Loren Schechter, MD, started his medical career with a desire to care for a wide range of people, from children to adults of all genders. He has always been motivated to help patients find solutions to complex surgical challenges.
That motivation has driven him to become an internationally recognized expert in genitourinary reconstruction and surgery. After attending medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, he pursued his residency and fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center in the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as reconstructive microsurgery.
He has practiced plastic surgery and LGBTQ+ care for over 20 years with a focus on chest surgery, breast surgery and genitourinary surgery. He provides treatment to patients with a variety of needs, both reconstructive and cosmetic.
At RUSH, he performs procedures using cutting edge technology with a comprehensive approach, consulting with colleagues in medicine, primary care, endocrine, behavioral health, mental health, social services, rehab services and occupational therapy.
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Dr. Schechter’s patients praise his care as individualized with keen attention to detail. He wants each patient to walk away from their first appointment knowing that they’ve had a thorough evaluation and that their goals and needs have been addressed thoroughly.
Understanding the bidirectional relationship between physician and patient, he treats each case as a unique challenge that requires an open discussion and personalized approach. With this patient-centered care, he hopes to instill a sense of comfort and confidence throughout the treatment and recovery process.
Dr. Schechter most looks forward to patients expressing their satisfaction with their results and that their goals have been met. For him, that is the mark of truly successful care.
In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, jogging, golf and spending time with family.
Areas of Focus
- Breast augmentation
- Breast reconstruction
- Breast reduction
- Breast surgery
- Brow lift
- Chemical peel
- Chest surgery
- Eyelid surgery
- Facial plastics
- Fat grafting
- Genitourinary reconstruction
- Genitourinary surgery
- Hand surgery
- LGBTQ+ care
- Neck lift
- Reconstructive surgery
- Tummy tuck
Education & Experience
- Plastic Surgery
- The University of Chicago Medical Center - Reconstructive Microsurgery
- The University of Chicago Medical Center - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, General Surgery
- University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine