History of the Practice

Founded in 1994 by Dr. Mark Allan Berk, MD, FRCPC, Chief of Dermatology at Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital and then Chairman of the Division of Dermatology at the Chicago Medical School and the Veterans Administration Hospital in North Chicago, The Skin Care Center quickly became recognized for quality skin care for the whole family.  Currently, The Skin Care Center has offices in Lake Forest and Glenview in addition to the original Chicago location.

Dr. Berk continues to introduce new advances in dermatology, including dermoscopy for all skin exams, narrow-band UV treatment for psoriasis patients, patch testing for allergic skin rashes, and natural and alternative options for patients of The Skin Care Center. We offer our patients with skin cancer many options for treatment, including the most advanced creams, medicines, and in-office surgery such as Mohs surgery.