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Professional Resume

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Offices Address

Associated Plastic Surgeons, SC
MD Aesthetics Skin Care Center
880 West Central Road, Suite 3100
Arlington Heights IL 60005
Phone: 847-398-1660
Fax: 847-398-1784

MD Aesthetics, LLC
845 N Michigan Ave. Suite #923E
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-787-5313

Education

Northwestern University
Bachelors of Science in Medicine (BSM)
1980 – 1985

Northwestern University Medical School
Medical Degree (MD)
1983 – 1987

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Residencies

General Surgery Internship and Residency
Northwestern University
Chairman: D L Nahrwold, MD
1987 – 1990

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

Fellowships

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

Microvascular and Hand Surgery
Davies Medical Center (San Francisco)
Director: H J Buncke, MD
Jan – Dec 1994

Awards/Honors

Honors Program in Medical Education 1980 – 1987

Alpha Omega Alpha (Jr Year Inductee) Co-President 1986

Beatrice Tucker Award 1986

Graduation with Distinction – Medical School 1987

Best Microsurgery Paper Award,
PSEF Sr Residents Conference
May 23, 1993

Second Place, Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident Presentations Jun 3, 1993

Third Place,Northwestern University Med. School Residents’ Day Jun 11, 1993

CARE commends, Glenbrook Hospital Mar 7, 1997

Marquis Who’s Who in America 2005-2010

AMA Physician’s Recognition Award 1996-2000

Strathmore’s Who’s Who 2000-2001

Strathmore’s Who’s Who 2005/2010

Daily Herald Article Jan 15, 2001

Daily Herald Article February 22, 2003

International Biographical Centre December 6, 2002

Northwest Community Healthcare December 11, 2002

Nathan Smith Davis Club February 22, 2002

Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors 2002-2009

America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists 2003

The Contemporary Who’s Who 2003

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2005

Cambridge Who’s Who 2007/2008/2010

The Best of the US 2007

Madison’s Who’s Who 2007-2009

Who’s Who in America (Breast Reconstruction) 2009

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2009-2010

Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award 2009-2013

Patient’s Choice Award 2009-2013

Who’s Who among Executives and Professionals 2010 

Presidential Who’s Who 2010

Best of Arlington Heights Award (USCA) 2011

HealthTap Top Plastic Surgeon in the Nation 2013

Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2014

RealSelf Top Doctor

Chicago Super Doctors

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Medical Licenses

Illinois 1987-Present

California 1990-Present

Board Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners 1988

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Part I 1994
Part II 1997

Recertification 2006
Expires 2016

Certificate for Added Qualification in Hand Surgery (Eligible) 1998

Professional Societies

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Active Member

American College of Surgeons – Fellow

Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons

Illinois Society of Plastic Surgery

Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery

American Medical Association

Illinois State Medical Society

Chicago Medical Society

Lipoplasty Society: Active Member (3/98) – 99

Plastic Surgery Research Council: Senior Member (4/98)

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (10/04) -2006

Metro Chicago Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons (2009) 

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (2007)

American Academy of Cosmetic Gynecologists (2007)

American Board of Plastic Surgery (1994)

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Offices Held

Eckenhoff Surgical Preceptorship 1983

Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society – Co President 1986

ASPRS Resident Delegate – Council for Medical Specialty Societies 1993

CMSS Resident Task Force to Establish Resident Section of CMSS 1993

Interdisciplinary Cancer Committee – Northwest Community Hospital. 1995

Member, ISMIE Plastic Surgery Subcommittee 2000

Emergency Care Committee, Northwest Community Hospital 1998

Vice-Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Northwest Community Hospital 1998, 1999

Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Northwest Community Hospital 2000, 2001

Treasurer, Plastic Surgery Education Research, Northwestern Univ 2002

Enhance Educational Foundation Scholarship Committee 2006 – present

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Hospital Appointments

Evanston Hospital Corp.
Adjunct Staff (Moonlighting)
Glenview ILJul 1991 – Jun 1992

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
Fellow, Chicago IL Jul – Dec 1992

St Joseph Hospital
Fellow and Surgical House Officer
Chicago, IL Jul – Dec 1993

Evanston Hospital Corp.
Adjunct Staff (Moonlighting)
Glenbrook Hospital
Glenview, IL Jan – Feb 1994

Northwest Community Hospital
Non–Voting Attending Staff
Arlington Heights IL Jan 19, 1995 – Present

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
Consulting Staff
Chicago IL

Shriners Hospital for Children
Honorary Staff
Chicago, IL January 2007

Methodist Hospital
Courtesy Staff
Chicago IL May 2, 1995 – Present

Evanston Hospital Corp
Locum Tenens Staff
Evanston and Glenview, IL Sep – Dec 1995

Holy Family Hospital
Courtesy Staff
Des Plaines, IL May 20, 1996 –November 7, 2003

NorthShore University Healthcare
Attending Staff
Evanston and Glenview, IL Aug 20, 1996 – Present

St. Mary & Elisabeth Hospital
Consulting Staff
Chicago, IL Mar 31, 1999 – Present

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND APPOINTMENTS

CPR Instructor
Freshman Year Medical Students (4 hours) 1983

General Surgery Residency, Northwestern University
Chairman – D L Nahrwold, MD
Medical Student Morning Rounds (2.5 hours/week) 1987 – 1990

Plastic Surgery Residency, Northwestern University
Chief – B H Griffith, MD
Suture Techniques for Junior Surgery Students (2 hours) Summer 1990

Senior Resident – Hand Surgery Service, Northwestern University
Chairman – G D Harris, MD
Instruct ER Residents in Treatment of Hand Injuries (2 hrs/week) July – Dec 1991

Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University
Chief – T A Mustoe, MD
Instruct Med Students & Gen Surg Residents (2.5 hrs/ week) Jan – Jun 1993

Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery, Lakeside VA Med Center
Chairman – R J Joehl, MD
Instruct Med Students & Gen Surg Residents (2.5 hrs/ week) Jan – Jun 1993

Senior Fellow in Microvascular Surgery, Davies Medical Center
Director – H J Buncke, MD
Instruct Plastic Surg Residents:
UCSF, St Francis, & Stanford Hospitals Jul – Dec 1994

Consultant Staff in Plastic Surgery
Shriners Hospital – Northwestern University
Supervise Plastic Surgery Residents Jul 1995 – 2006

Honorary Staff in Plastic Surgery January 2007
Shriners Hospital

Command Consultant – Plastic Surgery
Naval Medical Center
Portsmouth VA Aug 1995

Sharplan Laser Skin Resurfacing Workshop
Demonstrate use of CO2 Laser to Physicians (3 hrs) Feb 17, 1996

Upper Extremity and Hand Emergencies: “Management Pearls:
Fingertip Soft Repairs for Emergency Physicians (3 hours) Nov 9, 1996

Evanston Hospital – Northwestern University
Suture Techniques for Junior Surgery Students ( 2 hours) Jan 10, 1997

Evanston Hospital – Northwestern University
Suture Techniques for Junior Surgery Students ( 2 hours) Apr 7, 1997

Evanston Hospital – Northwestern University
Suture Techniques for Junior Surgery Students ( 2 hours) Jul 11, 1997

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Northwestern University Medical School
Instruct Med Students & Plast Surg Residents (2.5 hrs/ week)Sep 1, 1998 – Present

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Northwestern University Medical School
Instruct Med Students & Plast Surg Residents (2.5hrs/wk) Sept 04/8-31-2007

Chicago Image, Image Publishing,2003 /present
Associate Editor, Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Health Magazine, Publishing
Associate Editor, Chicago, Illinois.

Research

Laboratory:Lab of Josiah Brown, MD, and Rhoda Makoff, PhD,
Division of Endocrinology, UCLA School of Medicine
Project Title:Correlation of Blood Sugar and Insulin with Rat Liver
Glycolytic & Gluconeogenic Enzymes
Funding:Scholarship Committee for Advance Science Training
Experience:Rat Model, spectrophotometry of enzyme activity assays
Scholarship, Committee for Advance Science Training.
Jul – Sep 1979

Laboratory:Lab of Carl W Waltenbaugh, PhD
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology
Northwestern University Medical School
Project Title: Pilot Study – Sensitization of Mice to Granulating Wound
Fibroblasts: Induction of Autoimmunity?
Experience:Mouse model, immunization technique.
Mar – Jun 1985

Laboratory:Lab of Victor L. Lewis, Jr., MD
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Northwestern University Medical School
Lab of Saryu Dixit, PhD
Dept of Oral Surgery,
Northwestern University Dental School
Project Title:The Effects of Lymphocyte Eluates, Bearing Anti-Fibroblast
Antibodies on Collagen Synthesis by Keloid Fibroblast Strains
Experience:Rat model, fibroblast culture, lymphocyte isolation, liquid scintillation
assays of collagen synthesis, indirect immunofluorescence
Mar – Jun 1986

Laboratory:Lab of Frank A Vicari, MD
Div. of Plastic Surgery, Children’s Memorial Hospital
Project Title:Microvascular Transfer of the Capsular Flap
Funding:Childrens’ Surgical Foundation
Experience:Rabbit Model, microvascular surgery, microangiography,
microvascular cast-corrosion (Microfil)
Jul 1992 – Jun 1993

Laboratory:Lab of Harry J. Buncke, MD
Microsurgical Replantation Transplantation Department
Davies Medical Center
Project Title:Multiple Studies
Funding:Microsurgical Research Fund
Experience:Rat Model, microvascular surgery, flap prefabrication,
quantitative dermo fluorometry
Jan – Dec 1994

Grants/Funding Sub-Investigator
A Double/Masked, Randomized, Multi-Center, 2 –Arm Parallel
Study Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Aquamid® and
Restylane® for the Aesthetic Treatment of Nasolabial Folds

Efficacy, safety and satisfaction with Radiesse Injections for the
Lower half of the face

A Phase III, Open Label, Multicenter Study to Assess the Long-Term
Safety of Repeat Administration of Reloxin in the treatment of Glabellar
Lines.

A Randomized, Evaluator-Blind, Multicenter, Comparison of the
Efficacy and Persistence of Correction of Nasolabial Folds with Restylane
Using two different Re-Treatment Schedules.

Clinical Facility / DeNova Research
Wrinkle Reduction Study Using the KTP laser

Clinical Facility / DeNova Research
Protocol# Julido-002
A Multicenter, Single-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of JUVEDERM® Ultra XC Injectable Gel for Lip Augmentation  
September 2010 

Clinical Facility / Associated Plastic Surgeons, S.C.
Protocol # NO 2004-03
Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation with Brava Enhanced Autologous Fat Micro Grafting
May 2010

Clinical Facility / Associated Plastic Surgeons, S.C.            Protocol # LAB-SEN-001
A Prospective Evaluation of female External Genitalia Sensitivity to pressure/touch following simple partial vulvectomy (Labiaplasty)
December 2011

Clinical Facility / Associated Plastic Surgeons, S.C.
Protocol# FX 2 
Clinical Study to determine the ability of the FX for temporary improvement of the appearance of cellulite, and for temporary reduction of thigh circumference
June 2012

Clinical Facility / Associated Plastic Surgeons, S.C.  Protocol# RAL 1  
Clinical study to determine the safety and efficacy of the Radio-Frequency Assisted Liposuction.
June 2012

Clinical Facility / Denova Research  

Protocol# Lipo-202-CL-16 
A Multicenter, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, dose-ranging study evaluating  the safety and efficacy of Salmeterol xinafoate (SX) in the aesthetic treatment of Disproportionate abdominal bulging due to excess subcutaneous fat in healthy, non-obese patients
2013

Clinical Facility / Denova Research  
Protocol#     S17L-001
A prospective, multicenter, within-subject controlled study of the safety and effectiveness of JUVÉDERM VOLIFT™ XC versus Restylane-L® for the correction of moderate to severe nasolabial Folds.  
2013                                                         

Clinical Facility / Denova Research

Protocol# 192024-043
Bimatoprost for the treatment of Eyebrow Hypotrichosis
2013

Clinical Facility / Denova Research 

Protocol# ATX1011126
Multicenter, open-label study of ATX-101 (sodium deoxycholate injection) for the reduction of localized subcutaneous fat in the submental area
2013

Clinical Facility / Denova Research              

Protocol# ATX1011335
A Multicenter, Double-blind, Nontreatment, Long-term Follow-up Study of Subjects who Completed ATX-101 (Deoxycholic Acid Injection) Clinical Trials ATX-101-11-22 or ATX-101-11-23 for the Reduction of Localized Subcutaneous Fat in the Submental Area
2014

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PUBLICATIONS
(PR=Peer Reviewed Journal)

Placik, OJ, Lewis, VL, Jr
“The Etiology of Keloid: A Review of Immunological Associations”
Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics (PR)175:185-193, 1992

Placik, OJ, Zukowski, ML, Lewis VL, Jr
“Cryoglobulinemia: Dilemma for the Reconstructive Surgeon:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PR)91:348-351, 1993

Placik, OJ, LJ, Lim, R, Lewis, VL, Jr., Griffith, BH
“Benign Mesodermal Tumors Producing Nasal Deformity”
Annals of Plastic Surgery (PR)29:446-449, 1992

Placik, OJ, Pensler, JM, Kim , JJ, Metz, MG, Engel, JM
“Necrotizing Periorbital Cellulitis:
Annals of Plastic Surgery (PR)31:369-371, 1993

McKinney, PW, Giese, S, Placik, OJ
“Management of the Ear in Rhytidectomy:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PR)92:858-866, 1993

Placik, OJ, Lewis, VL, Jr
Letter to the Editor: “Reply to Cryoglobulinemia”
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PR)93:651-652, 1993

Placik, OJ, Stryker, S, Ujiki, G, Poticha, SM
“Subdiaphragmatic Thoracic Duct Cyst”
Contemporary Surgery45:29-33, 1994

Placik, OJ
Letter to the Editor: “Reply to Scleroderma-like Esophageal Disease in Children”
JAMA (PR)272:768-769, 1994

Meuli-Simmen C, Kehrer, S, Eiman, T, Schiestl R, Griffey, S, Placik, O, Hoffman, KM, Buncke HJ
“Microvascular Transplantation of Cryopreserved Knee Joints”
Annals of Plastic Surgery (PR)35:184-90, 1995

Placik, OJ
Case Report: Ear Replantation
Chicago Medicine99:16-21, 1996

Placik, OJ
Case Report: Ear Replantation
Coastal Bend Medicine37:12-16, 1997

Kind, GM, Buncke, GM, Placik, OJ, Jansen, DA, D’Amore, T, Buncke, HJ
“Total Ear Replantation”
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PR)99:1858-67, 1997

Few, JW, Marcus, Placik, OJ,
Letter to the Editor:
“DVT Prophylaxis in the Moderate-to High-Risk Patient Undergoing Lower Extremity Liposuction”
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PR) 104:309-10, 1999

Associate Editor Chicago Image 2003-present

Board of Directors, Chicago Health Magazine

Placik ,OJ, “A large multicenter outcome study of female genital plastic surgery” International Society for Sexual Medicine     10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009

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POSTERS

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
McKinney, PW, Giese, S, Placik, OJ
“The Auricle in Rhytidectomy” 1991

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ABSTRACTS (A) AND PRESENTATIONS (P)

Committee for Advanced Science Training – Annual Science Meeting
Los Angeles, CA
Placik, OJ, Makoff, R, Brown, J
“Correlation of Blood Sugar and Insulin with Rat Liver Glycolytic & Gluconeogenic Enzymes”1979

Surgical Grand Rounds – Evanston Hospital
Evanston IL
“Gardner’s Syndrome” (P)Sept 1988

Surgical Grand Rounds – Evanston Hospital
Evanston IL
“Vena Cava Interruption Procedures” (P)April 1989

Plastic Surgery Research Council
Atlanta GA
Placik, OJ, Lewis, VL, Jr., Dixit, S
“The Effects of Lymphocyte Eluates, Bearing Anti-Fibroblast Antibodies, on Collagen Synthesis
by Keloid Fibroblast Strains” (A & P)1989

Surgical Grand Rounds – Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Gaucher’s Disease and Colon Cancer “ (P)May 22, 1990

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds,
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
Moderator of Case Presentations: “TRAM Flaps: Pearls” (P)Feb 20, 1991

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
31st Annual Meeting
St Louis MO1991

Placik, OJ, Zukowski, ML, Lewis, VL, Jr
“Cryoglobulinemia: Dilemma for the Reconstructive Surgeon” (A & P)1991

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Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
31st Annual Meeting
St Louis MO
Placik, OJ, Lim, R, Lewis, VL, Jr, Griffith, BH
“Benign Mesodermal Tumors Producing Nasal Deformity” (A & P)1991

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Fasciocutaneous Flaps: Fact or Fiction? vs Fat or Fascia?” (P)Nov 6, 1991

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Selected Cases of Pediatric Hand Surgery” (P)Feb 5,1992

Illinois Association of Craniofacial Teams
Placik, OJ, Vicari, FA
Chicago IL
“A Difficult Case of Bilateral Coronal Synostosis”Apr 3, 1992

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Scalp Reconstruction and Hair Replacement Surgery” (P)May 13, 1992

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Breast Reduction” (P)Sep 9, 1992

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“ Selected Cases in Plastic Surgery” (P)Jun 23, 1993

PSEF 32nd Senior Residents Conference
San Diego CA
Placik, OJ, Vicari, FA
“Prefabricated Fibrous Capsule Free Tissue Transfer in the Rabbit” (A & P)May 21-25, 1993

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Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery Resident Presentations
Chicago IL
Placik, OJ, Vicari, FA
“Prefabricated Fibrous Capsule Free Tissue Transfer in the Rabbit” (A & P)Jun 3, 1993

Northwestern University Medical School Residents Day
Chicago IL
Placik OJ, Vicari, FA
“Prefabricated Fibrous Capsule Free Tissue Transfer in the Rabbit” (A & P)Jun 11, 1993

Department of Microsurgical Replantation & Transplantation
San Francisco CA
Weekly Case Presentations (P)Jan-Dec 1994

Symposium on Microsurgical Replantation
Davies Medical Center
San Francisco CA
“Prefabrication of Flaps Using the Tissue Molding Principle” (A & P)May 15, 1994

American Association for Hand Surgery
Marco Island FL
Meuli-Simmen, C, Giffey, S, Simon, T, Placik, O, Buncke, HJ
“Microvascular Transplantation of Cryopreserved Knee Joints: An Arctic Odyssey?”
(A & P, Meuli-Simmen)Jan 14-16, 1995

American Association for Hand Surgery
Marco Island FL
Chang, DW, Placik, OJ, Buncke, HJ
“The Effect of Heparin on Angiogenesis” (A & P:Chang)Jan 14-16, 1995

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International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
Helsinki Finland
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“Microvascular Transplantation for First Web Space Release” (A & P:Meuli-Simmen)Jul 3-7, 1995

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago IL
“San Francisco Surgical Samples” (P)Jul 14, 1995

Medical Staff CME Rounds
Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights IL
“Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery” (P)Dec 14, 1995

State of Illinois Trauma Nurse Specialist Course
Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights IL
“Maxillofacial Trauma” (P)May 7, 1996

Adult Care Continuum Expo
Continuing Care Center
Arlington Heights IL
“Facial Rejuvenation and Laser Skin Resurfacing” (P)May 17, 1996

Women’s Health Issues
Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights IL
“Care of the Patient After Breast Reconstruction Using the TRAM Flap Procedure” (P)Jun 5, 1996

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20th Anniversary Fall CME Meeting
Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants
Chicago IL
“Maxillofacial Trauma” (P)Oct 5, 1996

Facial Rejuvenation Seminar
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Glenview IL
“Facial Laser Resurfacing” (P)Mar 24, 1997

Surgical Grand Rounds
McGaw Medical Center – Evanston Hospital
Chicago IL
“Microvascular Surgery from Head to Toe” (P)Apr 5, 1997

Healthy Living … Better After 50
Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights IL
“Facial Rejuvenation and Laser Skin Resurfacing” (P)May 1, 1997

9th Annual Senior Celebration
Northwest Community Healthcare
Mount Prospect IL
Doctors Panel and Health Screening (P)May 14, 1997

“Tune In to a Tune Up” Health Series
Arlington Heights Memorial Library & Senior Center
Arlington Heights IL
“Facial Rejuvenation” (P)Apr 15, 1998

Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights IL
“Breast Health: Separating Myths From Facts” (P)May 10, 1999

ASAPS/LSNA Annual Meeting
Dallas, TX
Few, JW, Marcus, Placik, OJ,
“DVT Prophylaxis in the Moderate-to High-Risk Patient Undergoing Lower Extremity Liposuction”
(A & P:Few)May 14, 1999

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Few, JW, Marcus, Placik, OJ,
“DVT Prophylaxis in the Moderate-to High-Risk Patient Undergoing Lower Extremity Liposuction”
(A & P:Few) Oct 14, 1999

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds,
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Going into Practice: A Preliminary Discussion” (P)Dec 8, 1999

Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights IL
“Breast Procedures” (P)Feb 17, 2000

Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights IL
“Liposuction and Body Contouring” (P)Mar 30, 2000

Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights IL
“Options in Breast Reconstruction” (P)Sep 2000

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds,
Northwestern University
Chicago IL
“Aesthetic Skin Care in Your Practice” (P)Dec 18, 2000

Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights, Il.
“Breast Cancer Awareness October 19, 2001

Northwest Community Healthcare October 3, 2002
Arlington Heights, IL.
“New and Old Wrinkles in Facial Rejuvenation March 2003

Health and Beauty Night Seminar June 25, 2004
Drake Hotel Chicago Illinois

Gluteal Augmentation Training Session October 30, 2004
Reno. NV.

Health and Beauty Night Seminar October 2005
Ritz Carlton, Chicago, Illinois

Health and Beauty Night Seminar October 2006
Ritz Carlton, Chicago, Illinois

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds October 17, 2008     
Baldwin Auditorium- Chicago, Illinois
Breast Asymmetry Presentation

Gallery Placik Event                                                            September 15, 2009
Schaumburg, Illinois

Northwest Community Healthcare           
Arlington Heights, IL.
“Earwell Device”     
September 14, 2010

5th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery
November 2010

Tucson, Arizona
“Why a Plastic Surgeon”

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds      
November 11, 2011
Northwestern University – Chicago, Illinois
“Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery”

6th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery 
November 2011
Tucson, Arizona       

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds     
January 20 2012
Northwestern University – Chicago, Illinois
“Body Dysmorphic Disorder”

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons  
April 21, 2012
Chicago, IL.
“Breast Augmentation: Selecting the Right Implant”

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds    
May 25 2012
Northwestern University – Chicago, Illinois
“Business in Plastic Surgery”

7th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery                 October 19-21 2012
Las Vegas, NV.  
“Managing the Mons”

International Fat Grafting Forum
February 2013
Las Vegas, NV.
“Aesthetic Subunits for Breast Fat Grafting”

8th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery    
September 19-22 2013
Las Vegas, NV.
“Clitoral Hood Reduction: Anatomy Review and Surgical Management”
“Sensitivity Following Labiaplasty”
“Management of the Mons”   
“Media and Marketing of AVS”   

The International Conference and Exhibition on Cosmetology and Trichology
November 12-13 2013
Chicago, IL.
“Considerations in natural breast augmentation: Aesthetic subunit approach for breast fat Grafting”
“Plastic Surgery of the female genitalia: Experience with over 500 procedures”

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MEDICAL MISSIONS: CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

Province of Marinduque
Philipines
Repair of Cleft Lip and/or PalateAug 21-31, 1993

Province of Bulokan
Philipines
Repair of Cleft Lip and/or PalateNov 26-Dec 5, 1993

Northwest Community Healthcare
Neighborhood Health Resource Center
Providing Free Care to Residents of Rolling Meadows, East Park, & Evergreen Meadows1998 – Present

Enhance Educational Foundation – A non-for-profit 503 © 1 organization
Dedicated to promoting education to underprivileged students 2006-present

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MEETINGS
CERTIFICATES ( C ) EXAMS ( E )

Annual Scientific Meeting
Committee for Advance Science Training
Los Angeles CA1979

Northwestern University Plastic Surgery Review Course
Chicago IL1989

Annual Scientific Meeting
Plastic Surgery Research Council
Atlanta GA1989

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago IL1990-1993 and 1995-Present

Plastic Surgery Mini Course
Loyola University Medical Center
Chicago IL1990

59th Annual Scientific Meeting
ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS
Boston MA1990

Teleplast Video Conference
Breast Reconstruction with the Free TRAM Flap
Chicago ILOct 6, 1990

Regional Review Course in Hand Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Chicago ILOct 1990

47th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society – Session on Plastic Surgery1991

31st Annual Meeting
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
St Louis MO1991

Annual Residents Night
Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Chicago IL1991

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60th Annual Scientific Meeting
ASPRS/PSEF/ASMA
Seattle WA1991

77th Annual Clinical Congress
American College of Surgeons
Chicago IL1991

Illinois Association of Craniofacial Teams
Chicago ILApr 3, 1992

Basic Maxillofacial Principles and Techniques Course
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
Chicago ILApr 30 – May 2, 1992

Annual Residents Night
Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Chicago IL1992

Regional Review Course in Hand Surgery
American Society of Surgery of the Hand
Chicago IL1992

Core Curriculum Course in Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Chicago ILNov 1992

CMSS Winter Meeting
Chicago ILFeb 1993

49th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society
Session on Plastic Surgery1993

32nd Senior Residents Conference
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
San Diego CAMay 21-25, 1993

Annual Residents Night
Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Chicago IL1993

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Symposium on Aesthetic Surgery of the Face
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
San Francisco CAMar 24-26, 1994

Symposium on Microsurgical Replantation
Davies Medical Center
San Francisco CAMay 15, 1994

Teleplast Video Conference
Saturday Morning Reconstructive Rounds
Chicago ILOct 6, 1994

3M Surgical Skills Workshop
Agee Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System
Sacramento CA( C )Nov 18, 1994

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL CME 1.0 (per week)Jan 1995 – Present
6/95-7/96=21

Medical Grand Rounds
Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights ILCME 1.0 (per week)Feb 1995 – Present
1/95-12/95=11, 1/96-12/96=6

Managing Your Risk in the Office and at the Hospital
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago ILCME: 6.0 Cat 1 ( C )March 28, 1995

Annual Residents Night
Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Chicago IL1995

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Hair Replacement Surgery
American Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Chicago ILJun 21-24, 1995

4th Annual International Subperiosteal/Laser Workshop
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Baltimore MDCME: 24 Cat 1 ( C )Aug 18-21, 1995

Clinical Therapeutics and the Recognition of Drug-Induced Disease
Medwatch
Rockville MDCME: 2 Cat 1Sep 25, 1995

52nd Annual Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society and Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Session on Plastic SurgeryCME: 2.5 Cat 1 PSJan 19, 1996

Sharplan CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing Workshop
Chicago IL( C )1996

Innovations in Aesthetic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fort Lauderdale FLCME: 15.0 Cat 1 PSMar 1-2, 1996

Annual Spring Meeting
Illinois and Metropolitan Chicago Chapter
American College of Surgeons
Chicago ILCME: 4.0 Cat 1Apr 19-20, 1996

Teleplast Video Conference
Saturday Morning Reconstructive Rounds: Hair Restoration
Chicago ILCME: 2.0 Cat 1May 18, 1996

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Upper Extremity and Hand Emergencies: “Management Pearls”
American College of Emergency Physicians
Arlington Heights ILCME: 3.0 Cat 1

Teleplast Video Conference
Saturday Morning Reconstructive Rounds: Endoscopic Surgery
Chicago ILCME: 2.0 Cat 1Dec 7, 1996

Luxar: Use of the Co2 Laser in Cosmetic Skin Resurfacing
Dr. Jeffrey Hausfeld
Chicago ILCME: 5.0 Cat 1 (C )Dec 14, 1996

Thirty-First Annual Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Miami FLCME: 22.0 Cat 1Feb 6-8, 1997

UAL Regional Course
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Miami FLCME: 8.0 Cat 1( C )Feb 9, 1997

Teleplast Video Conference
Saturday Morning Reconstructive Rounds: Internal Fixation of the Hand
Chicago ILCME: 2.0 Cat 1Feb 15, 1997

Palomar Laser Hair Removal Course
Dr. Tom Barnes
Ohare IL( C )Jun 4, 1997

Candela Erbium-Yag Laser Resurfacing Course
Dr. Jerome Garden
Chicago IL( C )Jun 8, 1997

Twenty-sixth Annual Plastic Surgery Review Course
Stanford Plastic Surgery
Palo Alto CAOct 13-17, 1997

Plastic Surgery Coding Workshop
American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc.
Chicago ILCME: 11.5 Cat 1 Dec 6-7, 1997

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Luxar Erbium-Yag & CO2 Laser Resurfacing Course
Dr. James Koch
Chicago IL( C )Jan 17, 1998

Horizons In Facial Cosmetic Surgery/Body Contouring
ASPRS/ASAPS/PSEF
La Jolla CACME: 25.5 Cat 1Jan 29-Feb 1, 1998

54th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society and Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Session on Plastic Surgery
Chicago ILCME 2.5 Cat 1PSFeb 20 1998

54th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society and Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
CPT Coding Workshop
Chicago ILCME 3.5 Cat 1Feb 20 1998

HCFA Documentation Workshop
Chicago Medical Society
Chicago ILCME 2.0 Cat 1Mar 11, 1998

“Tune In to a Tune Up” Health Series
Arlington Heights Memorial Library & Senior Center
Arlington Heights ILCME 1.0 Cat 2PSApr 15, 1998

Increasing Your Practice Profitability
American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc
Chicago ILCME 7.0 Cat 1PSMay 30, 1998

Medicare Changes & Patient Reimbursement
US Seminar Corp
Rolling Meadows ILCME 6.0 Cat 2Jun 17, 1998

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL CME 18.0 7/97-6/98 Cat 3.0PSJan 1995 – Present

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Annual Scientific Meeting & Instructional Courses
ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS
Boston MA CME: 29 Cat 1PSOct 3-7, 1999

Plastic Surgery Coding Workshop
American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc.
Chicago ILCME: 11.5 Cat 1PS Dec 5-6, 1998

PRS Self Assessment Exam Journal Vol -1 1-1999
PSEFCME 1.0 Cat 1PSJan 1, 1999

55th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society and Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
Session on Plastic Surgery
Chicago ILCME 6.0 Cat 1PSFeb 26, 1999

In Service Exam
ASPRS/PSEFCME 30.0Cat 1PSMar 11, 1999

PRS Self Assessment Exam Journal Vol-103-1 4-1999
PSEFCME 1.0 Cat 1PSApr 1,1999

New Frontiers in Aesthetic Surgery
ASAPS/LSNA Annual Meeting
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Delegating care to Non-Physician Practitioners: Who is at Risk?
Illinois State Medical Society
Oak Brook ILCME 2.25Cat 1 (C )Sep 22, 1999

Plastic Surgery Subcommittee
ISMIE
Chicago IL Dec 8, 1999

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Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL CME ?Jan-Dec 1999

In Service Exam
ASPRS/PSEFCME 30.0Cat 1PSMarch 2000

Plastic Surgery Subcommittee
ISMIE
Chicago IL May 17, 2000

Newest Details and Fine Points of Suture Suspension Procedures
Dr. Vincent Giampapa
Montclair, NJ Jul 7-8, 2000

Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery of the Face
Fourteenth Annual Symposium
Newport Beach,CA TX CME: 39.0 Cat 1PSAug 9-13, 2000

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago IL CME 22.0Jan-Dec 2000

ESC/Sharplan: IPL Photo-Rejuvenation and Laser Applications
Dr. Stanley Kovak
Chicago IL( C )Feb 17, 2001

Plastic Surgery Section
NWCH
Arlington Heights IL Mar, May, Aug, Oct ,2000

Plastic Surgery Section
NWCH
Arlington Heights IL Jan, Apr, 2001

Service Exam
ASPS/PSEF CME 30.0 Cat 1PSMarch 2001

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Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsJan-Dec 2001
Northwestern University
Chicago IL CME 9.0

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL. CME 21.0Jan 02/ Dec -02

ASAPS/ISAPS Annual Meeting
Las Vegas, NV CME 40.0May 14, 2002

Epic Computer System Series (EMR)
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL. CME 16.0 Cat 1March 8, & 9, 2003

American Heart Association
National Cognitive Skills Evaluation
Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights, IL. November 2003

Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsFeb 03 / Sept 03
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL. CME 12.0

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
CME Cat 1 15.0Jan 04/Oct 04

In Service ExamMarch 2004
ASPS/PSEF CME 30.0 Cat 1PS

American Heart Association February 2004
ACLS Provider Certification
CME Cat 1 13.0

Health and Beauty Night (Seminar)June 25, 2004

Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsMorbidity & MortalityJune 2, 2004
CME Cat 13.0

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American Heart Association
ACLS Provider Certification
CME Cat 1 13.0

Self Exam
ASPS/PSEF CME 30.0 Cat 1PSFeb 2005

ASAPS 2005 Annual MeetingApril 28, 2005
CME Cat 1 PS 44.25

ASAPS 2005 Annual MeetingApril 28, 2005
Patient Safety 4.0

Contour Threads Skills transfer CourseMay 26, 2005

Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsMorbidity & MortalityJanuary –June 2005
CME Cat Patient Safety 6.0

Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsJanuary /June 2005
CME Cat 1 19.0

Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsJuly/December 2005
CME Cat 1 7.0

Plastic Surgery Grand RoundsJanuary/December 2006
CME Cat 1 15.0

Health, Wellness and Beauty Event
Ritz Carlton, ChicagoOctober 2006

Self Exam
ASPS/PSEF CME 30.0 Cat 1PSMarch 2006

Selected for National Council of Leaders in Breast Aesthetics
Newport Beach, CA. February 2007

American Heart Association March 2007
ACLS Provider Certification
CME Cat 1 13.0

In Service Exam
ASPS/PSEF CME 30.0 Cat 1PS March 2007

Health, Wellness and Beauty Event      
October 4, 2007
Palmer House, Chicago

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds                       January/December 2008
Northwestern University
Chicago IL     CME 34

In Service Exam      
March 2008
ASPS PSEF    CME 30.0 Cat 1 PS/ Patient Safety  2 CME’s

QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium    
September 4-7, 2008
CME Cat 1        19.8

Pain Management Course      
September 2008
CME 15                                        

ASPS 2008 Annual Meeting                        
October 2008
Chicago, Illinois
CME Cat 1     22    

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds                      
January/ December 2009
Northwestern University
Chicago IL     CME

American Heart Association                         
January 2009
ACLS Provider Certification

In Service Exam                                    
March 2009
ASPS PSEF    CME 30.0 Cat 1 Patient Safety 2 CME’s                
ASPS 2009 Annual Meeting                        
October 2009
Seattle, Washington
CME

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds                        
January / December 2010
Northwestern University    
Chicago, IL.       CME 15

Miami Fat Graft Seminar                            
February 14, 2010
Miami, Florida    CME 8 Cat 1    

Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Forum                
February 2010
Las Vegas, NV

In Service Exam                                    
March 2010
ASPS PSEF    CME 30.0 Cat 1 PS/ Patient Safety  2 CME’s    

ASAPS 2010 Annual Meeting                        
April 2010
Washington, DC
CME 23 Cat 1

First International Fat Grafting Forum                 
October 2010
New Orleans, LA.
CME 13 Cat 1

National Society of Cosmetic Physicians                
November 14-15th 2010
5th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery            
Tucson, AZ    CME 15 Cat 1 PS

American Heart Association                        
November 2010
ACLS Provider Certification

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds                        
January / December 2011
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL.     CME 14

In Service Exam                                    
March 2011
ASPS PSEF    CME 30.0 Cat 1 PS/ Patient Safety  2 CME’s

Medscape -Neurotoxins: Advances in Clinical Applications  
April 24, 2011
Online- CME 1.00 Cat 1

Progressive Tension Sutures in Abdominoplasty           September 15, 2011
Chicago Medical Society
Chicago, IL.         CME 1 Cat. 1                    

Miami Fat Graft Seminar                            
October 22, 2011
Webcast from Miami

Technical Advances in Nonsurgical & Surgical Body Contouring
October 12, 2011
Chicago Medical Society
Chicago, IL.     CME 1 Cat. 1                    

National Society of Cosmetic Physicians                
November 3-5th 2011
6th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery            
Tucson, AZ.    CME 10 Cat 1                    

In Service Exam                                    
March 2012
ASPS PSEF    CME 30.0 Cat 1 PS/ Patient Safety  2 CME’s

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons                
April 21, 2012
Chicago, Illinois                            
Chicago, IL.  CME 11.5

ASAPS 2012 Annual Meeting                        
May 5-6, 2012
Vancouver, BC
CME CAT 1 12.75 Patient Safety 8.50  

Invasix Bodytite Training                            
July 1, 2012
Toronto, ON

American Heart Association                         
October 2012
UIC Medical Center – Acute Care Edu. Systems
ACLS Provider Renewal

Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons                    
October 12, 2012
Centrofacial Rejuvenation:
A Changing Paradigm in the Expression of Youth
Chicago, IL.

National Society of Cosmetic Physicians                 
October 19-21 2012
7th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery            
Las Vegas, NV.    CME 10 Cat 1                     

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds                        
January / December 2012
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL.     CME 14

International Fat Grafting Forum                     
February 2013
Las Vegas, NV.
CME 13 Cat 1

National Society of Cosmetic Physicians                September 19-22 2013
8th Annual Congress on Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery            
Las Vegas, NV.
CME 10 Cat 1

The International Conference and Exhibition on Cosmetology and Trichology    
November 12-13 2013
“Considerations in natural breast augmentation: Aesthetic subunit approach for breast fat Grafting” & “Plastic Surgery of the female genitalia: Experience with over 500 procedures”
Chicago, IL.
CME 5 Cat 2

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds                        
January / December 2013
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL.     CME 19

In Service Exam                                    
March 2014
ASPS PSEF    CME 30.0 Cat 1 PS/ Patient Safety  1 CME’s

Northwestern University Division of Plastic Surgery           May 16, 2014
Resident Interviews
Chicago, Il.

Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons                
May 10, 2014
Chicago, Illinois                            
Chicago, IL.  CME 8.5