Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.8 /5
78 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
Forefront Dermatology
I AM VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE DR GERSHTENSON AS DR. SHE IS WONDERFUL AND I RECOMMEND HER TO EVERYONE
Forefront Dermatology
I was very happy with Dr. Gershtenson. She was patient with me and answered all my questions. She did a great job of explaining my medications and condition.
Forefront Dermatology
Wait times is only complaint.
Forefront Dermatology
THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR ADVICE AND SERVICE. I APPRECIATE YOUR HELP. SHALOM
Forefront Dermatology
I was quite pleased with the doctor and the staff. I am not comfortable with strangers or doctors but I felt very comfortable with everyone in this office and I would recommend this practice to anyone. Thanks to everyone who put me at ease and made my experience less stressful.
Forefront Dermatology
Nice staff very comfortable enviroment.
Survey Forefront Dermatology
great, caring doctor, nurse
Google Forefront Dermatology
great, caring doctor, nurse
Forefront Dermatology
Dr did a thorough check. Provided info but staff forgot as did I to give me written info on OTC products. I will call today for that information.
Vitals Forefront Dermatology
I did not see Dr. Gershtenson. Saw JJ, the PA. Got an appointment within a week. She was very thorough. Answered all my questions. Glad I saw her; would definitely see her again.
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.