Lori Shelnitz, M.D.

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243 Ratings60 Comments
Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Skin Cancer; Hair Loss; Facial Peels; Moles; Psoriasis; Sclero Therapy; Toenail Procedures; Vein Injections; Chemical Peels

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This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.



Philosophy Of Care

Our doctors share a consistent philosophy and approach to patient care. In fact, we've built a reputation on giving more-personal attention, excellent care and service and flexible hours-to meet the entire family's needs.

Education & Credentials

Internship: Thomas Jefferson University, PA

Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago

Society: American Academy of Dermatology; DuPage County Medical Assoc.; IL State Medical Society; Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago

Insurance Accepted

AARP Medicare Complete Access (UHC) HMO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna POS
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross Community MMAI
Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Great West Open Access
Humana Choicecare PPO
MultiPlan PPO
Sunrise Advantage
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Smart Network
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West POS
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United HealthCare Select POS
United Healthcare Select EPO
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United Healthcare Select HMO


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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(243 Ratings, 60 Comments)
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I did not see the medical assistant use hand sanitizer when entering or leaving the exam room or prior to setting up the instruments for the biopsy. she was not wearing gloves.
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I'm not very happy w/the dr.'s "bedside manner" she did not seem very pleasant & she came highly recommended.
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The reception staff are friendly, courteous and attentive. The nurse and provider were personable and understanding of my concerns and medical issues that I discussed.
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I very much appreciate Dr. Schelnitz fitting me in her busy schedule with very little notice.
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I'm thankful to be part of Edward Elmhurst Health Care system. The doctors are the best- thorough, caring, very knowledgeable, and professional.
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Dr Shelnitz is excellent and I always feel she is looking out for well being.
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My experience was as good as going took the doctor can be. I believe for me to benefit I need to prepare for my visit. Doctor is very willing to answer questions but because I was not prepared with meaningful questions, we discussed my family.
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everything was good. it's really hard to get into this office only because we have the same days off
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Everything was great. Dr Shelnitz is a keeper
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no problems at all. excellent, timely service.