Dr. Norman Weinzweig is well trained and experienced in the entire gamut of hand surgery—from simple hand conditions treated in non-operative fashion to very complex multi-staged surgeries often requiring his microsurgical expertise. He is an accomplished hand surgeon who is highly regarded by his peers for his extraordinary clinical experience and expertise in the acute and chronic care of severely traumatized hands such as following devastating industrial accidents.
Dr. Norman Weinzweig, Founder of the Chicago Institute of Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation, is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also Board Certified in Hand Surgery.
For the past 25 years, Dr. Norman Weinzweig has been one of the busiest hand and microvascular surgeons in the country. He advocates a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of these complex hand problems .
A native New Yorker, Dr. Norman Weinzweig received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Weinzweig completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, and completed his residency in Plastic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. As part of his plastic surgical training, Dr. Weinzweig served as Honorary Registrar at Canniesburn Hospital, the West of Scotland Regional Plastic and Oral Surgery Unit. He then pursued specialty training completing a Hand Surgery Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and a Microvascular and Hand Surgery Fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.