Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.7 /5
55 reviews
I want each patient to feel as though I have listened to them and that I’m caring and compassionate. I try to understand how their condition affects them. Patients often tell me that I’m very thorough, which translates into taking the time needed to treat their condition.
- Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD
Google Forefront Dermatology
Very knowledgeable and you feel at ease.
Forefront Dermatology
Everyone is very friendly, respectful and kind
Forefront Dermatology
Very thorough and attentive.
Forefront Dermatology
Cheerful and knowledgeable staff
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Gershtenson and her staff are very professional and very compassionate. They go the extra mile to make sure that the patient is given the best of care. They also help to ease the cost of the medications, which often are expensive and may not be covered by insurance. They also take their time with you insuring that you understand the treatment plan. I am sure glad that I choose Dr. Gershtenson as my doctor. I highly recommend her. She is a class act. I would give her a 5 star rating based on 5 stars being the highest. She really care about the well being of her patients. The patient is never treated as just a number. Mike D. From Kenosha
Google Forefront Dermatology
I would highly recommend Dr. Gershtenson. She is a very professional and kind doctor. I have never felt rushed during appts, she explains things fully, and she is very thorough during exams and procedures. The office and exam rooms are very clean
Forefront Dermatology
My only concern with my appointment was that upon leaving I was not provided with a copy of my patient care for the appointment. I forgot to request a copy. However, my husband had an appointment later in the day and he was provided a copy without asking for one.
Forefront Dermatology
They were running behind. I sat for over half a hour in the exam room with the gown on..
Google Forefront Dermatology
I'd heard many positive things about Dr. Gershtenson and thought I'd make an appt. Being a bit apprehensive because of a bad experience with another dermatologist, I was very pleased with my experience...... she was very thorough, knowledgeable and friendly, not rushing me at all. I definitely would recommend her & will be returning when needed.
Google Forefront Dermatology
I have been a patient of Dr. Gershtenson for a number of years. She is very thorough and makes sure I understand any procedures I require. I appreciate that she takes her time with me, I never have felt rushed.

Undergraduate Degree:
Cornell University, NY

Medical School:
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, IL

Dermatology Residency:
University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

Hospital Affiliations
United Hospital System, Kenosha WI
Board-Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)
Professional Memberships
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Wisconsin Dermatological Society
Clinical Dermatology Award, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2009
CMSC Certificate for Leadership, 2003
James Scholar University of Illinois College of Medicine
Co-chairperson Bioethics Interest Group, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2002-2003

1. Gershtenson PC, Krunic AL, Chen HM. Multiple clustered dermatofibroma: case report and review of the literature. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 2010 Sep;37(9):e42-5.
2. Gershtenson PC, Krunic A, Chen H, Konanahalli M and Sophie Worobec, MD. Subungual and periungual blue nevus – melanoma simulator. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2009 May;50(2):144-7.