Chicago area cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong is a triple board-certified cosmetic surgeon with an impressive list of academic and professional achievements.Dr. Truong was encouraged to pursue a surgical career by his professors who saw in him the rare combination of intellect and talented hands that are the hallmarks of an excellent surgeon.After completing his surgical internship at the University of Illinois Chicago’s Metropolitan Group Hospitals, he completed an additional five years of general surgery training which included extensive experience in all areas of the human body, including complex cancer surgery, vascular surgery, trauma surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. His surgical training also included an entire year dedicated solely to the treatment of burn injuries at the Cook County Hospital Burn Center.Dr. Truong served as Chief Resident at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Lutheran General Hospital, Mercy Medical Center, and St. Francis Hospital. During his surgical training, Dr. Truong received numerous awards and his research work in skin regeneration and artificial skin was published in medical journals. Upon completion of general surgery training, Dr. Truong pursued his interests in aesthetic surgery by gaining acceptance to the highly competitive American Academy Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship. During his fellowship, Dr. Truong dedicated an entire year exclusively to the art and practice of Cosmetic Surgery. His training included facial rejuvenation techniques, breast and body restorative surgeries, liposuction and body sculpting, as well as minimally invasive aesthetic surgery and laser surgery.