Title: Founding Owner and Plastic Surgeon
Company: Whole Beauty Institute
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
John Q. Cook, MD, founding owner and plastic surgeon at Whole Beauty Institute, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the health care industry.
Having accrued over four decades of experience, Dr. Cook is a leading expert in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery. Since 1988, he has operated as the founding owner and primary plastic surgeon at the Whole Beauty Institute, his own private plastic surgery and medical aesthetic clinic. With offices in Chicago and Winnetka, Illinois, his clinic offers the highest quality surgical services, such as facial enhancements, breast augmentation and body contouring, as well as a number of non-surgical aesthetic services. Dr. Cook and his colleagues are proud to cultivate positive relationships with their clients and provide them with innovative solutions and vastly positive results.
Dr. Cook also serves as an educator, offering various educational programs as part of his business. Furthermore, since 1988, he has served as an assistant professor at the RUSH University Medical Center, where he also maintains his status as a medical staff member in the Department of Plastic Surgery. Prior to embarking on his vocational journey, Dr. Cook pursued his own formal education. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in English literature, cum laude, at Yale University in 1976, he subsequently attended the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and achieved a Doctor of Medicine.
After receiving his collegiate degrees, Dr. Cook completed two residency programs, one in general surgery at the RUSH University Medical Center, and another in plastic surgery at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Additionally, he later returned to the Feinberg School of Medicine and took part in a plastic surgery fellowship. He also holds a master’s degree in surgical research from the University of Illinois Chicago. In addition to his academic credentials, Dr. Cook is also fully certified in his profession by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
As part of his continued dedication to his profession, Dr. Cook remains active as a member of several industry-related organizations, including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The third of these organizations previously published his scholarly article on structural techniques in breast surgery. To commemorate his accomplishments in the field, Dr. Cook was honored as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 10 consecutive years and named as one of the Best Doctors in America and as one of America’s Top Surgeons. Attributing much of his success to his caring nature as a doctor, he is notably proud of the impact he has had on the field of plastic surgery, and he hopes to continue improving his practice and his industry in the coming years.
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