Dr. David Shanker, MD

Dr. David Shanker, MD

Dermatology | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Shanker specializes in Dermatology and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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I will admit, I have never been to a dermAtlogisy before and was nervous about several moles/ingrown hairs/the general condition of my skin. Dr Shanker gave me a speech about skin cancer. He barely actually looked at my skin, clearly nervous about it the whole time, (I felt like the fact that I had no qualms about actually being naked in front of my doctor was jarring to him) and brushed off the concerns I had. I feel like I have no more knowledge about skin health or my own body as I did before
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Dr. Shanker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Luth Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ill College Med Hospital

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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