Dr. Carolyn Jacob

Dermatology
Chicago, IL
female

Locations

Office

Chicago, IL

Address

20 W. Kinzie St., Suite 1130, Chicago, IL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

PHCS

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Carolyn Jacob, MD is a graduate of University of Illinois College of Medicine, then completed a Dermatology Residency at the University of Wisconsin, where she was Chief Resident. She then completed a Fellowship in Cosmetic and Laser Surgery at Harvard. Practicing since 2000, she is an expert in liposuction, lasers, facial rejuvenation using fillers and neuromodulators, and skin tightening. She has authored over 25 peer reviewed journal articles and written 12 book chapters on cosmetic and laser surgery. She frequently lectures on the subject of cosmetic and laser surgery both locally, nationally, and internationally. She has been featured on ABC's 20/20, WLS TV, NBC, CBS, Fox News, and is a skin care expert for magazines such as Cosmopolitan, GQ, Women's Health, Men's Health, Prevention Magazine, Elle, Better Homes and Garden and Allure. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Specialties
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Dermatology

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Jacob
Specializes in Dermatology
Dry Skin: If your skin is burning, you should see a derm to make sure you’re not having an allergic reaction. Avene cream for sensitive skin is great for decre ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Jacob
Specializes in Dermatology
Moisturizer: Any one with ceramides helps to moisturize the skin best. My favorite is CeraVe lotion!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Jacob
Specializes in Dermatology
Eczema: See a dermatologist for medications including eucrisa, or topical steroids to help for flares. Keep the skin well moisturized with CeraVe cleanser an ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I have used and currently use quite a few of Dr. Jacob's services. I started seeing Dr. Jacob a little over 10 years ago and have followed her wherever she has gone. She now owns a beautiful facilit...Read More
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I have seen Dr. Jacob for treatmentof cyst acne, and cosmetic procedures of Botox, and Restylane. I was at ease the moment I walked into her beautiful office. When you are looking for someone who i...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
I've sent DOZENS of friends to see Dr. Jacobs. She's one of a kind. She's very professional, very kind, very funny and very "to the point" about what ails you when she needs to be. She knows her st...Read More
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) You are very beautiful and thanks Dr

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Graduated 1995MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University
MD

Residency

University of Wisconsin Hospitals
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