Benjamin R. Marks, MD

4.8 
1017 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Dermatology

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
Yale University School of Medicine - 2009
Internship:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2010
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2013

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.8
4.8 
1017 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.8
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.8
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.7
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

126 Reviews
June 30, 2019

great

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June 27, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Marks and I must say that I am very impressed with the care he provided me.

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June 21, 2019

good service by physician.

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June 20, 2019

I never complete surveys. I was SO happy with our experience with Dr. Marks that I had to fill this out and will highly recommend him to other parents. The care he showed my daughter who was very scared about having her warts treated was remarkable. He was friendly, asked questions about her camp, showed gentleness when handling her warts, and generally just made a potentially awful experience a very positive one. He has excellent bedside manner.

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May 22, 2019

Dr. Marks is wonderful! My Mom has been going to him for 5 years now, and that is why I choose to go to him too. Very warm and caring Dr., Dr. Marks is the best!

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May 16, 2019

I feel fortunate to have been able to see Dr. Marks. I have a high level of confidence in his skills and integrity.

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May 15, 2019

*Dr. Marks put my kids @ ease & provided exceptional care to them (I had twins in the office both with appointments that day).

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May 13, 2019

dr. marks has been great and has helped my condition. I actually have recommended Dr Marks to a friends and family

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May 13, 2019

Dr. B Marks and his staff are superior

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May 10, 2019

Everyone was very professional.

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April 27, 2019

Dr. Marks was friendly, engaged in my health issue, and communicated well.

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April 12, 2019

Dr. Marks and his staff were excellent! I'm very confident I am receiving the best care in the North Shore.

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April 11, 2019

Dr. Marks has a great manner with which he treats patients. He is not an alarmist and makes me feel at ease. I tend to worry a lot about my health and skin in particular and he takes his time, is very conservative and realistic about my care. He is willing to work with me to ease my worries and will see me anytime I am concerned about a mole. I always leave my appointments feeling relieved and calm and he always talks to me in a way that is easy to understand and kind. He never makes me feel stupid for asking questions or being worried.

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April 10, 2019

once again...great Northwestern doctor and facility

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March 30, 2019

great

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March 19, 2019

dr marks has been very good

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March 08, 2019

*Dr. Marks is GREAT. Both my sons get treated by him and I've recommended him to others.

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March 05, 2019

Dr Marks was thorough and caring. I have referred numerous people to him

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March 04, 2019

great bedside manner/very personable

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March 01, 2019

Dr Marks is very good! Explains carefully and answers questions. Never seems hurried

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February 25, 2019

Dr. (Benjamin) Marks was professional, personable, courteous, and efficient. A great health care practitioner. I had a mole that had changed color. It was removed expeditiously and autopsied. Office called about a week later as a follow up that it was benign.

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February 24, 2019

a very relaxed and efficient experience

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February 23, 2019

NO dermatologist is better then B. Marks!

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February 22, 2019

love Dr Marks!

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February 15, 2019

Dr. Marks seems extremely competent.

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February 10, 2019

good

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February 02, 2019

Dr. Marks is always excellent.

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January 27, 2019

Dr. B Marks is excellent. I have recommended him to several friends and family.

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January 26, 2019

Dr. Marks is caring and highly skilled, with a light touch that is both art and expertise. Thanks to him, I look and feel my best.

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January 20, 2019

Dr. Marks has a friendly demeanor, attentive listener and excellent descriptions of conditions affecting the patient.

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January 20, 2019

never had such a short wait for a dermatology appointment. Won't dread coming back in a year for another checkup.

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January 17, 2019

Dr. marks is very friendly and personable. he is also professional and knowledgeable. I like how efficient he is. a few things I asked about could have been explained a little bit more, but they weren't something to worry about so I guess it isn't a big deal. I didnt know what would happen after a minor treatment was done when I left the office. So, I had to send a message asking about it the next day when i was concerned. the message was quickly responded to though. also, in general, i would like to know if there is anything I can do to improve when I go to doctor or have a 30-60 second summary; however, it could be my fault fault for not asking.

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January 17, 2019

Excellent diagnosis and treatment-it is helping very much.

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January 16, 2019

I really feel confident with the care and information received. Myself, daughter and son all see Dr for various issues.

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January 15, 2019

Dr. Marks is professional and a very nice guy.

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January 15, 2019

Excellent Service

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January 14, 2019

Dr Marks is A+ would recommend him and intend on coming back

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January 12, 2019

good

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January 11, 2019

always a good experience when seeing Dr Marks

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December 15, 2018

He is excellent. He takes time to address any concerns you have, explains things, and is concerned about overall health. makes you feel very comfortable. I would definitely recommend him and have already done so.

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December 14, 2018

Very good

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December 08, 2018

Dr. Marks is a kind person and a great physician, he's helped me immensely.

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December 08, 2018

Outstanding medical doctor.

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December 02, 2018

I love Dr. Marks!

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November 17, 2018

wonderful bedside manner, very comfortable and confident in Dr. Marks.

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November 17, 2018

really appreciate being seen with little notice!!

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November 15, 2018

Dr Marks is superb!

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November 15, 2018

Very nice, listened, and felt very confident in his understanding and desire to help.

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October 31, 2018

Dr Marks is an excellent doctor. Great demeanor. Extremely patient with my 16 year old adolescent son.

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October 19, 2018

Dr Marks spent time with us, addressing each of our identified problems. He gave us treatment options for my child's acne... allowing us to decide. He was great, and far less rushed this time than he usually is!!

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October 19, 2018

I think Dr. Marks is the best!!!! I have told the world about him, so it's a little trickier to get in quickly to see him. He is so professional, and brilliant. I trust him with everything related to dermatology!

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October 18, 2018

Really nice pleasant knowledgeable gentleman.

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October 18, 2018

Dr. Marks is the best

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October 14, 2018

Dr Marks is an excellent physician and has excellent bedside manner.

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October 14, 2018

I would highly recommend Dr. Marks.

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October 07, 2018

Dr. Marks is very friendly and makes getting shots of Botox in my head non painful by engaging in conversation.

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October 07, 2018

Dr. Marks is a wonderfully kind man. He truly cares about patients and always answers my questions with courtesy.

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September 17, 2018

Good

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September 14, 2018

Could easily have given 5's.

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September 02, 2018

I have only the highest praise for Dr. Benjamin Marks. He is thorough, compassionate coveys true concern for my condition at nd my lfe circumstances. Northwestern and I are well served by him.

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August 27, 2018

Dr B. Marks is excellent. I have recommended him to several friends. One close friend did visit Dr. B. Marks and agreed Dr. Marks is excellent.

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August 20, 2018

I absolutely love Dr. Marks.

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August 19, 2018

OVERALL GOOD EXPERIENCE

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August 07, 2018

Excellent care by Dr. Benjamin Marks. I would always like to spend more time with the fine MD's at Northwestern.

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August 07, 2018

good

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August 06, 2018

I would highly recommend Dr. Marks.

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August 03, 2018

Dr. Marks is great in all respects.

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July 31, 2018

Dr was outstanding! great bedside manner and very thorough.

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July 23, 2018

Dr. Marks is fantastic. He makes good eye contact, listens and gives very clear answers. I like his professionalism and direct approach.

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July 05, 2018

felt a little rushed...

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June 21, 2018

I came to visit family. I live in Nashville. I make sure to visit *Dr. Marks. *Dr. Marks is the best derm. ever. He is patient, kind, knowledgeable. I always use *Dr. Marks when I'm visiting Chicago.

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June 20, 2018

He is the expert. I am going to do what he suggests.

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June 14, 2018

Dr. Marks was excellent! He was so calm and put me and my daughter at ease about the procedure. She felt nothing and it went so smoothly.

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June 14, 2018

Excellent doctor.

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June 09, 2018

Dr. Marks is a caring professional who exhibits tremendous knowledge of his specialty and does not hesitate to spend the necessary amount of time with the patient to fully cover any issues.

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June 02, 2018

dr marks was terrific. competent interactive and professional. all visits should be as satisfying as this one. very happy.

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May 28, 2018

Dr. Marks did an excellent job from beginning to end.

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May 27, 2018

GOOD

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May 18, 2018

Dr marks is thorough and caring. I feel I am receiving excellent care and well informed regarding my condition

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May 18, 2018

I have already recommended the doctor to my wife, who will be seeing him next week.

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May 18, 2018

This was my first visit with Dr. Marks and I was very impressed. He came highly recommended and I can see why. He is friendly and very easy to talk to and I felt totally relaxed. He is obviously highly intelligent and skilled, yet he has the ability to explain things clearly. He also anticipated some of my questions before I could ask them! It is so reassuring to have a great dermatologist.

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May 16, 2018

I was incredibly impressed by Dr. Marks' care and concern for my son. He was friendly, showed care and compassion, and offered to be available outside of office hours at any time needed. That's such a rare gesture, and made me feel so much better, especially since we are talking about a baby. I couldn't be more appreciative of this experience and impressed by Dr. Marks.

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May 14, 2018

Dr. Mark's is highly intelligent, very professional and a superior individual. He cares for his patients.

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May 12, 2018

I find his approach friendly but rapid. I feel I am just another case rather than a person.

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May 10, 2018

He was exceptional.

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May 01, 2018

I was pleased with the visit and care.

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April 28, 2018

Dr Marks is the best! Knowlegeable, personal and compassionate. Perfect team, I am lucky to be under their care.

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April 23, 2018

Dr. Marks is the best doctor I've ever had.

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April 21, 2018

Dr Marks is wonderful and makes you feel very comfortable

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April 20, 2018

Dr. Marks always makes time to take my questions.

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April 19, 2018

Dr. Marks has become quite approachable, which makes interacting with him comfortable.

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April 18, 2018

Excellent experience

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April 09, 2018

I have taken my son to another dermatologist before Dr. Marks and within the first minute of being with him, Dr. Marks really made us feel like he was concerned and had my son's best interest in mind. The way he talked to my son and connected with him was incredible! In the past, my son slouches in the seat with his down almost like he is ashamed, but Dr. Marks made him feel so comfortable and confident with the treatment plan.

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April 06, 2018

dr Mark's is excellent. we have recommended him to a number of friends.

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March 26, 2018

Dr. Marks is an excellent clinician and I have great confidence in him because He explains everything to you and listens to your concerns.

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March 26, 2018

I already recommended a friend.

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March 22, 2018

I feel like he knows me. I am not just a number

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March 22, 2018

Dr. Marks is great. He seems very knowledgable. He has excellent "bedside manor", and explains things very well.

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March 12, 2018

Dr. B. Marks was superior in all aspects.

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March 09, 2018

Dr. Marks is excellent. Would that more doctors treat patients as he does.

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March 05, 2018

good

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March 03, 2018

professional and personal. helped me beyond what i was looking for

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March 02, 2018

first experience with care provider doctor. I will return to him because he took good care and the location is perfect to my home.

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March 01, 2018

enjoyed Dr Marks. he addressed my concerns. gave me explanations and a rx for Med he told me what to watch out for and when I should return for annual and also if I had a concern. Very pleased with Dr and the exam.

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February 26, 2018

Very personable, warm and engaging.

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February 25, 2018

we liked and trusted Dr Marks. He is a good physician

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February 18, 2018

very good

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February 11, 2018

Dr. Marks always exudes medical expertise; patience with my questions; and the ability to clearly explain his recommendations.

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February 09, 2018

good experience

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February 07, 2018

Dr. Marks has been fantastic. I have had the issue for 27 years and has been looked at and treated by many doctors and his treatment is working (knock on wood). he is a positive and friendly and fits me in his schedule always. I have recommended him to a few people already.

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February 06, 2018

great experience. Doctor was very caring and personable

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February 03, 2018

DR Marks is very professional and has a great ability to communicate

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January 27, 2018

I have told ALL of Glenview about Dr. Marks. His expertise is bar none and his ability to talk with patients and relate is sensational!

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January 20, 2018

Great

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January 20, 2018

Dr. Marks really makes a full body exam comfortable. They can be embarrassing! He is thorough and I like that I am not just standing for the whole exam, plus I like the moving chair!

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January 20, 2018

outstanding

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January 19, 2018

Dr. Marks was recommended and rightly so.

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January 18, 2018

Two things I appreciated: Dr. Marks did not think I was wrong to worry and he did not talk down to me. I am an intelligent person and appreciate a respectful conversation! I felt as ease to ask questions.

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January 16, 2018

great staff!!!

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January 16, 2018

Dr. Benjamin Marks was incredibly knowledgeable and personal. He was straightforward with me about what my condition was, how he best saw fit to treat it, how to include my OB in the treatment plan, and what I could expect moving forward. He was also really encouraging to me sharing a little of his experience as a parent.

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January 14, 2018

My dermatologist was terrific.

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January 13, 2018

Dr. B Marks is exceptional. A great person and doctor.

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January 12, 2018

Dr. Marks is a paradigm for a great professional and I have referred several friends to him

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January 06, 2018

Dr. Marx was excellent!

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December 27, 2017

Dr. Marks is a great doctor. He is friendly yet professional. He is extremely knowledgeable in his field; I always ask him questions and he answers them. He also demonstrates care for his patients. I always feel comfortable with him. Plus, he is funny.

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December 12, 2017

dr marks went above and beyond my expectations.. i felt really confident is his skills and i felt like he treated me like my personal dr.. and by that i mean he treated me with great compassion.. he worked through every single one of my concerns and explained to me what he felt was occuring to me and how i should treat it. he was not overwhelmed by my problems but actually ready to solve them head on. on a separate note he was humorous and quick witted which put me in a good mood and helped me forget my fears for a moment. i found him kind of hopeful.. just awesome

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