oak park Illinois Dermatology Institute - Oak ParkExcellence and Compassion

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719 South Blvd Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 406-7222

The Illinois Dermatology Institute (IDI) is the largest private practice dermatology group in the state of Illinois. Established in 2009, we now have 20 offices throughout Chicago, with Oak Park being the most recently opened.

We are an academically-oriented private practice group who value excellence and compassion in caring for our patients. What all that means for our patients is that we offer collaborative medical, surgical, and cosmetic care, with the ability to share complex cases with our team of physicians through our HIPAA secure electronic medical record.

We welcome you to our practice.


Dr. Mouhammad Aouthmany

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Aouthmany is a board certified dermatologist that specializes in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, obtaining both a Bachelor in Science in Microbiology (B.S.) and Master in Health Services Administration (M.H.S.A.). He obtained his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) at the Northeast Ohio Medical University, graduating with the prestigious Award for Excellence in Dermatology and first place at the Ohio Dermatological Association.

Dr. Aouthmany completed his internship and dermatology training at Indiana University, where he served as Chief Resident. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and presented his work at national conferences. Additionally, he published apps that teach children about the dangers of melanoma and another that educates about the medications used in dermatology.


Dr. Elizabeth Kiracofe

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Elizabeth Kiracofe is joining Illinois Dermatology Institute after completion of her residency training at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio where she served her colleagues as Chief Resident. During this time, she did significant teaching with medical students, as well as publishing research in a number of dermatology journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Journal of Dermatopathology. Dr. Kiracofe has a deep love for education and you can often find her around Chicago, even at the Cubs stadium, giving educational talks on skin disease and how we can all protect ourselves from skin cancer.

Dr. Kiracofe graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where in addition to completing her premedical requirements, also had majors in Psychology and Communication. She then went on to complete her Medical Doctorate at Case Western Reserve University School of Medince. With patient advocacy and education always important to Dr. Kiracofe, she completed a Health Policy Fellowship with the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA). Through this position she went on to become a registered lobbyist for the State of Ohio, allowing her to officially advocate on behalf of patients and physicians. In recognition for her efforts in public health, Dr. Kiracofe was awarded the 2014 Physician Advocate of the Year award for the State of Ohio - the first dermatologist and youngest physician to ever receive this award.


Dr. Matthew Harris

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Matthew Harris is an alumnus of Indiana University, where he received both his Bachelor of Science and his Medical Degrees. He continued his training by specializing in dermatology at New York Medical College, and during his residency he was elected Chief Resident and received several awards and honors. He has also published several articles in various medical journals. Dr. Harris, a Board Certified Dermatologist since 2003, is currently a clinical instructor for the Oak Park Family Practice Residency Program. He specializes in general, pediatric and surgical dermatology. He also has had extensive training and experience in cosmetic treatments such as Botox, fillers (Restylane, Radiesse, etc.), leg vein treatments, chemical peels, and lasers.

Dr. Harris is a member of the following:

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Chicago Dermatological Society