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The Breast Surgery Consultation Experience with Dr. John Q. Cook.

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Learn What Precedes Breast Surgery in Chicago and Winnetka

At the Whole Beauty® Institute, we offer all of our patients a concierge level of attention and care. We know that your time is valuable and that your decision to visit us for consultation in Chicago and Winnetka is the product of careful research.

In return, we offer you an in-depth consultation that allows us to understand your goals, your aesthetic sensibility, and your lifestyle, all of which influence our recommendations for breast surgery.

Contact Whole Beauty® Institute in Chicago or Winnetka to arrange a consultation with Dr. John Cook. Call 3312-751-2112 or send a message online.

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Dr. John Q. Cook does not believe that a new patient consultation should begin in an exam room. Patients first meet Dr. Cook in his private office, where he will discuss in detail your goals, medical history, patterns of activity, nutrition and exercise preferences.

The consultation then moves to the exam room, where Dr. Cook will take extensive measurements of your breasts and perform a detailed artistic analysis. Next, Dr. Cook or a team member will obtain digital images of your breasts. At this point, we use two different visual aids to help you understand your possibilities. First is direct observation in the mirror, which allows for Dr. Cook to point out aspects of your breast structure. Second is a view on the exam room screen of the images of your breasts that we have just obtained with digital photography. This is an advanced touch-screen system, which allows Dr. Cook to draw on the digital images of your breasts and explain the nuances of your plan.

If your surgery involves implants, the next step involves custom sizer implants, which our nurse will help you place inside a stretch bra to demonstrate how your breasts will appear after surgery. These curved sizer implants, which gently cup the breasts, are a significant improvement over the older method of placing standard implants inside a bra. We can also use digital images to allow for 3D simulation of how breast implants will affect your breasts’ size and shape. Dr. Cook will then provide you with a summary of his recommendations, which will also be sent to you in a follow-up letter.

At this point, you will meet with other team members, who will discuss practical aspects of the surgery, including preparation and recovery. Our patient coordinator will discuss financial details and review possible dates for the surgery, if you are ready to proceed. You will also be able to view a detailed visual database of before-and-after pictures that pertain to the operation Dr. Cook has recommended for you.

Several days after your consultation, one of our team members will contact you to see if you have any additional questions about the surgery. As you review the information that we have provided you in the days following your consultation, you may come up with further questions. We encourage you to contact us with these questions. Our goal is to be a trusted guide during all aspects of your surgery.

For your comfort and convenience, we also offer virtual consultations for initial inquiries.

If you would like to have a consultation with Dr. John Cook, or if you have questions for our team, please call 3312-751-2112 or contact us online.

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Our locations in the Gold Coast of Chicago and Winnetka in the North Shore reflect our commitment to convenient and discrete concierge-level service.

The Whole Beauty® Institute location led by Dr. John Q. Cook in Chicago's Gold Coast

Chicago Office

737 North Michigan Ave., Suite 760 Chicago IL 60611 (312) 751-2112 Entrance at 151 E. Chicago Avenue

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Winnetka Office

118 Green Bay Road Winnetka IL 60093  (847) 446-7562
Located directly across from Indian Hill Metra Station