Dr. Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD

Dr. Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD

Dermatology  |  

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Dr. Platina Coy Gershtenson, MD is a dermatologist in Pleasant Prairie, WI and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago/College Of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Forefront Dermatology - Pleasant Prairie

9020 76th St Ste E

Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas


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Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 87% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Coy Gershtenson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coy Gershtenson "Dr. Gershtenson is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Gershtenson’s experience includes skin cancer surgeries and dermatological treatment of pediatric, adult and geriatric cases. Dr. Gershtenson treats all dermatologic conditions, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne and vitiligo."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coy Gershtenson "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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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated



  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • 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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago/College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Georgetown University
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coy Gershtenson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow
  • Wisconsin Dermatological Society, Member

Dr. Coy Gershtenson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coy Gershtenson to family and friends
based on 72 total reviews (51 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

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Dr. Coy Gershtenson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (51)

Dr Gershtensen was very efficient and treated me with respect and kindness.
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Thorough, pleasant and knowledgeable. Highly recommend her.
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Dr. Gershtenson Is very kind, professional, and knowledgeable. She explained her assessment of my condition thoroughly, discussed my options, and answered all of my questions completely. I feel fortunate to have been referred to her and am relieved to have found a dermatologist I can trust.
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in Kenosha
Excellent bedside manner! I have complete trust in her.
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in Wind Point WI
Dr. Gershtenson is extremely knowledgeable on the latest dermatological issues. I visited several dermatologists prior to my first visit with her and no one could diagnose my Condition. She is thorough, direct, determined to help and has a genuine concern for your health. My entire family has...more
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