Whatever your healthcare needs – whatever your financial status, rest assured our expert physicians and business team are standing by to serve you.