Our practice seeks to support you along every step of your process. Ensuring that you have a personal, simple, and memorable experience is important to us. To assure that you feel fully prepared and equipped for your personal transformation, we’ve compiled the following patient resources for your use. Are you unsure about where to stay after your surgical procedure? Are you wondering about how to receive a lower rate or how to finance your procedure? Do you need more in-depth information about your procedure or what to expect after the process? Look no further than our patient resources.
Payment and Insurance
Payment and Insurance
All Cosmetic Procedures must be paid for prior to treatment. We accept Cash, Personal Checks, and Mastercard / Visa / American Express.
Please bring your insurance card to your appointment, along with your referral information. You may also have your primary care physician fax your referral to our office at (312) 695-4303
The Patient Services Center works to make sure your experience with the NMFF is a good one. If you or your family has a question or concern about your stay at our hospital, please let us know. We suggest you first discuss your concerns with your nurse, the department manager and your doctor. If your concern remains unresolved, the Patient Services Center staff is available to help reach a resolution or provide more information. Patient Relations representatives are available at (312) 695-1920.
Directions and Parking
If you are using the CTA, take the…
Dan Ryan-Howard Red Line to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
Douglas Park-54 Cermak Blue Line to Washington Street. Transfer to the Red Line, and go north to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
Forest Park Blue Line to Washington Street. Transfer to the Red Line, and go north to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
Ravenswood Brown Line to Belmont or Fullerton Avenue. Transfer to the Red Line, and go south to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
Midway Orange Line to State and Lake Streets. Transfer to the Red Line, and go north to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
Evanston Express Purple Line south to Belmont or Fullerton Avenue. Transfer to the Red Line, and go south to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
Skokie Swift Yellow Line south to Howard Street. Transfer to the Red Line. Take the Red Line south to Chicago Avenue. Exit the station, and catch the #66 CTA bus east to Huron Street and Fairbanks Court.
If you are using the Metra, take the…
Rock Island trains to LaSalle Street. Exit the station, walk north one block to Jackson and Financial. Take the CTA 151 bus northbound to Huron Street. Walk east to Fairbanks Court.
Union Station trains to Adams Street. Exit the station, walk south to Canal between Jackson and Adams. Take the CTA 151 bus northbound to Huron Street. Walk east to Fairbanks Court.
Northwestern Station trains to Madison Street. Exit the station, walk south 2 blocks to Canal between Jackson and Adams. Take the CTA 151 bus northbound to Huron Street. Walk east to Fairbanks Court.
Electric Line trains to Randolph Street. Exit the station, walk west to Michigan Avenue and take a northbound bus to Huron Street. Walk east to Fairbanks Court.
If you are driving…
From the south take the Dan Ryan Expressway (94W) north to Lake Shore Drive. Go north on Lake Shore Drive to Chicago Avenue. Turn left on Chicago Avenue to Fairbanks Court. Turn left on Fairbanks Court to Huron Street. The building will be on the southwest corner.
From the north take the Edens Expressway (94E) south to the Kennedy Expressway (90E). Take the Kennedy Expressway (90E) south to Ohio Street. Go east on Ohio Street to St. Clair Street (one block east of Michigan Avenue). Turn left on St. Clair Street to Erie Street. The building will be on the northeast corner.
From the northwest take the Kennedy Expressway (90E) south to Ohio Street. On east on Ohio Street to St. Clair Street (one block east of Michigan Avenue). Turn left on St. Clair Street to Erie Street. The building will be on the northeast corner.
From the west take the Eisenhower Expressway (290) east to Columbus Drive (one block east of Michigan Avenue). Turn left on Columbus Drive (becomes Fairbanks Court) to Huron Street. The building will be on the southwest corner.
Convenient parking is available in the parking lot at the corner of Huron and St. Clair Streets. You may enter this lot from either Huron or Superior Street. Discount parking is available to patients. Please ask your physician’s office staff for details.
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
675 North St. Clair Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2923
Referring Physician Information
Physicians wishing to refer patients to Dr. Thomas for consultation or second opinion are welcomed to contact the office for an appointment (312) 695-8182. Any pertinent medical documents, photographs, or other information may be faxed (312) 695-4303 or mailed to the office for Dr. Thomas’ review. Once the patient is seen, we will promptly return a dictated letter and any other relevant information related to patient care.
Dr. Thomas has received many awards in his career. He has been the “Guest of Honor” at multiple facial plastic society meetings around the world including Singapore, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, and Italy. He has been recognized by the British Society of Otolaryngology and the British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Thomas is named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors and to the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons 10 Best Surgeons for Illinois.
He received his medical school alma mater Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri. His College alma mater Drury University presented him their Outstanding Alumni award for Career achievement. The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery presented him the William Wright Award for outstanding contributions to Facial Plastic Surgery as well as the Dickenson Outstanding Teacher Award. Recently he received the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Young Physicians Section of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Northwestern University is home to one of the most highly recognized facelift surgeons and world renown rhinoplasty surgeons, Dr. J. Regan Thomas, MD. Dr. Thomas will release your unique beauty and facial appearance. His artistic eye and surgical skills define the Facial Plastic Clinic’s expertise.
Our dedication to quality service, attention to detail, and patient satisfaction guarantee you have an unsurpassed cosmetic experience with exceptional results.
Dr. Thomas strongly believes in being at the center of the most advanced developments in the field. He is involved in developing the latest techniques and procedures in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, with a focus on facelift, facial scar treatment, and rhinoplasty surgery. Dr. Thomas feels it is extremely important that his patients have a full knowledge of their treatments and surgery and all their questions have been answered.
Dr. Thomas is an internationally recognized expert in Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker at Facial Plastic surgery meetings and conferences around the world ant at many university training programs. Dr. Thomas’ practice is focused on aesthetic, cosmetic surgery including rhinoplasty, facelift, and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery).
He also frequently treats facial scars as well as defects after skin cancer surgery.
He received his MD degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Yale University and the University of Missouri and then a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at Northwestern University. He served as Division Head or chairman at three university training programs and is now Professor of facial Plastic Surgery at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Thomas is the Past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), Past President of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS), and Past President of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). He also served as President of the Chicago Otolaryngology specialty organization (CL&O). He presently serves as the representative to the American Medical Association (AMA) for Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Thomas has published five textbooks on Facial Plastic surgery topics including facelift, rhinoplasty, and facial scar revision. He has two additional textbooks soon to be published on facelift and facial scar treatment. He has published over 200 textbook chapters and scientific studies in the medical literature. He is presently the Editor of the medical journal, Facial Plastic Clinics and serves on the editorial board of the international journal, Facial Plastic surgery.