We found 8 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Coventry near Grayslake, IL.

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Dr. Melinda Elizabeth Simon, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1475 E Belvidere Road; Suite 214
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Melinda Simon practices dermatology (skin disorders). She has indicated that her clinical interests include skin issues. Dr. Simon is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Simon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues

Dr. Lisa Yao Shen, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Dermatology
1475 E. Belvedere Road
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Lisa Shen is a pediatric dermatologist in Chicago, IL, Lake Forest, IL, and Grayslake, IL. Her clinical interests include skin issues. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shen is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's residency program. Dr. Shen is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , moles, acne, Hemangiomas, skin issues, atopic dermatitis

All Interests: Moles, Atopic Dermatitis, Hemangiomas, Acne, Laser Treatment, Skin Issues

Dr. Stephen William Ganshirt, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1475 E Belvidere Road; Suite 214
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Ganshirt practices general surgery in Lake Forest, IL and Grayslake, IL. These areas are among Dr. Ganshirt's clinical interests: gallbladder problems, breast cancer, and soft tissue tumor. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He trained at Providence Hospital, Southfield for his residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ganshirt is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Gallbladder Problems, Soft Tissue Tumor, Hernia, Skin Lesions, Breast Cancer

Dr. Marc D Posner, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1475 E. Belvidere Road; Pavilion A: Cancer Center/physical Therapy Building
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Marc Posner is a radiation oncology specialist in Grayslake, IL and Lake Forest, IL. These areas are among Dr. Posner's clinical interests: esophageal cancer, bladder cancer, and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. Dr. Posner is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Tumor, Gynecologic Cancer, Anal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Joy Lynn Coleman, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1475 E. Belvidere Road; Pavilion A: Cancer Center/physical Therapy Building
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Joy Coleman works as a radiation oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Coleman include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She has an open panel. Dr. Coleman's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Tumor, Gynecologic Cancer, Anal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Parthiv S Shah, MD
Specializes in Other, Allergy & Immunology
1475 E Belvidere Road; Suite 212
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Parthiv Shah is a specialist in allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Shah's residency was performed at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Vista Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis, eczema

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Food Allergy, Sinusitis, Hay Fever, Asthma

Edward Arthur Schulz
Specializes in Podiatry
1170 E. Belvidere Road; Suite 203
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Edward Schulz specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and practices in Mundelein, IL and Grayslake, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Schulz include hammer toe, heel pain, and orthotics. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. His training includes a residency program at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , calluses, corns

All Interests: Orthotics, Athlete's Foot, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hammer Toe, Ingrown Toenails, Diabetes, Nail ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene A Pomeranets, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
500 Park Avenue; Suite 104
Lake Villa, IL
 

Dr. Eugene Pomeranets specializes in family medicine and practices in Lake Villa, IL. His areas of clinical interest consist of skin issues and general care. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. Dr. Pomeranets attended medical school at Belarussian State Medical University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pomeranets takes. Dr. Pomeranets is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues, General Care

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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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