Norman Weinzweig, MD Hand Surgery

Dr. Norman Weinzweig, MD

Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Chicago, IL 60657 (2 other locations)
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About Dr. Norman Weinzweig MD

Dr. Norman Weinzweig, MD is a doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL, with other offices in Chicago, IL and Evergreen Park, IL. He has 40 years of experience. His


Dr. Norman Weinzweig has 3 locations

The Chicago Institute For Hand Surgery And Rehabilitation 3000 N Halsted St Ste 601 Chicago, IL 60657
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Office 3000 N Halsted St Ste 601 Chicago, IL 60657
The Chicago Institute For Hand Surgery And Rehabilitation 9401 S Pulaski Rd Ste 101 Evergreen Park, IL 60805


Dr. Norman Weinzweig has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures. Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery. The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
Hand Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Norman Weinzweig has the following 13 expertise

  • Limb Salvage
  • Finger Injuries
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Skin Transplantation (Dermatoplasty)
  • Microsurgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Skin Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hair Restoration


40 Years Experience

New York University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1981

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  • 3000 N Halsted St Ste 601 Chicago , IL (773) 348-1300
  • 3000 N Halsted St Ste 601 Chicago , IL 60657
  • 9401 S Pulaski Rd Ste 101 Evergreen Park , IL (708) 636-2500

More about Dr. Norman Weinzweig

Dr. Norman Weinzweig is a well-trained and highly experienced hand specialist and cosmetic surgeon. His cases range from simple hand conditions treated non-operatively to very complex multi-staged surgeries, such as replantation of amputated fingers and hands, that require microsurgical expertise. He is recognized as an accomplished hand specialist and is frequently consulted by his peers for his clinical experience and expertise in the acute and chronic care of severely traumatized hand injuries that occur in industrial and other accidents. For more than 25 years, Dr. Norman Weinzweig been performing highly complex hand and microvascular surgery, replanting and revascularizing amputated digits and hands, treating mutilating injuries of the upper extremity, nerve injuries, burns as well as stiff functionless digits and hands due to severe scar contractures in the United States. Dr. Norman Weinzweig advocates a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of these complex hand problems producing superb clinical outcomes. A native New Yorker, Dr. Norman Weinzweig graduated valedictorian from Evander Childs High School following which he received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center and his residency in Plastic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Weinzweig also served as Honorary Registrar at Canniesburn Hospital, the West of Scotland Regional Plastic and Oral Surgery Unit, a renowned plastic surgery unit known worldwide. Dr. Norman Weinzweig is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1990 and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1993. He is also Board Certified in Hand Surgery, having attained the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery in 1992 and recertified in 2002 and 2012. Dr. Weinzweig has built his career in academics and his clinical practice at several major university centers, spending his last 22 years in Chicago. In 2003, he ventured into private practice exclusively devoted to the management of hand conditions, from the simple to the most severe ones. Currently, he is on staff at many hospitals throughout Chicago including Rush University Medical Center, Loyola University Health Center with an appointment as Lecturer in Plastic Surgery, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital, Advocate Christ Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital, Northshore University Health Systems, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Presence Resurrection Hospital among others. With 104 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 38 book chapters, 87 scientific abstracts, 5 educational videotapes, and over 250 regional, national and international presentations, Dr. Norman Weinzweig has contributed extensively to the fields of plastic surgery and hand surgery. He also co-edited the 650-page textbook THE MUTILATED HAND, with a comprehensive focus solely on the acute management and post-traumatic reconstruction of devastating hand injuries. His specific areas of basic science and clinical research include reconstruction of the mutilated hand, limb transplantation, nerve regeneration, burns and wound healing. Dr. Norman Weinzweig's practice philosophy emphasizes the integration of superb surgical skills and keen clinical acumen based on more than 25 years of experience in the field with the highest quality individualized patient care and compassion to do what is best for the patient. A powerful advocate for patient care, education and research, Dr. Weinzweig is dedicated to utilizing state-of-the-art technology and a multidisciplinary approach to challenging hand conditions to achieve clinical excellence.

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