The Breast Issue is now available! Read Dr. Cook’s advice regarding breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, and breast revision. Learn more about your options for breast surgery.
Introducing The Men’s Edition. U.S. News Top Doctor, John Q. Cook, M.D., provides expert advice for men on how to put your best face forward to maintain a healthy and vital appearance.
Introducing the HydraGold Signature Treatment! This exclusive treatment includes: deep cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, customized serums and antioxidants, and 24k gold-plated micro-channeling technology. This luxurious, effective treatment has zero to minimal downtime and offers truly amazing results! Contact us to schedule your treatment!
Not ready for a facelift? EmbraceRF provides quick, surgical results for the patient who wants high quality facial contouring with no surgery. It removes fat and contracts the skin on the face or neck. With each case being customizable to a patient’s needs, the impossible becomes possible. Get instant results!
HydraFacial is a new liquid-based, abrasion-free treatment at WBI that addresses: fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity, tone and texture, uneven pigmentation, enlarged pores, and oily/congested skin in one treatment with no down-time.
SlimLipo® is an advanced technique of laser liposuction for arms that offers added tightening of the skin, and many possibilities in the treatment of excessive fatty deposits in arms.
Individualized Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Advanced Non-Surgical Rejuvenation
Welcome to The Whole Beauty® Institute led by Premier Plastic Surgeon, John Q. Cook, M.D.
U.S. News Top Doctor, John Q. Cook, M.D., performs Plastic Surgery and Advanced Medical Aesthetics in the Gold Coast and the North Shore
With locations in Chicago and Winnetka, Whole Beauty® Institute is a premier plastic surgery center lead by Dr. John Q. Cook, a recognized leader in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery. In his 20 years of practice, Dr. Cook has developed a reputation for his innovative techniques that refine and rejuvenate the face, breasts, and body form in ways that preserve each patient’s unique natural identity. Early in his career Dr. Cook realized that the emerging field of medical aesthetics provided treatments that could extend the range of options to his patients in many beneficial ways. At The Whole Beauty® Institute we are committed to providing our patients with a continuum of therapies carefully selected by Chicago plastic surgeon John Q. Cook that range from medical grade therapies to advanced level plastic surgery procedures, all delivered with a high-level of skill, safety, and service. To that end, Dr. Cook has assembled an expert level team of clinicians who deliver advanced medical aesthetic therapies in a soothing Medi-Spa setting. All of our therapies, surgical and medical, are driven by an underlying aesthetic that is rooted in Dr. Cook’s careful study of beauty in natural forms.
In-Depth Articles and Newsworthy Information Available Online
Dr. Cook is committed to providing his patients, and people who are considering plastic surgery, with the most current and reliable information available regarding advanced medical aesthetics and plastic surgery for the Face, Breast, and Body. In addition to this website, he routinely publishes in-depth articles and newsworthy information online through his Blog, The Practice Newsletter The Whole Beautyv Connections, and HealthGems™.
CONCIERGE LEVEL OF SERVICE
Our Team Delivers The Highest Level of Service with Attention to Detail
Every patient at The Whole Beauty® Institute is provided with a concierge level of service with meticulous attention to each detail of care. Both of our plastic surgery offices are in extremely convenient locations, but are located in buildings that are private and discrete.
Our Chicago Office in The Gold Coast
Our offices in the Olympia Center, just off North Michigan Avenue, Chicago’s premier location for fashion and premium retail, overlook the historic water tower. The Chicago plastic surgery offices are extremely convenient to patients in the North Michigan Avenue, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Bucktown, Millennium Park, West Loop, and South Loop neighborhoods. For patients who come to us from out-of-state or from international locations, we are a five minute walk from many of Chicago’s finest hotels including The Ritz Carlton, The Peninsula, The Four Seasons, The Park Hyatt, and The Drake.
Our Winnetka Office in The North Shore
Our Winnetka plastic surgery office is in a private building on Green Bay Road in the heart of the elegant North Shore. Patients from the surrounding suburbs of Kenilworth, Wilmette, Evanston, Glencoe, Northfield, Glenview, Northbrook, Highland Park, and Lake Forest will find that our offices are just a short drive away. Patients from Barrington, Oak Brook, Hinsdale, and other areas in the west suburban and northwest suburban locations are pleasantly surprised by the ease of access from the Tri-state tollway. Many patients who come to our practice from Milwaukee, Madison, and other areas of southern Wisconsin comment on the convenience of the Winnetka location, as it is approximately an hour’s drive from the state line.
Serving Patients from All Over The World
Our Chicago and Winnetka plastic surgery offices are located on Chicago’s Gold Coast Michigan Avenue and in a private stone building in Winnetka on the North Shore’s Green Bay Road, serving domestic and international patients from all over the world. If you are visiting from out-of-town, a member of our team will be happy to assist you with travel arrangements. Our practices are convenient to a variety of great hotels, restaurants, and shopping on the Magnificent Mile, all part of one of the largest and most vibrant cities in the United States. Please look through our Website to learn more about the plastic surgery procedures and medical aesthetic therapies that we offer and the philosophy of Dr. Cook and The Whole Beauty® Institute. We invite you to contact our practice to schedule an appointment or request further information.
Education & Affiliations
Awards & Recognition
- U.S. News Top Doctor
- Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 10 consecutive years
- Best Doctors in America
- America’s Top Surgeons
- Healthgrades Recognized Doctor
- RealSelf Top Doctor
- New York Times Super Doctors List
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Dr. John Q. Cook, M.D. holds over 20 years experience and expertise in aesthetic plastic surgery with an emphasis on the natural form.
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Dr. Cook and his entire team are here to provide you with the highest quality of information so that you can make an informed decision about your surgery.
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Recovery from Face Lift Surgery
The recovery from face lift surgery is determined by the dynamics of your individual healing process and by your need for privacy. Our team at the Whole Beauty® Institute is committed to making the preparation for surgery and recovery from surgery a gentle experience.