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Dr. Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian, M.D.

Dr. Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian, MD Chicago Cosmetic Surgeon

Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian, M.D. (Dr. T.) Founder / Medical Director Liposuction and Cosmetic Surgery Institute, Chicago

World renowned cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian “Dr. T.”, “Lipodoc™”, has specialized in Liposuction/ Lipotherapy and related procedures since 1981.

He has performed or supervised probably more Liposuction / Lipotherapy procedures than any other American cosmetic surgeon. He teaches other physicians the art and science of Liposuction / Lipotherapy and fat transplantation.

The Pioneer of Liposuction / Lipotherapy

The Preeminent cosmetic surgeon, Chicago based Doctor Tcheupdjian (Dr. T.) is the author of one of the most respected reference textbooks on Liposuction. He is recognized as a pioneer in the development and practice of new techniques in current use. He has designed several of the modern surgical instruments currently used in Liposuction and fat transfer.

With full passion, Dr. Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian, travels the world, sparing nothing, to bring the latest innovations and technology to his practice. As a noted authority, the doctor has appeared on television, radio, and in print publications.


  • Diplomate, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Fellow


  • The American Medical Association (AMA)
  • The American Society of Liposuction Surgery
  • La Societe Francaise de Medecine Esthetique*
  • Union International de Medecine Esthetique
  • The American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • The European Academy of Cosmetic Surgery ( EACS)*
  • South American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery*
  • American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • The American Society of Bariatric Physicians


English, French, Spanish, Armenian, Arabic


Liposuction: New Hope for a New Figure Through the Art of Body Contouring
1988, Library of Congress # 2-414-199


Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, Illinois


Cook County Hospital


Cook County Hospital

Certifications and Continuing Education