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Dr. Otto 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.

Dr. Otto Placik, Plastic Surgeon Chicago

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 a deeply caring surgeon who listens carefully to his patients and is dedicated to delivering outstanding cosmetic surgery results. Read patient reviews to see what just a few of his many satisfied patients have to say.

Boards & Societies

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.

Dr. Placik Affiliations


These are just a few of the many awards Dr. Placik has received in over two decades of work as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. The video clip below highlights some of the many awards Dr. Placik has received over his years in practice.

Dr. Placik Awards

Dr. Otto Placik Honored With Vitals Patients’ Choice 5-Year Award

Further Distinctions

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. Dr. Placik has performed reconstructive plastic surgery for complex pediatric deformities at the Shriner’s Hospital for crippled children in Chicago.

His hospital appointments include Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare (Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals). For more information on Dr. Placik’s wealth of experience and his seasoned approach to plastic surgery care, we encourage you to view Dr. Placik’s professional resume.

Meet Dr. Placik in Person

To meet with Dr. Placik, you can request a consultation online or call our Arlington Heights office at 847-398-1660 or our Chicago office at 312-787-5313 to schedule your appointment. We look forward to meeting with you and helping you look your very best.

Dr. Otto Placik, Chicago Plastic Surgeon

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