Dr. Claudia Hernandez MD Dermatologist

Dr. Claudia Hernandez is a dermatologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Hernandez accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System who specialize in Dermatology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Clinical Interests: Derm

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Dermatology, 1997–2000

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996–1997

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 14 years in Dermatology

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 4 years in Pediatric Dermatology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAD), American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow (FASDS), American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Publications & Presentations

Enhanced bleaching treatment: opportunities for immune-assisted melanocyte suicide in vitiligo.
Webb, K. C.,Eby, J. M.,Hariharan, V.,Hernandez, C.,Luiten, R. M.,Le Poole, I. C.

Evaluation of Educational Videos to Increase Skin Cancer Risk Awareness and Sun-Safe Behaviors Among Adult Hispanics.
Hernandez, C.,Wang, S.,Abraham, I.,Angulo, M. I.,Kim, H.,Meza, J. R.,Munoz, A.,Rodriguez, L.,Uddin, S.

Acquired Microcystic Lymphatic Malformation of the Distal Upper Extremity Mimicking Verrucae Vulgaris.
Wang, S.,Krulig, E.,Hernandez, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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