Dr. James Lahti, MD

Dr. James Lahti, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. James Lahti, MD is a dermatologist in Northbrook, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in dermatology.

4000 Skokie Blvd

Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Basal Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Lahti'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*

25  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • 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

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lahti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lahti's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lahti to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lahti's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Lahti is extremely knowledgeable and caring, as is his whole staff! I consider myself extremely lucky that he was recommended to me for Mohs surgery.
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I had a small cancerous spot removed from my leg yesterday afternoon. Last night, Dr. Lahti called me, personally, to see how I was doing! I was so surprised that he took the time to call me! It was such a small spot but he still followed up on my condition! What a wonderful surprise! This kind...more
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I had basal cell cancer on my face, from the right side of my nose, to under my right eye and down to the bottom of my cheek. Dr. Lahti performed surgery on it, and for a couple of months I looked like the lead in Phantom of the Opera. Once all of the coverings were removed, you couldn't tell...more
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I HAVE SEEN DR LAHTI FOR A BASAL CELL CANCER NEAR MY LOWER EYELID. HE HAS EXPLAINED WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE AND WHAT TO EXPECT. HE SPENT A GOOD AMOUNT OF TIME FOR EXPLANATION AND QUESTIONS.. VERY PLEASANT MANNER
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