Dr. Joshua Podjasek, MD

Dr. Joshua Podjasek, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Joshua Podjasek, MD is a dermatologist in La Grange Highlands, IL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 2008 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

5201 Willow Springs Rd Ste 430

La Grange Highlands, IL 60525

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 97% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Podjasek's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Podjasek "Dr. Podjasek is board-certified both as a dermatologist and dermatopathologist and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatopathology. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2004 He then earned his Medical Doctorate from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois in 2008. Subsequently, Dr. Podjasek completed residency in dermatology in 2012 and fellowship in dermatopathology in 2013 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at Mayo Clinic, he served both as chief resident and clinical instructor."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Podjasek "High-quality, compassionate, personalized care to every patient"

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

55  Conditions Treated


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11  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • 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.


  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mayo Clinic/Mayo Grad Sch of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Mayo Clinic/Mayo Grad Sch of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Podjasek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Podjasek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Podjasek to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Podjasek'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 (6)

Dr. Podjasek is a wonderful doctor. He is extremely caring and friendly and spends time with his patients. My whole family sees him and we couldn't be happier!
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Dr. P is awesome. He is friendly, easy to talk to, and knows his field very well. He took great care of both myself and my mother.
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Had an appointment to remove stitches. I had to wait 30 minutes just for a medical assistant to remove them. The reason for the long wait was being skipped over. A later patient got my time slot due to front staff making an oopsie. I know this because the front staff was talking about it to...more
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Very disappointed and we'll never visit this office again! We had to do some biopsy to my husband and before we made appointment we called asked for the price. W/o health insurance is going to cost $220 and we'll pay 50% off. Deal! When the time came to go back and take the stitches off and visit...more
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Hello Gordana, Sorry for any confusion related to the billing process. Due to the increasing cost of health care, we discount all services to our self-pay patients by 50 percent. Even so, the total bill can be expensive if procedures and/or follow-up visits are needed. We aim to be up-front about all of the involved costs when treating our patients and again apologize for any confusion. Please call us if you have any further questions about the billing process. Thank you for the feedback.

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Dr. Podjasek is extremely caring and makes you feel very comfortable. This is especially important when I bring my teenage daughter. Our skin is looking much better now and I'm very happy. But I feel like it was the combination of caring and treatment that made all the difference. Best...more
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