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Lawrence J. Gottlieb, MD

Lawrence J. Gottlieb, MD

2017 Senior Faculty Scholars

Dr. Lawrence Gottlieb is an internationally known reconstructive plastic surgeon. Dr. Gottlieb’s clinical and research interests include: reconstructive microsurgery, the care of patients with burn injuries, difficult wounds, complex reconstructive needs, as well as challenging clinical medical and surgical ethical problems.

Dr. Gottlieb joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 1984 and is currently Professor of Surgery, Director of the Burn and Complex Wound Center, and a faculty member of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. He works with many different multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive state-of-art treatment to a wide variety of patients.

Dr. Gottlieb is an ardent supporter of resident education and academic achievement. He is currently Vice President of The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and has received many honors and awards including: the Department of Surgery ‘Excellence in Teaching Award’, The Section of Plastic Surgery ‘Robert Parsons Golden Apple Teaching Award’, The Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons ‘Physician Recognition Award’ and ‘Distinguished Physician Award’ as well as the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division ‘Distinguished Clinician Award’.