Dr. David Shanker, MD

Dr. David Shanker, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. David Shanker, MD is a dermatologist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

25 E Washington St Ste 1131

Chicago, IL 60602

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Dermatitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
very high
more than 88% of peers
Psoriasis
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Shanker'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.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

46  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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 Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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 1981
  • Luth Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Ill College Med Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shanker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shanker's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shanker to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shanker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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