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Alix J. Charles, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Alix J. Charles

Philosophy of Care

The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered, and in order that the sick may have the benefit of advancing knowledge, union of forces is necessary. Dr. William J Mayo



  • Aesthetics
  • Dermatology
  • Vein Clinic
  • Years in Practice: 10

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults


  • English
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Spanish

Medical Interests

Pigmentation disorders, Psoriasis, skin of color, dermatologic surgery, laser procedures, BOTOX, dermal fillers

Personal Interests

Reading, cycling, fine wines/dining, latin dancing, weightlifting, cooking



School Mayo Medical School
Graduation Date 06/2000
Degree M.D.


School Mayo Graduate School of Medicine


School Rush University Medical Center
Title Chief Resident




  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Biopsies
  • Botox® Injections
  • Dermal Filler Injections
  • Destruction Premalignant Lesions
  • Laser Surgeries
  • Mole Removal
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Phototherapy
  • Scar Revision
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Surgical Removals (skin cancer, cysts, moles, etc.)


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

Media/Published Articles

Research & Clinical Trials


  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the First 1
  • Prognostic Factors for Life Expectancy in Nonagena

Health Topics Posts

Sunburn Care for Children

DMG Dermatology

As families begin to spend more time outdoors participating in soccer games, swim lessons and trips to the water park, there is no doubt that sun protection should be a top priority for parents caring for themselves and their children in order to avoid sunburns.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health,Skin & Beauty

The Chilling Effects of Frostbite

Dr. Charles

During winter’s frigid temperatures, it is a good idea if we review the basics of frostbite so that you and your family can stay safe during the cold months. Frostbite occurs when the skin and subcutaneous tissue freeze. The smallest and most exposed parts of the body are most at risk: fingers, toes, nose, lips, cheeks, ears, etc.

Skin Wellness: Surviving Summer

DMG Dermatology

Summer in Illinois is a wonderful season, despite how fleeting it may seem. To make sure you relish every summer day, there are some simple precautions to enjoying life outdoors.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin & Beauty

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