Dr. David Bertler, MD

Dr. David Bertler, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. David Bertler, MD is a dermatologist in Appleton, WI. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

3935 N Lightning Dr

Appleton, WI 54913

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Bertler

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bertler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Bertler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bertler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bertler "Dr. Bertler is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and a fellowship trained Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgeon. He has completed an intensive training program in skin cancer surgery and advanced facial reconstruction. His professional areas of interest are skin cancer detection/treatment and Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bertler "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."
Read Less

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • MOHS Micrographic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology**

20  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Walter Reed Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Fitzsimons Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bertler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American College of Mohs Surgery, Member
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member

Dr. Bertler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bertler to family and friends
51 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bertler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Everything with our visit was excellent - except the wait time!! For an elderly person especially. We arrived 15 minutes before our scheduled time for both of his appointments. But waited 40 minutes after his appointment time to be called into the room!!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr Bertler is very knowledgeable and has been taking care of me for many years. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone looking for a dermatologist! I don't think you can find anyone better:)
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this

Thank you for sharing your positive experience! I appreciate it very much.

Flag this
I have known and been treated on and off by Dr Bertler since 2001. I have had and still do have ultimate trust in his skills as a surgeon. He has a way of putting a patient at ease before during and after any surgery. Thoroughly explains what needs to be done how he will do it and results...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
This was my second Mohs unfortunately, and both on my nose. I requested to go back to Dr. Bertler for my second one as my first went so well. I was very fearful of needing a second procedure on my nose but have been extremely happy with my outcome. I feel Dr. Bertler does an excellent job in giving...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Very thorough. Is the best surgeon for skin cancer. Is the best closing the surgical area with no to very little scaring.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this