Norman Weinzweig, Founder of The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation, is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1990 and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1993. He is also Board Certified in Hand Surgery having attained the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery in 1992 and recertified in 2002 and 2012.
A distinguished plastic surgeon and hand surgeon, Norman Weinzweig has an esteemed career in academic and clinical practice at several major university centers for more than 25 years, the last 22 years in Chicago. Following 3 years on the faculty staff in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he was intimately involved in the acute and chronic care of burn injuries at Detroit Medical Center, Norman Weinzweig served on the clinical and academic faculty of the University of Illinois at Chicago and Cook County Hospital until 2004 and 2007, respectively, with dual appointments in the Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. In 2000, he was appointed Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
In 2003, NormanWeinzweig ventured into private practice exclusively devoted to the management of hand conditions, from the simple to the most severe ones. Currently, he is on staff at many hospitals throughout Chicago including Rush University Medical Center, Loyola University Health Center with an appointment as Lecturer in Plastic Surgery, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital, Advocate Christ Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital, Northshore University Health Systems, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Presence Resurrection Hospital among others.
Norman Weinzweig with The Chicago Institute for Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation is a member of numerous prestigious societies including the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Association for Hand Surgery, World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, American Society for Peripheral Nerve, American College of Surgeons, and Plastic Surgery Research Council, among many others.