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Meet Dr. Dahlia Rice - DMR Aesthetics Chicago

Meet Dr. Rice

Plastic Surgeon Chicago Dr Dahlia Rice
Plastic Surgeon Chicago – Dr Dahlia Rice

Dr. Dahlia Rice is a highly accomplished and dedicated medical professional. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL, graduating in May 2013. Prior to this, she pursued her medical education at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL, where she laid the foundation for her medical career from August 2009 to 2011.

Dr. Rice’s commitment to advancing her knowledge is evident in her academic achievements. She holds a Master of Science in Biomedical Science with a concentration in Neurology, earned in August 2008 from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.

Her academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on Anatomy, at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, where she graduated in December 2005. This early foundation in biological sciences laid the groundwork for her future success in the medical field.

Building upon her solid foundation in medicine, Dr. Dahlia Rice further specialized in Integrated Plastic Surgery through a rigorous residency program. She successfully completed her Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY, from July 2016 to June 2020. During this time, she honed her skills and gained comprehensive expertise in the intricacies of plastic surgery, solidifying her position as a skilled practitioner in this specialized field.

Prior to her plastic surgery residency, Dr. Rice completed her General Surgery Residency, PGY 1-3, at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. This initial training, from June 2013 to June 2016, provided her with a broad understanding of surgical principles and procedures like chin liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tuck and labiaplasty.

She has now opened her private plastic surgery practice DMR Aesthetics Chicago.  Keep up to date with our plastic surgery blog

Marie Claire Online
Elle Magazine Online
InStyle Magazine Online
Cosmo Magazine Online
Byrdie Online
GQ Online
Yahoo Online


Board Certification – American Board Plastic Surgery Dec 2021 – Present
Wisconsin Medical License May 2020 – Present
Illinois Medical License July 2020 – Present
ACLS, ATLS, BLS 2013 – Present


Milwaukee Top Doctor Award 2022 

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Milwaukee Magazine TopDoc

Resident Teaching Award 2016

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Resident Teaching Award 2015

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Rice DM, Bjorklund KA, Amalfi AN. “Pediatric Digital Necrosis Secondary to Dressing Application: A Case Series”. Plastic Surgery The
Meeting. 2017.
Rice DM, Ching K, Gambhir S, Woo E. “Residual Cancer Found on Re-excision for Close and Positive Margins After Breast Conservation for
Early Stage Breast Cancer: A single institution review”. American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference. 2014.

Local/Regional Meetings

Rice DM, Myers PL, Amalfi AN. “Women in Plastic Surgery”. University of Rochester, Inclusion and Diversity Conference. 2018.
Rice DM, Dow SW. “Intra-renal autologous mesenchymal stem cell injection therapy for renal failure in feline”. Colorado State University,
College of Veterinarian Biomedical Science Annual Research Day. 2009.

Grand Rounds Presentations

Facial Reanimation. University of Rochester Division of Plastic Surgery. 2017.
No Pain, No Gain: Enhanced Recovery After Plastic Surgery. University of Rochester Division of Plastic Surgery. 2018.
Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. University of Rochester Division of Plastic Surgery. 2019.

  • I love my breast augmentation and am so excited Dr Rice has opened a clinic in Chicago!

    – T.M

  • I have been a patient of Dr. Rice for years. I am so pleased with the results from the brow lift, eye lids, and deep laser skin resurfacing. She is extremely skilled and meticulous, and offers state of the art services and products. I am so happy her new clinic is in Chicago so I can remain a patient of hers.

    – L. Ambrose

  • I am so happy to see that Dr. Rice has opened up her own clinic in Chicago. I have worked with her for years. She fixed my lips and does an amazing job every time!

    – P. Bernal

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