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Who We Are

Glazer Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery combines top-notch surgical expertise with a full breadth of non-invasive alternatives to offer comprehensive anti-aging care to the face, neck and body. Dr. Glazer performs various types of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face, head, and neck.

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Chad A. Glazer, MD

Dr. Glazer is the only board-certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon in Porter and LaPorte counties. He attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2006. He continued at Johns Hopkins, where he did his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery with advanced training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 2006-2012. He started his career in 2012 working with the Franciscan Physicians Network. Dr. Glazer has offices in both Chesterton and Michigan City. Board certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, he is among an elite group of only 1,000 surgeons worldwide. He has written numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in his fields of expertise.

Dr. Glazer’s practice encompasses all aspects of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the head, face and neck including significant training and experience in caring for patients with hair loss and the art of hair transplantation. His expertise in facial rejuvenation includes facelifts, eyelid lifts, neck lifts, liposuction of the neck, functional and cosmetic nasal surgery, and minimally-invasive procedures such as cosmetic injectables and skin care regimens to combat the effects of aging. In addition, Dr. Glazer has a strong interest in the treatment and care of patients with skin cancer and defects related to skin cancer of the face, neck and scalp.

Dr. Glazer serves on the board of the LaPorte County Medical Society, on the board of the Franciscan Alliance Foundation, and the board of the Open Door Community Alliance.

Board Certifications:
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


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Susan Strefling, LE

Susan J. Strefling joins Glazer Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery with over 15 years practicing in the esthetics industry, largely in cosmetic dermatological and surgical practices.  After graduating from the prestigious Aveda Institute in Houston, TX, Susan has honed an arsenal of non-surgical skills and technical abilities, while expertly treating thousands of patients.  Her training founded an appreciation and understanding for a broad, holistic approach towards skin care and facial rejuvenation.  Susan is certified in a wide variety of professional grade cosmeceutical skin care lines, and is also a highly skilled Certified Laser Technician.

Susan’s scope of practice encompasses a wide range of esthetic services including detailed skin and facial analysis, collagen stimulation with micro needling, laser rejuvenation, microcurrent, medical grade facials and chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, and laser hair removal. She is also an expert in surgical and medical hair restoration. Working alongside Dr. Glazer, Susan’s extensive expertise and compassionate care allow her to achieve individualized, long-lasting, natural results for her patients.


Chelsey Weirich, LE

Chelsey Weirich joins Glazer Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery with more than 10 years of experience practicing as a Licensed Esthetician and certified makeup artist. Chelsey completed her esthetics training in Illinois in 2009 and has continued to advance her training through numerous continuing education programs. Over the past decade, she received additional training in advanced skin analysis, touch therapy, bioactive peels, and microdermabrasion at the International Dermal Institute of Chicago. 

 Chelsey’s scope of practice includes detailed skin and facial analysis, collagen stimulation with microneedling, medical grade facials and chemical peels, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, brow shaping, body waxing, and professional makeup techniques. She is also an expert in surgical and medical hair restoration.  Her well-rounded skill set in esthetics combined with her passion for makeup allows her to understand how to expertly manage the health of your skin. Chelsey works as a team with Dr. Glazer for a results-driven treatment plan that helps patients look as young as they feel.