Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo has gained expertise in every aspect of Cosmetic Surgery throughout the last 23 years. He has strong interests in Facial Surgery (eyelid blepharoplasty surgery, rhinoplasty or nasal surgery, facelift and neck lift, brow lift), Breast Surgery (breast enhancement, breast lift, breast reduction), and the body Surgery (liposuction liposculpture, thigh lift, arm lift, abdominoplasty or tummy tuck abdominoplasty). He is constantly on the attend major seminars to keep around the cutting edge of his specialty. Dr. Izquierdo received his Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and completed his MD at Loyola University Stritch Med school. He finished a five-year surgical residency and a three-year plastic cosmetic surgery fellowship at Loyola University Clinic called the first person receiving the John L. Keeley, MD Traveling Fellowship, which allowed him to visit and focus in Canniesburn, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia, by incorporating with the world’s most respected cosmetic surgeons. Dr. Izquierdo continued his training having an additional one-year fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and returned to Chicago to be on the full-time faculty at Loyola University Infirmary. He's one of the most trusted, respected, and skilled plastic surgeons within the Chicago area. His offices will be in Oak Brook and Naperville. His aesthetic eye and skills in surgery along with minimizing the extent of surgery, have given superior results over more then twenty years. He's got authored over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and possesses published one book chapter. He also was awarded the Clinical Research Award from the American Society of Cosmetic surgeons. Dr. Izquierdo has served around the Executive Board of the Wellness House, which supplies psychosocial support for patients with cancer in addition to their families and has been Chairman from the Program Committee.
Dr. Izquierdo is board-certified in cosmetic surgery and it is a member of the Ama, the American Society of Cosmetic surgeons, the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, the Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons, the Illinois Society of Cosmetic surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He could be fluent in Spanish. Facial rejuvenation is Dr. Izquierdo’s interest and passion. His patients appreciate his eye for keen subtleness in their results. All that you should hear once is “You look great!” from an unknowing friend along with a satisfying smile will be in your face. Dr. Izquierdo includes a large experience with body contouring surgery. achieving exceptional recent results for his patients. His focus on the patient’s body form, skin quality, and general proportions guide him to plot a plan corresponding to his patient’s desire. The practice has become a area of the community for more than Fifteen years, along with over 23 experience, Doctor Izquierdo is fully trained in most areas of cosmetic surgery and board certified by the American Board of Cosmetic surgery. He takes pride not just in his work but also in the collegial, approachable manner. As a plan to our patients, we're thrilled to offer CareCredit, the nation’s leading patient payment program. You can finance 100% of your cosmetic plastic surgery with Care Credit (See Financing for more information) without any upfront costs, and conveniently pay with low, monthly payments. You are able to apply easily online for approval and schedule your procedure today.
Dr. Izquierdo regularly attends local, regional and national conferences to maintain informed of new techniques and concepts and it is actively involved as officers and committee members in prestigious plastic cosmetic surgery organizations. The practice also sponsors local seminars, and Ricardo Izquierdo MD travels on international volunteer surgical missions while offering his time in community philanthropic organizations. He believes that it is very important to patients to be well-informed of the surgeon’s training, licensing and experience. The American Society of Medical Specialties recognizes only surgeons certified through the American Board of Plastic Surgery as plastic surgeons. They've got completed five to eight years of residency after med school, passed a written examination, and properly presented a cross-section of the cases within an oral examination. Their training has encompassed all aspects of current surgical practice including wound healing, anatomy, diseases affecting surgery (i.e. diabetes, hypertension, liver and kidney disease), along with technical aspects essential in the safe performance of surgical procedures. Surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery have experience of surgery of all tissues including bone, nerve, muscle and skin. The cornerstone for cosmetic plastic surgery is a sound knowledge of anatomy and performance, as well as knowledge inside the reconstruction with the areas treated. This information and experience can be used for arranging a safe and successful treatment course for everybody patient.