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We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept WEA Insurance Group PPO near Westchester, IL.

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Dr. Brandi M Kenner-Bell, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Brandi Kenner-Bell works as a pediatric dermatologist. She is especially interested in acne and laser treatment. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Kenner-Bell performed her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Kenner-Bell's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, skin issues

All Interests: Vascular Disease, Acne, Laser Treatment, Skin Issues, Skin Surgery

Dr. Sarah Lynn Chamlin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Sarah Chamlin practices pediatric dermatology in Chicago, IL, New Lenox, IL, and Northbrook, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Chamlin include hemangioma. Dr. Chamlin is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She graduated from Rush Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Chamlin trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chamlin accepts. Dr. Chamlin's 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
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Annette Wagner practices pediatric dermatology in Westchester, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. She has a special interest in port-wine stains and hemangioma. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Wagner graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Arizona Health Sciences Center and the University Medical Center, Tucson. Dr. Wagner has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. She speaks French. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wagner's office for an appointment.

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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
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Bahram Rahmani works as an ophthalmologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Rahmani include diplopia (double vision), strabismus, and glaucoma. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rahmani honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He welcomes new patients. After attending Shiraz University of Medical Sciences for medical school, Dr. Rahmani completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. He speaks Persian.

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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
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Janice Zeid's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Zeid's areas of expertise include strabismus, glaucoma, and retinoblastoma. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Zeid completed a residency program at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Zeid is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is open to new patients.

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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.