Pedram Gerami, MD

4.9 
358 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medicine logoNorthwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Dermatology

Secondary Specialty

  • Dermatopathology
Schedule Appointment

Choose a scheduling option:

MYNM ACCOUNT CALL

Insurance

For specific plans, see the full plan list. To be sure this medical professional is covered by your insurance plan, please contact your insurance carrier.

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School - 2001
Internship:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 2002
Residency:
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - 2005
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 2006

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology (Certified)
  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatopathology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

View Faculty Profile

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

At Northwestern Medicine, our patient’s feedback is important to us. While different care providers have their own unique strengths, we strive to be as transparent as possible with our quality of care.

Read Ratings FAQs

Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

358 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 26, 2022

5.0

Excellent doc - however may need to close his practice since it is very difficult to get in to see him.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 25, 2022

4.0

Thorough

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 22, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician and thorough, praised by my local dermatologists and interns.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Gerami genuinely cares for all of his patients as people.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 18, 2022

5.0

Great very knowledgeable and nice doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 15, 2022

5.0

The best. But extremely difficult to schedule

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 11, 2022

5.0

He’s the best in his field very knowledgeable on point with his experience in the clinic and behind the microscope reading the pathology.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 05, 2022

5.0

He’s a very knowledgeable and kind doctor. All doctors should be like him

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 04, 2022

5.0

Exceptional doctor!! Extremely bright, thorough, and caring!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 29, 2022

5.0

he has gone way above and beyond what it required of a clinician doctor for me and for my family, also patients

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 28, 2022

5.0

Thorough, kind, responsive

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 13, 2022

5.0

Very easy to work with, excellent communicator he keeps you informed along the whole clinic visit.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 05, 2022

5.0

He's kind...

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 01, 2022

5.0

Expert care

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 30, 2022

5.0

Expertise and professionalism, personable and friendly. Listens to conerns as well as explains procedures.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 26, 2022

5.0

The best doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 17, 2022

5.0

Dr is very good. Just hard to get into.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 12, 2022

5.0

Reputation, manner, personal kindness.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 09, 2022

5.0

He’s the best!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 08, 2022

5.0

Expert in his field

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

May 19, 2022

5.0

Dr Gerami is very professional and caring in his treatment of my dermatological needs, I trust him and his staff completely.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

April 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Gerami is extremely knowledgeable and has a great memory. He is also very friendly.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

April 21, 2022

5.0

Highly regarded and recommended.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

April 12, 2022

5.0

His expertise and knowledge is so valuable.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

March 24, 2022

5.0

Best dermatologist I have ever encountered in my many years.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

March 14, 2022

5.0

He listens, he is thorough, and he is knowledgeable.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

March 10, 2022

5.0

Excellent and thorough

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

March 02, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gerami involves me in my care plan. I believe that he actually cares about me.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

February 14, 2022

5.0

Best Dr in NW Medicine-would fly across the country to see him

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

February 10, 2022

5.0

Personable, thorough with exam, professional, knowledgeable and efficient.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

February 07, 2022

5.0

Very through and very nice. Explains everything on a level a patient can comprehend.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 27, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gerami is friendly, professional and discreet. He puts you at ease in a somewhat stressful circumstance. So far he is the best dermatologist I have had at NW.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 27, 2022

5.0

Careful, thorough skin checks.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 27, 2022

5.0

The best melanoma specialist!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 27, 2022

5.0

Dr Gerami is thorough and takes his time caring for me. He answers all questions I have

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 17, 2022

5.0

He is the best in the industry and I know he will protect me and educate me about this terrible disease.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 17, 2022

5.0

He listens, explains things well, is always welcoming and best of all, he is an outstanding expert in his field.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 10, 2022

5.0

Really enjoy Dr Gerami and his staff

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gerami is personable while also being direct and efficient with his practice.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 20, 2021

5.0

Doc pays attention.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 17, 2021

5.0

He’s an expert on melanoma and so nice and professional

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Gerami took his time to explain everything and make me feel at ease

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 16, 2021

5.0

Great service!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 16, 2021

5.0

He’s exceptionally talented at his job

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 16, 2021

5.0

I feel confident in how thoroughly he manages my care

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 16, 2021

5.0

He’s the best.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent service and explaining any possible that occur. Makes my wife and I feel very comfortable and being under excellent care.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 08, 2021

5.0

He’s one of my very favorite doctors. Caring, warm, personable.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 06, 2021

5.0

Knows his stuff.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami is sincerely dedicated to improving the health of all his patients.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

December 02, 2021

5.0

His dermatology exams are the most deliberate, exhaustive, and thorough I’ve ever experienced. It’s obvious how much he loves his profession.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 19, 2021

5.0

Very personable thorough and Very nice man!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 19, 2021

4.0

Skilled in his field. Pleasant & seemed to do his best to minimize discomfort.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 15, 2021

5.0

He is caring and his expertise is evident.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 11, 2021

5.0

Dr gerami takes the time to really check everything out and I know he is one of the top doctors in his field

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami is an excellent physician who knows his profession very very well I wouldn't go to anyone else he's the best. He is an excellent communicator and explains things to you so you the patient can understand what he is telling you, he keeps you informed with your care always. An excellent Doctor who I would refer my family and friends to the department which I did just yesterday with a friend who needed a dermatologist.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami is the best dermatologist I’ve ever had. I have hundreds of moles and every other dermatologist I’ve been to gets overwhelmed by me. I am thankful that Dr. Gerami stays calm and is thorough - I never feel rushed and am completely confident in his care.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 05, 2021

5.0

Thoroughness and expertise

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 01, 2021

5.0

World renowned expert for my issue.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 28, 2021

5.0

Dr Gerami is meticulous and covers ever millimeter of the body during the 6 monthly follow up visits. He explains everything he is seeing and takes biopsy samples as necessary just to be certain. I feel safe with Dr Gerami. He has an excellent manner

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 22, 2021

5.0

excellence in care and knowledge

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 21, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable and kind.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 02, 2021

5.0

He is thorough and competent.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 30, 2021

5.0

Very through and works with a team Personable and precise

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 23, 2021

5.0

Takes his time and explains what he is doing and always asks if I any questions

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 23, 2021

5.0

Outstanding Physician

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 22, 2021

5.0

Knowledge

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Gerami is the highest standard of excellence; he is thorough and cares more than any doctor I’ve ever had.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 09, 2021

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable, I feel like I am finally in good hands with Dr. Gerami!????

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 02, 2021

5.0

He is the most skilled dermatologist I have ever experienced. You quickly know how much he likes his work and cares for his patients.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 30, 2021

5.0

Very patient, knowledgeable and caring doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 26, 2021

5.0

Best doctor around

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 26, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable, and trustworthy.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 24, 2021

5.0

I imagine it must be tough to see so many patients daily, but Dr Gerami, is always friendly, attentive, and communicates very well even at the end of the day.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami is tops. Extremely knowledgeable and kind.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 12, 2021

5.0

He is a brilliant doctor. Very caring to his patients.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 30, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable, thorough and spends time answering questions.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 28, 2021

5.0

He and his team are great!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 28, 2021

5.0

Consistently great care.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 26, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, clear and friendly.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 26, 2021

5.0

highlly skilled. Available when needed

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 21, 2021

5.0

He’s the best in the industry!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 15, 2021

5.0

I have a high degree of confidence in his ability to identify melanoma and determine an appropriate treatment plan based on his experience and deep involvement in research in the space.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 15, 2021

5.0

In addition to his excellent rapport with me, his medical training as a dermatologist/pathologist specializing in melanoma fits my particular circumstances very well.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 14, 2021

5.0

He’s very qualified and visits have been productive so far.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 09, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough and considerate.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami has a great bed side manner, knowledgeable, caring, informative, great listening skills. Simply awesome.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 30, 2021

5.0

Excellent clinical care

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 30, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, explains things, let’s you ask questions. I didn’t actually see Dr Gerami today, was in for mole mapping photos.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami is personable, professional, and seems knowledgeable. I have had other doctors in Dermatology at NW who seemed unsure about freckles, moles, etc. Dr. Gerami is much more confident in his assessment.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gerami is knowledgeable and communicates well with patients.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 17, 2021

5.0

Personable, listens to patient concerns, explains his concerns and very professional.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 11, 2021

5.0

Thurough friendly and very competent

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 04, 2021

5.0

Very thorough!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 03, 2021

5.0

Personal care. Concerns about patient's needs.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 02, 2021

5.0

Didn’t see Gerami today

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

May 31, 2021

5.0

Professional, thorough, and dedicated caring.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

May 24, 2021

5.0

I trust him more than any dermatologist I've had in the past - and I've had several.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

May 23, 2021

5.0

Confident in his knowledge and approach to my situation.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

May 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Gerami explains everything so well and puts my mind at ease no matter the concern. The entire experience always feels consultative and comforting.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

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

  • Castle Biosciences, Inc.
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Dermpedia

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.