Finding the right plastic surgeon is crucial when considering cosmetic surgery. It’s important to do thorough research and ask for recommendations from friends and family members who have had successful procedures, as well as any Google Reviews available for cosmetic clinics. You should also look for a surgeon who is board-certified, has experience in the specific procedure you are considering, and has a good reputation in the industry. It is also important to schedule a consultation to discuss your goals with the surgeon and to ensure you feel comfortable with them. Don’t hesitate to ask questions and make sure you have a clear understanding of the procedure, risks, and recovery process.
To make things a little easier for you, we’ve got introductions to our doctors down below! This way, you can have some insight into their abilities, credentials, and how they work with their patients before scheduling a consultation.
Illume Cosmetic Surgery and MedSpa Doctors
Dr. Blake is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery. He is the medical director of the Illume clinic located in Glendale, and performs his surgeries out of that clinic’s state-of-the-art, fully accredited surgery facility. As an active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he holds himself to the highest standards of patient welfare and surgical excellence.
Dr. Blake’s dedication to improving the lives of others extends beyond the operating room. He collaborates with Youth Chef Academy and the Milwaukee Boys and Girls Clubs to promote healthy eating and combat childhood obesity in the local community. Additionally, Dr. Blake volunteers his time internationally each year with the F.A.C.E. foundation, performing life-changing cleft lip and palate surgeries.
Dr. Korkos, voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Shepherd Express’ Best of Milwaukee 2022, has been practicing since 1996. He was initially board certified in 1998 and has since gone through re-certification in 2008 and 2018. He has served on multiple professional boards, including a recent term as the President of the Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons
With 80% of his practice focused on cosmetic procedures and 20% dedicated to reconstructive surgery, Dr. Korkos is committed to achieving outstanding results and providing his patients with the highest level of excellence.
Dr. Hussussian, a native of Milwaukee, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Illume Cosmetic Surgery. With over two decades of experience, he has established himself as a trusted and respected surgeon in the Milwaukee area.
Dr. Hussussian received his medical degree from Yale Medical School and completed his training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. He further honed his skills in microsurgical cancer reconstruction during his time at MD Anderson in Houston. His extensive training has equipped him with the knowledge and skills to offer a wide range of options for both his reconstructive and cosmetic patients. Dr. Hussussian takes great pride in his ability to provide personalized care and deliver exceptional results to his patients.
Dr. Dembny is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who skillfully individualizes treatments to his patients. He prides himself on offering patients with all the information they need to make smart choices, as well as providing a pleasant, personal experience. Dr. Dembny believes that plastic surgery should enhance a patients self-confidence and does everything he can to make your experience a positive one.
Dr. Dembny received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, and then had his plastic surgery fellowship at the Ohio State University. He received board certification in 2001 and has since been recertified in 2011.
Dr. Cusic understands the impact that plastic and reconstructive surgery can have on individuals, which is why it quickly transformed into her lifelong passion. Currently, Dr. Cusic is Board-Certified and practices plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face, body, breast, and hand.
Previous to Illume, Dr. Cusic completed her medical schooling at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and received a multitude of honors, scholarships, and awards for her achievement and research. She then went on to complete a 6-year residency training program at the Medical College of Wisconsin, a yearlong ASAPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) endorsed fellowship, and a 1-year hand surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Timothy Bruce is a passionate and dedicated plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is committed to helping his patients feel comfortable and confident in their own skin. Dr. Bruce’s impressive credentials include graduating with honors from the University of Wisconsin and completing his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He also served in the United States Navy as a Diving Medical Officer and trained in plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Dr. Bruce offers a wide range of cosmetic and restorative surgeries, including breast augmentation, facial aesthetic surgery, and cancer reconstruction. He is deeply committed to educating and empowering his patients, as well as listening carefully to their unique needs and concerns.
How to Schedule a Consultation with Illume Doctors
To get scheduled for a consultation with our doctors, you can either call or text our office at 414-439-3000, or you can fill out a form online and we will reach out to you as soon as possible! The demand for plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures has been very popular, so the earlier you contact us, the better! It is always best to plan a few months out if you are trying to hit your goals by a specific date. If you find that you would like to work with one of our doctors, contact us today! Illume Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa staff are always ready to answer any questions you may have.