Sam Speron, M D, F A C S

Board Certified
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

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Dr Sam Speron's Medical CV -Chicago Plastic Surgeon

OBJECTIVE

Establish and refine my Plastic Surgical Skills in a challenging atmosphere either in the academic or private sector, with an emphasis in cosmetic surgery.


EDUCATION/ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES


Chicago Medical School 3rd and 4th Year Elective
Park Ridge, Illinois
Clinical Medical Student Elective


2009-present

Chicago Medical School
Park Ridge, Illinois
Clinical "Shadowing" Program (medical students)


2003-2007

Chicago Medical School
Park Ridge, Illinois
Introduction to Clinical Medicine Preceptorship (1st & 2nd year medical students)


2001-2006

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship


1997-2000

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
General Surgical Residency, Years I-III


1994-1997

University of Health Sciences
The Chicago Medical School
North Chicago, Illinois
Medical Doctor


1990-1994

Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, Psychology Major


1987-1990

LICENSURE
Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Physician and Surgeon, Department of Professional Regulation, State of Illinois
United States Medical Licensing Examination
Step 1, June 1992 Score: 219 (81st percentile)
Step 2, Sept. 1993 Score: 219 (86th percentile)
Step 3, Dec. 1995 Score: 210 (84th percentile)


HONORS AND AWARDS
ASPS Ambassador Appointment 2005-Present
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Electronics Committee 2007-present
America's Top Physicians Award 2005-2007
ASPS Certificate for completion of CME requirements 2003-present
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award 2003-2007
The Botox Cosmetic Physician’s Network Award 2003-2007
Medical Advisory Board, MD TV Medical News Now 10/2002
National Medical Expert, MD TV Medical News Now 9/2002
First place, Chief Resident Competition of Chicago
Plastic Surgery Society 6/1999
Class rank at Chicago Medical School 39/170
Hellenic Medical Society Scholarship 1993-1994
Socrates Alumni Scholarship 1989-1990
Dean’s List at Loyola University (G.P.A. 3.72) 1987-1990
Presidential Scholarship at Loyola University 1987-1990


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgeon Education Foundation
Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons
Aesthetic Surgery Education & Research Foundation
The Botox Cosmetic Physicians’ Network
European Anti-Aging Academy
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
American Medical Association
Illinois State Medical Association
Chicago Medical Society
Fellow of American College of Surgeons
American College of Surgeons Professional Association
Hellenic Medical Society
Alumni Association of the Chicago Medical School
American Aesthetics Education Association


PUBLICATIONS
Speron, S. and Gamelli, R. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome versus Mycosis Fungoides. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation, 1997, 18:421-3.


LOCAL ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS


The latest trends in cosmetic surgery, 5/24/04
Presented to: Senior Center
Main Township Lecture Hall
Des Plaines, Illinois


Fundamentals of wound closure, 11/13/02
Presented to: 1st & 2nd year medical students’ ICM rotation
Chicago Medical School/University of Health Sciences
North Chicago, Illinois


Suturing for anyone, 11/7/01
Presented to: 2nd year medical students’ ICM rotation
Chicago Medical School/University of Health Sciences
North Chicago, Illinois


New Beginnings, 07/30/01
Presented to: Singles Group
St. Hubert’s Church
Hoffman Estates, Illinois


Non-surgical skin rejuvenation, 4/11/01
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


How to excise any lesion, 3/27/01
Presented to: Family Practice Lecture Series
Resurrection Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois


Cosmetic Surgery, 12/4/00
Presented to: Family Practice Lecture Series
Resurrection Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois


Facelifting For The Next Millennium, 8/7/00
Presented to: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Burns and Inhalation Injury, 4/26/00
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Reduction Mammaplasty, 3/22/00
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Benign and Malignant Breast Disease, 2/16/00
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Rhytidectomy, 1/12/00
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Compression Neuropathies in the Upper Limb, 12/15/99
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Nerve Repairs of the Upper Extremity, 11/10/99
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Minimally Invasive Craniofacial Surgery, 9/25/99
Presented to: Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Infections of the Upper Extremity, 9/8/99
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Dermal and Subcutaneous Tumors, 9/1/99
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Minimally Invasive Craniofacial Surgery, 6/99
Presented to: Annual Meeting of Chicago Plastic Surgical Society
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Body Contouring, 4/17/99
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Autologous Breast Reconstruction, 3/13/99
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Carcinoma of the Lip, Mouth & Pharynx, 12/19/98
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Implants and Biomaterials in Plastic Surgery, 10/24/98
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Lower Extremity Anatomy & Embryology, 5/2/98
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Reconstruction of Facial Burns, 2/21/98
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Hand - Vascular Injuries and Replantation, 1/10/98
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Hand - Bone and Joint Injuries, 11/8/97
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


Congenital Defects of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 10/11/97
Presented to: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois


EMPLOYMENT


Park Ridge Center For Plastic Surgery, SC
Solo Practice


2000-Present

Cardiovascular surgery resident moonlighter
Hinsdale Hospital


1997-2000

Cardiovascular surgery resident moonlighter
Good Samaritan Hospital,


1997-2000

Cook/waiter/cashier/dishwasher
Mr. James Restaurant (family owned and operated)


1982-1992

Patient Care Assistant/Nursing Assistant
Foster G. McGaw Hospital


1989-1990

Radiology filing clerk
Lutheran General Hospital


1988

EXTRACURRICULAR


LANGUAGES

Fluently speak, read and write Greek.


INTERESTS

Comic books, weight training, football, baseball and basketball.