Dr. Julia Corcoran MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Julia Corcoran is a plastic surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Corcoran accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 10 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 26 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Pediatric Craniofacial

Clinical Interests: Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Medical Education, Congenital anomalies, program evaluation, student assessment, Knitting

Education & Medical Training

Southern Illinois University
Residency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1993

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1993 - 1995

World Craniofacial Institute
Fellowship, Craniofacial Surgery, 1995 - 1996

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1988

University of Illinois
Other Training, Health Professions Education, 2002 - 2008

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 16 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 20 years in Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Northwestern

Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Northwestern

Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Northwestern

Phillip J Wolfson Teaching Award, Association of Surgical Education

Publications & Presentations

A formative midterm test increases accuracy of identifying students at risk of failing a third year surgery clerkship.
Corcoran, J.,Halverson, A. L.,Schindler, N. 2013 11 26

Computer-enhanced visual learning method: a paradigm to teach and document surgical skills.
Maizels M, Mickelson J, Yerkes E, Maizels E, Stork R, Young C, Corcoran J, Holl J, Kaplan WE

Composite score validity in clerkship grading.
Corcoran J, Downing SM, Tekian A, DaRosa DA

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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