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The leading minds in dermatology serving patients throughout Chicago, IL.


  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor Since 2015
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)
  • Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (FACMS)
  • Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (FASDS)
  • Fellow of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (FEADV)
  • Board Certification from Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (ABD)
  • Board Certification from American Board of Dermatology Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery (Subspecialty)
  • Member of the European Society of Mohs Surgery (ESMS)
  • Member of the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS)
  • Member of the International Dermatology Society (ISD)
  • Member, International Transplant-Skin Cancer Collaborative (ITSCC)

Director of Dermatologic & Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Ally-Khan Somani, MD, PhD, EMBA, FAAD, FACMS

Dr. Ally-Khan Somani is a double board-certified dermatologist and micrographic surgeon. He graduated from McGill University, received his MD/PhD with honors from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine (ranked as the 4th top medical school in the world), and an Executive MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology.

Dr. Somani completed an academic track dermatology residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Afterward, he became a fellow in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology (MSDO) at the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute in the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic.

During his fellowship, Dr. Somani received advanced training under the directorship of Dr. Philip Bailin, an internationally regarded Mohs surgeon and one of Dr. Frederick Mohs’ original trainees in all phases of dermatologic surgery, including Mohs surgery and advanced facial reconstruction, excisional surgery, dermabrasion, cryosurgery, and laser surgery.

Dr. Somani has been consistently productive in academia, publishing numerous impactful, peer-reviewed research articles within scientific journals and several book chapters throughout his career. Additionally, he’s given and continues to give numerous lectures to dermatologic surgeons (both nationally and internationally) on the topics of skin cancer, Mohs, and reconstructive surgery. His clinical practice is focused on treating skin cancers using Mohs micrographic surgery followed by reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Somani spent 13 years on faculty as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology, and the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Division, and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

He developed a nationally and internationally recognized, highly competitive one-year fellowship training program in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology. As the Fellowship director, he has trained dermatologists from across the nation and internationally. Dr. Somani is the recipient of multiple research awards and grants, including the Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award in Dermatologic Surgery.

His research interests include cutaneous oncology, wound healing, aging, immunology, and the molecular/genetics and signaling pathways involved in skin cancers. Dr. Somani has performed over 10,000 Mohs procedures making him one of the most experienced and knowledgeable fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons.


  • Top doctor listed by Castle Connolly
  • Fellow of the EADV
  • as well and other societies
Schedule Your Appointment With Dr. Somani Today!

If you have a concerning mole, or have been advised to seek Mohs surgery in Chicago, then Dr. Ally-Khan Somani can help. Schedule your appointment today and get the care you need.


Why Choose Skin MD Dermatologists in Chicago?

Family Dermatology

At Skin MD, we serve everyone. From pediatric dermatology to teens & adults, our providers treat patients of all ages with respect & expertise.

Skin Care Versatility

From acne treatments and Mohs Surgery to 21st-century cosmetic solutions like microneedling & lip fillers, we have you covered.

World-Class Providers

Our providers are leaders in their field with numerous fellowships, publications, professional memberships, & academic achievements to their names.

Multiple Locations

We serve several Chicago communities, including Orland Park, Skokie, and Evergreen Park. Find a Skin MD office near you!

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Contact Skin MD With All Your Skin Care Questions

At Skin MD, we know how much it means to know what’s going on with your skin. For peace of mind and the latest treatment advice, reach out to your expert physicians today. You can find the answers to many commonly asked questions on our FAQs page. We also encourage you to reach out by calling us at 708-636-3767 or contacting us online.