Dr. Gordon Derman, MD

Dr. Gordon Derman, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

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Dr. Gordon Derman, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in plastic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

Gordon H Derman, MD

1725 W Harrison St Ste 740

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Wound Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Derman'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Derman "I am involved in reconstruction. I'm involved in hand surgery. I'm involved in cosmetic surgery. I devote the majority of my time as an oncoplastic surgeon. We have basically concentrated on taking care of patients who present with cancer, and then it's my job to proceed with the reconstruction. If somebody has a bone tumor, and this requires a removal, then we'll go ahead and reconstruct with a total knee. And then it requires plastic surgery. Someone requires a mastectomy, then we can go ahead and perform our breast reconstruction. We have found that it's very important to devote a lot of time and effort and concentrate on these reconstructive procedures and modalities, so that people can people can go back to living their normal lives. They can look good. They can feel good. We concentrate on function, as well as form and beauty."


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2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Derman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Derman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Derman to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Derman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Derman is a highly skilled surgeon who cares deeply about his patients. Cannot believe that such a highly skilled physician can be so down to earth and approachable. Great results, great guy.
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I love this guy. He's a great Dr with a unmatched sense of humor. I wish i was still injured just to hang out with him some more. J. Morris II
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Outstanding Doctor and a wonderful person.
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