Dr. Lori Shelnitz, MD

Dr. Lori Shelnitz, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lori Shelnitz, MD is a dermatologist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in dermatology.

Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic

172 E Schiller St

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HFN

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Tumor
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

63  Conditions Treated


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10  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 Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag 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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shelnitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shelnitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shelnitz to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 4
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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shelnitz'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 (5)

Horrible listener! She stopped me from talking probably <10 seconds into my trying to explain what had already been tried; only to start telling me some generic speech she seems to have ready for anyone with my condition. It was info I already knew & irrelevant to the reason I had gone to see her....more
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I pointed out a spot on my leg to Dr Shelnitz and told her it was tender. She said it was nothing. Two months later I went to a new Dermatologist not associated with Elmhurst Memorial. That spot is squamous cancer. I was also billed as an outpatient by Elmhurst Memorial in addition to being...more
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Dr Shelnitz never keeps me waiting and has always been efficient and thorough in dealing with me as a patient.
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Dr. shelnitz is thorough and has great follow through. I have found her caring and helpful once I was diagnosed with Malenoma.
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She treated me like I didn't know what I was talking about. I told her my concerns and she spent the next 20 minutes talking to me like I'm imagining my symptoms or perhaps she thought I was simply stupid. She never truly addressed my concerns, but spouted what she must repeat on a daily basis...more
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