Chicago Plastic Surgeon - Dr. Laurie Casas
Dr. Laurie A. Casas is a female plastic surgeon and has devoted her entire career to pursuing excellence in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery on the North Shore of Chicago.
Dr. Casas was an Associate Professor at Northwestern University School of Medicine, Division of Plastic Surgery for 19 years, a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzer School of Medicine since 2009. Dr. Casas is a member and National Spokesperson for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic surgeons (ASPS). She is also a past president of the ASAPS Educational Research Foundation (ASERF). She is nationally recognized for her research and clinical expertise in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery using breast implants for breast augmentation, congenital deformity and breast asymmetry. She has been a faculty member at many international and national educational forums and has spoken on breast augmentation surgery, body contouring for fat removal and body sculpting using Coolsculpting which freezes the fat, and on a comprehensive longitudinal approach to treating facial aging using a combination of non surgical approaches with injections, light and energy based therapies and cosmetic surgical procedures. Frequently name one of the top plastic surgeons in the Midwest since 1992, (There are 46 top plastic surgeons within 25 miles of Chicago, IL on the list of U.S. News Top Doctors. These physicians were selected based on a peer nomination process. Within this list of best plastic surgeons in Chicago, IL, 7 have been named to a highly selective list of America’s Top Doctors (ATD) by achieving national recognition for outstanding work. Dr. Casas is the co author of numerous articles in medical journals and has been quoted over a hundred times as a Plastic Surgery expert with a female perspective in such publications as the Washington Post, the LA Times, the New York Times, the wall Street Journal, US New and World Reports, Allure, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Self, Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, Crains Chicao Business and Marie Claire. The New York Times (October 2005) named Dr. Casas one of four top plastic surgeons in the country for breast implants.
As a female Plastic surgeon Dr. Casas is committed to achieving safe, reproducible beautiful results, which has earned her a reputation as a “perfectionist.” One of the hallmarks of Dr. Casas’ approach is in considering the individual – their facial features, body structure, profession, lifestyle, age and their definition of beauty. She combines the patients’ desires to have a more youthful or improved appearance with her extensive experience to develop a strategic plan to achieve their goals over time. Because each person is unique, her approach instills confidence.
As a Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Laurie Casas has lectured all over the world. She serves as a clinical editor for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, has coauthored a textbook on Aesthetic Breast Surgery, has authored many peer reviewed journal articles on breast surgery and facial volume restoration in the aging patient, and is deeply involved in ongoing research to advance the field of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery.
The field of fat reduction, body contouring and body sculpting has grown due to demand and but it is very important to understand that Plastic Surgeons like Dr. Casas are primarily concerned about patient safety, and offering procedures that deliver real reproducible results. Dr. Casas will only recommend and offer treatments to reduce fat and achieve improved body contour like Coolscultping and Laser Lipolysis with Smart Lipo, Cellulite reduction with Cellulaze because they are backed by good science and sufficient clinical experience. As president of ASERF she was quoted as saying, “The research sponsored by the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation ensures that there is continued innovation backed by sound research.”
As a female Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Casas combines her female perspective and her advanced training in medical aesthetics, cosmetic procedures of the face, breast and body as well as her lifelong commitment to patient safety to ensure your optimal personalized experience.