Meet Your Doctor

ABFPRS-LogoDr. Julian W. Dixon currently serves as the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon to Illinois Advocate Masonic Hospital, Swedish Covenant Hospital, and Weiss Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Dixon received his bachelor of arts as a double major in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill school of Medicine. He was then selected for residency training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.

After his residency training Dr. Dixon was then selected for a highly competitive fellowship training with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He had the great fortune of working with one of the premier families in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The Glasgold group has pioneered and perfected techniques of rhinoplasty, and aging face rejuvenation.

Dr. Dixon is a double board certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon: Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; and Board Certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Dixon Resides in the heart of River North with his wife and three young boys.

 

Education/Training

  • Fellowship American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery -Glasgold Group
  • Residency-Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Internship
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • B.A. Philosophy and Political Science University of North Carolina

Research

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • “Characterizing the B cell chemokine receptor profile of chronic rhinosinusitis with and without polyps”
  • “Investigating the presence of fractalkine in samples of human tissue of patient with chronic rhinosinusitis with and without polyps”

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

  • “Characterizing the inflammatory response of well differentiated respiratory Epithelium to Parainfluenza virus type 3”
    Principal Investigator: Julian W. Dixon
    Preceptor: Craig A. Buchman MD Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Otology/Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery
    Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery UNC-SOM
  • “Managing data base of 600 patient outcomes of neck dissections for head and neck cancers” Principal Investigators: Mark Weisler MD, Adam Zanation MD Dept of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery UNC-SOM
  • “Assessing the Correlation between ATM heterozygosity and Breast Cancer”. Principal Investigator: Steven A Leadon Ph.D. former Professor, Division of Molecular Radiobiology University of North Carolina School of Medicine

University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Biological Sciences

“Motor function and membrane interaction of cytoplasmic dynein-dynactin complex of Neurospora Crassa”
Principal Investigator: Mike Plamman Ph.D. Assistant Professor, division of cell biology and biophysics. University of Missouri at Kansas City.

University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine

“Investigating patient perceptions of antibiotics”.
Principal Investigator: Mark Steele M.D. Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine

Publications

  • Julian Dixon, Mona Patadia, David Conley, Rakesh Chandra,
    Anju Peters, Lydia A Suh, Atsushi Kato, Roderick Carter,
    Kathleen Harris, Leslie Grammer, Robert Kern, and Robert Schleimer,
    “Evaluation of the presence of B-cell attractant chemokines in Chronic rhinosinusitis” AmJRhinol Allergy September 23 2009
  • Dixon J, Senior B, Reebye U, Cottrell D. “Rhinosinusitis: Diagnosis, Management and Dental Implications” Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society 50-52 Vol. 52/ No.4 Winter 2004.
  • Patel K, Poston A, Dixon J, Zhang L, Pickles R, Randell S, Buchman C. “Cytokine Induction by Parainfluenza Virus and Streptococcus Pneumoniae in Human Airway Epithelial Cells.” Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Volume 133, Issue 2, Pages P159-P159 2006

Presentations

  • Dixon J, “Evaluation of the presence of B-cell attractant chemokines in Chronic Rhinosinusitis” Lederer-Pierce Resident Research Competition Chicago Laryngology And Otology Association. Chicago, IL May 2009
  • Dixon J, Chandra R, Kern R. “Inverting Papilloma Associated with Oroantral Fistula” Middle Section Triological society meeting. Chicago, IL 2008
  • Patel K, Poston A, Dixon J, Zhang L, Pickles R, Randell S, Buchman C. “Cytokine Induction by PIV and Streptococcus pneumoniae in Human Airway Epithelial Cells” Poster presentation- AAO-HNSF 2005 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA 2005
  • Dixon J, Poston A, Pickles R, Zhang L, Randell S, Buchman C. “Proinflammatory Cytokine production of Well- differentiated Epithelial Cells in response to Parainfluenza 3 virus infection” Midwinter Research Meeting, Association for research in Otolaryngology, Daytona Beach FL, Feb, 23-27, 2004
  • Leight W, Dixon J, Poston A, Zhang L, Pickles R, Buchman C. “Cytokine Expression in a human middle ear epithelial cell line following respiratory syncytial virus infection” Presented at the Midwinter Research Meeting, Association for research in Otolaryngology, Daytona Beach FL, Feb, 23-27, 2004
  • Zanation A, Dixon J, Weisler M. “10 year outcomes review of 300 neck dissections” presented at 6th International Head and Neck Conference Washington, D.C. August 8th,2004
  • Dixon J “Assessing the Correlation between ATM heterozygosity and Breast Cancer” University of North Carolina School of Medicine Student Research Day, Jan 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Chicago Defender Men of Excellence award. 1/2015.
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center “MVP” Most Valuable Physician award, Feb, 2014
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • The University of North Carolina Medical Tuition Scholarship
  • OHNS Research Training Fellowship Grant
  • NIH supported grant for 1 year research training in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Howard A. Holderness Fellowship
  • Privately funded fellowship given to twelve students per year
  • John B. Graham Medical Student Research Society
  • Deans list (1996-1997)
    Golden Key National Honor Society (2000)

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
  • Associate Member 2005- present
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Associate Member 2008-present
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Philosophy Club (1995-1997)
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • School of Biological Sciences Student Government (1999-2000) Associate member
    Pre-Medical Society (1999-2000)

Personal Interests

Traveling, music production, golf, photography, basketball, weight training.