Robert Walton, MD

Robert Walton, MD

Plastic Surgery Chicago, IL

Plastic Surgery Chicago, LLC

Office Address

  • 60 E Delaware Pl
    Suite 1430
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 337-7795
    Fax: (312) 337-7798

Robert Walton, MD

Plastic Surgery Chicago, IL

Plastic Surgery Chicago, LLC


  • I am a board certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Face and Aesthetic Facial Surgery.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Plastic Surgery: General Plastic Surgery, Hand
  • Clinical Interests: Nasal Reconstruction; Rhinoplasty; Nasal Reconstruction; Rhytidoplasty; Breast Reconstruction; Breast Augmentation; Ear Reconstruction; Face Lift; Eyelid Surgery; Blepharoplasty

Education & Training

  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • H. Kirk Watson, M.D
  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins University
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins University
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • University of Kansas School of MedicineUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  • University Kansas

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2014 - 2016
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1979 - 2015
  • KS State Medical LicenseKS State Medical License1973 - 2015
  • PR State Medical LicensePR State Medical LicenseActive through 2016
  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical LicenseActive through 2016
  • American Board of Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery, 1980
  • American Board of Plastic SurgeryHand Surgery, 1990
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 1978

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • RecipientSor Isolina Ferré Award Puerto Rico, 2010
  • RecipientJames Barrett Brown Award in Plastic Surgery, 2007
  • James Barrett Brown Award for Best Scientific Publication in Plastic SurgeryAmerican Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2007

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Etiological Variations in Palatolabial Malformations.  Walton R, Kansas J. of Med., Vol. LXXIII, 370-377
  • Starvation Overrides Humoral Stimuli for Adaptive Growth of the Gut in Parabiotic Rats.  Tilson MD, Walton RL, Livingston EM, Clinical Research, 23: 579A
  • Nerve Grafting in the Repair of Complicated Peripheral Nerve Trauma  Walton R, Finseth F, J. Trauma, Vol 17, No 10: 793-796

Books/Book Chapters

  • Perspectives in Plastic Surgery. Chapter: Management of Complex Wounds Page 89 - 120
    Mathes S., Walton R.L, Fisher J, Barton R
    Editors: .Quality Medical Publishing
  • Facial Fractures. Chapter: Immediate Bone Grafting of Maxillofacial Injuries Page 249 - 256
    Walton RL, Borah G.L
    Editors: Habal, M. and Ayrian, S.Decker Inc, Philadelphia
  • Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps. Chapter: Chapter 336, Gluteal Thigh Flap for Reconstruction of Perineal Defects Page 1455 - 1461
    17. Walton RL, Hurwitz D, and Bunkis J
    Editors: Strauch B, Vasconez LO, Hall-Findlay E.Little, Brown and Company


  • Update on Hand Surgery. ASPRS Annual Meeting, Toronto
  • Aesthetic Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Nose. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, 2001
  • Engineering a Blood Supply in Reconstruction. Inaugural Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Taipei, Taiwan


  • Guiding Principles for Facial Transplantation. Walton R
  • Position Paper Facial Transplantation. Walton RL, Siemionow M, Lee WPA, Pederson W
  • The Inferior Gluteal Thigh Flap for Trochanteric Defects. Walton, RL. and Bunkis J

Other Languages

  • Spanish, French

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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