We are located at:
8780 W Golf Rd., Ste 303
Niles, IL 60714
We are currently accepting new patients.
The Niles, IL location of Advanced Skin and Mohs Surgery Clinics is located in the three story brown brick building, on the north side of Golf Road, in front of which is a sign for the Illinois Retina Institute.
Monday-Thursday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Services & Treatments Offered
At Our Niles / Morton Grove Office
- +Skin Cancer Detection
Skin Cancer Detection —Niles, IL
Skin cancer is the world’s most common cancer. It will strike one in five people by the time they turn seventy years old. 99% of cases are curable if they are caught early. Unlike internal cancers, skin cancer you can see. This is why annual skin checks with a dermatologist are of utmost importance, sooner if you detect any changes in your skin. See something new, changing, or unusual? Make an appointment with one of our providers immediately, skin cancer detection and management is one of our Niles office specialties!
- +Shave Biopsies
Shave Biopsies —Niles, IL
This is one of the most widely used procedures in Dermatology. The technique is used to obtain tissue for examination under a microscope to look for abnormal cells. Shave biopsies at our Niles, IL office are also commonly used for superficial skin lesions that the patient might want removed for cosmetic reasons.
Cryotherapy —Niles, IL
Performed at our Niles IL office, Cryotherapy is a procedure that uses liquid nitrogen to destroy tissue it can be used for benign lesions, such as warts or precancerous lesions such as actinic keratoses.
Acne —Niles, IL
Many patients suffer for years and spend hundreds of dollars before seeking the advice of a Dermatologist. Why not seek the advice of the experts at our Niles IL office about acne treatment first? Your provider can analyze your skin, and prescribe an acne regimen just for you. Most of the prescriptions are covered under your insurance plan. Acne medications work by reducing oil production, speeding up skin cell turnover and reducing inflammation. Your provider can help to control your acne that will help avoid scarring and other damage to your skin.
Warts —Niles, IL
Warts are a growth on the skin caused by the humanpapilloma virus, or HPV. There are many types of warts which include the common wart which usually appear on the fingers, plantar warts on the feet, genital warts and flat warts that commonly appear on areas that the patient might shave. Warts can be treated by chemical means, cryotherapy and prescription topicals at our Niles IL office.
Eczema —Niles, IL
Eczema (also sometimes called atopic dermatitis) refers to a condition in which patients develop inflamed itchy patches most often on the extremities, trunk or face. Atopic dermatitis can be associated with asthma and allergies, often referred to as “the atopic triad.” Eczema can affect all ages, including babies. We offer a full range of Eczema treatment at our Niles IL office.
Psoriasis —Niles, IL
Psoriasis is a skin condition consisting of scaly, inflamed patches of skin. It can affect the entire body including scalp, groin and nails. It can also cause arthritis, referred to as psoriatic arthritis. Treatments for Psoriasis at our Niles IL office include topical agents, but for severe psoriasis, biologic agents can be used.
Rash —Niles, IL
Unusual rashes are referred to as dermatitis. They can look like burns, blistering conditions, conditions over joints or around the eyes. Rashes may also be associated with internal problems. Workups for rashes at our Nile IL office may include blood tests or skin biopsies.
- +Skin Cancer Surgery
Skin Cancer Surgery —Niles, IL
Most skin cancers can be treated by surgical excision at our Niles IL office. This is a simple, in-office procedure that is done under local anesthesia and takes less than an hour to perform. Most patients can drive themselves to and from the appointment. For skin cancers on the face, or other cosmetically sensitive areas we perform MOHS procedure at our Lincoln Park office.
- +Punch Biopsies
Punch Biopsies —Niles, IL
A punch biopsy is performed when a full thickness specimen is needed for examination under the microscope. It is performed with a tool that has a circular blade almost like a “cookie cutter.” You will have a few stitches that will need to be removed in 10- 14 days. A Punch Biopsy at our Niles IL office is quick and easy and as easily tolerated as a shave biopsy.
- +Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology —Niles, IL
The providers at ASMC specialize in family centered care. Children experience many of the same skin issues as adults, but certain conditions are more common in childhood. We enjoy taking the extra time to talk to the pediatric patient at our Niles IL office and help both the child and parent understand the full scope of the skin issues treated during the appointment.
Rosacea —Niles, IL
Rosacea affects an estimated 14 million Americans and is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. It is commonly misdiagnosed, and it is a condition that causes redness, flushing and small red bumps on the face. It can also affect the eyes (ocular rosacea) and cause an enlarged nose (rhinophyma). Please consult us at our Niles IL office for Rosacea issues.
- +Fungal infections of Hair, Skin & Nails
Fungal infections of Hair, Skin & Nails —Niles, IL
Fungus and yeast can infect the skin, nails, and hair. Fungal infections may be scaled patches on the skin, or scaling between the toes or in the groin. Some common terms for these infections include “ringworm” , “jock itch”, or “athletes foot.” Fungally infected nails are referred to as onychomychosis. Please consult us at our Niles IL office for fungal infection issues.
- +Contact Dermatitis
Contact Dermatitis & Nails —Niles, IL
Contact dermatitis is an allergic or irritant reaction to a substance that has touched the skin. This can be a cream, lotion, cosmetic, plant (often poison ivy or referred to as rhus dermatitis), metal or dye. Identifying the cause of the contact dermatitis at our Niles IL office can be straightforward, or may need testing referred to as patch testing.
Keloids —Niles, IL
Keloids are raised overgrowths of scar tissue that occur at the site of a skin injury. These can occur where trauma, surgery, acne, blisters or piercings have injured the skin. Some people are prone to keloid formation and may form keloids in multiple places. Please consult with us at our Niles IL office for Keloid/scar issues.
- +Hair Loss
Hair Loss —Niles, IL
It is normal to lose some hair every day. The majority of people lose between 50-100 strands per day. If your hair seems to be thinning excessively, or if bald patches are appearing you may want to seek help from your Dermatologist. At our Niles IL office, we treat both alopecia areata and androgenic alopecia in both men and women. Diffuse, stressed induced hair loss is called telogen effluvium.