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Lee W. Alkureishi, MD, MRCS

Assistant Professor  |  Director, Craniofacial Microsurgery

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery
Division of Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology


Building & Room:

Ste 515, Clinical Sciences North (CSN), MC 958


820 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60612

UI Health Craniofacial Center

Building & Room:

College of Dentistry (DENT), MC 588


811 S Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 996-7745


Clinical Focus
Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
Maxillofacial/Orthognathic Surgery
Head & Neck Reconstruction
Reconstructive Plastic surgery

Research Interests
Virtual Reality (VR) - based surgical planning

Publication Aggregators


Medical School
Doctor of Medicine/MBChB (2004)
University of Glasgow College of Medicine

Plastic Surgery, Biomedical and Translational Research (2009)
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2015)
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine / University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Pediatric Plastic Surgery / Craniofacial Surgery (2016)
NorthShore University HealthSystem / Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago, IL

Licensures and Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Medical Association

Research Currently in Progress

Principle Investigator
Bending the Bone: Developing 21st century tools for manipulating bone in the Operating Room