Meet The Doctor
Dr. Julius Few is a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than ten years of experience in both academic and private practice settings, and founder of The Few Institute in Chicago. Dr. Few specializes in cosmetic procedures of the face and breast as well as the safety and subtlety of treating skin of color patients, the fastest growing patient segment in the US.
Dr. Few is the architect of the Continuum of Beauty™, a life-long aesthetic approach to achieving natural-looking results by strategically blending cutting-edge surgical and nonsurgical treatments. He is a proven leader and objective voice committed to aesthetic research and excellence, and is regularly called upon by regulatory agencies, professional associations, and international study bodies to share his expertise and speak on his knowledge and practice of surgical techniques and skin care innovations, all over the world. He regularly performs and films HD educational surgical video in an accredited surgicenter for professional education and consumer news distribution.
His commentary and interviews have appeared in broadcast venues and publications including CBS NEWS, Black Enterprise, ABC News, NBC, Health Magazine, The Chicago Sun Times, The Chicago Tribune, WEB MD, Washingtonian Magazine, Nippon TV, CNN, The Wall Street Journal and Crain’s Business, on topics ranging from injectables and less invasive cosmetic procedures to scarring and ethnic skin. He has also been sourced to advise on possible plastic surgery to the changed appearances of notable figures such as Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden.
Dr. Few received his medical degree from the University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, followed by plastic surgery training at Northwestern University. In addition, Dr. Few received special facial and eye cosmetic training in Honolulu, New York, and Atlanta.
Dr. Few serves as a Clinical Associate for the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Chicago and Director of the Cosmetic rotation. In addition, Dr. Few is a past president of the Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Currently, Dr. Few serves on the Board of Directors and is Commissioner of Cosmetic Medicine for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is on the Editorial team for New Beauty Magazine, Board of Directors for the Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons, an advisor for ABC National News and serves on the Board of Directors for Youth Guidance.
“As individuals we all reflect a unique image, one to be respected. Aesthetic surgery is a means to refine a facial or body image, while preserving individuality and enhancing nature. I believe the resulting outcomes should be patient driven and result in natural-looking enhancements.”
Julius W. Few, MD, FACS