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Elizabeth Damstetter, MD

Biography

Elizabeth Damstetter, MD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with expertise in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Damstetter focuses on providing exceptional, individualized care and for medical and cosmetic concerns for patients of all ages.

Dr. Damstetter's expertise includes the treatment of acne, rosacea, melasma and psoriasis, medical therapy for hair loss, skin cancer treatment and surveillance, body image concerns, and many others. Cosmetic services performed by Dr. Damstetter include neuromodulators (Botox/Dysport), fillers (Juvederm/Restylane/Sculptra), Kybella, intense pulsed light (IPL), laser hair removal, microneedling, sclerotherapy, acne surgery and chemical peels.

Dr. Damstetter is passionate about offering patients individualized solutions for their unique concerns while developing strong relationships for a lifetime of optimal skin health and aesthetic potential. Her offices offer convenient appointment times and a personally cultivated selection of premier skin care and aesthetic retail products.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA

Medical School:
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA

Dermatology Residency:
Boston Medical Center - Boston, MA

Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship:
Northwestern University - Chicago, IL

Certificates

American Academy of Dermatology

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Women's Dermatologic Society
Chicago Dermatological Society
World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Publications

  • Chang Y, Damstetter E, Dabiri G, Eyoug Ndip E, Powers JG, Phillips T. Coagulation disorders and their cutaneous presentations Part 1: Pathophysiology and cutaneous signs. JAAD . May 2016 74(5).

  • Dabiri G, Damstetter E, Chang Y, Eyoug Ndip E, Powers JG, Phillips T. Coagulation disorders and their cutaneous presentations Part 2: Diagnostic workup and treatment. JAAD . May 2016 74(5).

  • Damstetter E and Vashi NA. "Body Image and Body Image Dissatisfaction." In: Beauty and Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Clinician's Guide , Ed. NA Vashi. Springer, 2015. 83102.

  • Dabiri G, Damstetter E, Phillips T. Choosing a wound dressing based on common wound characteristics. Advances in Wound Care . 2016;5(1):3241.

  • Damstetter E, Lingham P, Schlosser B. Topical tretinoin, adapalene and tazarotene. Invited review to: Dermatologic Therapy , 2013.

  • Gordon J, Damstetter E, Nardone B, Mehta J, West D, Cotliar J. Drug allergy in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) . 2014;42(4):3757.

  • Cooper C, Wayne JD, Damstetter E, Martini M, Gordon J, Guitart J, West DP, Nardone B, Rademaker A, Gerami P. A tenyear, single institution analysis of clinicopathologic features and sentinel lymph node biopsy in thin melanomas. JAAD . 2013;69(5): 693699.

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Profile Photo of Elizabeth  Damstetter, MD

Elizabeth Damstetter, MD

Biography

Elizabeth Damstetter, MD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with expertise in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Damstetter focuses on providing exceptional, individualized care and for medical and cosmetic concerns for patients of all ages.

Dr. Damstetter's expertise includes the treatment of acne, rosacea, melasma and psoriasis, medical therapy for hair loss, skin cancer treatment and surveillance, body image concerns, and many others. Cosmetic services performed by Dr. Damstetter include neuromodulators (Botox/Dysport), fillers (Juvederm/Restylane/Sculptra), Kybella, intense pulsed light (IPL), laser hair removal, microneedling, sclerotherapy, acne surgery and chemical peels.

Dr. Damstetter is passionate about offering patients individualized solutions for their unique concerns while developing strong relationships for a lifetime of optimal skin health and aesthetic potential. Her offices offer convenient appointment times and a personally cultivated selection of premier skin care and aesthetic retail products.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA

Medical School:
University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA

Dermatology Residency:
Boston Medical Center - Boston, MA

Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship:
Northwestern University - Chicago, IL

Certificates

American Academy of Dermatology

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Women's Dermatologic Society
Chicago Dermatological Society
World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Publications

  • Chang Y, Damstetter E, Dabiri G, Eyoug Ndip E, Powers JG, Phillips T. Coagulation disorders and their cutaneous presentations Part 1: Pathophysiology and cutaneous signs. JAAD . May 2016 74(5).

  • Dabiri G, Damstetter E, Chang Y, Eyoug Ndip E, Powers JG, Phillips T. Coagulation disorders and their cutaneous presentations Part 2: Diagnostic workup and treatment. JAAD . May 2016 74(5).

  • Damstetter E and Vashi NA. "Body Image and Body Image Dissatisfaction." In: Beauty and Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Clinician's Guide , Ed. NA Vashi. Springer, 2015. 83102.

  • Dabiri G, Damstetter E, Phillips T. Choosing a wound dressing based on common wound characteristics. Advances in Wound Care . 2016;5(1):3241.

  • Damstetter E, Lingham P, Schlosser B. Topical tretinoin, adapalene and tazarotene. Invited review to: Dermatologic Therapy , 2013.

  • Gordon J, Damstetter E, Nardone B, Mehta J, West D, Cotliar J. Drug allergy in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) . 2014;42(4):3757.

  • Cooper C, Wayne JD, Damstetter E, Martini M, Gordon J, Guitart J, West DP, Nardone B, Rademaker A, Gerami P. A tenyear, single institution analysis of clinicopathologic features and sentinel lymph node biopsy in thin melanomas. JAAD . 2013;69(5): 693699.

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Michael Berkson, MD

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 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.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School:
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Dermatology Residency:
The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL
MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL

Certificates

American Board of Dermatology

Professional Memberships

Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Medical Society
American Academy of Dermatology
Chicago Dermatological Society

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Michael Berkson, MD

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 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.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School:
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Dermatology Residency:
The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL
MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL

Certificates

American Board of Dermatology

Professional Memberships

Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Medical Society
American Academy of Dermatology
Chicago Dermatological Society

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