Dr. Michael Berkson, MD

Dr. Michael Berkson, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 62

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Berkson, MD is a Dermatologist in Berwyn, IL. He is affiliated with medical facilities AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago and Macneal Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Berkson to book an appointment.

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Forefront Dermatology - Berwyn

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Forefront Dermatology - Berwyn

Forefront Dermatology - Berwyn3253 S Harlem Ave Ste 1a Berwyn, IL 60402
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Forefront Dermatology - Lincoln Park

Forefront Dermatology - Lincoln Park2800 N Sheridan Rd Ste 508 Chicago, IL 60657
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Berkson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Berkson

4.8

Based on 45 ratings

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Dr Berkson is always pleasant and down to earth to deal with and explains health issues in a straight forward way. I would definitely recommend him to anyone with skin issues.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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francis kelly – Jan 17, 2020
Great Experience. Both Dr. Berkson and his staff are pleasant, caring and well organized. He explained the problem, gave me options and left my mind at ease which was not the case when I walked in. I was in and out in no time and return in six months for follow-up. Would definitely recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Patricia N. – Dec 07, 2019
I try to see Dr. Berkson once a year. He and his staff are always cordial and pleasant to deal with and my issues are always taken care of.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Doug in Chicago – Dec 04, 2019
Great - Always is, he answers your questions and explains then takes care of the problem.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Roger – Dec 04, 2019
He give you all the time you need
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Nov 16, 2019
Dr. Berkson was very cordial and relieved my concerns. He was very efficient and willing to answer all of my questions. Before I knew it, the procedure was over with a minimum of pain and I was on my way. Thank you, Dr. Berkson!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Roberta W – Nov 16, 2019
Dr. Berkson is a very good doctor who gives his patients the time to understand the patients needs,also goes thru options of care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Richard Mackowiak – Nov 13, 2019
the Doctor's office is relaxed and pleasant. I was given the treatment I needed quickly and it was with a smile. I was very glad the doctor suggest an additional treatment I had forgotten. My recovery is speedy and I can stop thinking about skin for a bit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Steve Walling – Nov 10, 2019
Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 05, 2019
dr. berkson is a wonderful physician.he reminds me of the doctors I went to when I was a young man. he exudes competence and confidence.
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john stanger – Jul 04, 2019
I'm very satisfied with my visit at Forefront Dermatology. All staff was very helpful, my waitng time was reasonable Dr. Micheal Berkson walked in the room and answered all my questions, he even advised me on a less expensive procedure to help my skin.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Alfredo in Stickney, IL – Jun 13, 2019
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What went well
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Donald Ratner in Chicago, IL – Apr 23, 2019
Dr. Berkson and his staff are prompt and professional. I would recommend his practice to anyone.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 04, 2019
I first visited Dr Berkson when we were both very young. And I still visit him many many years later. I always trust his judgment. He is thorough and knowledgeable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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JoJoLo in Chicgo, IL – Jan 23, 2019
Dr. Berkson is highly knowledgeable and took his time during my office visit. He listened to me and made me feel comfortable with his assessment of my medical needs. Anyone looking for a caring doctor, here he is. His staff is also excellent and very attentive to patients needs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Carmelita in Berwyn, IL – Jan 23, 2019
Dr. Berkson is very kind and knowledgeable. He explains everything fully and answers all questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Edward Nelson in Forest Park, IL – Nov 14, 2018
Dr. Berkson is calm,caring,answers all questions,and very respectful.I would highly recommend him to new patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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William M.Grabowski in Chicago Illinois – Jun 05, 2018
Dr. Berkson and his staff were very friendly. I was in and out for a mole check up in under 30 minutes.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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May 03, 2018
Thank you for sharing your positive experience! I...Read More
Dr Berkson is a great professional and he gave me his honest opinion. I am looking forward to see him at his office once a year for my preventive evaluations. Thank you !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Abel in Chicago – Feb 14, 2018
Hello Thank you for the 5 star rating and...Read More
Dr. Berksom is a warm, caring and very knowledgeable physician specializing in Dermatology. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional to check their skin for abnormalities, or simply for yearly skin check-ups.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Amy E. in Skokie, Illinois – Feb 01, 2018
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Berkson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acne
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berkson treats Acne more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Berkson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dermatitis
normal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berkson treats Dermatitis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Berkson treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Hair Loss
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berkson treats Hair Loss more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Berkson treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Berkson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful...Read more

Biography

Dr. Berkson is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. His professional areas...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
The University of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Chicago Dermatological Society, Member
  • Chicago Medical Society, Member
  • Illinois State Medical Society, Member

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Michael Berkson, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (708) 455-6068.

Does Dr. Michael Berkson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Berkson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Michael Berkson, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Michael Berkson, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Berkson's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Michael Berkson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Berkson frequently treats Acne, Dermatitis, and Hair Loss. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Berkson treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Berkson, MD's office located?

Dr. Berkson's office is located at 3253 S Harlem Ave Ste 1a, Berwyn, IL 60402. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Berkson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

Chicago, IL

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Macneal Hospital

Berwyn, IL

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)