Cosmetic Surgical Center of Chicago

Meet Your Patient Care Team

Our physicians, nurses, and surgical staff are committed to providing the best patient care. Our multi-specialty outpatient facility is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art medical tools and equipment offering patients the same level of care as a hospital.

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Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong

CEO & Medical Director, Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. Anh-Tuan Truong was Voted One of America’s Top Surgeons in the Field of Cosmetic Surgery by Consumer’s Research Council of America. Dr. Truong holds three board-certifications including the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Truong has performed thousands of successful surgeries and is well known for his surgical artistry and skill. He specializes in body sculpting including Hi Definition Liposuction, Lipo360, Breast Enhancement, Brazilian Butt Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Labiaplasty and Mommy Makeovers.

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Dr. Marc Adajar

Board Certified Surgeon

Dr. Marc Adajar is a board certified surgeon and started his medical career in 2006. He continued his impressive surgical career in North Chicago where he co-founded and led a successful medical practice, Precision Surgical Group, a team of highly skilled surgeons dedicated to the surgical needs of the community.

Dr. Adajar is co-partner and owner XSculpt Transformation Center which specializes in plastic surgery for men and providing medical services. Dr. Adajar now is widely regarded as one of the top gynecomastia surgeons. He also an expert in testosterone and hormone therapy and certified in peptide therapy and anti-aging therapies helping patients reach their ultimate performance potential.

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Dr. Pey-Yi Kevin Lin

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Lin is a board certified plastic surgeon in Chicago, IL who emphasizes tailored care and treatment to each individual patient.  His interest lies in body contouring procedures to help patients reach their desired perfect body.  He specializes in breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, tummy tuck, liposuction, and Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL).

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Dr. Sue Kafali

OB/GYN & Cosmetic Gynecologist

Sue Kafali, MD, FACOG, is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an integral part of the team of highly skilled professionals at FemSculpt in River North, Chicago. Dr. Kafali has more than 15 years of experience as a compassionate OB/GYN who cares about the medical and aesthetic needs of women.

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Tiffany Matos

OR Manager & Medical Assistant

Tiffany manages the back surgical office and is a certified Medical Assistant born and raised in Chicago. She graduated from high school in 2007 and soon after she developed a strong sense of devotion for the medical field. She later received her Certification in Medical Assisting from Everest College and now has 10 years of medical experience. 

She’s been with CSCC for 3 years now and this is where her passion lies. Providing the best quality of care to all of her patients is her goal.

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Ashley Westrate

Registered Nurse, OR Nurse Manager

Ashley has been practicing nursing for over six years.  With experience in cardiology, ICU, and general surgery. She joined Cosmetic Surgical Center of Chicago team in 2018 and realized her passion was with the Plastic & Cosmetic surgery industry. 

Ashley enjoys being with patients on the day of surgery. She combines her knowledge of medicine and patient care with compassion ensuring the patient has a safe and comfortable surgical experience.

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Karen Filipowski

CRNA, Lead Nurse Anesthesiologist

Karen is an experienced certified nurse anesthesiologist (CRNA) and has been practicing since 1978. trained at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center, Chicago (now NorthShore University Health Systems School of Anesthesia).

During her medical career, Karen has worked in many different settings including large hospital facilities, private practices and was the sole anesthesia provider in a government facility.

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Karre Scarlata

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST & CNA)

Karre has over 14 years practicing in healthcare within home health,  large and small hospital settings, and ambulatory surgery centers. As a scrub tech,  it’s her responsibility to maintain a sterile field throughout procedures. We strive to make sure all supplies,  each instrument,  and operating staff maintain sterility to ensure your utmost safety. Surgical safety is our passion as your surgical technologists!

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Iliana Arias

OR Surgical Technician

Iliana has been working in the plastic surgery field for over 13 years. She joined the CSCC team two years ago and is passionate about providing the best patient care.

When she is not working hard for her patients, she enjoys bonfires with friends and family, watching sports and rooting for her Chicago teams! Go Cubbies!

Araceli Ibarra

Front Desk Coordinator

Before joining our team, Denise worked as a Medical Receptionist with Dr. Adajar at his General Practice. She fell in love with the medical field and got certified by the NAPT as a Phlebotomist. She loves nutrition and achieved two certificates from Sandford and LMU in Nutrition and Lifestyle in Pregnancy. 

She also assists the doctors in small in house procedures. Denise has an extensive background in customer service communications with over 6 years of experience. Being kind and informative is her number one priority for each and everyone of our patients. 

Terry

Surgical Assistant

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Caroline Fleege

Registered Nurse

Caroline is a Registered Nurse with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing, and is one of our Surgical Center Registered Nurses. With over ten years of healthcare experience, she joins our team from DuPage Medical Group. Prior to joining our team Caroline worked in Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery, with a strong focus on reconstructive/corrective surgery, limb savage, wound care and trauma.

With her many years of healthcare experience, both clerically and clinically, her genuine passion to help others, and unique ability to foresee, she is an extremely strong asset to our surgery staff. 

Caroline works alongside our dedicated team, advocating for each patient and providing extraordinary care. She will be there for you on your day of surgery, to ensure you are comfortable, safe and receive the utmost care prior, during, as well as in recovery.

In her free time, Caroline enjoys spending time in Montana with her family and friends, being on the water, fishing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and music!