Iris A Seitz, M.D.

48 Ratings14 Comments
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Edward-Elmhurst Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital; Edward Hospital
German, Swedish
Clinical Interests:
Lymphedema; Melanoma; Microsurgery; Facial Cosmetic Surgery; Facial reanimation; Functional muscle transfer; Microsurgery - Breast Reconstruction; Microsurgery - Craniofacial; Migraine Surgery; Nerve grafts/transfer; Vascularized lymph node transfer; Facial Reconstruction; Skin Cancer Reconstruction; Cosmetic Surgery

This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

My philosophy is to provide patient centered, cutting edge, personalized care, utilizing an individualized, innovative approach with the help of the newest technology and precise surgical techniques. Having trained and practiced at several world renowned institutions, my goal is to provide the highest quality care in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in this community, the region and beyond. My approach is to establish a partnership with my patients, to achieve their goals, and enhance and restore natural beauty.

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Education & Credentials

Education: Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany, 2003; Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany, 2003; University Medicine Berlin; University Medicine Berlin; University of Berlin Faculty of Medicine (Germany), 2003; University of Berlin Faculty of Medicine (Germany), 2003

Residency: University of Chicago, 2010; University of Chicago, 2010; University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois), 2010; University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois), 2010

Fellowship: International Travel Fellowship, 2010; International Travel Fellowship, 2010

Society: American Society of Plastic Surgery; American Society of Plastic Surgery; American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons; Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Aetna High Performance HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna PPO
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage POS
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Beech Street PPO
Cigna C5 HMO
Cigna C5 POS
Coventry One PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry PPO
Great West Open Access
Blue Cross Community MMAI
Great West PPO
SmartCare/Imagine Health PPO
Three Rivers PPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate HMO
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Beacon Health Options PPO
Blue Precision HMO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Caterpillar PPO
Cigna C5 PPO
Cofinity PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry POS
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Choice PPO
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana ICP
Humana MMAI
MultiPlan PPO
AARP Medicare Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare CompleteFocus (UHC) HMO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage POS
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Aetna POS
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Great West POS
HealthLink PPO
Humana HMO
Medicare Part B
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice PPO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus PPO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Choice Select PPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate PPO
Unicare PPO
Physician Benefit Trust
Preferred Network Access PPO


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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(48 Ratings, 14 Comments)
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Dr. Seitz, ..., ... and ... the receptionist make up a great team, along with the other nurses in the health care system, know that and working at times short staff because of this pandemic were able to provide me with excellent services.
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I like that she took her time to listen to my health and concerns and where she would like to see what treatment she recommends now and what treatment she will recommend in the next appointment.
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very happy and satisfied with the care at Edward Elmhurst
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Dr & staff were caring, & helpful.
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I greatly appreciated the professional and personal care provided by Dr Seitz. During each visit she carefully detailed what she was doing and why, welcomed questions and addressed them directly. I was very pleased to be under her care throughout the whole process from my surgery to completing my rehab.
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I always appreciate the amount of time *Dr. Seitz spends with patients. She listens and walks through all the steps at upcoming procedures.
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My visit was very informative, professional and courteous.
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Relaxed enough not to be embarrassed about talking about my situation.
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I was very impressed considering this virus, I know a lot of effort was implemented to protect me and staff, at the same time to Tun things smoothly and to make me feel comfortable. I applauded the doctor, staff and receptionist for all they do, being fore front.
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Dr. Seitz and her staff are excellent. They always listen and act appropriately on my behalf. She always gives good advice and helps me make good decisions for my health.