Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery, S.C. (NSPS) of Chicago, IL

Chicago Plastic Surgery

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We are one of the premier plastic surgery practices in Chicago and the only group serving both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Whether you need cancer reconstruction, want to turn back the clock with facial plastic surgery, or are looking to enhance your body with body contouring or breast augmentation in Chicago, Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery, S.C. (NSPS) can provide you with state of the art care. We believe in providing patients with the understanding they need to make informed and empowered decisions for themselves. With extensive experience performing both aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, our practice's exceptional strength spans both a mastery of anatomy and surgical technique and attention to aesthetic detail. By focusing on the individual needs of our patients, our staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of personalized and compassionate care.

Chicago Cosmetic Surgery

When choosing a cosmetic surgeon in Chicago, make sure you thoroughly research all your options. We pride ourselves in offering state-of-the-art procedures including breast reconstruction with microsurgical free-tissue transfer (DIEP flap and SIEA flap), endoscopic muscle flaps, one-stage implant reconstruction, and endoscopic minimal scar breast augmentation as well as the full spectrum of plastic surgery including face lift, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, liposuction, tummy tuck, body contouring, and medical aesthetic treatments including BOTOX® and injectable fillers at The Med Spa. This website will introduce you to our doctors and the services they offer.

Neil Fine, MD, FACS


Dr. Neil Fine is a board-certified plastic surgeon affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northwestern University. His focus is reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the breast and head & neck. Dr. Fine's expertise in plastic surgery has been recognized in "Top Doctors" in Chicago magazine and in the Castle Connolly Guide since 2001. He also was listed in the "Best Doctors in America" database for breast reconstruction.

Clark Schierle, MD, PhD, FACS

Director of Aesthetic Surgery

Dr. Clark Schierle is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and completed the prestigious Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency program at Northwestern University where he received extensive training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. He also successfully completed a six year PhD and four year MD at Harvard University after graduating from UCLA at the early age of sixteen. Dr. Schierle's work in advancing both the cosmetic and reconstructive aspects of Plastic Surgery has been recognized nationally by awards from both the Wound Healing Society and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Schierle operates at fully accredited outpatient surgicenters including 900 North Michigan and Sameday Surgery River North, as well as Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Resurrection St. Joseph Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center.

Marco Ellis, MD

Director of Craniofacial Surgery

Dr. Marco Ellis is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is also a graduate of the integrated plastic surgery residency program at Northwestern University. He followed up his training with a fellowship in craniofacial surgery and head & neck microsurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ellis practices all aspects of plastic surgery but has special expertise in surgery of the face. His unique training, experience and knowledge in facial surgery give him unparalleled expertise in assessing facial form.