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& Caring Dermatologists
We can treat skin conditions for patients and ensure they receive comprehensive care and treatment. At your convenience, we also offer same-day appointments to better serve our patients at our five locations:
As an experienced and highly-trained team, we are prepared to treat any condition affecting the skin, nails, or hair. By utilizing the latest technology in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, we can serve our patients with optimum care.
Our physician specialists are leading authorities who use their knowledge to offer top-notch treatment and care.
Vassilios (Bill) Dimitropoulos M.D.
Valerie Laniosz, M.D., PhD
Dr. Laniosz is board certified in dermatology and comes to University Dermatology with the knowledge and skills of the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Laniosz is available by appointment and sees patients of all ages for diseases of the skin, hair, and nails.
Stamatis (Tom) Dimitropoulos, M.D.
As director of the Vein Centers in the Skokie, Darien, and St. Joseph offices, Dr. Dimitropoulos specializes in diagnosing and treating chronic venous diseases and offers non-surgical treatment of varicose veins. All procedures are performed in the office, downtime is minimal, and most procedures are covered by insurance.
Benjamin Garden, M.D.
Benjamin has authored many academic articles and textbook chapters in the field of dermatology. He is a member and has served on committees in multiple national dermatology organizations. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his kids and watching his beloved Cubs. Dr. Garden is available in our Skokie office to see patients of all ages.
Karen Smith, PA-C
Karen has been practicing dermatology for the past 14 years and enjoys seeing patients of all ages and skin types. Her clinical interests include acne, skin cancer screenings, psoriasis, hair loss, and cosmetic dermatology (including injectable fillers and Botox). Karen enjoys connecting with each of her patients and strives to ensure every patient receives the attention they deserve.
Christina Dimitropoulos, NPC
Prior to joining the dermatology team she worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Endocrinology. She also has experience working as an RN in General Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Christina spends most of her time outside of the office with her husband raising their 3 children, and enjoys running and hiking.
Her clinical interests include acne, eczema, hair loss, skin cancer screenings and cosmetic dermatology.
Miranda Pierangeli, NPC
Miranda spends most of her time outside of work with her husband raising their four children, but she enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and reading when she has free time. Miranda is an excellent addition to the practice and is available to see patients of all ages at the St. Joseph, MI location.
Elizabeth Zanone, PA-C
In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys playing volleyball, weight lifting, being active outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. Her clinical interests include hair loss, acne, cosmetic dermatology, and skin screenings. Elizabeth was born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago, and she is excited to be back in the area and practicing close to home.
Melissa McIver, NP-C
Prior to this she worked as a Registered Nurse in labor and delivery for 10 years. Melissa is excited to join the dermatology practice and is available to see patients at the St. Joseph and Michigan city locations.
University Dermatology and Vein Clinic
8110 Cass Ave
Darien, IL 60561
4605 Golf Rd,
Skokie, IL 60076
4700 N. Marine Dr, Suite 220
Chicago, IL 60640
Villa Park, IL
15 W North Ave.
Villa Park, IL 60181
Michigan City, IN
10282 W 400 N
Michigan City, IN 46360
St. Joseph, MI
2900 Niles Rd
St Joseph, MI 49085
All Location Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM