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Bloomington Area
Champaign Area
Chicago Area
Naperville Area
Peoria Area
Rockford Area
Springfield Area


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Bloomington Area




Jeffrey S. Poulter, M.D.


Dr. Jeffrey S. Poulter

When choosing among cosmetic surgeons in Bloomington, Illinois or the surrounding area, you should be sure to review Dr. Jeffrey S. Poulter's degrees and certifications. However, his qualifications extend far beyond his resume. His professionalism and understanding of patients’ needs are also central to his success as an Illinois plastic surgeon. His precise surgical skills, attention to detail, and his gentle and thorough care have drawn loyal patients from throughout the Midwest – including Indianapolis, St. Louis, Chicago, and beyond.

Since 1992, Jeffrey S. Poulter has earned the trust of thousands of patients as a renowned plastic surgeon in Illinois. His dedication to his patients’ safety, comfort, and overall well-being have earned him a steady stream of referrals from his many satisfied former patients as well as from his peers in the medical community.


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Chad Tattini, M.D.


Dr. Chad Tattini

Dr. Chad Tattini is a plastic surgeon that completed his plastic surgery residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. His Ivy league training has enabled him to be on the cutting edge of many cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. He is currently trained in large reconstructive surgeries including microvascular procedures, truncal reconstruction, and congenital abnormalities. He also has considerable training in all trauma cases including hand, upper and lower extremity, and craniofacial. His cosmetic experience has led him many recent publications and presentations throughout the country. Dr. Tattini is one of few plastic surgeons in central Illinois currently performing endoscopic breast and face procedures.

Prior to his plastic surgery residency, Dr. Tattini attended medical school at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. He graduated in the top 15% of his class with AOA honor society status. Dr. Tattini completed his undergraduate training at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. He graduated from the pre-medicine program with summa cum laude honors.


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Champaign Area




Ronald C. Russo, M.D.


Dr. Ronald C. Russo

Since 1984, Dr. Ronald C. Russo has helped Champaign-Urbana women and men feel better in their own skin. As a former practicing surgeon at Carle Hospital, and Director of Carle’s Center for Cosmetic Surgery, he specialized in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. In 1997 Dr. Russo opened The Russo Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, a solo private practice dedicated to cosmetic enhancement of the face and skin.

By 2002 the practice had developed Into Rejuvenis, a comprehensive aesthetic center which included a surgical office with a medical spa and an accredited surgical suite dedicated to cosmetic surgery and medicine, all at one location.

At Rejuvenis, Dr. Russo and his highly trained and skilled staff offer comprehensive, aesthetic surgical and nonsurgical care of the skin and face. This extends from medical skin care products and skin care treatments to the most effective and innovative surgical technologies, as well as advanced injectable therapy, and the latest proven laser and light technology.


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Stuart Baker, M.D.


Dr. Stuart Baker

Because your plastic surgeon's level of skill and experience is of paramount importance, you will be glad to learn more about the credentials of Dr. Stuart Baker. A graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Illinois School of Medicine, Dr. Baker began his private practice in Decatur in 1980. In addition to plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Baker also specializes in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of hand conditions and injuries, and laser surgery. Complex surgeries such as abdominoplasty, rhinoplasty, hand surgery, and breast enhancement are an integral part of his practice. Dr. Baker has been a respected Decatur, Champaign, and Springfield, Illinois-area plastic surgeon since 1980. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon and member of some of the most prestigious professional associations.

In addition to providing plastic surgery, hand surgery, and laser surgery in private practice and as director of The Center for Cosmetic Medicine™. His private practice is affiliated with Decatur Memorial Hospital, Presence Covenant Medical Center, Kirby Medical Center, Olympian Surgical Suites and Central Illinois Surgery Center in Decatur.


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Chicago Area




Anil R. Shah, M.D.


Dr. Anil R. Shah

Dr. Anil R. Shah is considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Chicago specializing in rhinoplasty (Nose Job Surgery) facelift and eyelift.

Dr. Shah is devoted to furthering the field of facial plastic surgery. His techniques represent the state of the art in facial plastic surgery. He has published over 50 scientific articles within the field of plastic surgery. Dr. Shah has written three landmark articles about facial anatomy revolutionizing the way plastic surgery is performed. He has been recognized in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America as well as Best of US as one of the best facial plastic surgeons in the world. Dr. Shah is considered to be an Expert in Facial plastic surgery.

His practice is fully devoted to facial plastic surgery. He is known for his analytical approach and technical excellence. His goal is to create natural appearing final results. He has performs minimially invasive State-of-the-Art Facial plastic surgery which can maximize results while minimizing recovery time. He works with a large range of patients whose livelihood depends on their face including models, actresses, and social elite.


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David A. Shifrin, M.D.


Dr. David A. Shifrin

Established in 2010, the award winning cosmetic surgery practice of Dr. David A. Shifrin provides the complete experience by combining excellent surgical results with personalized care.

A native of Northbrook, Illinois, Dr. David Shifrin is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, respected for his work with cosmetic surgery. Dr. Shifrin returned to his home town of Chicago in 2010 after years of training in the Midwest and South. Dr Shifrin is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the highly selective American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. His academic accomplishments, which include multiple peer reviewed journal article publications and national conference presentations, and his love of teaching and mentoring led him to seek out an academic appointment with the University of Illinois at Chicago division of plastic surgery as an assistant clinical professor.

Dr. David Shifrin specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body. He is a plastic surgeon who completed a highly sought-after integrated training program in Michigan, followed by two advanced fellowships. The first, at the Medical College of Wisconsin, concentrated on reconstructive microsurgery. The second fellowship focused on Aesthetic surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Hunstad, a world renowned plastic surgeon in the area of breast augmentation and body contouring.


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Thomas A. Mustoe, M.D.


Dr. Thomas A. Mustoe

Plastic surgery is a big decision that will have a significant impact on your life. It's important to feel comfortable that you are in good hands. When entrusting your body or face to a plastic surgeon in Chicago, you should be sure that you have chosen a renowned and accomplished surgeon whose credentials and reputation inspire your confidence. In his many years as a board-certified plastic surgeon, treating thousands of patients and training the best minds in plastic surgery, Dr. Thomas A. Mustoe has earned the respect of patients and physicians alike.

Thomas A. Mustoe, M.D., graduated from Harvard College cum laude and Harvard Medical School cum laude. He took an extra year as research fellow in the laboratory of Bernard Fields, M.D., working on the genetics of reovirus, and was awarded the Somas Weiss Award for his work as the best medical student research presentation in 1978 at Harvard.

He completed his internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and his 2nd year residency in surgery at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. He went on to complete residencies in otolaryngology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and plastic surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. He is board certified in both otolarygnology and plastic surgery.


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Michael A. Epstein, M.D.


Dr. Michael A. Epstein

Dr. Michael A. Epstein received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He trained in general surgery at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and returned to Detroit for his Plastic Surgery fellowship. He received additional cosmetic surgery training at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York and has held an academic position at the University of Chicago’s Department of Plastic Surgery.

An active member of both the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Rhinoplasty society, Dr. Epstein has received critical acclaim for his advanced techniques in cosmetic surgery. A featured guest on numerous news programs and quoted in dozens of newspapers and magazines nationwide, including ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX, Dr. Epstein was also invited to speak on Oprah After The Show. He has been profiled on Discovery Channel programs as cameras followed him, step-by-step, through various cosmetic procedures. Just for fun, Dr. Epstein was voted as one of the “Top 5 Hot Doctors” in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune.

Someone who always gives back to the community, Dr. Epstein has received praise for his generous community work and affiliations with such organizations as Y-Me and the Sue Duncan Children’s Foundation. He was a co-founder of Chicago’s Esteem Makeover and participated as one of the team’s cosmetic surgeons. He has also performed numerous pro-bono surgeries for people in need. Dr. Epstein supports Healing the Children, an organization that provides urgent medical care to children all around the world.


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Otto J. Placik, M.D.


Dr. Otto J. Placik

Dr. Otto J. Placik is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in downtown Chicago and Arlington Heights, Illinois. After earning his medical degree from Northwestern University, he completed residencies in general and plastic and reconstructive surgery through Northwestern. He also completed a fellowship in the aesthetic reconstruction of complex nasal and facial deformities at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago and an additional fellowship in microvascular and hand surgery at Davies Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Placik is certified as a diplomate by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is an active member of several local and national professional organizations as well.

Otto J. Placik, M.D. is a member of the Northwestern University Division of Plastic Surgery Teaching Staff. He holds an academic appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at Northwestern University Medical School.


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Steven H. Dayan, M.D.


Dr. Steven H. Dayan

Dr. Steven H. Dayan, a facial plastic surgeon, professor and researcher has published over 110 articles in medical journals and 5 books. He is a NY Times and USA TODAY Best Selling Author. His accolades include the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s Leadership Award and “Top Doc” recognition by numerous organizations including Castle Connolly and U.S News & World Report. As a founder of a medical research company, a medical marketing company, a skin care training center and a medical education company, he remains on the cutting edge of aesthetic products, thinking and education.

Dr. Dayan is a Facial Plastic Surgeon who is board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. He is a frequent lecturer, physician educator and active researcher in emerging cosmetic medicine technologies and techniques. Additionally, he is an adjunct Professor at DePaul University teaching an undergraduate course in the “Science of Beauty and Attraction and Its Impact on Culture and Business.”

A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Dayan achieved Phi Beta Kappa honors and attended the University of Illinois Medical School. After graduating with AOA honors, he completed a residency at the University of Illinois, where he served as chief executive resident in his final year. Following his residency, Dr. Dayan completed a Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship. Among the many committees Dr. Dayan participates in, he is currently a Chicago Public School Advisory Board Member and serves on the editorial board of Facial Plastic Surgery Journal and Cosmetic Dermatology.


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George T. Moynihan, M.D.


Dr. George T. Moynihan

Chicago facial plastic surgeon, Dr. George T. Moynihan is a Double-Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and as an Otolaryngologist by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Moynihan specializes in plastic surgery of the Face, Nose, Eyes, Neck, and Scalp. He is the founding member and medical director of Gold Coast Plastic Surgery in the heart of downtown Chicago.

Dr. Moynihan is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He received additional training in cosmetic surgery of the head and neck by completing a prestigious one year fellowship at the Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Center in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Moynihan approaches plastic surgery as a means of contributing to his patient’s quality of life by improving their appearance and thus, enhancing their self image through facial surgery. Patient’s specific desires to look and feel better must be understood thoroughly by his or her surgeon. Dr. Moynihan believes that through friendly discussion, he can gain this necessary understanding, as well as, establish a professional yet caring relationship. Dr. Moynihan believes a happy, well-informed patient before surgery means a happy patient after surgery.


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Naperville Area




Bryan W. Rubach, M.D.


Dr. Bryan W. Rubach

Since 1984, Dr. Bryan W. Rubach, director of the Center for Cosmetic & Laser Surgery located in Naperville, is a leader in the field of aesthetic surgery. He is double board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology. His training began at the University of California – Santa Barbara where he graduated with a B.A. in Pharmacology with high honors and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta honor society. He earned his M.D. degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and continued with his internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery.

Dr. Rubach completed an intensive Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California – San Francisco, where he was appointed clinical instructor in the division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, in the department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. Finally, Dr. Rubach completed a comprehensive training program in Tumescent Liposculpture in southern California. Dr. Rubach is currently licensed in Illinois and is a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


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W. John Bull, Jr., M.D.


Dr. W. John Bull, Jr.

Dr. W. John Bull, Jr. is a highly accomplished plastic surgeon in Naperville who is dedicated to helping all of his patients realize their aesthetic dreams. Recognizing that undergoing cosmetic surgery can be a complex decision, he strives to create a soothing office environment where patients can feel completely cared for. Dr. Bull takes the time to conduct unhurried consultations, during which time he carefully listens to his patients describe their desires, needs and concerns. He uses this information to develop highly individualized treatment plans geared towards helping patients look and feel their best.

John Bull, Jr. M.D completed medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed a five year general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia and an intensive three year plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.


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Peoria Area




Eric T. Elwood, M.D.


Dr. Eric T. Elwood

Since 1984, Dr. Eric T. Elwood is a native Peorian and attended the University of Illinois where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. After receiving his doctorate of medicine from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, he continued there with his residency in both general surgery and plastic surgery. He completed a fellowship at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Elwood is currently the Division Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP).

Dr. Elwood has also authored publications on a variety of topics including craniofacial anomalies and breast reconstruction. He has given presentations on reconstructive surgery, including breast reconstruction. He participates in community outreach programs in hospitals throughout Illinois.


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Christopher D. Lansford, M.D.


Dr. Christopher D. Lansford

Dr. Christopher D. Lansford is double Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. In 1999 Dr. Lansford graduated from The University of Michigan Medical School. He completed a General Surgery internship at Duke University Medical Center in 2000 and a residency in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery 2004, serving as chief resident his final year.

Dr. Lansford returned to The University of Michigan in 2004 and completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction in 2005. Dr. Lansford is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Head and Neck Society. Dr. Lansford grew up in Champaign, Illinois and returned with his wife and two children to central Illinois in 2006.


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Rockford Area




Landon Pryor, M.D.


Dr. Landon Pryor

Since 1984, Dr. Landon Pryor is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and has extensive training and experience in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. Transformations Plastic Surgery also offers a wide array of non-surgical and minimally invasive services through their comprehensive Medical Spa and Wellness Center. Combining the best of surgical precision with an artistic balance, Dr. Pryor skillfully improves a patient’s natural appearance and helps them boost their confidence.

Dr. Pryor is triple Fellowship trained and Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Other professional associations include the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the Rhinoplasty Society, the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons, the Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Pryor’s goal is to provide individualized aesthetic treatment recommendations, customized for each patients’ unique priorities and goals.


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Springfield Area




Robert C. Russell, M.D.


Dr. Robert C. Russell

Since 1984, Dr. Robert C. Russell is an accomplished surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery. He is a clinical Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and the chairman of Plastic Surgery at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Dr. Russell was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1981 and earned a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery by examination in 1990 and received recertification in 2002 and in 2010. He is also a member of several medical associations and societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and numerous others.

Dr. Russell is an academically accomplished plastic surgeon who has published more than 30 book chapters and over 100 scientific publications. He has made hundreds of local, national, and international lectures and presentations. He has been active in organized plastic surgery and has served as a member or chairman of over 100 regional, state, or national committees. Dr. Russell is the past president of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the Plastic Surgery Foundation, and the American Society for Peripheral Nerve. He served as a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and was vice-chairman in 1998. He has also been an oral board examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery for over 20 years.


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