Florence Mussat, M.D. is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon in Downtown Chicago, and has been in private practice for over 20 years.
Born and raised in Paris, she graduated with Honors from the University R. Descartes School of Medicine of Paris in 1984. While in medical school, Dr Mussat worked as a surgical assistant for several plastic surgeons in Paris, after which, she developed a passion for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. She completed her general surgery residency training and a critical care Fellowship at The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY, as well as a Microvascular Research fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, NY.
After her time in New York, she completed an additional Fellowship in Burn Surgery at Cook County Hospital, in Chicago, IL, followed by a Plastic and Reconstructive residency at UIC, in Chicago, IL.
Dr Mussat has been board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1999.
In addition to her work as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Mussat has also been appointed as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
She is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Illinois Society of Plastic Surgery, American Medical Association, Chicago Medical Society, Illinois State Medical Society, and Ordre National des Medecins in France.
Dr. Mussat is also heavily involved in community outreach programs:
- STEM Mentor at Project Exploration which offers young female students exposure to STEM careers such as Sisters4Science.
- Mentor to local high school students
- Volunteers as a judge at the annual Chicago Public School Science Fair
- Board Member at the Face the Future Foundation, a non-profit organization which supports the Cranio-Facial center at UIC
Dr. Mussat is fluent in English and French, but is also able to converse in Spanish
Top 10 Plastic Surgeon Specialists, 2014
Illinois Patients’ Choice Award, 2013
Most Compassionate Doctor Award, 2013
Most Compassionate Doctor Award, 2012
Illinois Patients’ Choice Award, 2011