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Dr. Pooja Chitgopeker, MD

Dermatologist

Chicago, IL

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
Very Professional; Answer all questions W plain and clear explanations; Did not rush out; No waiting time.
Very Professional; Answer all questions W plain and clear explanations; Did not rush out; No waiting time.
BT · Less than 1 year ago
More painful than expected. Very kind MD & empathetic. Not bothered by my calling her on Thanksgiving Day. Very responsive.
More painful than expected. Very kind MD & empathetic. Not bothered by my calling her on Thanksgiving Day. Very responsive.
DG · Less than 1 year ago

About Dr. Pooja Chitgopeker

Pooja Chitgopeker, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer surgeon. Originally from Auckland, New Zealand, Dr. Chitgopeker earned her medical degree from her hometown, at the University of Auckland. She completed dermatology residency and an intensive fellowship training in Mohs surgery, advanced facial reconstruction, cosmetics and laser surgery at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. Dr. Chitgopeker has presented at national meetings and has authored numerous publications in dermatologic surgery, cutaneous oncology, cosmetic and laser surgery. During her training she was awarded the prestigious cutting edge research grant from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and carried out the largest split-scar clinical study comparing fractional lasers to improve the appearance and symptoms of surgical and traumatic scars. Dr. Chitgopeker is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society and the American College of Mohs Surgery. Dr. Chitgopeker is passionate about providing individualized and high quality care for each of her patients. Her clinical interests and expertise include Mohs surgery and reconstruction, skin cancer prevention and management, scar revision, cosmetics including neurotoxins, soft tissue augmentation and laser surgery.

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Dermatologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • University of Iowa, Residency in Dermatology
  • University of Iowa, Fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Women's Dermatologic Society

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1831453463

Dr. Pooja Chitgopeker's office location

Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago

363 W Erie St, Suite 350

Chicago, IL 60654

Patient reviews for Dr. Pooja Chitgopeker

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Super great - quick, easy and not at all pushy.
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The doctor was lovely!
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Very Professional; Answer all questions W plain and clear explanations; Did not rush out; No waiting time.
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More painful than expected. Very kind MD & empathetic. Not bothered by my calling her on Thanksgiving Day. Very responsive.
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Great at explaining procedure. Lively personality. Great service.
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Very professional and great bedside manner. Very effective assistants as well.
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Wonderful!
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