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Education and Credentials

Awards and Recognition

Dr. Cook has been featured in many regional and national publications, as well as lectured across the country and abroad.

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Chicago Magazine

The Beauty Gurus 2023 June

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Millennium Magazine

Millennium Magazine 2023

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Chicago Magazine

Top Doctors 2023 January

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Winnetka Kenilworth Living

2023 January Cover and Feature Article

Chicago Magazine Top Doctor 2022

Chicago Magazine

Top Doctors 2022

Chicago Magazine Top Doctor 2022

Winnetka Kenilworth Living

September 2022

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Beauty Trends
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Chicago Magazine

Top Doctors 2021

Lectures, Conferences, and Major Presentations

Dr. John Q. Cook regularly gives lectures and master classes on his plastic surgery techniques all over the world.

2023

“The Structural Breast Lift Technique: Its Role In Implant Revision Surgery”, Multispecialty Aesthetic Conference, San Diego California Aug 2 – 5, 2023

“Invasive And Non-Invasive Options For Skin Tightening And Contour Improvement”, Multispecialty Aesthetic Conference, San Diego California Aug 2 – 5, 2023

“10 Tips For Face Lift Under Local Anesthesia”, Multispecialty Aesthetic Conference, San Diego California Aug 2 – 5, 2023

“Energy Based Body Surgery Promises and Pitfalls”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 8 – 10, 2023

2022

“Ten Tips for Facial Rejuvenation Surgery Under Local Anesthesia”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 3 – 6, 2022

“The Structural Technique for Breast Revision Surgery”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 3 – 6, 2022

“Invasive and Non-Invasive Options for Tightening: Where Are We?”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 3 – 6, 2022

“Top 10 Tips for Facial Rejuvenation Surgery Under Local Anesthesia”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 8 – 11, 2022

“Combined Facial Lifting and Fat Transfer: A 20 Year Evolution of Technique”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 8 – 11, 2022

“How to Avoid Temporal Hairline Incision with Vertical Vector Lifting”, The Aesthetic Society Meeting, San Diego, California April 20 – 24, 2022

2021

“Top 10 Tips for Facial Rejuvenation Surgery Under Local Anesthesia”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 4 – 7, 2021

“A 20-Year Experience with Fat Transfer Combined with Face Lifting – What Have We Learned?”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 4 – 7, 2021

“The Structural Technique of Breast Lifting: A 10 Year Experience”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 4 – 7, 2021

“Invasive and Non-Invasive Options for Tightening – Where Are We?”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida November 4 – 7, 2021

“The Structural Technique for Breast Surgery Revision”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 9 – 12, 2021

“The Structural Technique of Breast Lifting: A 10 Year Experience”, Annual Aesthetic Society Meeting, Miami, Florida April 29 – May 3, 2021

2020

“Combined Therapies in Facial Rejuvenation”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada September 24 – 27, 2020 (online)

“The Structural Technique of Breast Lifting: A 10 Year Experience”, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada April 23 – 27, 2020 (online)

2019

“SAFE Lipo and Bipolar Radiofrequency: The Best of Both Worlds for Body Contour Surgery”, Global Aesthetics Conference, Miami, Florida October 31 – 3 November 2019

“Ten Tips for Face Lift under Local Anesthesia”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 5 – 8, 2019

“Arms and Upper Back Laser and Radiofrequency for Tightening”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 5 – 8, 2019

“The Four Dimensions of Facial Rejuvenation”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 5 – 8, 2019

“Facelift and Fat Transfer Under Local Anesthesia”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada June 5 – 8, 2019

“Facial Rejuvenation (Indications and Outcomes)”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois April 24, 2019

“Liposuction and Abdominoplasty (Indications and Outcomes)”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois February 13, 2019

“Combined Therapies in Facial Rejuvenation”, AEEDC Dubai World Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference, Dubai UAE February 3 – 4, 2019

“The Four Dimensions of Facial Rejuvenation”, AEEDC Dubai World Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference, Dubai UAE February 3 – 4, 2019

“Breast Augmentation (Indications and Outcomes)”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois January 23, 2019

2018

“Structural Breast Surgery”, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium, Miami Florida October 31 – November 5, 2018

“Face Lift with Fat Transfer Under Local Anesthetic”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 6 – 10, 2018

“Top 10 Tips for face lifting and fat grafting under local anesthesia”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 6 – 10, 2018

“Advanced Strategies for Facial Rejuvenation (Indications and Outcomes)”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois May 9, 2018

“Structural Breast Surgery Technique”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York, New York April 26 – 30, 2018

“Non-Invasive Options for Body Contouring (Indications and Outcomes)”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois March 5, 2018

2017

“Facial Fillers, Relaxants, and Medical Aesthetics (Indications and Outcomes)”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois December 13, 2017

“Structural Breast Surgery”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 6 – 11, 2017

“Top 10 Tips for face lifting and fat grafting under local anesthesia”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 6 – 11, 2017

“Combination Therapies for Non-Invasive Fat Reduction”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas Nevada June 6 – 11, 2017

“Advanced Techniques of Body Contouring”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois March 9, 2017

“Structural Breast Surgery”, American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting, Park City, Utah February 2017

“Strategies of Facial Rejuvenation under Local Anesthesia: Open and Minimally Invasive Techniques”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 6 – 11, 2017

2016

“Laser Lipoplasty of the Arms”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 7 – 11, 2016

“Face Lift with Fat Transfer Under Local Anesthetic”, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and International Breast and Body Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada June 7-11, 2016

2015

“Body Contouring: Liposuction and Abdominoplasty”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois June 17, 2015

2014

“Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation (Conclusion)”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, November 11, 2014

“Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, August 19, 2014

“Body Contouring: Liposuction and Abdominoplasty”, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago Illinois June 17, 2014

2008

“Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois May 20, 2008

2007

“Facial Rejuvenation”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2007

2006

“Evolving Paradigms for Breast Surgery”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, February 21, 2006

2004

“Mastopexy”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, October 19, 2004

“Paradigms Shifts in Plastic Surgery”, Rush Surgical Society, Chicago, Illinois, June 4, 2004

2003

“Breast Reduction”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, September 16, 2003

2002

“Laser Surgery”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, February 19, 2002

2001

“Total Facial Rejuvenation”, University of the Philippines Alumni Society in America, 16th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, July 7, 2001

“Breast Challenges”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, April 17, 2001

2000

“Aesthetic Breast Surgery” Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2000

“Facial Reconstruction” Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2000

“Browlift” Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2000

”Blepharoplasty”, Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2000

“Facial Rejuvenation”, Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2000

“Dissection Workshop Blepharoplasty”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery. Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 1, 2000

“Dissection Workshop Endoscopic Browlift”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery. Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 1, 2000

“Dissection Workshop: Rhytidectomy”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery. Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 1, 2000

“Surgery of the Aging Face”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, May 15, 2000

“Facelift, Body Contour Surgery” Department of Dermatology, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, April 5, 2000

1999

“Current Concepts in Rhytidectomy”, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, October 18, 1999

“Dissection Workshop: Rhytidectomy”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, June 3, 1999

“Dissection Workshop: Blepharoplasty”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, June 3, 1999

Swedish Covenant Hospital, Age Erasers Lecture Chicago, Illinois, January 12, 1999

1998

“Prosection Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, Endoscopic Forehead Lift”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, June 4, 1998

“Dissection Workshop: Rhytidectomy”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, June 6, 1998

“Dissection Workshop: Blepharoplasty”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, June 6, 1998

“Physiology of Wound Healing, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, May 30, 1998

1997

“Options in Breast Reconstruction”, Y- Me Support Group, Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, Illinois, November 20, 1997

“Today and The Future of Reconstructive Surgery”, Y-Me Support Group, Schaumburg Township Library,
Schaumburg, Illinois, September 11, 1997

“Endoscopic Browlift”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery. Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 27, 1997

“Blepharoplasty”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery. Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 28, 1997

“Rhytidectomy”, Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery. Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 26, 1997

1996

“Cosmetic Plastic Surgery: Facts and Fantasies”, Chicago, Illinois, October 23, 1996

“Facial Aesthetics, Facial Proportions and Facial Plastic Surgery”, PDL Seminars, Chicago, Illinois, September 10, 1996

“Breast Augmentation and Breast Reduction: Their Effects on Breast Feeding”, Lactation Certification Examination Preparation Workshop, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, February 22, 1996

“Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”, Reading Program, Department of General surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center Chicago, Illinois, January 3, 1996

1995

“Breast Reconstruction – What are the Options?”, Oncology Nursing National Conference. Contemporary Forums, Chicago, Illinois, September 27, 1995

“Breast Augmentation and Breast Reduction: Their Effects on Breast Feeding”, Lactation Certification Examination Preparation Workshop, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, February 23, 1995

“Anatomy of Facial Rejuvenation”, Department of General Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, February 22, 1995

1993

“Breast Reconstruction Update”, Y- Me Support Group, Oak Brook, Illinois, November 20, 1993

“Breast Reconstruction Update”, Y- Me Support Talk at Belmont Community Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, June 3, 1993

“Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”, Reading Program, Department of General Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, June 3, 1993

“Recent Advances in Laser Plastic Surgery”, In-Service Program, Department of Nursing, Belmont Community Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 1993

1992

“Breast Implants – What Does the Future Hold”, Perioperative Nursing: National Conference for Nurses in the Operating Room. Contemporary Forums, Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 1992

“Facelift” and “Browlift and Blepharoplasty”, Osler Institute Review Course for Plastic Surgery Oral Board Exams, Chicago, Illinois, November 1, 1992

“Breast Reconstruction”, General Principles of Cancer Care Symposium, Rush Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, October 14, 1992

“Recent Trends in Aesthetic Facial Surgery”, Annual Meeting of Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses, Washington, D.C., September 23, 1992

1991

“Facial Rejuvenation”, Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 1991

1990

“Facial Rejuvenation”, Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, November 6, 1990

“Facial Rejuvenation”, Chicago Plastic Surgery Symposium, Loyola University, July 7, 1990

“Frontiers in Facial Aesthetic Surgery”, Annual Meeting of American Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgical Nurses, Chicago, Illinois, March 31, 1990

1989

Abdominal Wall and Perineal Reconstruction”, Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center September 7, 1989

“Facial Rejuvenation”, Osler Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 1989

1988

“Correction of the Tubular Breast”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Toronto, Canada, October 1988

“Fat Distribution in the Neck and the Aging Process”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Toronto, Canada, October 1988

“Liposuction and the Treatment of Nasolabial Folds”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, California, March 1988

“Correction of the Tubular Breast”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Senior Residents Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, March 1988

1987

“Finesse in Rhinoplasty”, International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York, New York, October 1987

“Finesse in Rhinoplasty”, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Los Angeles, California, April 1987

1986

“The Management of Avulsion and Degloving Injuries of the Extremities”, Midwest Plastic Surgery Society, Springfield, Missouri, May 1986

1985

“The Ring Technique for End-to-Side Microvascular Anastomosis”, Chicago Plastic Surgery Society, May 1985

1980

“A Critical Evaluation of 200 Rhinoplasties”, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1980

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