Robert Rothbaum, MD

Robert Rothbaum, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Dermatology

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Autoimmune Skin Disease
  • Collagen Vascular Disease
  • Complex Dermatology
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • General Dermatology
  • Inflammatory Disease
  • Lupus

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Boston University School of Medicine - 2016
Internship:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2017
Residency:
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center - 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
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

99 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

138 Reviews

November 14, 2020

4.0

Extremely nice, and wanting to make sure I felt comfortable with my treatment options.

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November 14, 2020

4.0

When I was having a flare up, they were able to get me in the next day.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Thorough personable and knowledgeable physician who just focused on the patient's needs

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Very pleased overall with exam, explanations, tests and follow up surgery

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Friendly and fast

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Friendly and fast

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November 10, 2020

4.0

no problem, pleasant, smart

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November 10, 2020

4.0

No problem

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Buen dr i buena atencion i muy amable

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Buen yrato i rapida atencion

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and very nice. I would absolutely call him with any future needs.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Great experience with Dr Rothbaum and staff. He was able to provide a solution and fix my issue and was great to deal with. He has a great bedside manner and was very easy to talk to.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and knowledgeable. It feels like Dr. Rothbaum genuinely cares.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

The doctor I saw today and the nurse were both friendly, smart and helpful. This is my second time seeing both of them and they were very careful with trying to remove two warts from my feet. This doesn't sound like a fun job but they had a great attitude the whole time.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

See above : )

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum is sooooo nice and so easy to talk to.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk to, answered my questions.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

They were thorough and reassuring.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr . Rothbaum took his time to explain everything and took time to answer all my questions.. I really liked his bedside matter.Definitely would recommend this dermatologist

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr.Rothbaum is one of the best Dr I EVER had. He is cares about his patients. He spend time to talk to his patients explain everything not like some other Dr rush you out and running to other patients. Always answers my emails. He has the knowledge and I trust him with my condition I'm sure he can help me out through this problem. I'm so happy I have him as my dermatologist.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Alway organized, respectful and clean.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Bed side manner us exquusite

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Doc explains things well.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Personable, respectful, attentive, knowledgeable

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Thorough full body exam, answered questions clearly and fully, excellent coordination between doc, nurse and other staff

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Again he gave me excellent service

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November 03, 2020

5.0

The dermatologist gave me excellent service.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum was a good listener and communicator, taking time to explain everything to me. The resident Dr was also very kind and great to work with .

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October 30, 2020

5.0

The office team was friendly and welcoming.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Took his time. Answered all my questions. Friendly. All around great experience.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Great service. Same day appointment. Great doctor and staff

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum was kind, considerate and very understanding. He helped me understand what was going on, feel at ease with my diagnosis, and clearly explained next steps for treatment and follow-up. 10"10.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and has a great problem solving attitude

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, and precise to the smallest detail

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent standard of care, attention to detail, and plan of treatment.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He is amazing. I felt like I was talking to an old friend. And he resolved my issue.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

The doctors were great. I love how personable and friendly the staff were. They made me feel very comfortable.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Good listener

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Doctor was a good listener. Had to wait 50 minutes.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Great patient communication and care

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Excellent staff and treatment

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Explained everything very well and checked in multiple times if I understood or had further questions.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Very professional and nice while offering treatment.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Professional. Explained well procedure;

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Professional, friendly. Dr Rothbaum was great!

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October 19, 2020

5.0

He was attentive and knowledgeable

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Smooth appointment process, great availability, knowledgeable staff

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum is quite professional.

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum really made me comfortable every step of the way. He fully discussed all issues and follow-up very professionally. His assistant Alexandra was also excellent. Going forward I intend to see Dr. Rothbaum every six months.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Rothbaum was extremely knowledgeable and took great care of us. He was gentle and handles my procedure very professionally.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

The office was clean and professional. However it took 3 calls staying on hold for 15-30 minutes each to get through to the office.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I felt. Safe , comfortable,and,very well taken care of.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Very very very pleasant and great service not time consuming and I loved walking the stairs the people were so warm and friendly they explained every thing and made me feel safe and comfortable, can't wait to go back.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Thoughtful, patient, good listener, great explainer.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Felt like they addressed all questions well.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and nicely done!

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October 13, 2020

5.0

They did a great job and everything healed nicely.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Extremely good bedside manner. Confident. Not overly aggressive. Could tell he is a thoughtful caring person. I really appreciate that. So many times the drs are speeding through and dont want to be bothered with you. I did not feel that way about him.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Late evening appt time was great. Less people, faster service.

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October 13, 2020

4.0

Very friendly and a good communicator

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October 13, 2020

4.0

Had to wait approximately 30 minutes after my appointment time to be retrieved by the nurse and seen by Dr. Rothbaum.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Just did. Dr. Solomon too. ; )

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Great check-in experience...warm, professionals at the front desk.Lead Dr. and Resident were thorough, professional, gave me options, and frankly were genuinely nice people...the old school term "good bedside manner" comes to mind."

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum has a great bedside manner. Answers all your questions, explains all options and is accessible post visit.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Very professional staff (from reception, nurse and doctor). Thorough care from beginning to end. Very pleased.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

nice patient manners; intelligent

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October 12, 2020

5.0

attentive, intelligent doctor and nurse;easy to make appointment

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Helpful, knowledgeable, approachable. Walked me through all procedures and his rationale behind. He seemed to be genuinely caring about me as a patient.

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Great customer service: prompt, friendly.

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October 10, 2020

5.0

He explained every detail and was very friendly .....he was not rushing

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October 10, 2020

5.0

They take Medicaid and staff was overly and beyond polite especially the receptionist.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor, knowledgeable, listened to all of my issues

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Great experience overall

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Quick, kind, professional, fluent, and organized

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Patient, caring, knowledgeable, and educational.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Very smooth and comfortable experience.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

He was very attentive and answered my questions to my satisfaction.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I have always found the doctors and staff very knowledgeable and caring.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Calm and professional and clear communicator, which made me confident.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

I saw Dr. Rothbaum and found him excellent.

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October 05, 2020

5.0

Proficient, expertise, communication skills, friendliness, professionalism - all GREAT

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Great attitude from staff and Doctors

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October 03, 2020

4.0

He was very personable and put my mind at ease about diagnosis.

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October 03, 2020

4.0

I felt comfortable and employees were approachable and friendly.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Answered all my questions and was thorough about soaps and products I use.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

It went well and I'm glad I was accommodated even though I went to the wrong location. There's very little direct interaction with the dermatologist. He was very thorough, though.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Detailed. Good listener

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Quick service and many treatment options

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September 30, 2020

5.0

He was so nice and caring in his explanation of things. I've encountered others at NMH who were the complete opposite so his “bedside manner” was really refreshing.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Both the doc and his intern (and the nurse!) were great and I'd definitely recommend them all.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

The doctor was very informative and he asked a lot of probing questions. He was very personable. It was a pleasure to be seen by him.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Everyone I came in contact with was great.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Very caring and he explain every procedure

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Doctors were very caring, gentle and on time with care. Could not have asked for a care

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September 25, 2020

5.0

He listens. He makes sure that you feel calm and that you know your medical care is a team approach. Just terrific bedside manner.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum's resident was wonderful with terrific bedside manner. (This matters.) Everyone was caring and professional.

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September 25, 2020

4.0

Bedside manner

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September 25, 2020

4.0

He just like looked at my face for less than a minute

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Nice dr helped me

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Very Clean professional Organized

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September 22, 2020

3.0

He was really concern of my well-being at that moment

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September 22, 2020

5.0

He was super friendly and explained everything. Was very detail oriented. A pleasure

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum and the entire staff were amazing!

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very clear and to the point.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Attention to detail.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Overall great experience!

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum was very professional and knowledgeable during my visit. I'd highly recommend anyone to him. The PA was also very friendly and welcoming. And the woman at the front desk was lovely! Everyone I encountered was great.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

The doctors (a resident and the physician with whom I made the appointment) both took time to examine my body thoroughly, which is what I needed.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

I felt confident with his exam and offer for follow up if problem persists.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Efficient and knowledgeable. I allowed the resident to examine me first. Diagnosis was exactly the same as the doc. Both thanked me for allowing the exam.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Masking for staff and patients could be enforced better, otherwise great experience!

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September 18, 2020

5.0

The doctor listened to your concerns, answers all questions and was very knowledgeable. The receptions were very friendly and nice and the nurse as well.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Only place I can get a quick appointment and no waiting list due to my insurance.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Over an hour wait

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr was very kind and made me feel comfortable

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr was very thorough looking for cancer on my body

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Professional, warm, personable, knowledgeable, responsive, helpful.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Professional, convenient, effective.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, respectful, kind, empathetic, listened

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Escelkent, professional staff, considerate, clean offices, doctor was kind and empathetic, wonderful practice

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September 16, 2020

5.0

On time! Thorough and answered questions

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Very approachable doctor

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September 15, 2020

5.0

He was very courteous and knowledgeable doctor

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Efficient, friendly, knowledgeable

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Kind people and great doctor

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September 14, 2020

5.0

As soon as we signed in my husband and I were called to see the doctor. Dr Rothbaum was very thorough and had excellent bed side manners which plays a big part in choosing a doctor.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

On time. Good doctor experience.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Very kind, knowledgeable and has a nice bedside manner

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Awesome experience from the time I arrived for my appointment until I checked out. Staff and physicians weee kind, professional and courteous.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Easy going and confident

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Everyone was greatTimely. In and out in 1/2 hour

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Professional and cordial staff, was immediately visited by the doctor and understood the diagnosis.

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September 05, 2020

5.0

Nice, talked to me rather than at me. Explained options in a way I could understand.

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September 05, 2020

5.0

Nice friendly people, who explained everything in a way I could understand. Also no wait for the doctor.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

He was very thorough and explained everything in full detail. He was very kind too.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Everything went very smoothly and everyone was very nice. No complaints!

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Rothbaum was very personable. He was precise and was thorough in explanation. He even took a few minutes to chat about non clinical things which made me more comfortable. This clinic location is not convenient for me to get to but I will definitely come see him again for any dermatology needs.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Clinic was efficient and friendly. Camy the MA was knowledgeable and helpful.

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