Chicago area cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong is a board-certified cosmetic surgeon with an impressive list of academic and professional achievements.
After graduating at the top of his high school class in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Truong was accepted to the University of Notre Dame on a full academic scholarship. He graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree, with a double-major in Pre-Medical Studies and English. He was awarded the prestigious designation of Notre Dame Scholar, given to only the top fifteen percent of each class.
Dr. Truong returned to Denver where he completed his medical studies at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. During his time here, Dr. Truong was encouraged to pursue a surgical career by his professors who saw in him the rare combination of intellect and talented hands that are the hallmarks of an excellent surgeon.
After completing his surgical internship at the University of Illinois Chicago's Metropolitan Group Hospitals, he completed an additional five years of general surgery training which included extensive experience in all areas of the human body, including complex cancer surgery, vascular surgery, trauma surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. His surgical training also included an entire year dedicated solely to the treatment of burn injuries at the Cook County Hospital Burn Center.
Dr. Truong served as Chief Resident at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Lutheran General Hospital, Mercy Medical Center, and St. Francis Hospital. During his surgical training, Dr. Truong received numerous awards and his research work in skin regeneration and artificial skin was published in medical journals.
Upon completion of general surgery training, Dr. Truong pursued his interests in aesthetic surgery by gaining acceptance to the highly competitive American Academy Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship. During his fellowship, Dr. Truong dedicated an entire year exclusively to the art and practice of Cosmetic Surgery. His training included facial rejuvenation techniques, breast and body restorative surgeries, liposuction and body sculpting, as well as minimally invasive aesthetic surgery and laser surgery.
Following his fellowship with the AACS, Dr. Truong completed a third year-long apprenticeship in aesthetic plastic surgery at Chicago Cosmetic Surgery in Chicago, Illinois. There he worked as an apprentice to Dr. Michael Byun, one of Chicago's most accomplished board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons. Under Dr. Byun's tutelage, Dr. Truong further honed his techniques in facial rejuvenation, breast and body enhancement, as well as laser surgery and skin care.
Dr. Truong holds medical licenses in Illinois, New York, Florida, and Indiana. He has been attending staff at numerous hospitals where he has operating and admitting privileges in cosmetic as well as general surgery.
Dr. Truong is double board-certified: first by the American Board of Surgery (an ABMS board), and also by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery which rigorously verifies and examines training and competency in the art and science of cosmetic surgery.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery.
Dr. Truong has been featured in numerous local publications and was voted one of America’s top surgeons in the field of cosmetic surgery by the Consumer’s Research Council of America in 2012.
From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Truong built Tampa Bay Surgical Arts into one of the most highly regarded cosmetic surgery practices in the Tampa Bay area, performing thousands of cosmetic surgery procedures.
In 2014, Dr. Truong returned home to Chicago to open Chicago Breast & Body Aesthetics, specializing in enhancement and rejuvenation of the breast and body.