Norman Weinzweig, M.D., FACS

Norman Weinzweig, M.D., FACS
Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 9401 S. Pulaski Road Suite 101 Evergreen Park, IL 60805
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Norman Weinzweig, M.D., FACS

Dr. Norman Weinzweig is a highly experienced hand specialist and reconstructive surgeon who founded The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation. His medical cases range from simple hand conditions treated non-operatively to very complex multi-staged surgeries that require microsurgical expertise.

For more than 25 years, Dr. Norman Weinzweig has been performing highly complex hand and microvascular surgery, replanting amputated digits and hands, treating mutilating injuries of the upper extremity, nerve injuries, burns as well as stiff functionless digits and hands due to severe scar contractures at the Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation. His practice services patients in the greater Chicago, Illinois area, as well as Iowa, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

Norman Weinzweig, MD received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center and his residency in Plastic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Weinzweig, Founder of The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation, also served as Honorary Registrar at Canniesburn Hospital, the West of Scotland Regional Plastic and Oral Surgery Unit, a renowned plastic surgery unit known worldwide.

Dr. Norman Weinzweig with The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1990 and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1993. He is also Board Certified in Hand Surgery, having attained the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery in 1992 and recertified in 2002 and 2012.

Dr. Norman Weinzweig is on staff at many hospitals throughout Chicago, Illinois including Rush University Medical Center, Loyola University Health Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital, Advocate Christ Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital, Northshore University Health Systems, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Presence Resurrection Hospital.

Dr. Norman Weinzweig, Founder of The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation, has contributed extensively to the fields of plastic surgery and hand surgery with over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 38 book chapters, 87 scientific abstracts, 5 educational videotapes, and over 250 regional, national and international presentations. He also co-edited the 650-page textbook THE MUTILATED HAND with a comprehensive focus solely on the acute management and post-traumatic reconstruction of devastating hand injuries.

You can learn more about Dr. Norman Weinzweig with The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation here: http://chicagoinstituteforhandsurgery.com/about-dr-norman-weinzweig.
Years In Practice 32
Primary Specialty

Plastic Surgeon

Gender Male
Education Medical School-
Internship & Residency in General Surgery
Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center
Completed 1981-1984

Residency in Plastic Surgery-
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Completed in 1987

Fellowship in Hand Surgery-
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Completed in 1987

Fellowship in Microvascular and Hand Surgery-
UPMC Med Education Program
Completed in 1988
Training Residency in Plastic Surgery-
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Completed in 1987

Fellowship in Hand Surgery-
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Completed in 1987

Fellowship in Microvascular and Hand Surgery-
UPMC Med Education Program
Completed in 1988
Affiliations - American Association for Hand Surgery
- American Association of Plastic Surgeons
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
- Fellow American College of Surgeons
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand
- World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Services Dr. Norman Weinzweig with the Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation treats hand injuries and hand conditions such as:

- Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
- Gout
- Hand Fracture
- Osteoarthritis
- Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
- Adjacent Tissue Transfer
- Carpal Tunnel Release
- Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
- Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
- Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
- Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
- Nerve Block, Somatic
- Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
- Wound Repair

Additional Services Hand surgeon, mutilating hand injuries, hand injuries
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