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We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Great-West Healthcare Open Access near Northbrook, IL.

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Dr. Anthony John Mancini, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Anthony Mancini is a pediatric dermatologist in Chicago, IL and Northbrook, IL. Dr. Mancini's clinical interests encompass hemangioma, skin infection, and atopic dermatitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mancini accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Mancini completed his residency training at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Mancini's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hemangiomas, skin infection, atopic dermatitis, skin cancer, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Hemangiomas, Skin Infection, Skin Cancer, Laser Treatment, Skin Lesions

Dr. Amy Susan Paller, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Amy Paller is a specialist in pediatric dermatology. She works in Chicago, IL and Northbrook, IL. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Paller has a special interest in psoriasis and eczema. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Paller honors. Dr. Paller attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Paller is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ichthyosis, skin issues, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, eczema

All Interests: Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Skin Issues, Ichthyosis, Psoriasis

Dr. Sarah Lynn Chamlin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Sarah Chamlin is a pediatric dermatology specialist. She is especially interested in hemangioma. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chamlin's education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , port-wine stains, Hemangiomas, skin issues

All Interests: Hair Problems, Laser Treatment, Nail Issues, Skin Issues, Port-Wine Stains, Hemangiomas

Dr. Annette M Wagner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Annette Wagner is a pediatric dermatologist in Westchester, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Before completing her residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center and the University Medical Center, Tucson, Dr. Wagner attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wagner include port-wine stains and hemangioma. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wagner accepts. She has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. She speaks French. Dr. Wagner's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Wagner welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , port-wine stains, congenital nevi, Hemangiomas, birthmark, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Birthmark, Laser Treatment, Skin Surgery, Congenital Nevi, Skin Lesions, Tumor, Port-Wine Stains, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bahram Rahmani, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Bahram Rahmani is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: diplopia (double vision), strabismus, and glaucoma. Dr. Rahmani is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Dr. Rahmani attended Shiraz University of Medical Sciences for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Rahmani speaks Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Hemangiomas

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Hemangiomas, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Janice Lasky Lasky, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Janice Zeid is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. She works in Chicago, IL, Forest, IL, and Northbrook, IL. These areas are among Dr. Zeid's clinical interests: strabismus, glaucoma, and retinoblastoma. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Her practice is open to new patients. Her education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

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Relevant Interests: , Hemangiomas

All Interests: Tumor, Retinoblastoma, Hemangiomas, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Strabismus, Eye Problems

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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.