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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Matthew Harris is an alumnus of Indiana University, where he received both his Bachelor of Science and his Medical Degrees. He continued his training by specializing in dermatology at New York Medical College, and during his residency he was elected Chief Resident and received several awards and honors. He has also published several articles in various medical journals. Dr. Harris, a Board Certified Dermatologist since 2003, is currently a clinical instructor for the Hinsdale Family Practice Residency Program. He specializes in general, pediatric and surgical dermatology. He also has had extensive training in cosmetic treatments such as Botox™, fillers (Restylane™, Radiesse™), leg vein treatments, chemical peels, and lasers.
Verified Patient Reviews
Carefull attention to stated questions and concerns; thoughtful and concise answers with opportunity to follow-up; excellent presentation of research data and practical applications for skin care.
Great visit. My son was at ease and understood what Dr Harris said. Very pleased.
Excellent at explaining treatment options as well as pros and cons
A bit rushed but thorough and helpful
just fine, helpful and fast
He is professional yet sympathetic. Explain clearly about my daughter condition and prevention for future. Excellent doctor and nursing staff.
Dr. Harris was great! It's been a while since I've been in to see him but he remembered me from the last time that we talked. He was able to address my concerns and tell me about the different options that we would have in terms of addressing them and what the specific treatment we chose would do in over the course of the next few weeks.
Dr. Harris was amazing, I was in and out within 40 minutes, he gave me hope for my ongoing acne condition, I'm looking forward to seeing some great results.
Dr. Harris met all my expectations. I highly recommend him.
Very easy to talk to....explained everything in detail. Easy bedside manner, so to speak. Felt very comfortable in talking to Dr. Harris.
He was quick, to the point and on time! Knew his stuff.
He had a scriber and another associate in office Felt rushed.
I've been seeing Dr. Harris for 8+ years and he always has perfect recall of my history. He is very thorough. He provides multiple treatment options providing the pros & cons of each one.
Professional, on-time, and answered all my questions. Perfect!
very straight shooter - we liked him alot. I have a 23 year old son with severe cystic acne and have been to 6 doctors seeking help. This was by far the best.
Doctor and staff were awesome. Very professional and knowledgeable. Glad to find them
Very professional, knowledgeable, and highly recommendable!
Very knowledgeable and professional.
Dr. Harris was amazing! He was detailed, listened but was succinct and offered s timeline to solutions. Highly highly recommend!!
Very friendly, thorough and helpful!
Dr. Harris was so friendly and professional! The entire staff was nice and helpful. I am so happy I made an appointment here!
One on my favorite Doctors. Very capable and attentive. Office systems need to be updated. Tried to make an appointment 6 months out, but office staff indicated their software can only go out 8 weeks.
Very professional. Chatted while he did the removal of unwanted things and that kept my mind off what was going on. Bedside manner very nice. Definitely would see him again and recommend him.
Staff was very nice and the physician was kind, professional and informative.
I've been seeing Dr Harris for many years. He's extremely honest and knowledgable. He devotes his full attention to his patients. I highly recommend him!
Dr Harris was very attentive and allowed me to discuss all my concerns. Very nice physician and practice.
Besides the high marks I gave Dr. Harris on promptness and professional demeanor, he took the time to address all of my questions thoroughly.
It went fine,problem taken care of quickly.
This was my first meeting with Dr Harris. I was extremely pleased with his initial greeting, his professional dialogue regarding my issues. He explained my condition in terms I could understand and advised I make a follow-up appointment to be sure nothing serious was happening. He was very personable and considerate of my concerns. I left feeling less anxious and confident in my exam.
He was very knowledgeable and listened to what I had to say. I didn't feel rushed at all.
I like the doc. Was surprised by wait as haven't waited that long previously.
I really felt good going in today for my appt. I was a little nervous but after meeting Dr. Harris, I felt so much better. He talked to me specifically about my issues and listened thoroughly to my concerns. I am excited and very optimistic as Dr. Harris did explain there are a few options available. Thank you, once again, Dr. Harris and your staff. Everyone I encountered was very friendly and helpful.
I would recommend everyone to Dr. Harris. He is everything that you would expect of a doctor. I have sent my entire family to him. He is thorough and professional.
Staff is very helpful. I did not have to wait at all for my appointment. Dr. Harris is very professional and gave me all the time I needed. I would recommend Dr. Harris.
I will recommend him to my family members and friends
This was my second visit to Dr. Harris; he's awesome! He has a great bedside manner and made me feel comfortable while having some new procedures done. Thank you!
Very professional, pleasant, offered me different options for my concern. I would recommend Dr Harris to friends and family.
Always a pleasurable experience!
This was my first visit, but Dr. Harris was thorough and very polite. I look forward to my treatment with him.
My visits with Dr. Harris are always great!
Everyone was very nice. The nurse, receptionist and Dr Harris were all great
The staff and doctor are friendly and mAke you feel welcome. The doctor is very knowledgeable and takes the time to really talk to you! I won't go anywhere else!
Dr. Harris was very professional, explained everything very well, did not rush through the visit. He was very kind and ensured that I was comfortable.
No hype! No hard sell. I felt comfortable asking questions and got answers! I will be returning for other proceedures!
I always know whatever skin issue I have that Dr Harris will address it. He is so professionally personable that I recommend him to anyone seeking a dermatologist!
Showed up 10 min prior to first appt for paper work. Saw the doctor within a min after completion.
Very professional & caring
I couldn't have had a better experience with Dr. Harris. Not only was he wonderful with resolving my issues, he's also delightful!
I felt he really did not recommend anything to help me with my acne problem. I had to ask him what I could do. I also felt he was in a rush with me. Dr. Chen was my doctor before retiring and she was more concern about my questions then Dr Harris was.
Professional and responsive to my questions.
Dr Harris is a excellent doctor. I would recommend him for anyone who needs his specialty.
Everyone in the office was very friendly and helpful. Dr. Harris is very friendly and listens to your concerns.
This is my second time with doc. Harris and not planing to go anywhere else. He is very professional yet friendly.
Absolutely wonderful!!! Third time seeing Dr. Harris & would highly recommend him to anyone. Definitely a great choice form ZocDoc. Thank-you ZocDoc. Without you I would have never found this excellent doctor :)
Very professional and seemed very knowledgeable.
Dr. Harris is a great Doctor. He is friendly and listens to your needs as a patient. I will go back whenever I am in need of a dermatologist.
Very personable and knowledgable.
Very nice doctor, friendly, easy to talk to, informative, diagnosed my problem and prescribed treatment and called in prescription in a timely manner.
Never have to wait. Dr Harris has good bedside manner. Listens. Will continue to see him for minor adult acne.
Easy to find, the Doctor was very professional, very quick. He removed a mole from shoulder took less than 10 minutes and painless.
Very thorough and personable.
I would definitely recommend Dr. Harris. He actually listens.
I like that he offered various options to treating eczema. He made us part of the decision process rather than being authoritative.
He was very nice, explained well and had a good sense of humor.
Down to earth, real doc, calls it straight. Diagnosed, quick plan of action, and viola, we were done. Rocked it! Support staff too.
Dr. Harris is a great! The office staff is very polite and very professional.
It was the best doctors visit I've had in a great while! Very easy going. Friendly. Staff was extremely pleasant. All in all a great visit!
I was absolutely shocked at how well this visit went. I was in and our and treated for what I needed in 30 minutes. Truly excellent efficient care. I am still shell-shocked by this experience. Matt Harris is an excellent dermatologist.
Great doctor, he took his time and explained everything. The staff was very friendly and professional.
The doctor was easy to talk to and a good listener.
Professional, painless, efficient and clear.
From start to end, this was a surprisingly pleasant visit. The office and nursing staff were friendly and efficient and Dr. Harris was wonderful. He listened attentively and made accute observations, without leaping to conclusions. I would recommend him highly to anyone - particularly anyone who, like me, has been frustrated by past derm. experiences.
My daughter began seeing Dr. Harris a couple years ago, for TERRIBLE, scarring acne. It was so bad that her self esteem was suffering. Today, her face is completely clear and absolutely beautiful! I just made an appt for my son who is starting puberty and experiencing the same terrible break outs. Luckily, I know we're in good hands!
Awesome! Thorough and efficient. Highly recommended
Excellent service! Physician and staff seem knowledgable and able to communicate in non-technical verbage. Will be returning in near future.
He was friendly and professional n
It was great. He knows exactly what he's talking about and knew what to prescribe me. He will be my dermatologist from now on.
I thought Dr. Harris was excellent. I have Parkinson's Disease, and he seemed to be very knowledgeable about the disease and the higher rates of melanoma among PD patients. In addition, he had a wonderful bedside manner. He seemed very professional, kind, and caring. I would highly recommend him.
Dr. Harris was both friendly and professional. It was my first time to the dermatologist and I had quite a few questions. He took my concerns seriously, answered all of my questions and made me feel comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris!
Excellent doctor! High recommended!
I was thrilled Dr. Harris actually took the time to listen to my concerns. I was pleasantly surprised that I did not have to wait long to see him. The visit was pleasant.
Quick and easy!
Dr. Harris was absolutely amazing. My appointment was at 11:45 am, and I was taken into the room at 11:40 am. Earliest I have ever been taken in for an appointment. I have a gash that's turning into a scar and I was very self conscious about it. He didn't prescribe me anything, but told me what would work best and I could buy the products at any drug store. He knows exactly what he is talking about. I will do a follow up with him in a few months. Overall best doctor experience I have ever had.
:Very Professional and informative.
He explained everything clearly. He presented options. He was patient with my son. He was understanding when my son showed signs of being afraid. He continued to make sure the patient had no pain. Very caring doctor & never did I feel rushed. Thank you for making it a good experience for my son.
He is quick and efficient without making you feel rushed. Dr. Harris explains things clearly.
Seemed like a nice guy. Provided concern and care mixed with wisdom and judgement. Quick but not rushy like there were people scheduled at the same time or anything. I would recommend him.
First time visit and so far very good. I going back next month.
Awesome Dr. Knew my problem and my course of action right away. I will be following up with him for my skin issues.
He was v professional, helpful and took time to listen and answer questions.
Very professional and helpful visit!
I found Dr. Harris to be very attentive and calming. I, also, appreciate the fact that he did not insist on unnecessary procedures.
As usual it was great--competent treatment, professional attitude, and friendly visit.
Was a good visit got in and out quickly He explained the course of treatment and follow up
Very, very informative and collaborative.
A good listener who asked great probing questions to understand the issue better. He also was great at explaining the source/manifestation of my condition & recommended conservative treatment to start with follow up. The bonus was he also removed a troublesome mole (a secondary issue) right on the spot! Fast, easy, painless. And a great personable doctor to boot!
Very nice doctor. Would definitely recommend Dr. Harris to anyone who needed dermatological opinions or services.
Dr. Harris was very patient with my questions and concerns. He took the time to explain my options, along with the Pros and Cons for each one. He's also very tech savvy, so information and illustrations were handy. Will definitely be following up with him!
He was great
Very attentive. Listened to all concerns, took his time and answered all questions.
Great and informative visit. Was great with my small children!
Very professional, informative, and quick.
KNOWLEDGEABLE; PROFESSIONAL, HELPFUL (DEALT WITH PROBLEM ON THE SPOT… BIOPSIES DONE), PRACTICAL, PROMPT, EFFICIENT (HIGHLY, HIGHLY RECOMMEND).
Very informational, very helpful, great diagnosis
He seems well informed. Did not seem overly rushed. Took time to ask if I had any questions. Appointment was easy to get (thanks to zoc doc). All the things I look for in a dr.
I was very happy with Dr. Harris. He knew how to take care of my problem and also gave me my yearly skin checkup. His personality was quite pleasant and I felt as though he was very knowledgeable in the field of Dermatology. I wouldn't hesitate to see him again if I had a need too.
I actually can say I felt like family. I wasn't judge by my skin Dr. Harris knew exactly what was going on with my skin. I can't wait to see the results of skin in a couple of weeks. Feeling Excited. :)
Staff awesome too!
Very professional, thorough, and patient answering questions. Remembers details about prior visits
Very informative- answered questions thoroughly. Good bedside manner.
Very professional and knowledgeable; great bedside manner and very patient with all questions...didn't feel like I was getting rushed out the door...would certainly go back and send family/friends...
Intial Consultation I think it went well.
Very prompt & professional. Staff very friendly & efficient.
My visit was exactly what I was hoping for. I had never met Dr. Harris prior to this visit but my wife highly recommended him. He was friendly and took care of my issue on the first visit.
Dr. Harris was great. His receptionists - who also work for another doctor - could be more helpful and attentive.
Dr. Harris made me feel very comfortable and took the time to inform me of the best options for my condition. I chose to see him based on other recommendations on this site. The other reviews were spot on. Great choice for a dermatologist.
I am not comfortable with doctors and get very nervous when the need arises. Dr. Harris was very understanding and calmed my fears. I would definitely recommend him.
Very professional, knowledgeable, took time to explain my options.
It was my first visit with Dr. Harris and he was fantastic. Very kind, explained things clearly, and respected my concerns.
Professional, knowledgeable, very patient with our 4 year old!! We really liked him
Dr. Harris is excellent. He has a warm and sincere manner, and is very attentive to questions and concerns of the patient. He put me at ease and was very thorough and explained everything to me. I was very pleased with the experience. I wish all doctors were as personable as Dr. Harris.
He was very nice. Answered ALL my questions and never made me feel rushed.
Dr. Harris was very professional and friendly. Most importantly though he gave me a good overall skin exam. He treated several lesions and I was on my way. He will be my dermatologist going forward. Linda K
Excellent service. Great patient physician interaction.
Very knowledgeable, professional, honest and personable. I would highly recommend him.
Awesome! Very informative and easy to talk to!
he was very nice,and informative,i plan on going back again
VERY professional, knowledgeable, good personality, very thorough. I had quite a few embarrassing things to discuss and get his opinion on but he made me feel at ease! The ZocDoc reviews on here are definitely accurate.
The doctor was very helpful and gave me the perfect solution for my issue. The staff were friendly and my appointment was so easy.
very nice and professional
The staff was very helpful and Dr I enjoy. Dr. Harris was great!
Outstanding - took my son and sending my parents. Thrilled with his approach. Very informative and personable. Made everything easy - scripts were waiting at the pharmacy for us.
I was pleased. It was for my daughter and I really appreciated that he spoke to her about her situation . My daughter even said he had great eye contact.
Dr. Harris is very friendly and personable, and made me feel at ease throughout the visit! Would highly recommend!
Great experience!!! Will absolutely come back for any and all skin issues in the future. All my questions were answered, and the doctor took the time to make sure we were on the same page. Keep it up!
I found Dr Harris to be professional and very courteous. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.
The doctor's Forest Park office is shared with Women's Health Services, and Dr. Harris' name doesn't appear anywhere on the office's signage. Even though I have a doctor in the same offices, the lack of any mention of Dr. Harris gave me concern initially. However, everything went smoothly with my appointment and my concerns were erased.
Very professional, thorough explanations and NO wait!
Dr. Harris is very cordial and thorough. He was not rushed and took his time discussing my issues. The office is clean and the front office staff very friendly and efficient.
Dr. Harris was kind, professional, helpful, and a great listener.
He was great. He was easy to talk to and he explained everything to me very simply. I'm so glad I found such a good dermatologist! :)
I liked him a great deal. It was my first appt at a dermatologist so I didn't know what to expect. He fixed my problem the first day!
I am so happy that Dr. Harris took care of everything at my visit. Most Doctors like to look then make you come back a second time for treatment.
It was great that he was not behind and took time to talk to me. He gave me his opinion but informed me of other alternatives as well.
He was great, very comfortable with him and he explain everything so we could understand what he was explaining.
Excellent, knowledgeable, sympathetic, sensitive to our needs. Absolutely the best!
He is professional, compassionate and extremely competent.
He was very professional and nice. Informed me everything he was going to do as he did it.
He is so easy to talk to and gave me more information on the medication I'm on than the previous dermatologist who originally prescribed it! Great listener and I would recommend him to everyone.
Dr. Harris always seems to know the exact problem. Great laid back bedside manner,
Dr. Harris was kind, friendly, and very comprehensive.
Dr. Harris is very thorough and personable and his staff is wonderful.
Dr. Harris is very easy to talk to and he takes the time to address all the concerns of the patient.
Great! Returning patient and always glad to see this doctor!
Excellent. Moving forward on the right track for skin care now.
A nice, knowledgable doctor with a great manner with kids.
Dr Harris is a pro and answered every question I had. Also diagnosed my issue almost instantly. Very pleasant and helpful.