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Assistant Professor of Surgery

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


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 Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry


  • University of Toronto Affiliated Academic Centers


  • Keck Medicine of University of Southern California

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Burn Association
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2019

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery (Canada)

Languages Spoken

  • English