Elias Gikas, MD, FACS, is one of Chicagos leading plastic surgeons whose sophisticated surgical skills and extensive medical training have earned him a renowned reputation. Dr. Gikas and his staff are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of surgical skill in the art and science of plastic surgery, while providing an environment of safety and compassionate care.
As founder and lead surgeon of his premier Chicago-area practice, Dr. Gikas masters innovative surgical techniques to perform an array of beautifying cosmetic surgery procedures, including facial rejuvenation procedures (facelift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, and skin resurfacing), body contouring procedures (breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and liposuction), and body contouring after weight loss (body lift). In addition, Dr. Gikas offers a number of non-invasive and minimally invasive rejuvenation treatments, including BOTOX, a variety of fillers, fat injections, photo facials, and microdermabraison.
Although Dr. Gikas stays on the cutting edge of new developments in plastic surgery, he is conservative in his approach to patient care. His approach to each patient includes emphasizing realistic expectations while striving for superior and natural looking results. He carefully and compassionately listens to concerns, aspirations and expectations of each patient. Through careful selection of those patients who will benefit from his services, he is able to provide a very rewarding experience both for the patient and the treating staff in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Gikas is highly regarded for his professional and academic achievements. He completed rigorous general surgery training through Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco, California before completing his plastic surgery residency at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine.
After earning board certification in plastic surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Gikas entered into private practice, where he continues to help change the lives of patients from across the nation.
An active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Gikas is also a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Surgeons.
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago; Mount Zion Medical Center University of California; University of Zimbabwe Huggins School of Medicine
American Board of Plastic Surgery
CA State Medical License; IL State Medical License
American Society of Plastic Surgeons - ASPS