We found 7 providers with an interest in skin issues near Chicago Heights, IL.

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Dr. Vivek Iyengar, MD
Specializes in Dermatology, Other
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Vivek Iyengar is a dermatology (skin disorders) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Iyengar include dermabrasion, tattoo removal, and restylane. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Iyengar is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including TRICARE, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Baylor University Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Iyengar's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Botox Injection, Laser Resurfacing, Sclerotherapy, Laser Hair Removal, Chemical ... (Read more)

Dr. Edmund Chun Ying Chow, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Edmund Chow is a physician who specializes in dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Chow's clinical interests include hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), laser resurfacing, and mole removal. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Chow graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , melasma, acne scars

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Botox Injection, Laser Resurfacing, Venous Disease, Mohs Surgery, Hyperhidrosis, Mole ... (Read more)

Dr. May J Chow, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. May Chow sees patients in Olympia Fields, IL and Chicago Heights, IL. Her medical specialty is surgical dermatology. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, Dr. Chow attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Chow's areas of expertise include the following: facial problems, rosacea, and dermabrasion. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for TRICARE, Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and more. Dr. Chow is conversant in Chinese. She is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rosacea, melasma, acne, skin issues, acne scars

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Lip Implants, Sclerotherapy, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, YAG Laser Surgery, Facial ... (Read more)

Dr. William Beatty Evans, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
Matteson, IL
 

Dr. William Evans' medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Evans's clinical interests include TCA peel, rosacea, and jessner peel. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rosacea, acne, acne scars

All Interests: Botox Injection, Laser Resurfacing, Hair Transplant, Injectable Fillers, Juvederm, Laser Hair ... (Read more)

Dr. William J Ennis, MBA, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Wound Care
20201 Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. William Ennis, who practices in Olympia Fields, IL, Chicago, IL, and Evergreen Park, IL, is a medical specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and wound care. His clinical interests include diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers (bedsores), and vasculitis. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ennis honors. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Largo Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers (bedsores)

All Interests: Wounds, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Lower Extremity Problems, Pressure Ulcers, Vasculitis

Dr. Jeffery Stuart Flagg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1820 Ridge Road; Suite 301
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Jeffery Flagg is a plastic surgeon. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Flagg's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Haytham Mansour, PhD
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Haytham Mansour practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Mansour's areas of expertise include warts, bunion surgery, and amputees. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Franciscan Alliance. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, diabetic ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Warts, Heel Surgery, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Shockwave Therapy, Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

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What are Skin Issues?

The skin is the largest organ in the body, protecting and covering our more sensitive inner organs. Considering its size and that it is constantly exposed to the elements, the skin is usually relatively problem-free. However that doesn’t mean that issues don’t come up from time to time that might need the help of a professional. The most common skin issues that people seek medical help with are cosmetic issues, acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and skin growths.

Professional cosmetic skin treatments exist to treat wrinkles, scars, dark spots, remove excess hair, tone and tighten skin, and otherwise improve the appearance of the skin. They may use lasers, light therapy, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or many other forms of skin treatment.

Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, most commonly on the face or back. The clogged follicles can then become infected and inflamed. Treatments include antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, and retinoid creams.

Eczema is dry, sensitive skin that causes an itchy red rash, often in response to specific triggers. It is common in childhood but can sometimes last into adulthood. The main treatment involves keeping skin well moisturized.

Dermatitis is the medical name for any kind of skin inflammation or rash. Rashes can happen because of an allergy or contact with an irritating substance. They may be red, itchy, or even painful. They are often treated with antihistamines or moisturizing creams containing cortisone.

Psoriasis is patches of thick, red skin that is covered in silvery scales. It is often itchy and sore. Psoriasis is thought to be caused by an immune disorder, and it runs in families. Psoriasis is not contagious. There is no cure, but there are medicated creams available to treat the symptoms.

Skin growths, including warts and moles, are usually not serious. However, some skin growths should be examined by a doctor to make sure they don’t cause problems in the future. Warts are harmless, rough, bumpy growths caused by a viral infection. They occur most often on the hands and feet. Because they are caused by a virus, they are contagious. Moles are brown or black spots that are sometimes raised slightly from the surface of the skin. They happen when clumps of pigment cells form in a cluster instead of spread out. Moles are harmless except that they are more vulnerable to cancer than other parts of the skin. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and its risk increases with sun exposure and fair skin tone.

Skin issues can be embarrassing or irritating, but most are minor and can be treated without serious problems. Some, however, can be a sign of a more significant issue, so it is important to see a doctor for anything out of the ordinary.
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