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Assistant Professor of Surgery

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


Sebastian Vrouwe, MD, is a highly skilled plastic surgeon who specializes in complex burn care. Using his extensive training and expertise, Dr. Vrouwe provides comprehensive care to severely injured patients who require acute burn care, acute burn surgery, burn reconstruction and long-term scar management. He also offers laser therapy that targets excessive scarring to improve the appearance, texture and softness of scars from burns and traumatic injuries.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Vrouwe is an active researcher, investigating subjects related to burn care and surgical education to improve the quality of life and outcomes for his patients. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals, including Burns, Journal Burn Care and ResearchPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Medical Education

  • University of Alberta


  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine


  • University of California Los Angeles Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Burn Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2019

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery (Canada)

Languages Spoken

  • English