Dr. Placik Wins RealSelf 500 Award
Chicago Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Recognized as Top Social Influencer in Cosmetic Surgery
Chicago – March 01, 2016 – Local physician Dr. Placik is one of 500 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 500 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community helping people make confident choices in elective cosmetic procedures.
In a time when 1 in 4 U.S. adults share their health experiences on social media channels, the medical professionals that made the 2015 RealSelf 500 are recognized both for having an outstanding record of consumer feedback and for providing credible, valuable insights in response to consumer questions about elective cosmetic treatments, plastic surgery, dentistry and more.
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.
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.
“In 2015, these 500 doctors collectively impacted tens of millions of consumers, with nearly 30% of our total doctor content posted by this relatively small group,” said Tom Seery, RealSelf founder, and CEO. “When I started RealSelf, many doctors questioned why they should ‘give away’ their expertise ‘for free’ on the web. Now, eight years later — and with over one million doctor answers on our platform — we are proud of the standard this select group has set. They’re leading the way by empowering millions of consumers to gain access to the information they need to make smart and confident health and beauty decisions.”
Dr. Placik is an expert contributor to RealSelf, and to date has posted 10K answers to questions on RealSelf. Each month people from all over the world ask important aesthetic-related questions, such as Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Placik also maintains a patient star rating of five out of five stars in RealSelf 65 reviews. For more information on Dr. Placik, please visit www.bodysculptor.com, and for the full list of RealSelf 500 Award winners, visit http://www.realself.com/RS500.
Since its founding in 2006, RealSelf has created the world’s largest community for learning and sharing information about cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dentistry, and other elective treatments. Our extensive collections of reviews, photos, videos and doctor Q&A make RealSelf the most trusted resource for those who are looking for help beyond the beauty counter. www.realself.com