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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bernhard Ortel is Excellent. Dr. Ortel has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bernhard Ortel, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Erythema
  • Melanoma
  • Photosensitivity Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Carcinoma)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Vitiligo

Education & Awards

Dr. Ortel graduated from Medizinische Universitat Vienna. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Photosensitivity Disorders
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Ortel has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • The University of Chicago Medicine 
  • Evanston Hospital 


  • German
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Bernhard J Ortel MD is a male Dermatologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Bernhard J. Ortel practice?
Dr. Bernhard Ortel has 3 office locations.
Dr. Bernhard Ortel practices Dermatology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Skokie, IL.
See Chicago Dermatologists.