About Dr. Mark Been

Dr. Mark Been specializes in comprehensive facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is dual board-certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology/head and neck surgery.

He received his bachelor’s degree and medical school education at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and then completed a rigorous residency in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at the University of Illinois-Chicago.  He went on to sub-specialize in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, completing his fellowship in Cincinnati, OH.

Dr. Been has written extensively on topics including rhinoplasty, rhytidectomy, chemical peels and cosmetic lasers. He has also been active in international health care, participating in mission work in Belize for treatment of skin cancer, cleft lip and cleft palate deformities.

Education & Training

Fellowship

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    • Cincinnati, OH, Vail, CO and Edgewood, KY

Residency

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Pre-Medical Education

  • University of Wisconsin – Bachelor of Science—Biology

Memberships

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Appointments

  • Northwestern Delnor Hospital – Geneva, IL

Board Certification

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS)
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Personal Background

  • Place of Birth: Reedsburg, WI
  • Graduated from Sauk Prairie High School
    Prairie du Sac, WI
  • Personal interests: My kids, classical piano, golf, and anything concerning the Chicago Bears

Areas of Specialty:

Cosmetic:

  • Rhinoplasty (nasal surgery)
  • Facelift (cheek/neck lift)
  • Upper and lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Forehead brow lift
  • Hetter chemical peel and facial laser resurfacing
  • Facial volumization
    • Fat transplant
    • Facial fillers
    • Otoplasty (ear position surgery)
    • Chin and cheek implants
    • Botox® and neuromodulators

Reconstructive:

  • Septoplasty (nasal surgery)
  • Removal of moles and skin lesions
  • Skin cancer removal
  • Repair of Mohs skin cancer defects
  • Facial trauma/laceration repair
  • Scar revision


About Dr. Mark Been

Dr. Mark Been specializes in comprehensive facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is dual board-certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology/head and neck surgery.

He received his bachelor’s degree and medical school education at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and then completed a rigorous residency in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at the University of Illinois-Chicago.  He went on to sub-specialize in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, completing his fellowship in Cincinnati, OH.

Dr. Been has written extensively on topics including rhinoplasty, rhytidectomy, chemical peels and cosmetic lasers. He has also been active in international health care, participating in mission work in Belize for treatment of skin cancer, cleft lip and cleft palate deformities.

Areas of Specialty:

Cosmetic:

  • Rhinoplasty (nasal surgery)
  • Facelift (cheek/neck lift)
  • Upper and lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Forehead brow lift
  • Hetter chemical peel and facial laser resurfacing
  • Facial volumization
    • Fat transplant
    • Facial fillers
    • Otoplasty (ear position surgery)
    • Chin and cheek implants
    • Scar revision
    • Botox® and neuromodulators

Reconstructive:

  • Septoplasty (nasal surgery)
  • Removal of moles and skin lesions
  • Skin cancer removal
  • Repair of Mohs skin cancer defects
  • Facial trauma/laceration repair

Education & Training

Fellowship

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    • Cincinnati, OH, Vail, CO and Edgewood, KY

Residency

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Pre-Medical Education

  • University of Wisconsin – Bachelor of Science—Biology

Memberships

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Appointments

  • Northwestern Delnor Hospital – Geneva, IL

Board Certification

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS)
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Personal Background

  • Place of Birth: Reedsburg, WI
  • Graduated from Sauk Prairie High School
    Prairie du Sac, WI
  • Personal interests: My kids, classical piano, golf, and anything concerning the Chicago Bears