Professional Summary


  • University of Chicago - Chicago, in Doctor of Medicine, 1997


  • Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, in General Surgery, 2000


  • Fellowship in Plastic Surgery from Northwestern University Medical School
  • Fellowship in Microsurgery from Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship in Microvascular Reconstruction from Rijksuniversiteit Gent

Board Certifications

  • AM BD PLASTIC SURGERY awarded in 11/10/2006

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery


  • Plastic Surgery

Language Spoken

  • English

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.7) 621 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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Sep 2, 2023
Felt much more informed with this doctor
Aug 30, 2023
I was well informed to make the best decision for my issue. I wasn't lead in a specific direction. I appreciated the information provided.
Aug 25, 2023
Answered my SO questions, I understood and was really surprised with the new and better options offered. (This was my second opinion). Dr. Calmed my fear that I had caused the problem. I will definitely choose his care. IHC has a great provider, Hijjawi, is right amount professional and right amount intuitive to my situation. I choose him.
Aug 13, 2023
Words cannot express how amazing Dr. Hijjawi is. His compassion for me as a person, not just another patient even extends to my family. His skills provided me an uncomplicated recovery and outcome I never thought possible. I'm so fortunate to have him as my doctor.
Jun 23, 2023
Dr. Hijjawi was amazing! Great presence and so kind!
May 22, 2023
He took the time to really listen to my questions and concerns.
May 18, 2023
Great care for me
May 10, 2023
I will definitely recommend Dr. HIIJAWI and the staff.
May 10, 2023
The doctor explained everything very well.
Apr 20, 2023
Dr Hijawi is awesome and is refer friends to him
Apr 19, 2023
Dr was very thorough, answered questions and was very nice.
Apr 14, 2023
Dr. H can be pretty rude.
Apr 14, 2023
I was very impressed with Dr. Hijjawi. He listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions.
Mar 21, 2023
Very professional and caring.
Mar 19, 2023
5 is not enough for Dr. Hijjawi I went in for a brief discussion with someone else, and I felt terrible about myself. Dr. H is amazing after leaving his office. I felt hope again this is the first time since 2020 thank you doctor age.
Mar 19, 2023
I would absolutely recommend my dad also came to your practice Suite 420
Mar 18, 2023
This is the first time I didn't have my concerns and problem resolved or answered
Mar 12, 2023
The wait was well worth the care Dr Hijjawi and his team provided. Highly recommend!
Feb 21, 2023
Dr. Hijjawi and are the best! I am glad I decided to go with Dr. Hijjawi. I know he is busy but he always takes time to answer your questions.
Feb 5, 2023
Dr Hijjawi is wonderful. He's patient, kind and explains things so I can understand. I'm very satisfied with his care. I highly recommend him
Feb 3, 2023
Very clear and kind
Feb 2, 2023
Dr Hijjawi was very compassionate. We are very grateful to have him as my doctor.
Jan 11, 2023
Dr Hijawii is very congenial and professional. Always a pleasure to see him!
Dec 30, 2022
He was excellent. Was thorough, personable and kind. He put her at ease despite her nervousness.
Dec 28, 2022
I've only experienced very friendly, personable, and helpful people in this office, receptionists, nurses, PA, and Dr.
Nov 23, 2022
Dr. Hijjawi, his MA, and the PSRs up front work well together. Not a lot of other clinic teams can say that.
Nov 23, 2022
Dr. Hijjawi explained everything about the procedure with care and all options available. This was a great appointment.
Nov 22, 2022
Hijjawi cares about his patients.
Nov 18, 2022
I love Dr Hijjawi. He does pop in and out though. I don't feel rushed necessarily, he just doesn't spend much time with me when I see him
Nov 9, 2022
Dr Hijjawi is a very good listener and very caring. He made me feel validated.
Oct 30, 2022
Hijjawi's staff are amazing! Very caring & professional
Oct 30, 2022
Hijjawi is an EXCELLENT doctor!! Very professional, knowledgeable, truly cares about his patients.
Oct 24, 2022
The doctor Hijjawi is very professional. He knows exactly what a patient wanted. .
Oct 22, 2022
He showed concern for me for the required treatment is what no woman wants to hear. He described reconstruction solutions well.
Oct 21, 2022
Hijjawi was brusk and businesslike. He only wanted his questions answered. I brought a list of questions and only a few were answered by what he said. I wasn't allowed to ask questions.
Oct 2, 2022
Dr. Hijjawii was very informative with the issues I am going through. He was kind, compassionate and very knowledgeable of the issues I am experiencing and how to correct them.
Sep 13, 2022
We are so glad we chose to come see Dr. Hijjawi instead of the two other doctors we considered first.
Sep 2, 2022
He is by far the best plastic surgeon. He listened and followed through. I've never been so happy with results after such horrible previous experiences with a different surgeon
Aug 24, 2022
I was extremely nervous before my appointment & left feeling confident, well informed, and cared for.
Jul 22, 2022
Dr Hijjawi is a very kind physician that has always listened to my concerns and treated me with respect
Jul 8, 2022
Dr Hijjawi was amazing! Carding and thoughtful!
Jun 28, 2022
Over all good experience. Thank you staff.
May 31, 2022
He's very informative, quick and sincere. Great personality!
May 29, 2022
I always do recommend the office to anyone that asks
May 28, 2022
Everyone in Dr Hijjawis office is kind and professional. The staff does an excellent job
May 28, 2022
Dr Hijjawi is my very FAVORITE doctor. He is always clear and thorough and he takes time to answer ALL of my questions. He is wonderful
May 3, 2022
LOVE Dr Hijjawi and his staff!!
Apr 22, 2022
Having breast cancer and reconstruction is no small thing. Dr Hijawi was fantastic and still personable. He is an amazing balance.
Apr 20, 2022
Felt rushed both times I visited with him
Apr 15, 2022
Dr. Hijjawi was amazing!!! So was his nurse!!!!
Mar 16, 2022
I've had a very good experience with Dr. Hijjawi throughout.
Mar 11, 2022
Wonderful, informative and attentive.
Mar 9, 2022
Dr took the time to answer all my questions about my upcoming procedure.
Feb 23, 2022
Because Dr. Hijjawi was behind I felt he was a bit rushed though he answered all my questions.
Feb 6, 2022
The doctor answered all my questions and his explanations were superb.
Jan 29, 2022
Dr Hijjawi is absolutely excellent in his concern and care.
Jan 24, 2022
Dr. Hijjawi is the best
Jan 12, 2022
Took time to listen, instruct and answer questions
Jan 11, 2022
Excellent care. The Dr Is caring and listened to my concerns. His NP is also wonderful. They both went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable. I highly recommend Dr Hijjawi
Jan 11, 2022
The nurse, NP and Dr were wonderful. I felt my needs were met above my expectations
Dec 31, 2021
I would highly recommend Dr. Hijjawi for any plastic surgery or reconstruction, I completely trust & value his opinion.
Dec 29, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi has very clearly been concerned about the best possible outcome for our daughter. I felt he treated her like his own daughter. We had consulted two other respected, recommended surgeons prior but Dr. Hijjawi's proposed treatment was different
Dec 29, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi is the best at what he does.
Dec 28, 2021
Love Dr Hijjawi he is the best
Dec 22, 2021
Dr Hijjawi is fantastic! I am always so impressed how he remembers details about my life and family, as well as his professionalism. He has made cancer recovery as good as it can be and I highly recommend him to anyone!
Dec 13, 2021
Answered all my questions to my satisfaction
Dec 9, 2021
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Hijjawi and his staff to others! Overall great care!
Dec 1, 2021
I love the entire staff at this office! Dr Hijjawi is the most caring and helpful surgeon a person could have He is extremely knowledgeable and explains things thoroughly. I never feel rushed and/or stressed. He is the best!
Nov 23, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi is very good at customizing treatment to my situation. He referred me to his partner because I needed a different surgery and he could get me in a lot sooner. .
Nov 23, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi is very good at customizing treatment to my situation. He referred me to his partner because I needed a different surgery and he could get me in a lot sooner. .
Nov 22, 2021
Dr Hijjawi is amazing and super knowledgeable and makes me feel comfortable about the decision I am making.
Nov 22, 2021
Dr Hijjawi works so hard to get things done. His past nurses were super helpful.
Nov 22, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi is incredibly helpful in my very difficult situation. Incredibly easy to talk to and made me feel at ease. He is the only physician so far who has been able to do that. Thank you for your help
Nov 18, 2021
He is excellent!
Nov 12, 2021
Communication was key. He looked right to my granddaughter and let her know the risks and procedure. Very nice and quick in the uncomfortable subject to help my granddaughter feel at ease. Very impressed by Dr Hijjawi
Nov 10, 2021
Dr Hijjawi is amazing he listens to me .
Nov 10, 2021
I was very anxious about being taken seriously, about being believed my problem was legitimate. Dr. Hijjawi not only made me feel like my concerns were reasonable, but he validated some of my experiences to the point that I cried in my car afterward. Bein
Oct 20, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi listens to me. He communicates clearly and respectfully. I really appreciate the time he takes to talk with me, and the clarity he provides when explaining the options available to resolve my concerns.
Sep 29, 2021
Dr. Hijjawi is totally awesome! I'm glad he is my surgeon. He is always so pleasant!
Sep 26, 2021
The staff cared about the patients. Great team. Everyone was amazing.
Sep 19, 2021