Meet Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo, M.D.


Named one of America’s Best Physicians in “The Guide to Top Doctors.” for more than 10 years. Dr. Izquierdo was nominated by his colleagues which makes this recognition especially prestigious and rewarding.

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Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the President of Face And Body Plastic Surgery. He has gained expertise in all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery over the last 25 years.


He also was awarded the Clinical Research Award by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Izquierdo has served on the Executive Board of the Wellness House, which provides psychosocial support for patients with cancer and their families and has been Chairman of the Program Committee.

His aesthetic eye and skills in surgery combined with minimizing the extent of surgery, have given superior results over more then twenty years.

Dr. Izquierdo is board certified in plastic surgery and is a member of the elite American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In addition, he is also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Each of these prominent organizations requires members to be accomplished plastic surgeons committed to high standards and quality care. These logos are a symbol that a plastic surgeon is highly trained and experienced in the field.

He is also a member of the American Medical Association, the the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, the Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Educational Background

Dr. Izquierdo received his Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and completed his MD at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He finished a five-year surgical residency and a three-year plastic surgery fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center and was the first recipient of the John L. Keeley, MD Traveling Fellowship, which allowed him to travel and study in Canniesburn, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia, with some of the world’s most respected plastic surgeons.

Dr. Izquierdo continued his training with an additional one-year fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and returned to Chicago to be on the full-time faculty at Loyola University Medical Center. He is one of the most trusted, highly regarded, and skilled plastic surgeons in the Chicago area. He continues to attend major seminars to stay on the cutting edge of his specialty.

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