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Rachel Pritzker MD

Rachel Pritzker, MD FAAD | Board-Certified Dermatologist

Rachel Pritzker, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified dermatologist who graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree from Emory University. She completed her medical education at Rush University, where she graduated as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, indicating placement at the top of her class. Dr.Pritzker completed her residency in dermatology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, followed by a prestigious Laser, Cosmetic and Dermatologic surgery fellowship at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, with clinical faculty from the Harvard and Yale Departments of Dermatology.

Dr. Pritzker has presented at both local and national professional meetings, published several articles for peer-reviewed journals and dermatologic textbooks, and has participated in research trials for innovative laser devices. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s Dermatology Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. She is a consulting physician at Cook County Hospital and is actively involved in teaching dermatology residents.

Dr. Pritzker focuses her practice on both general and cosmetic dermatology. She places a strong emphasis on patient education and mapping a comprehensive treatment plan suitable for each individual patient. Dr. Pritzker specializes in injectables, such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane, Sculptra, Radiesse, and laser procedures for red blood vessels, brown spots, and laser resurfacing.
She grew up and lives on the North Shore of Chicago and enjoys spending time with her kids, traveling, and hiking.


July 2013­- Current
Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology
July 2013 – Current
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
September 2009 – December 2012

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

January 2013 – June 2013
SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill,
Massachusetts – Laser and Cosmetic Procedural Dermatology Fellowship
July 2009 – July 2012
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago,
Illinois -Dermatology Resident
June 2008 – June 2009
Resurrection Hospital, Chicago,
Illinois-Transitional/Internship Year Resident
September 2004 – ­June 2008
Rush University, Chicago,
Illinois­-Medical Doctorate
August 2000 – ­May 2004
Emory University, Atlanta, 
Georgia­-Bachelors of Arts., Psychology; Dean’s List