Dr. Steven H. Dayan
Dr. Dayan is a Facial Plastic Surgeon who is board certification by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a frequent lecturer, physician educator and active researcher in emerging cosmetic medicine technologies and techniques. Read more
Michelle Ruffino, MS, PA-C
Michelle is a NCCPA board certified physician assistant and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She completed her Master’s of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Rosalind Franklin University in 2003. Read more
Selika Gutierrez-Borst, MS, RN
Selika Gutierrez-Borst, MS, RN is a masters prepared Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner degree from North Park University. Holding 24 years of clinical experience and expertise, Selika possesses a strong background in Aesthetic Medicine, Internal Medicine and Adult Clinical Psychiatry. She was a noted member of the Psychiatric Medical Community for over a decade, her experience in psychiatry reflects her genuine commitment and concern for each of her patients overall well-being. Read more
Otto J. Placik, MD, FACS
Dr. Placik is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and he is an active member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. After completing his doctorate at Northwestern University School of Medicine and his fellowship at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago in the cosmetic reconstruction of complex nasal and facial abnormalities, Dr. Placik continued on to specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures including breast augmentation, liposuction, and tummy tuck. He also completed an additional fellowship in microvascular and hand surgery at Davies Medical Center. In addition to his hospital appointments at the Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights and Evanston Healthcare—Glenbrook and Evanston Campuses, Dr. Placik works with the Chicago Center for Facial Plastic Surgery. Otto J. Placik, MD, FACS is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, plastic surgery specifically. Visit Dr. Placik’s website.
Dr. Emily Rubenstein
BOARD CERTIFIED DERMATOLOGIST
Dr. Emily Rubenstein is a board certified dermatologist who treats acne, rashes, detects skin cancers, while also doing injectables and lasers on a daily basis. With over 9 years of experience as a dermatologist, Dr. Rubenstein currently splits her time between seeing patients at SDMD and at Swedish Covenant Medical Group, where she is the director of Swedish Skin Institute in Chicago. She attended medical school at Midwestern University, and completed her residency and fellowship at Broward General Medical Center. When Dr. Rubenstein is not seeing patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, and is also an avid runner.
Dr. Benjamin P. Caughlin MD, FACS
DOUBLE BOARD CERTIFIED FACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON
Dr. Caughlin trained first in Chicago with pillars in the field of facial plastic surgery. After Chicago he moved to Orange County California because there is no better place to refine plastic surgery skills than sunny California. There he completed a fellowship with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Caughlin’s journey has been diverse, working with other facial plastic surgeons, reconstructive surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons, oclulopastic surgeons, dermatologists, and cosmetic surgeons to refine his skills. He has become known for buccal fat pad contouring, facial sculpting and defining the jawline.
Dr. Steven H. Dayan’s Research Division is passionate about exploring new devices, products, and procedures through studies conducted within his on-site laboratory and clinic; research is a core component of his practice. Dr. Dayan believes that continual research is essential to leadership and expertise in his field. Read more
True Skin Care Center
True Skin Center is Dr. Dayan’s team of the most highly trained medical aestheticians. To polish off the results of your treatment and maintain your youthful, rejuvenated appearance, we encourage you to utilize this resource. Read more