Dr. Joy Jester MD
Dermatologists — Blue Island, ILContact Dr. Jester
Dr. Joy Jester specializes in dermatology, dermatopathology in Blue Island, Illinois. Details of Dr. Jester's 30 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Duke University are available on your free doctor report.
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2320 High St
Blue Island, IL 60406
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A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis, and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the skin changes associated with aging. and DermatopathologyDermatopathology
A dermatopathologist has the expertise to diagnose and monitor diseases of the skin including infections, immunologic, degenerative, and neoplastic disease. This entails the examination and interpretation of specially prepared tissue sections, cellular scrapings, and smears of skin lesions by means of routine and special (electron and fluorescent) microscopes.. He is certified in Dermatology.
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Dr. Jester is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Saint Francis Hospital
355 Ridge Ave
EducationDr. Jester attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and graduated in 1983 having 30 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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