Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.8 /5
166 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
Survey
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Forefront Dermatology
Prompt efficient care.
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Forefront Dermatology
Dr Gershtenson is always very kind and thorough. Her office staff were taking good anti virus precautions for everyone's sake, and provided a helpful info video, all of which I thought was excellent.
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Forefront Dermatology
I was given very prompt attention. I felt I was given a thorough examination and explanation of any findings. I felt comfortable at the facility regarding management during Covid-19.
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Forefront Dermatology
Staff is very professional
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Forefront Dermatology
Dr Gershtenson is knowledgable, down to earth, and makes you feel comfortable discussing your health issues.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very good attention to detail during these tough times with Covid. I felt safe and they were welcoming.
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Forefront Dermatology
Platina and her nurse were both very caring, knowledgeable and thorough throughout my visits sit!
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Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Gershtenson was extremely thorough and very informative. She explained the procedure(s) and next steps regarding a biopsy with absolute clarity; I left feeling confident and very satisfied.
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Survey Forefront Dermatology
I feel blessed to have a good doctor that cares about me and my health.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very thorough, explained condition to me in words I could understand. Her plan worked for me and I am doing great. Thank You Dr. Gerthenson
Education

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
Certificates
Board-Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)
Professional Memberships
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Wisconsin Dermatological Society
Achievements
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
Publications

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.