Loren S. Schechter, M.D.

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Plastic Surgery

Chicago Health Medical Group
4700 N. Marine Drive
Suite 515
Chicago, IL 60640
(847) 967-5122

Office Hours:
Monday- Friday 9AM- 5PM


"I offer a personalized approach to patient care to find the most appropriate treatment plan that suits my patients goals and their needs"

Comprehensive, Compassionate Care

Dr. Schechter is a Board Certified plastic surgeon specializing in Gender Confirmation Surgery. He serves on the board of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Dr. Schechter's outstanding surgical skills, welcoming bedside manner, and extensive experience have not only earned him recognition from his professional peers, but they have also made him a popular choice for patients seeking a safe, rewarding experience. He received his medial degree, with honors, from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency in general and plastic surgery as well as a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals.

Experienced. Knowledgeable. Accomplished.

Dr. Schechter was the local host for the 2007 meeting of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. In addition, he helped to author the 7th Edition of the Standards of Care, and serves on the editorial board for two transgender medical journals. He won the 2013 Illinois State Bar Association Award for Community Service for his advocacy efforts for the transgender community, was recognized by the National Center for Lesbian Rights for his care of transgender individuals, and has authorized the first surgical atlas concerning Surgical Management of Transgender Individuals. He is also a founding member and president-elect of the American Society for Gender Surgeons.

Here for you

Dr. Schechter is on staff at Weiss Memorial Hospital and serves as the Director of the Center for Gender Confirmation Surgery. His office honors most major HMO, PPO and conventional insurance plans, as well as most government payors. He is currently accepting patients. Call today to make an appointment, and experience healthcare that never stops caring.