Dr. Norman Weinzweig, Founder of the Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation, is a reconstructive plastic hand surgeon who specializes in the treatment of fingertip injuries, multiple digit replantations, and mutilated hand reconstruction.
Dr. Weinzweig treats patients from the Chicago, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Iowa areas.
Board certified in hand surgery and plastic surgery Dr. Norman Weinzweig is highly regarded by his peers for his clinical experience in acute and chronic care of severely traumatized hands. From patients with simple hand conditions that only require non-operative treatment to very complex hand injuries that require microsurgical expertise, Dr. Weinzweig has a personal, caring approach to every case and takes the time to understand each patient's circumstances in order to recommend the best treatment option.
Norman Weinzweig, MD with the Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation is internationally recognized for his research contributions to the field of plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Weinzweig has published over 104 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 38 book chapters, 87 scientific abstracts, 5 educational videotapes, and over 250 regional, national and international presentations.
Dr. Weinzweig has been awarded the America's Leading Expert award from Vitals. This award is given to physicians who are proficient publishers on a specific disease, disorder, or medical condition. The top 15% of publishers on a specific topic are honored with this recognition.
Norman Weinzweig, MD received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Weinzweig 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.
With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Norman Weinzweig with the Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation is dedicated to utilizing state-of-the-art technology and a multidisciplinary approach to all hand injuries.
Years In Practice31
EducationMedical 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
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
ServicesDr. Norman Weinzweig with the Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation treats hand injuries and hand conditions such as:
- 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
- Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder) - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) - Gout - Hand Fracture - Osteoarthritis - Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Additional ServicesHand surgeon, mutilating hand injuries, hand injuries
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