Dr. Paula Malhotra, MD

Dr. Paula Malhotra, MD

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Dr. Paula Malhotra, MD is a dermatologist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 6 years. She specializes in dermatology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 2250

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Birthmark
very high
more than 90% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 86% of peers
Skin Infections
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Malhotra'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. Malhotra ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

44  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • 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

  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malhotra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Malhotra's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malhotra to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

Dr. Malhotra'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Professional yet has a caring manner to insure you are treated well. Very diligent and focused on her providing excellent care.
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Finally a doctor that is not totally robotic. A fun visit to have (despite the fact that your in need of medical attention). On time and very accurate diagnosis and care. Thank you Dr. Malhotra!
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Worst doctor I have ever been to. After running into a problem with the prescription she totally ignored my calls till day six when she called the pharmacy.
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Extremely professional and thorough, with excellent communication skills. Fielded all my questions and answered completely and in a courteous manner.
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On time, does not keep you waiting forever, smart and precise, does not rattle off unnecessary tests or meds, Gives the straight scoop and is very personable and pleasant.
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