Loren S. Schechter, MD, FACS

9000 Waukegan Rd.
Suite 210
Morton Grove, Il 60053

Based in metropolitan Chicago, Dr. Schechter offers the full spectrum of FTM procedures, including Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty. Dr. Schechter’s outstanding surgical skills and extensive experience have made him a popular choice for patients seeking Gender Confirmation Surgery.

Dr. Schechter is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and is also a member of:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Chicago Surgical Society
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

Dr. Schechter earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Schechter completed his residency in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and completed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the University of Chicago, where he currently holds an associate teaching position. Dr. Schechter is an associate professor of surgery, and chief of the division of plastic surgery at Chicago Medical School and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Dr. Schechter’s academic honors include:

  • Doctor of Medicine with Honors
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society
  • Recipient of the University of Chicago department of surgery award for outstanding performance in the field of surgery
  • University of Chicago National Institutes of Health research award