Monika Kaniszewska, MD, FAAD , Partner Physician, Board Certified
Dr. Monika Kaniszewska, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who joined the Advanced Dermatology team in March of 2018. She was born in Poland but grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical engineering. She then went on to complete a Master of Science degree at Northwestern University, also with a concentration on Biomedical engineering. After attending Rush Medical College, Dr. Kaniszewska completed her internship at Resurrection Medical Center. Her dermatology training was completed at Loyola University Medical Center, where she was selected to serve as co-chief resident.
Dr. Kaniszewska has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. In addition, she is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and has presented her work at national and local meetings. She is active in volunteerism through participation in skin cancer screenings for the American Academy of Dermatology as well as educational outreach programs through the Women’s Dermatologic Society. Dr. Kaniszewska also traveled to Cochabamba, Bolivia on a medical mission trip where she provided dermatologic evaluation and treatment to their underserved residents.
Read Dr. Kaniszewska’s medical journal publications here:
- Oral glycopyrrolate for the treatment of Hailey-Hailey disease
- A novel closure method for surgical defects in atrophic skin using cyanoacrylate adhesive and suture
Dr. Kaniszewska’s specialties include cutaneous oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions such as acne, psoriasis, plantar warts, athlete’s foot, and eczema, as well as complex medical dermatologic conditions. Dr. Kaniszewska has training in medical, surgical, and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds. Dr. Kaniszewska is also fluent in Polish.
Dr. Monika Kaniszewska, MD, a member of the Chicago Dermatological Society, is one of the best skin cancer dermatologists in Illinois. Her extensive experience includes prior affiliations with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove and Edward Hospital in Naperville. Dr. Kaniszewska can diagnose and treat skin cancer, cancerous lesions as well as benign and premalignant skin lesions. As with any form of cancer or potential cancer, the sooner you catch it, the easier your recovery will be, so schedule your appointment with Dr. Monika Kaniszewska, MD now. Click here.
Dr. Kaniszewska is on staff at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest, Illinois and Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital.
You can benefit from Dr. Monika Kaniszewska’s services at both Advanced Dermatology Lincolnshire and Glencoe, allowing you to choose the closest location near you. She accepts the following insurance plans:
- Aetna- PPO, POS, Managed Choice Open Access
- Cigna Healthcare PPO
- BCBS- PPO, BlueChoice POS, Blue Advantage, Blue Choice Select
- Humana ChoiceCare-PPO and POS
- Medicare Part B
- Medicare Advantage Plans PPO
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) – PPO, POS
- Humana Military (Tricare)
- United Healthcare – PPO, POS, Choice, CORE
“Dr. K was wonderful. Answered all my questions and took the time to explain what she was doing prior to doing it. Felt very much at ease letting her look at me head to toe even though that’s not a usual thing for me.”
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