Dr. Peter Katz, MD

Dr. Peter Katz, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peter Katz, MD is a dermatologist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Forefront Dermatology - Appleton

3935 N Lightning Dr

Appleton, WI 54913
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Katz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Dr. Katz is a Board-Certified Dermatologist who is knowledgeable in the latest treatment protocols for skin diseases and conditions. Professional areas of interest include early skin cancer detection and treatments of rosacea, eczema and atopic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, molluscum, skin allergies, rashes, dermatologic surgery for skin cancer and problematic growths, surgical treatment of rhinophyma and laser tattoo removal."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "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*

31  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Mole Removal
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo 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.


  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center-Milwaukee
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member

Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
125 total reviews (74 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (125)

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Dr. Katz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (74)

Dr. Katz has a respectful and gentle way of interacting with patients. He listens attentively to concerns and addresses those concerns with care and understanding. I never have felt that he is in a hurry to move on to the next patient. Then, after examining the patient he will sit down and allow...more
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I went in begining of January and am very satisfied with how knowledgable, understanding and professional Dr.Katz and his staff is. I went in worried and left with relief knowing he has several options. I Highly will recommend to my friends and family.
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He is very personable and caring. He also is very thorough and listens to your concerns. An excellent provider and doctor.
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Dr. Katz is always very friendly and explains things in detail. He doesn't rush and makes sure any questions are answered. My daughter saw him several times and we were always very pleased.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Katz's for several years. During this time he has addressed several skin issues. He has always been very thorough and professional. He does a great job listening to concerns and addresses all treatment options available. I would highly recommend him for anyone in need...more
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