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Meet our Plastic Surgeon in Libertyville, IL Dr. Aras Tijunelis
Dr. Aras Tijunelis trained as a general surgeon in Detroit. There he received extensive training in general surgery procedures with emphasis in trauma surgery. After completing a full 5 years General Surgery residency and having passed the general surgery boards, he chose to continue his education and was accepted at University of Wisconsin-Madison Plastic and Reconstructive Fellowship. While in training for plastic surgery, he flew regular missions with UW Medflight as the on-board flight surgeon. As part of his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training, he successfully completed microsurgical training courses, traveled to Ecuador and India to perform many reconstructive surgeries and did an externship in Cosmetic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA.
In 2000, Dr. Tijunelis completed his Plastic Surgery residency at University of Wisconsin. He then started his own Plastic and Reconstructive surgery practice in Libertyville, IL named Lake County Plastic Surgery. Lake County Plastic Surgery has flourished ever since. Dr. Tijunelis is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
In 2006, with Dr. Tijunelis as the medical director, Lake County Plastic Surgery relocated to a 4000 sq ft state of the art facility including a fully accredited operating room. All forms of cosmetic surgery and all types of anesthesia can be provided.
In 2015, Dr. Tijunelis was elected Surgery Department Chairperson at Advocate Condell Medical Center.
Besides operating at Lake County Plastic Surgery, Dr. Tijunelis is privileged and on staff at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Northwestern, Lake Forest and Grayslake locations. Dr. Tijunelis and Lake County Plastic Surgery provide care to the entire Lake County area including Gurnee, Great Lakes Naval Base, Grayslake, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Vernon Hills, Wadsworth, Lincolnshire, Antioch and even into South Eastern Wisconsin, like Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha, Twin Lakes, Burlington and Lake Geneva.
Dr. Tijunelis enjoys spending time and traveling with his beautiful wife Kim and their two lovely daughters. He enjoys outdoor activities such as cycling and camping with the kids. He is fluent in English, Lithuanian, and can understand and speak some German and Spanish.
Dr. Aras Tijunelis Honored With 2016 Patients' Choice Award
Libertyville, IL March 31, 2017 - A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2016 Patients' Choice Award, and this year includes Dr. Aras Tijunelis.
Only doctors who received top ratings and reviews by their patients are awarded Vitals Patients' Choice Award. With over 8 million ratings and reviews, Vitals has the largest collection of crowd-sourced data on doctors online.
While other quality metrics are important to consider, patient ratings and reviews help identify doctors committed to providing skilled and compassionate care. Those are qualities that can't be overlooked: a strong doctor-patient relationship leads to better compliance with care regimes which impacts patient health.