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HomePhysiciansJames J. Herrmann, MD, FAAD

James J. Herrmann, MD, FAAD

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.

Health Topics Posts
By DuPage Medical Group 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
By DuPage Medical Group 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
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
When it comes to SPF, the higher the number, the better, right? What is SPF exactly? What do the numbers mean, and how high can they go?

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Are you confused by all the sunscreen options and ingredients? Learn how to pick the right sunscreen for you.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with sebum (oil) and dead skin cells. Acne most commonly appears on your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Before going to a tanning salon, take a look at some alarming reasons to stay away permanently.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Cracked, dry lips can be caused by a variety of conditions and can be both unsightly and painful. While lips are skin, unlike most of your skin, the lips do not produce natural oils to protect and hydrate. If you suffer from dry or cracked lips, we can help you understand and correct the problem.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Dermatofibroma appears as a firm dark brown or red bump on the leg or arm. Dermatofibromas are benign skin lesions that are sometimes called a benign fibrous histiocytoma. It is thought that these lesions arise from the site of minor skin injury such as an insect bite or a thorn prick.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer accounts for nearly half of all cancers in the United States and is the most common of all cancers. The most aggressive and dangerous type of skin cancer is Melanoma.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
As families begin to spend more time outdoors participating in soccer games, swim lessons and trips to the water park, there is no doubt that sun protection should be a top priority for parents caring for themselves and their children in order to avoid sunburns.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
The best prevention from the wrath of sun damage is to avoid overexposure to the sun and tanning beds, wear protective clothing, hats, sun glasses, and apply a broad spectrum sunscreen daily with an SPF of at least 15 in winter and 30 to 50 in summer.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By Dr. Abbasian
This is the most common skin disease affecting almost all individuals by the time they reach adulthood.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Actinic keratoses are UV light induced lesions of the skin that occur on areas repeatedly exposed to the sun such as the back, chest and legs.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
Melasma is a very common skin discoloration that most often occurs on the sun exposed areas of the face.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
Red spots are a common concern during patient visits; however, there is one red spot that is usually of very little significance.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health
Mohs' micrographic surgery is a special type skin surgery that must be performed by an experienced Mohs' surgeon.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Skin Health