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Dr. Alan Chen

Plastic Surgery
Joliet, IL
male

Locations

Office

Joliet, IL

Address

823 129th Infantry Drive, Suite 103, Joliet, IL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

About

Bio

Residency: General Surgery: The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School Plastic Surgery: The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hand Surgery: The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

52 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen answered
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes: Ablative laser is effective in improving if not completely removing acne scars. However, ablative lasers (co2, erbium, fractional ablative) do have 7-10 days (or more) of down time, and are performed by mds only.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen answered
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes: While liposuction can be done in just about everywhere in the body. It is recommended to be used only in targeted areas (ie: abdomen, hips, thighs, arms). It is not recommended to be used in overly obese individuals.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen answered
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes: However, while tubal ligation may be covered by insurance, a tummy tuck typically is not.

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Mar 30, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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