Carolyn I Jacob, MD FAAD | Dermatologist & Medical Director

Carolyn I Jacob, MD FAAD

Dermatologist & Medical Director

Carolyn I. Jacob, M.D. is a Board-Certified Dermatologist, Harvard-Trained Cosmetic and Laser Surgeon, and an Associate Clinical Instructor at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is the Founder and Medical Director of Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.

Dr. Jacob is a High Honors graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. In Biology, and attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine where she was in the top 10 of her class. After completing an internship in internal medicine at Northwestern’s Evanston Hospital, she was Chief Resident of Dermatology at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, and completed a prestigious Cosmetic and Laser Surgery Fellowship at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Jacob is a well-known expert on all cosmetic and laser skin therapies.  She trains other Dermatologists and Dermatology residents on injectable cosmetic aesthetics. She has performed research on excessive sweat reduction with MiraDry technology, cellulite treatments, and body shaping with High Frequency Electromagnetic Energy (HIFEM) Emsculpt treatments.  She is the author of over 25 peer reviewed journal articles and 12 book chapters on cosmetic and laser surgery. She lectures nationally and internationally on the latest devices and treatments in cosmetic dermatology. Her expertise has been featured on Dr. Oz, Good Day Chicago, Windy City Live, NewBeauty Magazine and Online media including CBS, USA Today, ABC, FOX News, Chicago Tribune, Esquire, Allure, Forbes, and Self Magazine.

When she is not working or lecturing, she enjoys spending time with her three children and very understanding husband.

Dr. Carolyn Jacob is NewBeauty magazine top doctor

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