Meet our Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Team

The board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons at Weiss, both in private practice and from The University of Chicago Medicine, provide a wide range of surgical procedures to help you repair, restore or improve your face, skin, breasts, trunk and extremities. Some of these procedures include breast surgery, body contouring and hand reconstruction. Request an appointment online with one of our surgeons today.



Loren S. Schechter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Medical Director, The Center for Gender Confirmation Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital Dr. Schechter is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Chicago Medical School and Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Il. After receiving his undergraduate degree with high distinction and honors in economics from the University of Michigan, Dr. Schechter earned his medical degree with honors from the

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Lawrence S. Zachary, M.D.

Medical Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Weiss Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago Lawrence S. Zachary, M.D., is Medical Director for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in body contouring and breast augmentation after massive weight loss (lifts and liposuction), breast reconstruction after breast cancer, breast reduction, facial plastic surgery, hand

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