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Chicago Plastic Surgeon Dr Michael Horn

Dr. Michael Horn, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Medical Director

Dr. Michael Horn is a fixture in the Chicagoland plastic surgery community. His combination of artistry, education, skill, compassion, and dedication make him one of America’s most respected plastic surgeons.

Over his 23+ year career, he’s performed more than 10,000 breast augmentation surgeries and either personally performed or overseen hundreds of thousands of other procedures. Dr. Horn believes patients should have options when deciding what procedures are best for their bodies. That’s why he makes sure the Michael Horn Center employs a versatile group of aesthetic specialists, patient coordinators, nurse injectors, and staff to ensure quality care and flexible treatment options for his patients.

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Nurse Injectors

Aesthetic Injector - Nicole Catalano, RN, BSN

Nicole Catalano, RN, BSN

Aesthetic Injector

After working in an ICU for 11 years, Nicole made the transition to aesthetic nurse injector.

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The attention to detail she learned in the ICU has given her the ability to apply that skill artistically to treatments on her patients. She aims to not only educate her patients but also to provide them with the tools needed to reach their aesthetic goals. Nicole is passionate about her field and loves to help her patients look and feel beautiful. When you look good you feel good! Nicole prides herself on providing treatments that yield natural-looking, beautiful results.

Aesthetic Injector - Cassie Krusich, MBA, LPN

Cassie Krusich, MBA, LPN

Aesthetic Injector

Cassie is a familiar face in our office. She spent 8 years as our Botox, Juvederm & Voluma representative.

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She loved facial aesthetics so much she pursued her Nursing licensure to perform the procedures herself and work directly with patients to help them achieve their beauty goals. While in school, she assisted us with our practice marketing, promotions, and patient experience. She is now a certified nursing professional and we are happy to welcome her back to the practice as one of our aesthetic providers. Cassie enjoys assisting patients to make subtle, yet impactful changes to their facial appearance to help them look like the best version of themselves. She is also a retired make-up artist, so don't be surprised if she offers you a pop of color to sport on your way out of the office post-procedure.


Aesthetician and Laser Technician - Irina Popova

Irina Popova

Aesthetician and Laser Technician

Understanding the frustration of problematic skin from her teenage years, Irina is passionate about helping each of her clients achieve their unique skincare goals. A native of Moscow, Russia, Irina studied business management before pursuing her true passion for skincare.

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After graduating from school for aesthetics in 2007, Irina has focused her learning on the medical side of aesthetics by gaining real-world experience with a med spa and plastic surgeon. Her love for aesthetics continues to grow in an ever-changing industry. Irina prides herself on continually expanding her knowledge to include the latest advances in skincare technology. Her primary goal is to address both the needs and concerns of each client, from custom facials to chemical peels and Microneedling.

Irina understands the need to educate each client on the treatment they are receiving so they feel comfortable and informed. She has extensive experience with multiple lasers and administering deep laser treatments like Profractional Lasers, C02 Lasers, and MicroLaserPeels. Irina also has years of experience with laser hair removal, as well as scar and vein treatments. She also enjoys working with body contouring devices, from radiofrequency for skin tightening to ultrasound for fat destruction. It’s important to love what you do and Irina prides herself on providing state-of-the-art skincare technology integrated with her passion for customizing skincare to achieve optimal results.

Patient Coordinators

Patient Coordinator - Quini Amma

Quini Amma

Patient Coordinator

As a patient coordinator, Quini is there right next to you throughout your journey and transformation.

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From the moment you walk into our facility, up until your post-operative surgical care, she will be there to help guide you and keep the whole experience fun and interactive. Quini comes from an extensive background in communications and media. She got her Masters in Communication from Loyola University and was a news reporter for CNN/NBC networks. She was originally hired as our Media Coordinator and switched into the coordinator position as she became more involved with patients and helping them through the surgical process. She can apply her communication skills to the job and feels as though she is a part of the patient’s journey. “Patient Coordinating is like storytelling in a sense. I get to help my patients write this part of their stories. It’s an honor that I get to be a part of this exciting chapter in their lives.” - Quini Amma

Patient Liaison - Alisa Strousberg

Alisa Strousberg

Patient Liaison

With over nine years of cosmetic surgery and aesthetic industries experience.

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Alisa re-joined Dr. Horn’s team in 2020, currently serving as a Patient Coordinator. In her role, Alisa helps patients understand a wide variety of cosmetic procedures and treatments, performs patient consultations, and helps guide patients through the surgical process. Outgoing, upbeat, and passionate about patient care, Alisa loves helping patients feel and look their best.

Before this position, Alisa worked as a Clinical Trainer for a cosmetic devices company, where she traveled extensively throughout the United States to plastic surgeons’ offices, medical spas, dermatologists, health care clinics, and OB-GYNs. There, she trained and educated doctors, nurses, estheticians, and other professionals in the aesthetic industries about non-invasive body contouring, including fat removal, skin tightening, and cellulite removal. Alisa began her career in the field of cosmetic surgery with Dr. Horn back in 2012. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling with her husband and two (soon to be three) children, exercising, and shopping with her friends.

From the initial consultation to the final follow-up exam, Dr. Horn and his staff provides compassionate treatment tailored to the specific needs and goals of each individual. Dr. Horn’s mastery and surgical skill in performing various face and body procedures, his dedication to patients’ safety, combined with his focus on unparalleled care and attention, make him one of the most sought-after surgeons in the Midwest. At his clinic, surgical options are paralleled by an array of non-invasive treatments and advanced technologies designed to help you rediscover your beauty potential.

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