Laura Zaacks, MD Rheumatology

Dr. Laura Zaacks, MD

Skokie, IL (6 other locations)

About Dr. Laura Zaacks MD

Dr. Laura Zaacks, MD is a doctor primarily located in Skokie, IL, with other offices in Glenview, IL and Glenview, IL(and 5 other locations). She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Rheumatology.

Dr. Zaacks has received 3 awards.


Dr. Laura Zaacks has 7 locations

Northshore Medical Group Skokie 9650 Gross Point Rd Ste 3900 Skokie, IL 60076
Northshore Medical Group Division Of Rheumatology 2150 Pfingsten Rd Ste 3000 Glenview, IL 60026
Glenbrook Family Care Center 2400 Chestnut Ave Ste A Glenview, IL 60026
Laura Shermer Zaacks Md 2150 Pfingsten Rd Glenview, IL 60026
North Shore University Health System 2400 Chestnut Ave Glenview, IL 60026
Northshore Medical Group Evanston Rheumatology 1000 Central St Ste 800 Evanston, IL 60201
Northshore Medical Group Rheumatology Higland Park 757 Park Ave W Ste 2850 Highland Park, IL 60035


Dr. Laura Zaacks has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Laura Zaacks has the following 9 expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatology
  • Lupus


3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


27 Years Experience

Rush University Medical Center


Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center

Graduated in 1994

Dr. Laura Zaacks Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Laura Zaacks

Dr. Zaacks graduated from the Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center in 1994. She works in Skokie, IL and 6 other locations and specializes in Rheumatology. Dr. Zaacks is affiliated with Northshore University Health System Evanston Hospital.

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