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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.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 363 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Dermatology
    • DMG Aesthetics
    • Vein Clinic
    • Years in Practice: 24


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Dermatology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • 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, cosmetic varicose vein treatment.


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


  • Education

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

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Northwestern University Medical School

    RESIDENCY
    School Northwestern University Medical School
    Title Chief Resident in Dermatology

  • Procedures

    Dermatology
    DMG Aesthetics
  • Memberships

    • 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 01/2000

    Name Clinical Assistant Professor at Northwestern University
    Date 01/2000

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • PUVA and PUVA Interferon for Mycosis Fungoides Lym


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 363 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    358 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    357 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    360 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    357 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    360 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    360 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    345 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    360 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    359 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.8
    357 ratings


    Comments (13)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Jun 21, 2019
    *Dr. Herman & nurse *Jackie are excellent. That's why I always return.  
    5.0
    Jun 20, 2019
    I have been seeing *Dr. Herrmann for many years. He has always been very friendly and medical skills are extremely trustworthy.  
    4.8
    Jun 18, 2019
    excellent  
    5.0
    May 15, 2019
    Provider very competent, staff very courteous. Very little waiting time on a visit.  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    I couldn't ask for a better dermatologist!  
    5.0
    Feb 07, 2019
    *Dr. Hermann is the best - I have been seeing him over 22 yrs.  
    5.0
    Dec 30, 2018
    Finest physician I know.  
    4.9
    Dec 11, 2018
    Very lovely temperament both Dr. Herrmann and staff. friendly and reassuring.   
    5.0
    Dec 04, 2018
    Dr. Herrmann is a true professional, and I appreciate the time he takes explaining what he is doing, etc. I would and have recommended him to others.  
    4.9
    Dec 04, 2018
    Dr Hermann is the best!  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    Positive experience!  
    5.0
    Aug 23, 2018
    I have no hesitation in referring my friends and family to Dr. Hermann and many are now his patients!  
    5.0
    Aug 21, 2018
    Dr. Herrmann is a fine, caring, brilliant doctor. I recommend him highly. He truly treats the whole person.  
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