Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Clark Schierle, Director of Aesthetic Surgery
Dr. Clark Friedrich Schierle is a board certified Chicago plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast and body. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with highest college and departmental honors from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he began as a full-time student at the precocious age of twelve. After completing a postgraduate research fellowship in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, he spent the next ten years earning a PhD in the same subject as well as a MD, both from Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Schierle completed his training in plastic surgery in Chicago, IL, at the prestigious seven year Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency program at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, where he received extensive training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast and body. He has trained and worked extensively with surgeons from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Children’s Memorial Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem including Evanston, Glenbrook and Highland Park Hospitals, Chicago’s Shriners Hospital, and the Chicago Center for the Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Schierle’s work in advancing both the cosmetic and reconstructive aspects of Plastic Surgery has been nationally recognized by awards from both the Wound Healing Society and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has been asked to present at national and international meetings such as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the Chinese Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations. He has lectured on topics as diverse as three-dimensional imaging for plastic surgery, endoscopic breast augmentation, wound healing, scarring, lower extremity reconstruction, cosmetic breast surgery, non-surgical treatments for aging, and face transplantation. Dr. Schierle has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Journal of Trauma, Wound Repair & Regeneration and the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, as well as book chapters for authoritative texts on cosmetic and reconstructive procedures such as Practical Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Bootcamp Primer, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review.
Raised in a family of architects in Beverly Hills, CA, Dr. Schierle combines aesthetic and reconstructive goals in each of his cases. (NSPS). The son of a Chinese mother and German father, Dr. Schierle speaks seven languages and applies his unique cultural perspective to help address patients’ aesthetic concerns across a broad range of ethnic backgrounds. Contact Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery, S.C. (NSPS) today and schedule an appointment to speak with Dr. Schierle about rediscovering your inner beauty and realizing the personal image you have always desired.
Dr. Schierle is a member of the following professional societies:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
- The Rhinoplasty Society
- International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
- Board Member, Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons
Dr. Schierle holds clinical privileges at the following hospitals:
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital
- Shriners Hospital for Children – Chicago
- Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital
- Presence Saint Joseph Hospital
- Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital