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Vinay Rawlani, MD, General Surgery, Chicago, IL


General Surgery Chicago, IL

Hair restoration specialist

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  • Dr. Rawlani is a physician in Chicago specializing in hair restoration

Clinical Expertise

  • Laser skin resurfacing, Skin tightening, Facial cosmetic surgery, Cosmetic surgery, Cosmetic procedures, Aesthetic medicine, Botulinum toxin injections for facial cosmesis, Facelift, Rhinoplasty, Liposuction, Lip augmentation, Breast augmentation, Breast lift, Abdominoplasty, Buttock augmentation, Buttock lift, Hair disorders

Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 2009 - 2016
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of MedicineClass of 2009
  • University of Missouri
    University of MissouriBS, Biochemistry, 2004

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2009 - 2023

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Louis E Fazen Sr Endowed Scholar of Medicine Northwestern University, 2010
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Northwestern University, 2009

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Author: Vinay Rawlani (21)
    Author: Vinay Rawlani (21)June 12th, 2015
  • 833 833November 17th, 2016

Research History

  • Researcher, Northwestern University2005 - 2016
  • Oncoplastic Reconstruction Researcher, Northwestern UniversityDr. Rawlani authored several articles about the psychological impact of aesthetic oncological surgery and how the surgery could be most successful oncologically and aesthetically. Patients have shown improved outcomes and satisfaction post-skin and breast cancer reconstruction with this technique.2005 - 2015
  • Surgical Technology Researcher, Northwestern UniversityAs an avid tech entrepreneur, Dr. Rawlani poineered the use of a loupe-based surgical camera for telemedicine and the education of surgical trainees. He was also the first to trial use a sale-based CRM in the clinical setting to guide difficult patients through the pre-operative process.2005 - 2015
  • FHS Researcher, Northwestern UniversityDr. Rawlani presented the "critical age" theory in 2013 for the treatment of flat head syndrome via volumetric assessment, volumetric growth capacity, and corrective factor of treatment to predict prognoses. This theory has since become the national standard of care.2005 - 2015
  • Surgical Technique Researcher, Northwestern University2005 - 2015