Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
387 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
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Staff are friendly, helpful, and caring. Visit was prompt and informational.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Plating is all business. I appreciate her professsionalism.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
She sees hundreds of people yet always makes the visit seem personal but professional.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Haven't used the Payment portal on the new system yet, but hoping it gives a bit more detail on the charges and explanation of benefits.
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
I received a recommendation from a friend to see Dr. Gershtenson. I usually see Dr. Keiler at this office, but her hours are becoming scarce as she's more in Sheboygan. No biggie...but I am SO glad I'm now being seen by Dr. Gershtenson. She was so kind and explained so much to me. I informed her of my anxiety of skin cancer (my sister has Stage 4 melanoma) and once she found that out, I felt like she spent even more time with me explaining and going over things with me. She taught me things I've never learned or was informed of in prior years from Dr. Keiler. I'm looking forward to continuing my care with Dr. Gershtonson. HIGHLY recommend!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Gershtenson's competency is beyond question, she is thorough in her diagnoses and explanations of procedures, and she shows compassionate concern for the patient as well. Each visit is a pleasure.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
I appreciate greatly the care and professionalism of the care provided. Both doctor and staff were excellent
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Have exam rooms warmer in the winter while waiting for the doctor.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Great people.
Survey
4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The yearly exam is very helpful to my health care.
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.