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Dr. Rawlani's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rawlani "Dr. Vinay Rawlani is an aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon based in Chicago at the world-renowned Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his MD from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, graduating in the top 1 percent of his class. He provides numerous aesthetic and reconstructive procedures ranging from nonsurgical cosmetic treatments like botox and laser skin resurfacing to cosmetic surgical treatments like rhinoplasty, liposuction, and buttock lift to reconstructive plastic surgeries like post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. Specifically, Rawlani is celebrated as an expert in cranial reconstruction because of his critical age helmet therapy for infant flat head syndrome. This therapy has become the national standard of care for this deformation. Dr. Rawlani's patients frequently describe him as a highly professional and thorough doctor who puts them at ease and helps them consider the best options for them as individuals. Rawlani comes to plastic surgery from an artistic angle, as he has studied sculpture and drawing for numerous years. He prizes natural ideals of beauty and proportion and hopes to leave his patients happier and more confident after being treated by him."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rawlani "To Dr. Rawlani, taking care of patients is a privilege. Because of this, he is careful to provide every patient with his full and uninterrupted attention. His focus is to help patients in deciding what their desired results are and how best to reach them. Rawlani only uses procedures and techniques proven by hard science for the safety and wellbeing of his clients. He believes in surgery that gives people a more youthful, naturally beautiful look with ideal proportions as celebrated by artists over the ages.  "

8  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rawlani does not have any board certifications listed.

1  Conditions Treated

  • Cosmetic Conditions

38  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

3 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/18/2017)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Disciplinary action in another state (8/25/2016)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Unprofessional Conduct (5/26/2016)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Rawlani, Vinay MD: License # 036129223: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in unprofessional conduct. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license on SUSPENSION, effective June 9, 2016.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

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


  • University Of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • The California Skin Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017
  • Art Institute Of Chicago
    Other Education | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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