Meet Leonard Lu, MD
Dr. Lu, MD, is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout his education, training, and career. After growing up in the western suburbs of Chicago and graduating as valedictorian of his high school class, he was one of approximately eighty students selected nationally to attend an eight-year combined undergraduate/medical school program at Brown University in Providence, RI.
Dr. Lu subsequently graduated from the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine at the top of his class, earning the Dean’s Award for the most outstanding graduating medical student. Dr. Lu realized that Plastic Surgery was the perfect career for him because it combined precise surgical knowledge and skill with artistry and creativity. He was accepted to the extremely competitive integrated Plastic Surgery Training Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, considered one of the premier training programs in the country.
Dr. Lu has extensive experience in all aspects of Plastic Surgery, varicose vein treatment, and hair transplantation. He has traveled around the country to train with several nationally-recognized authorities in Plastic Surgery, with whom he learned specialized and innovative techniques.
Dr. Lu is actively engaged in advancing the field of Plastic Surgery, having teaching duties and research interests. He has completed research fellowships at Harvard Medical School, Washington University, and Northwestern University. He has published multiple articles in the peer-reviewed journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr Lu is an active member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Lu’s practice philosophy is simple: treat all his patients with the care and attention as though they were his family or friends. This is accomplished by combining an affable and compassionate “bedside manner” with outstanding clinical knowledge and surgical skill. His goal is to communicate in understandable and honest terms about the proposed procedure, while delivering natural results that exceeds expectations in a safe and comfortable environment.