Dr. Loren Schechter, MD

Dr. Loren Schechter, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Loren Schechter, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Morton Grove, IL. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Schechter is affiliated with Weiss Memorial Hospital.

9000 Waukegan Rd Ste 210

Morton Grove, IL 60053

Contact Information

(847) 967-5122

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Cancer
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more than 38% of peers
Skin Cancer
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more than 36% of peers
Gender Dysphoria
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more than 5% of peers

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrinkles
18

Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Liposuction
  • Mastectomy
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Phalloplasty
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sex-Reassignment Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vaginoplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • The University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • The University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schechter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schechter to family and friends
3.8
based on 25 total reviews (12 with comments)
Dr. Schechter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
Chicago, IL |
I have been to this office twice, regarding my gender confirmation surgery (consultation and to have drainage tubes removed). The office staff is always super friendly and will automatically put any nerves you might have at ease. Dr. Schechter himself is a quiet guy but very knowledgeable. If you're someone suffering from gender dysphoria and are looking for a surgeon, I'd recommend going here.
in New Albany, MS |
Very professional, friendly and caring staff. I truly believe he and his staff have the patience best interest at heart.
Peoria, IL |
I greatly appreciate the care I received from Dr. Schechter and his whole staff. Dr. Schechter is very compassionate, provided good consultation, and applied his knowledge and experience to give me a great result. I was impressed as how he set expectations so that my results were understood. I am very happy with them. The medical staff at his office are kind and compassionate. I would highly recommend Dr. Schechter.
in Sturtevant, WI |
My husband,daughter and I had the best experience today. We were greeted by a very friendly receptionist. Dr. Schechter, and his medical staff were top notch. Dr. Schechter, has a wonderful bedside manner, and he gave us the best consultation for our daughter inquiring gender confirmation surgery and facial feminization surgery. We felt very welcome, and we are looking forward to having our daughters surgeries with Dr. Schechter and his surgical team. Thank you so much.
in Elmwood Park, IL |
The consultation was great. The office is really nice and it's in a friendly area. To be honest, this is a small thing, but the fact that there is easy & free parking and that the office is not in a big high-rise makes it great for follow-up visits. That's hard to find in Chicago. Dr. Schechter's PA and assistant surgeon joined us. Dr. Schechter explained surgical options, answered questions, and went over different procedures. I had the chance to look at surgical photos and ask any questions.
in st louis, mo |
Visited with Dr. Schechter yesterday. The office staff was awesome Dr. Schechter very professional and understanding,we made some plans and I am totally impressed! Can't wait to move forward!
in Iowa |
I had a wonderful consultation with Dr Schechter he was very informative and pleasant his office staff is great and I am looking forward to having Vaginoplasty with him very soon
Glasford, IL |
I had a consultation with Dr. Schechter in late 2016. My biggest complaint is his office staff. Every single person I spoke to except for one lady (Tonya) was rude and cold. Dr. Schechter's bed side manner wasn't welcoming or comforting, but I am guessing that is just his personality. After dealing with his office staff not returning phone calls and not having answers once I finally called enough times I decided Dr. Schechter was not the surgeon for me. I will say Tonya was great!
in Mount Pleasant, MI |
After much heartache, anger, and emotional devastation caused by several complications. Dr. Schechter has my full confidence! Every day in hospital Dr. Schechter showed up. That is the direct opposite of what can be said for other physicians involved. After a year and one half, and multiple procedures. I know this to be a doctor who cares about his patients, their families, our results after procedures. Thank you Dr. Schechter!
My results are fine - not good, not horrible. If you are someone who likes to stay informed about your treatment, to know why a certain approach is preferred, or to just ask questions - this is not the doctor for you. In my experience, questions were treated as an annoyance, not part of standard patient care. The office manager is also VERY unpleasant. She's great up until you commit to scheduling then she is unhelpful & rude, at best. If I had to do it over, I would have chosen another doc.
in Portland, OR |
I have never been so disrespected by staff in any office, medical or otherwise, then I was by Dr. Schechter's staff. They ignored me, lied to me, refused to admit they lied to me, and were completely unapologetic when they made mistakes with very real costs to me. They had no compassion or understanding regarding the gravity of choosing a doctor for GRS. Dr. Schechter seemed relatively nice at first, but when I actually needed to speak to him, he refused to speak to me directly.
in Oakbrook Terrace, IL |
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Hospitals where Dr. Schechter has admitting privileges

Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N Marine Dr
Chicago, IL 60640
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