Kurt Q. Lu, MD

Kurt Q. Lu, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Dermatology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry - 2002
Internship:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center - 2003
Residency:
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center - 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

473 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

He is a very good doctor.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

He explains things so you can understand and takes time to answer your questions.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Easy going manner. Through exam and clear explanations to all my questions

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Lu is the best. He's truly trustworthy. He genuinely cares about my well being.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

He covers all areas of concern and gets to the root of the problem.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Very good explanations

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Friendly manner, quick with referral to another physician when appropriate

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Efficient

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Thorough. Collaborative. Patient. Empathetic. .

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Good doc. Attentive, can explain things well, seems to care

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He is thorough, explanations r easy to understand and great bedside manner.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Very good

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Careful, thoughtful, thorough

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Excellent in explaining issue and treatment while being pleasant and informative

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Engaging and down to earth, my kind of guy

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Love Dr Lu! He is an amazing and knowledgeable doctor who is very caring. He got to the root of my skin problem so fast! I have all the confidence in him!

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He's very easy to talk to regarding concerns and seems very knowledgeable.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He is very professional and takes good care of his patients.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He was amazing talking to him through the whole process. It’s a little uncomfortable during an exam, but we just chatted throughout keeping things nice and light. He was very nice.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Absolutely the best dermatologist

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He really nice and funny . My face got better with the ointment he gave me He is a really great dermatologist!!

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February 26, 2022

5.0

I trust him

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lu made what could’ve been a pretty uncomfortable exam very easy. Very personable and great bedside manner.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

The experience of seeing Dr. Lu can be summarized as following: Careful and comprehensive examination, clear diagnosis, precise prescription of medication, and thoughtful instructions. Dr. Lu is the wonderful doctor!

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Very best dermatologist that I have ever seen (and I am OLD!)

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lu is an excellent doctor. Friendly and was understanding. I am so thankful he made time to see me so quickly.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Very professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and made me feel at ease

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Dr Lu explains his treatment plan and allows time for feedback

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Very informational

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February 10, 2022

5.0

A great listener, thorough, I have a strong sense of confidence in his decision making, and I believe he has my best interest at heart and wants to help me.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Caring, patient, very thorough. Made sure I was very clear on procedures, findings and at home care.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring.

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December 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Lu is very smart, explains things clearly, and is clearly dedicated to his patients and profession.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He made me feel at ease and his assistant doctor was very easy to talk to

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor

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December 09, 2021

5.0

First visit with Dr. Lu. He was attentive and understanding. Listened to my questions and addressed my needs. I didn’t feel rushed through any part of the visit.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Such a kind hearted, caring, extremely knowledgeable doctor!

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Seems like a great doctor

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Very attentive, nice bedside manner, and professional.

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November 27, 2021

5.0

Great personality! Thorough! Caring!

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November 24, 2021

5.0

He was thorough and kind.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

He was really great, thorough and nice. Answered all my questions and have a lot of information

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Great

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November 06, 2021

5.0

I have been to 2 other dermatologists and Dr. Lu was th he 1st one th hat took the time to explain condition

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He is Extremely knowledgeable

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very competent concerned doctor.

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October 27, 2021

5.0

He’s very attentive

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Professional expertise and patient focus.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Besides being good, he is really nice!

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lu is very personable and thorough. I have absolute trust in his exams.

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October 13, 2021

5.0

He's decade to his job

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Got to the root of my problem and was able to figure out what was causing my skin rash by doing a biopsy. He felt because of where the rash was showing up it may not be from sun sensitivity. He is very knowledgeable and showed concern and kindness.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Really good explanations & details!

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Lu took the time and explained everything very clearly even after knowing I saw a Dr previously. My previous Dr at another facility did not take the time that Dr Lu did. I will continue seeing Dr Lu.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Prepared,extremely knowledgeable, patient centered care.

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October 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Lu is really smart. He answers questions in a way I can understand him. He’s never condescending. He clearly explains any adverse reactions I may have to my current medication and patiently answers any questions I have.

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October 02, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and informative

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Very personable Dr. Makes you feel very comfortable during exam.

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September 26, 2021

5.0

Friendly and professional

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September 19, 2021

5.0

He addressed my other health problem which led to the skin problem

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Very personable; listens; professional

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kurt Q. Lu was very very helpful in breaking down intentions, goals, and plans for treatment. Everything they displayed showed care and investment in my treatment and future outcome.

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Quality of care

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September 01, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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August 29, 2021

5.0

He’s great Friendly yet professional Explains the medical condition and treatment plan well

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August 29, 2021

5.0

He was on time, very communicative, kind and informative and did a great job removing something I needed to have removed.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor!!!! He explains the concerns that you have and how to care for them. he shows care and has compassion for his patients.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Kurt has consistently been one of the better doctors at NW I’ve experienced.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Dr Lu was kind, personable and informative as always.

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He is informative about my needs and keeps me in check with my skin. and is very comfortable to be around , I really like his informative

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lu was very kind and appeared to care about the symptoms that were bothering me, even though the root cause wasn’t immediately apparent. He prescribed meds to heal my skin first and took steps for followup investigation and check-up.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Very thorough. Explains everything he sees.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lu was very thorough and informative. I didn’t feel rushed at all. He also was well informed about last years visit. Sometimes drs. don’t remember anything about their patients but dr. Lu was great.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Listens and takes his time with patients. Explains everything well

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lu is very knowledgeable and answers questions patiently.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

nice and reassuring, seemed very knowledgeable and was thorough without wasting a lot of time

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

A complete professional who worked well with his intern. I careful listener and observer. His Prime concern was always on his patient.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Great quality care, with immediate answering of my follow up questions. With goals of healing my sad skin!

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July 17, 2021

5.0

HE CARES AND IT SHOWS :-)

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July 17, 2021

5.0

He is a professional, informative, and personable human

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Informative

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable great doctor!

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lu loves sharing his knowledge and explains everything he’s doing really well. He is friendly and kind and makes you feel welcome. And maybe most importantly, he’s really good at doing his job.

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July 11, 2021

5.0

He is professional and observant

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He listens and gives very clear instructions. I feel like he knows me.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Knowlegable

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June 22, 2021

5.0

The doctor has a great “bedside� manner and he took time to answer all our questions.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Friendly, thorough, and takes his time to address all questions.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He is kind & thorough! He was organized ready with my past skin cancers & the possible ones to check from before!

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Highly skilled

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June 09, 2021

5.0

He is a very good physician and keeps me informed of procedures and results.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Skilled, knowledgeable, sensitive and most importantly reviewed my record before speaking to me.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Excellent

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May 25, 2021

5.0

friendly, knowledgeable, caring!! I always feel he is on my side!

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lu is understanding to my skin problems, understands the underlying psychological issues I have and he welcomes me like a brother when I need skin care.....

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Because of the care that I was provided I would recommend anyone Dr. Lou because I know that they would get the same care and treatment that I did

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May 18, 2021

5.0

The Doctor knows his medicine! :)

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Professionalism at its finest!!!!

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, personable, professional

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Disclosures

Kurt Q. Lu, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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