Lawrence J. Gottlieb, MD, is an internationally known reconstructive plastic surgeon. He has clinical and research interests in reconstructive microsurgery, and the care of patients with burn injuries, difficult wounds, or complex reconstructive needs. Dr. Gottlieb works on many multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive, state-of-art treatment for a wide variety of adult and pediatric patients.

He serves as the director of the UChicago Medicine Burn and Complex Wound Center, which has been verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee of Trauma of the American College of Surgeons for the past 15 years. Dr. Gottlieb is also an active member of the Head and Neck Cancer Tumor Board, the Melanoma Tumor Board, the Center for Pelvic Health and the Genitourinary Reconstructive Team. In addition, he is a faculty member of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.

Areas of Expertise

Education

Penn State University College of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Residency: Yale University
  • University of Southern California

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Burn Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Society of Head and Neck Surgeons
  • Surgical Infection Society
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • Wound Healing Society
  • Plastic Surgery Research Council
  • American Medical Association
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • International Society for Burn Injuries
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve
  • World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1984

Board Certifications

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English