Credentials for Dr. Paul Steinwald

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While there are many plastic surgeons in Chicago and Lake Forest, Dr. Paul Steinwald stands out for his impressive training, extensive experience and dedication to his practice.

High School Education - Lake Forest High School; Lake Forest, IL

Undergraduate Education - Dartmouth College; Hanover, NH

Medical School - Tulane University School of Medicine; New Orleans, LA

Surgery Residency Training - George Washington University Medical Center; Washington, DC

Plastic Surgery Fellowship Training - University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, CA

Double Board-Certified*; The American Board of Surgery (1999, 2009) and The American Board of Plastic Surgery (2001, 2010)

Professional Memberships* - The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2002-present), Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons (2010-present) and Lake County Medical Society (2000-present)

Positions Held - Vice-Chairman of Department of Surgery, Lake Forest Hospital (2007-present); LFH Golf Tournament Committee (2006-present).

Publications:

"Management of the Complex Abdominal Wall Wound", Chapter 5, Steinwald PM and Mathes SJ; Advances in Surgery, Vol. 35, J.L Cameron ed., Mosby, Inc., 2001.

"Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Comparison of Flap and Mesh Closure", Mathes SJ, Steinwald PM, Foster RD, Hoffman WY, Anthony JP; Annals of Surgery, 232:586-596, 2000.

Presentations:

"FTM Chest Masculinization: An Evaluation of Form and Function", Gender Odyssey Conference, Seattle, WA, August 2011.

"An Update on FTM Chest Masculinization", presented at the 8th semi-annual UCSF Alumni Reunion and Scientific Program, San Francisco, CA, June 2011.

"FTM Chest Masculinization: An Evaluation of Form and Function", Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 2011.

"The Low-Down on What's Up in Plastic Surgery" Lake Forest Hospital Evening Lecture series, March, 2011.

"Advancements in Wound Care and Recognized Hyperbaric Indications", Wound Center Panel presentation, Lake Forest Hospital, November 2010.

"Breast Reconstruction", LFH Breast Care Center "Lunch and Learn", June, 2010.

"The Plastic Surgeon's Secrets to Attaining and Maintaining Healthy, Beautiful Skin", Lake Forest Hospital Evening Lecture series, May 2010.

"Mommy Makeovers (updated)", Lake Forest Hospital evening lecture, November 2008.

"Plastic Surgery Through Your Decades", Lake Forest Hospital evening lecture, March 2008.

"FTM (Female-to-Male) Chest Recontouring", FORGE Presentation, Milwaukee WI - January, 2008.

"Mommy Makeovers (and Grandmas too!)", Lake Forest Hospital evening lecture - April, 2007.

"FTM (Female-to-Male) Chest Recontouring", FORGE Forward Conference, Milwaukee WI - April, 2007.

"Mommy Makeovers", Chicago Health and Beauty Expo, Schaumburg, IL - March 2007.

"FTM (Female-to-Male) Chest Recontouring", UCSF Alumni Reunion/Scientific Program, San Francisco, CA - February 2006.

"Plastic Surgery of the Breast", Lake Forest Hospital Mini-Medical School - November 2003

"Breast Reduction via the Inferior Pedicle Technique", UCSF Plastic Surgery Alumni Reunion/Scientific Program, San Francisco, CA - June 2003

"TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction", Lake Forest Hospital Nursing Staff - October 2001

"Abdominal Wall Reconstruction", UCSF Plastic Surgery Alumni Reunion/Scientific Program, San Francisco, CA - June 2001

Recent Meetings/Symposia Attended:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting:

  • Seattle, WA - October 2009
  • Chicago, IL - October 2008
  • Baltimore, MD - October 2007
  • San Francisco, CA - October 2006
  • Chicago, IL - September 2005
  • Philadelphia, PA - October 2004
  • San Diego, CA - October 2003 (served as Business Mtg. Teller)
  • San Antonio, TX - November 2002
  • Orlando, FL - October 2001
  • Los Angeles, CA - October 2000

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons:

  • Boston, MA - May 2011
  • Washington, DC - April 2010
  • Las Vegas, NV - April 2009
  • New Orleans, LA - May 2005

Dallas Rhinoplasty Lab/Course - March 2003

Atlanta Breast and Body Contouring Symposium - January 2002

Personal Interests - Music, golf, travel and Internet Scrabble (as seen in The Onion).

*Dr. Steinwald is board-certified by both The American Board of Plastic Surgery, (which indicates that he has met the highest level of credentialing in plastic surgery) as well as the The American Board of Surgery, and is a member in good standing of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, which holds plastic surgeons to the most stringent ethical and professional standards.

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