Mark Sisco, M.D.
501 Skokie Boulevard
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 504-2333
Monday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Liposuction

We help a lot of women and men from North Shore, Arlington Heights, and beyond who are bothered by stubborn, unwanted fat that lingers despite a good diet and regular exercise. Whether it manifests itself as a muffin top, love handles, double chin, or bra bulge, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Mark Sisco is skilled at using liposuction to reduce these areas of excess fat and create the slim, well-proportioned contours that reflect your healthy lifestyle. He is a top body contouring specialist known for providing quality care and exceptional liposuction results.

When you’re ready to plan your procedure with Dr. Sisco, request a consultation online or call the office at (847) 504-2333 to set up your appointment. Located just north of Chicago, our office is minutes away from Glenview, Highland Park, and Glencoe.

Who Are the Best Candidates for Liposuction?

Liposuction is best for people who are generally in good shape but have specific “trouble spots” that are particularly resistant to diet and exercise. If you’re considering liposuction, keep in mind that it’s not a weight-loss solution or an effective option for patients who are significantly overweight.

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Before & After Liposuction Case 116 View #1 View in Northbrook, IL
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Abdomen and Thigh Liposuction Case

This woman visited Dr. Mark Sisco at his North Shore office to reduce unwanted fat and improve her contours. He performed liposuction on the patient's inner thighs and flanks to create a smoother, more contoured shape.  Read More
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Arm Lift / Brachioplasty Case

This woman in her sixties lost a significant amount of weight and suffered from a significant amount of excess fat and skin to her upper arms. Dr. Sisco perfomed an arm-lift, also known as a brachioplasty, and liposuction which resulted in more youthful, better contour. Read More
Before & After Liposuction Case 141 View #1 View in Northbrook, IL
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Body Contouring Case

This 30 year old female desired contouring of her abdomen and flanks. Dr. Sisco performed liposuction to define her waist with minimal scars.
Before & After Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck Case 281 Front View in Northbrook, IL
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Case #281

This woman in her 40s wanted to improve the appearance of her abdomen. Dr. Sisco performed a combination of tummy tuck and liposuction to her flanks to give her the flat tummy she desired. 
Before & After Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck Case 288 Front View in Northbrook, IL
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Case #288

Dr. Sisco performed a combination of tummy tuck with liposuction to the flanks and trunk to reshape her abdomen, giving her a smaller, tighter waist and flat tummy. 
Before & After Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck Case 277 Left Oblique View in Northbrook, IL
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Case #277

This woman in her 40s wanted to improve the appearance of her abdomen. Dr. Sisco performed a combination of tummy tuck and liposuction to the flanks to reshape her abdomen and give her a more toned appearance. 
Before & After Breast Lift (Mastopexy) Case 320 Front View in Northbrook, IL
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Mastopexy With Abdominal Liposuction

Before & After Abdominoplasty/Tummy Tuck Case 279 Front View in Northbrook, IL
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Case #279

This woman in her 50s was unhappy with the appearance of her abdomen. She wanted to remove some of the excess fat from her abdomen and flanks, so Dr. Sisco performed abdominal liposuction to reshape her abdomen and make it tighter and smoother.  Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Where Can Liposuction Be Used?

Liposuction is an incredibly versatile procedure that’s used to selectively reduce unwanted fat on various areas of the body. Common treatment areas include:

You may have more than one area treated at a time or have liposuction performed to complement other procedures, such as breast reduction or tummy tuck.

Mark Sisco, M.D.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Mark Sisco has trained at some of the most esteemed institutions in the country, and he brings the skills he attained there to his practice in Northbrook. From extensive reconstructive procedures to delicate, targeted liposuction, Dr. Sisco serves your needs from head to toe.

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How Much Does Liposuction Cost?

In Chicago’s North Shore area, liposuction surgery typically costs $2,000 to $10,000. The actual cost of a liposuction procedure depends on several factors, which include:

During your consultation, we provide you with a document that details the estimated cost of your liposuction surgery. We encourage you to take it home, look it over, consider your options, and make an informed decision.

How Is Liposuction Performed?

In most cases, Dr. Sisco performs liposuction as an outpatient procedure using general anesthesia. Once you are asleep, he makes small, well-concealed incisions on or around your desired treatment area and inserts a thin tube called a cannula beneath the skin. Dr. Sisco then dislodges and breaks apart the fat before suctioning it out of the body. He may use a special cannula that vibrates or emits ultrasound to make fat removal easier. After suctioning away the targeted fat, Dr. Sisco contours the remaining fat to ensure smooth results and even coverage before closing the incisions. You’ll need a friend or family member to drive you home after surgery.

How Long Does It Take to Recover After Liposuction?

Depending on the extent of your procedure, you may need to take up to 1 week off from work and other social obligations. You will also need to wear a supportive compression garment in order to reduce swelling and facilitate healthy healing. Dr. Sisco prescribes pain medication to keep you comfortable during the healing process.

When Will I See My Results After Liposuction?

Within 1 to 3 months, depending on the amount of fat removed, post-op swelling decreases to reveal your beautiful new contours.

How Long Do Liposuction Results Last?

Liposuction patients can enjoy their results indefinitely by adhering to reasonable diet and exercise habits and avoiding any significant weight fluctuations.

Everything just went beautifully. Everyone was so wonderful, from all the nurses to Dr. Sisco to the anesthesia team, just everything. Thanks for making the patient’s experience excellent!

—M.C.

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