M. Vincent Makhlouf, MD

Plastic Surgeon Chicago / Des Plaines

Dr. Vincent Makhlouf

Dr. Makhlouf is board-certified and brings more than 25 years of surgical experience to abdominoplasty procedures for his many patients. In addition to his work in private practice, Dr. Makhlouf also teaches residents in plastic surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He operates only in accredited medical facilities in the greater Chicago area, so you are assured of the best possible care from your initial consultation with the doctor, through your tummy tuck procedure, post-op care and follow through.

Credentials and Experience

Dr. Makhlouf has distinguished himself by the professional and superb care he has provided his patients for over 25 years. He has vast experience and is on the cutting edge of the specialty. He also has published various articles in peer-reviewed journals.

He is both involved in his private practice and teaching residents in plastic surgery at the University of Illinois. He has been recognized for many years as one of the top plastic surgeons, going as far back as the first edition of Castle Connolly, and has received many top 10 awards. His practice has a special emphasis on body contouring and rhinoplasty.

“My goal for the patient is to leave the office with information about the procedure in their hand; in their mind, a clear understanding of the procedure and the risks involved; and in their heart, the feeling that I am committed to doing the very best for them because this is what we are about in this office.”



  • American University Hospital Internship – Surgery
  • Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois – General Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, St. Louis University, St. Louis,

In Private Practice since 1987


  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Faculty Appointments:


  • Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand


  • State of Illinois Physicians & Surgeons

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