Visitor restrictions are in place due to COVID-19. Review the latest information about the virus and how you can help by donating funds.

Notice of Privacy Incident. Learn More.

Dermatologist examining a woman’s face

Dermatology

Our dermatologists pride themselves on working with patients to find the best individualized treatment for their skin conditions, including eczema and skin allergies.

Our Approach to High-Quality Dermatology Care

Northwestern Medicine offers general medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, adolescent dermatology and cosmetic dermatology services to help you keep your skin healthy and looking its best. Your skin is your body’s largest organ and keeping it healthy is important, not just for how you look and feel about yourself but also for your overall health and well-being. Our physicians understand that good health includes your body’s surface and know that skin health and appearance are important not only to your self-image, but to your general health as well.


Meet the Teams

DEP-201308-LBP2838-2
Northwestern Medicine dermatologists pride themselves on working with patients to find the best individualized treatment for their skin conditions, including eczema and skin allergies.

The Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University

The Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University prides itself on its service to patients, working with patients to find the best individualized treatment for their skin conditions. Ranked among the best dermatology departments in the country, we offer multidisciplinary clinics where specialists from other disciplines see patients alongside our dermatologists. We also offer the services of highly skilled surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists who are specialists in the treatment of melanoma.

Learn more about the Department of Dermatology Clinics.

Research and academics

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Dermatology conducts intensive research focusing on basic laboratory investigation of skin inflammation, skin cancer, keratinocyte biology, wound healing, epithelial stem cell research, cutaneous aging, and translational projects to develop new therapies. The Department of Dermatology also offers multiple fellowships, a dermatology residency and a combined residency in dermatology and medicine.

Conditions

Treatments

better-banner-mom

On a Relentless Pursuit of Better Medicine

Our integrated health system is dedicated to helping you get back to you. We provide compassionate care and leading-edge treatments throughout Chicagoland.


Related Resources

  • New Patient Questionnaire: Brief questionnaire on new patient medical history.
  • Health History Form: Brief questionnaire on current patient medical history.
  • Northwestern University Department of Dermatology: The Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is committed to education, research, advocacy, and care related to diseases of the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes.
  • National Psoriasis Foundation: The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is a non-profit organization with a mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.
  • National Rosacea FoundationThe National Rosacea Society (NRS) is the world's largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of the estimated 16 million Americans who suffer from this widespread but poorly understood disorder.
  • Severe Eczema in Children Linked to Multiple Comorbid ConditionsIn a recent study, researchers set out to determine the impact of eczema severity on the development of these disorders and other non-atopic comorbidities in atopic dermatitis. (The Dermatologist, September 2013)