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David B. Shanker, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who has practiced in Chicago and the north suburbs since 1985. He grew up in Chicago and is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana and the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He also completed his Dermatology Residency at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.


Dr. Shanker is an attending physician at NorthShore University Health System and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Dermatology at the University of Illinois. He was named by Chicago Magazine as one of Chicago's top Dermatologists in 2021 and 2022. He has also been president of both the Chicago Dermatological Society and the Great Lakes Dermatologic Society.


Dr. Shanker lives in the north suburbs with his wife Lisa and is proud father of three daughters. When not working, he enjoys gardening, dining, and movies. He is an avid gardener, the world's slowest jogger, and a poor golfer.


David B. Shanker, MD

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