Raj J. Chovatiya, MD, PhD

Raj J. Chovatiya, MD, PhD

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Primary Specialty

Dermatology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine - 2016
Internship:
Yale-New Haven Medical Center - 2017
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2020

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant 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 

410 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya and his team diagnosed my rare skin issue after my first visit. Both Dr. C and Dr. Quan (sp) calmly and thoroughly explained my diagnosis and next steps. I feel they truly care about me as an individual and are determined to get me the best treatment possible.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

He is great, focused and explained the situation I came in for.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Very professional an friendly.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He has the best bedside manner. He makes me feel extremely comfortable regardless of how uncomfortable/delicate the situation is. I would recommend him a100x over.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Es la primera ves que me atiende pero me gusto que va directo al grano creo que sabe muy bien lo que hace en busca del mejor tratamiento posible para mi condición médica

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March 08, 2022

5.0

I have seen improvements on my skin.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very dedicated and superior in his field.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly, shows empathy

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Very understanding and thorough with his examination . Explains procedures and prognosis

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March 01, 2022

5.0

He is a doctor I feel that I can trust. He offers excellent suggestions and exemplary care!

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, friendly, excellent care

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Thorough. Caring, listens

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya asked questions, listened, was thorough, explained things clearly. 

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable .

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya was very nice and empathetic. He didn’t seem rushed and he explained things very clearly to me.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

I feel comfortable with Dr Chovatiya. He does a great job of listening to my concerns and offering solutions. Always explains things in a way I can understand too

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Chovatiya is brilliant and personable at the same time. I look forward to interacting with him because he actually listens to me. He does everything he says he is going to do and is just as excited about my progress as I am. He is so knowledgeable about his sub specialty and is interested in his patients getting better.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Kind, knowledgeable, and he helped me.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Very good care. Personable

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January 31, 2022

5.0

I had a great experience with the doctor, who took his time during the examination, was thoughtful, and candid and mellow in his approach.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya diagnosed and treated a condition that mystified five previous dermatologists. Plus, he's caring, compassionate and down to earth.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

He truly cares about his patients.

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Because he is professional, friendly, efficient, knowledgeable, and advancing this care field through ongoing research. I support that.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

, very friendly and thorough

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December 24, 2021

5.0

Explained the treatment and further treatment.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Great staff who truly want to help you be well

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very kind and knowledgable and great patient care and sensitivity.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

He's very personable and explains everything in a way that I could understand.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

He answered my concerns, did a biopsy without even feeling it. I like him.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring and expert technique when doing g a procedure even when he was a Resident. Always listens and very thorough in his answers and advice.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Attentive and excellent!

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October 22, 2021

5.0

He is very professional, friendly, and thoroughly discussed my treatments with me. I completely trust him because it is obvious that he cares about his patients.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Great bed side manner, speaks so you can understand what he trying to say, make a plan for your condition with follow ups.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Very nice and brilliant

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October 15, 2021

5.0

He is nice and welcoming and answered all my questions

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September 22, 2021

5.0

He's professional, clear in information, thorough, and gives hope with treatment options.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Very caring and concerned.

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September 19, 2021

5.0

Very amiable along with his erudite capacity to reactively respond to relevant questions.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya is very pleasant and quite thorough. My interaction with him was unhurried and most informative.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Kind, thoughtful, thorough

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Great disposition and very detailed un his explanations.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Great doctor, listened and treated

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Raj was very polite and professional

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August 30, 2021

5.0

His manner is very caring

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Super nice and caring

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Excelente

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Nice bedside manner, knowledgeable, and timely.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

For the same reasons mentioned above. He went i believe above and beyond with helping me out and keeping me calm throughout

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya is extremely friendly, thorough, and knowledgeable. There was a resident and a medical student working with him that day, and he treated them both with a lot of respect and kindness.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya is the smartest doctor we have encounter at Northwestern Medicine. Truly amazing beside manner and knowledgeable.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya came highly recommended to me as a new patient and it was very clear why. He is very professional, caring and experienced. He listened carefully to all of my concerns, gave good, sound advice and answered my questions to my satisfaction. As well, he assured me that he would be researching my particular situation as a result of one of my questions. That shows the level of care and compassion for his patients and love of what he does.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

He was a great person and doctor

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Expectation based on previous experience with Dr. Keimig

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and not rushed to move on to the next patient.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Listens to concerns and addresses issues.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Very honest and to r he e point

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July 20, 2021

5.0

He's the best.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Very nice, good at laying out options.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Chovatiya is AMAZING. Passionate about his work and his patients. Highly recommend him. He took the time to understand my ailments and with newer medicines available was able to help me like no other dermatologist has in over 30 years.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He was pleasant, efficient, seemed to know what he was talking about, explained things well.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Very personable Dr and took the time to explain all my questions and didn’t rush through the consultation.

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July 11, 2021

5.0

He address concerns honestly.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and patient. Took the the time to explain everything clearly.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Friendly. Listens. Thorough

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He is an amazing doctor, the best at what he does. Truly helps his patients and explains everything!

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and personable. Excellent communication, complete with treatment options. An exceptional practitioner.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

He is very thoughtful and provides excellent care

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June 25, 2021

5.0

So kind and concerned.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Listened. Answered questions

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June 22, 2021

5.0

He’s the best! Very friendly and someone I can trust to provide the best medical advice and solutions

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He is wonderful at patient education and is very efficient.

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June 19, 2021

5.0

He did a great job and was nice guy. No one wants skin cancer but this went well.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He’s very knowledgeable, very attentive and very informative

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Awesome doc

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Very kind, knowledgeable and thorough.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, exhibits a high level of trust, discusses treatments with the patient in a thorough manner, open to questions

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Demonstrated knowledge of core competencies that is ahead of the curve, particularly in regards to current and future modalities for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, without any loss of personal, bedside manner.

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June 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya is truly an expert in his field. He doesn’t treat like a stranger and care what’s going on with with you!

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Excellent care, friendly and very efficient

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May 29, 2021

5.0

So far I have no issues with this doctor. He did a great job and he is personable and I assume the surgery will heal as described. Also I feel very comfortable with Northwestern. You guys do a great job 😎😷

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Very communicative.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Excellent physician

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya is excellent. He is so thoughtful and thorough and takes the time to listen, answer and explain the issues. His staff is great. I was seen in a very timely manner. Only waited five minutes past appointment time. Extremely confident and happy with Dr. Chovatiya.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

I just met him for the first time today. I liked him very much. I felt very comfortable. He is a good listener. I did not feel rushed.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

He, and resident whose name I forgot, were friendly and listened to and respected my concerns.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

He was friendly, was straight to the point and heard my concerns.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Prepared and knowledgeable.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Fantastic patient care!!

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough during my exam and made sure to explain everything I needed to know and answered all of my questions.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Muy buen doctor y escucha y revisa

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Raj took time to review my skin cancer concerns and the procedures were done without much discomfort.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Discussed options in a clear manner and provided incremental steps in treatment. Listened to and answered my questions.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

He was outstanding

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Raj was great and very helpful

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and attentive.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya was terrific. Gave me options and talked me through them. Very calm, informative and engaging throughout the exam. Told me exactly what to expect following the visit and in the coming weeks.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Was very thorough.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chovatiya is very knowledgeable, personable and reflective. He considers all aspects and side effects when discussing treatments.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • Arcutis Biotherapeutics
  • Incyte Corporation
  • National Eczema Association
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD) Conference
  • Sanofi Genzyme

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