Dr. Murad Alam, MD

Dr. Murad Alam, MD

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Dermatology  |  
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50 y/o
(34)

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Dr. Murad Alam, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

Northwestern Medical Group

676 N Saint Clair St Ste 1600

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Keloid Scar
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Leg and Foot Ulcers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alam ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives.""
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
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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
  • Soft Tissue Tumor 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.

Education

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Columbia University College Physical Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Mi Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard Univ/Skin Care Physical
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alam to family and friends
3.7
based on 34 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Alam's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Alam is an excellent surgeon and has a fine team of assistants. He is always pleasant courteous and even talks to make sure you're calm during surgery. Never condescending. and if you need stitches he is as good as a plastic surgeon.
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Chicago, IL |
I would Dr. Alam 4 or 5 stars but my experience was unsatisfactory. I arrived at 8:30. after a 10-minute walk from home and was taken at 9:00. The basal cell removal was done by 9:30. I was told to return in 45 minutes for results, although it could be 90. Returning at 10:15, I found the nurse at...more
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in Barrington Hills |
I cannot speak highly enough of Dr. Alam. I was diagnosed with a squamous cell carcinoma on my upper eye just under my brow. At my request he fit me in for a consultation. He listened to and addressed all my concerns, was kind and patient. He fully explained the procedure and put me at total...more
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in Barrington, IL |
Alam is my favorite doctor, hands down. He is extremely caring, he spends generous amounts of time with his patients and will fully explain treatment options. This man literally saved my life. He is brilliant, compassionate and a gift to medicine.
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in chicago |
you will never find a better doctor!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alam accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alam has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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