Dr. Carolyn Jacob, MD

Dr. Carolyn Jacob, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
(20)
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Dr. Carolyn Jacob, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
29

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
15

Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • 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

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wi Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Med School/
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacob's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends
4.1
based on 20 total reviews (11 with 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)

in Chicago, IL |
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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Chicago, IL |
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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in Chicago, illinois |
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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in Chicago, IL |
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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Chicago, IL |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Jacob accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Jacob has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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