Dr. Carolyn Jacob, MD

Dr. Carolyn Jacob, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Carolyn Jacob, MD is a dermatologist in Chicago, IL. She specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read her story

20 W Kinzie St Ste 1130

Chicago, IL 60654

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Jacob performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hives
high
more than 90% of peers
Shingles
normal
more than 71% of peers
Ringworm
normal
more than 53% of peers

Dr. Jacob's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Jacob's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jacob "Carolyn I. Jacob, M.D. is a Board-Certified Dermatologist, Harvard-Trained Cosmetic and Laser Surgeon, and an Associate Clinical Instructor at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine. She is the Founder and Medical Director of Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology, located at 20 West Kinzie in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Dr. Jacob is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. In Biology, and attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She was Chief Resident of Dermatology at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, and completed a Laser Surgery Fellowship at Harvard, SkinCare Physicians. Dr. Jacob is a well-known expert on all medical skin issues, and has been published in numerous articles and medical textbook chapters on dermatology and cosmetic and laser surgery. As a matter of fact, she trains other physicians on injectable cosmetic aesthetics. She lectures nationally and internationally, and her expertise has been featured on Dr. Oz, Good Day Chicago, Windy City Live, NewBeauty Magazine and Online media including CBS, USA Today, ABC, FOX News, Chicago Tribune, Esquire, Allure, Forbes, and Self Magazine."

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7  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Pediatric Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

33  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Liposuction
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Surgery
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wi Hospital And Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Med School/
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Macedonian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacob's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends
20 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Jacob's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Being a first time cosmetic injection patient, I was pretty nervous about my visit. Dr. Jacob and her staff are phenomenal at what they do, and really put me at ease. Dr. Jacob was such a huge help and didn't try to sell me on things I didn't need. This whole practice is a wonderful place!
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I had such a great experience with Dr. Jacob that I sent her my mum. We are both very happy with the treatments we received. Dr. Jacob has a very warm personality and knows how to put people at ease: she listens to any concerns we might have and the treatment options are clearly explained. The...more
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Dr. Jacob has been my doctor for a number of years, both for dermotologic and cosmetic concerns. She is my go to doctor! Most recently, I saw Dr. Jacob to discuss treatment options for an 8 inch scar on my upper arm following surgery for a spiral humerus fracture last summer. Dr. Jacob took...more
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Dr Jacob and her staff are excellent care providers. Very warm and welcoming. Dr Jacob is incredibly easy to talk to and seemed to really understand my needs. She was open to my suggestions and medications I was interested in. I felt like she was really listening. I have told my family and friends...more
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I have been seeing Dr Jacob for cosmetic and medical reasons for a while now. I love the office and she is very kind and thorough. Very convenient location and would highly recommend!
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