As we continue to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we share the collective concern felt by all during this time. However, we remain committed to your safety, health, and well-being despite the current situation.

We will get through this together.

To help along the way, we have created new abilities for virtual visits to continue to provide high-quality care. Please contact us at Rush Facial Plastics to discuss how we can best help you.

Stay safe and stay well.

Ryan M. Smith MD

Dr. Ryan M. Smith is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with extensive training in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck. He is the director of South Loop Otolaryngology and an assistant professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. He is closely involved in the teaching of medical students as well as training of surgical residents and fellows in the latest techniques of facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Revenaugh, Dr. Smith and Dr. Eggerstedt share a similar commitment to excellence in patient care. Read more in Our Approach and Our Practice.

Dr. Smith has made significant contributions to the field of facial plastic surgery and has lectured extensively and authored numerous scientific papers and book chapters in the field. In the section of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Rush, Dr. Smith is very active in clinical research, investigating novel treatments and surgical innovations to provide the safest and highest-quality care available.

Focusing exclusively on the treatment of the face, head and neck, Dr. Smith has dedicated his training and practice to this area specifically. He has traveled internationally to provide humanitarian surgical aid to patients in Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Vietnam. He proudly participates in Rush’s Wounded Warrior program to care for soldiers injured in combat as well as Rush medical center’s diversity programs for all communities including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning individuals.

Dr. Smith grew up in the Chicagoland area and has strong ties to Rush Medical Center, having spent nearly a decade in medical and surgical training at the institution. He is the founding member of the Humanities in Otolaryngology Program at Rush which honors the importance of the arts as it relates to the practice of medicine and surgery.

Dr. Smith lives with his growing family in Old Town and in his spare time he is an avid reader and a student of the guitar.

Education and Training

Board eligible by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Medical School: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Why Choose Rush Facial Plastics?

Double board certified physicians.

1 Focus - your face! We only provide face and neck so we can ensure the highest quality, natural, lasting results. 5-star ratings. See our ratings on Google,, RealSelf, Healthgrades.

37 years of combined experience in facial procedures and surgery.

Over 700 surgical procedures performed annually.

A name you can trust. Dr. Revenaugh, Dr. Smith and Dr. Eggerstedt are Rush surgeons and are committed to the excellence Rush University Medical Center is known for.

Training Excellence. Our surgeons have trained at the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins, UCLA and Rush University Medical Center- all ranked among the best programs in the country!

Our Location

Rush Facial Plastic Surgery

1611 W Harrison St., Suite 550
Chicago, IL 60612


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