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Meet Dr. John A. Kotis

Chicago Plastic Surgeon

Dr. John A. Kotis is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 23 years of experience in medicine and surgery.

In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he has completed a three-year residency in general surgery and a three-year residency and fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

As part of a teaching faculty, Dr. Kotis is vastly trained on the latest techniques, giving his patients access to the newest industry innovations. In addition, he is continually taking courses, reading journals, and learning new techniques from around the globe. His dedication to honing his craft allows him to deliver optimal results and the highest level of service to his patients.

Dr. Kotis was elected as the chairman of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Section of Plastic Surgery from 2012 to 2014 and is currently a Board Examiner and test question writer for doctors who are working to become board-certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

A fixture in the media, Dr. Kotis has been featured in a number of magazines and television shows – including The Chicago Tribune, Self Magazine, NBC’s “The Doctors,” Allure, Glamour, People, New Beauty and more. He is also rated a “Top Doc” on www.realself.com -- a privilege awarded to just ten percent of physicians on the website.

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A hands-on approach.

Dr. Kotis’s dedication to his patients is unparalleled. All initial patient consultations are conducted by him so that he has a clear understanding of each client’s needs and desires.

During these meetings, he encourages his patients to interview him – ask him questions, assess his work, and test his knowledge. He answers any questions they have about their procedure options, and guides them in composing a personalized treatment plan.

He is with his patients every step of the way – from the initial consultation to their post-operative care – because he believes that this heightened level of commitment is crucial to ensuring a positive experience and successful results.


The patient comes first.

Everything Dr. Kotis does as a plastic surgeon is centered around what is best for the patient. As such, he focuses on meeting his patients’ unique aesthetic objectives and enhancing their natural beauty.

Dr. Kotis is also known for treating his patients like members of his family. He invests an incredible amount of time getting to know them, preparing them for surgery, and helping them throughout their recovery. He is with them as a pillar of support every step of the way because he knows that plastic surgery can be intimidating – and he wants them to feel at ease.


The highest level of service and convenience.

Dr. Kotis and his team provide their patients with a safe, private and supportive environment where they can achieve their aesthetic goals. To that end, the office is proud to offer evening and weekend hours, comfortable recovery suites, car service, hotel arrangements and more.

The office also features an on-site, state-of-the-art JCAHO accredited surgical suite. The Joint Commission has surveyed the organization and found it to meet the requirements for the Office-based Surgery Accreditation Program. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of healthcare and other services provided by an accredited organization.



In addition to being a well-known plastic surgeon in Chicago, Dr. Kotis is a proud husband and father of three beautiful children (two boys and a girl). When he’s not practicing medicine, he is spending as much quality time as possible with his wife and children.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19 View Update Virtual Consultation


These are uncertain, challenging times for the world, our country, our community, our patients and our staff. The health and safety of our patients and employees will always be our top priority. We translate our values into actions that define us; caring for our patients is our number one goal, and your safety is our success.

As we continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19 in the U.S., we have also been following the local current events very closely as it pertains to medical practices and our professional responsibility during this time.

Although we would love to help you achieve your aesthetic goals we will be revising our schedule starting the week of March 23rd 2020. We will move to a very limited schedule in order to provide you with the safest care possible and to better protect our staff. Dr. Kotis will only see patients as needed until further notice. We will continue to observe cautious protocols.

We appreciate your patience as we work together to ensure we are providing the most optimal clinical safety precautions and care.

Be well and stay safe!