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James J. Herrmann, MD, FAAD

James J. Herrmann

Philosophy of Care

I like to listen to my patients concerns and treat then with compassion and respect. Good medical care involves teamwork between the patient and the doctor. Our staff and doctors strive to offer the absolute best medical care and attention each patient deserves.



  • Dermatology
  • DMG Aesthetics
  • Vein Clinic
  • Years in Practice: 20

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults


  • English

Medical Interests

Acne, psoriasis, warts, treatment of skin cancer and moles, pediatric dermatology, cosmetic dermatology including laser surgery for aging skin, tattoos, birth marks, age spots, Botox® and Dysport® injections, fillers for facial wrinkles, fat reduction, chemical peels

Personal Interests

Travel, tennis, golf, running, spending time with my family, medical mission work



School Northwestern University Medical School
Graduation Date 05/1991
Degree M.D.


School Northwestern University Medical School


School Northwestern University Medical School
Title Chief Resident in Dermatology



  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Illinois Dermatologic Society - Past President
  • Chicago Dermatological Society - President 2013 - 2014

Awards and Accolades

Name Founder and Director of Belleza Skin Care Institute
Date 04/2004

Name Clinical Assistant Professor at Northwestern University
Date 07/1995

Research & Clinical Trials


  • PUVA and PUVA Interferon for Mycosis Fungoides Lym

Health Topics Posts

Basal Cell Carcinoma - Signs & Symptoms

DMG Dermatology

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a skin cancer that arises from basal cells. Basal cells are found in the lower layers of the skin.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

What is an FAAD?

DMG Dermatology

Most Dermatologists practicing in United States are members of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dermatologists indicate this by placing FAAD after their names. FAAD stands for "Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology."

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

Dermatology Physician Assistant: Who Are They?

DMG Dermatology

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health


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