Dr. Michael Berkson, MD

Dr. Michael Berkson, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
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58 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Michael Berkson, MD is a dermatologist in Berwyn, IL. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Forefront Dermatology - Berwyn

3253 S Harlem Ave Ste 1A

Berwyn, IL 60402
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Dermatitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Itchy Skin
high
more than 87% of peers
Psoriasis
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Berkson'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. Berkson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berkson "Dr. Berkson is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. His professional areas of interest include skin cancer detection and treatment, rashes, dermatitis, rosacea, alopecia and patients with IPL. Outside of the clinic, you'll often find Dr. Berkson in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes, reading up on neuroscience, or reviewing dermatological literature to find new ways to help his patients."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berkson "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."
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

38  Conditions Treated

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17  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
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.

Education

  • The University Of Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berkson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Berkson's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berkson to family and friends
23 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Berkson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Dr. Berkson and his staff were very friendly. I was in and out for a mole check up in under 30 minutes.
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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 !
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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.
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Sincere, honest, quick
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Dr.Berkson is a nice caring personable doctor.knowledgeable and quick to diagnose my concern.He was not in a hurry thorough examination and answers questions.And the staff are pleasant.I have already recommended him to friends.
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