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Otto J. Placik, MD, FACS

Otto J. Placik, MD, FACS

    City: Arlington Heights    State: IL
mapAssociated Plastic Surgeons
(847) 398-1660
880 West Central Road, Suite 3100
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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(312) 787-5313
845 N Michigan Ave. Suite #923E
Chicago, IL 60611

About Otto J. Placik, MD, FACS
Otto J. Placik, M.D. is a well-known and respected Chicago-based, board-certified plastic surgeon and diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery who performs multiple aesthetic and cosmetic surgery procedures of the face, body and breast for female and male patients. These procedures include: breast augmentation, enlargement, revision, reduction, reconstruction, as well as liposuction, laser assisted lipolysis, laser and endoscopic-assisted lift,fat transfers of the face, breasts and body, tummy tuck, mommy makeovers, vaginal rejuvenation, and implants of the face, ears, eyes, cheeks, chin, nose, neck, body, breast, abdomen (tummy), thighs and legs.

Dr. Placik provides unparalleled patient care in state-of-the-art, accredited facilities.

He brings the highest level of professionalism and a sensitive understanding to all patients. As a skilled surgeon he works with every patient to evaluate personal aesthetic desires, the unique set of circumstances, physical features and goals to achieve the most defined, appealing, natural looking results for women and men.

Dr. Placik has an impressive medical background and career. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University, where he also completed residencies in general, plastic and reconstructive surgery. He 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 also is an active member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is an active member of several local and national professional organizations.

Dr. Placik's hospital appointments include Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare (Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals). He is also 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. Dr. Placik is a highly sought speaker, presenter, author and educator on various surgical procedures, topics and techniques.
Procedures Performed
Career Information
  • Body Sculpting
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic Injections
  • Brazilian Butt Lift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Enlargement
  • Breast Fat Transfers
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Buccal Fat Extraction
  • Buttock & Thigh Lift
  • Cheek Surgery
  • Chin Surgery
  • Collagen Injections
  • EarWell™ System
  • Evolence & Radiesse
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Transfer
  • Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation
  • Forehead Lift
  • G-Shot
  • Genital Surgery
  • Hymenoplasty
  • Injectable Fillers
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lip Lift
  • Lip Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Male Cosmetic Surgery Questions
  • Male Galleries
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation
  • Non-Surgical Injectables
  • Non-Surgical Nose Job
  • Nose Reshaping
  • Otoplasty
  • Perineoplasty
  • Restylane
  • Scar Revision
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Resurfacing (Dermabrasion)
  • Skin Resurfacing (Peeling)
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
Board Certification
National Board of Medical Examiners

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Medical Degree
Northwestern University Medical School
1983 - 1987

Northwestern University
General Surgery
Chairman: D L Nahrwold, MD
1987 - 1990

Northwestern University
General Surgery
Chairman: D L Nahrwold, MD
1987 - 1990

Northwestern University
Plastic Surgery Residency
Chiefs: B H Griffith, MD and T A Mustoe, MD
1990 - 1993

Aesthetic Medicine Experience
St Joseph Hospital (Chicago)
Aesthetic Reconstruction
Director: G C Burget, MD
Jul - Dec 1993

Medical or Professional License
State of Illinois

State of California

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons

Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery

American Medical Association

Illinois State Medical Society

Chicago Medical Society

Lipoplasty Society

Plastic Surgery Research Council: Senior Member

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
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