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Monika D. Kaniszewska, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Illinois Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ali

Dr. Monika D. Kaniszewska is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical, and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for our patients around Joliet, Plainfield, Lombard, and Naperville, IL. With an extensive training background and a personal compassion toward all our patients, she is an important part of our Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Associates team.

If you're looking for a dermatologist around suburban Chicago, request a consultation with Dr. Kaniszewska or call us at (815) 744-8554 to schedule an appointment at any of our offices.

Professional Training & Credentials

Dr. Kaniszewska was born in Poland but grew up in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering. She then went on to complete a Master of Science at Northwestern University, also with a concentration in 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 elected to serve as chief resident. She is certified by the American Board of Dermatology.

Dr. Kaniszewska has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. In addition, she 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's interests include cutaneous oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions such as acne, psoriasis, 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 fluent in Polish

For more information about Dr. Kaniszewska, visit Why Choose Dr. Kaniszewska and read her CV.


Meet the Doctors

Our unique combination of expertise in the fields of cosmetic surgery and dermatology gives us the opportunity to offer a wide variety of ways to reveal a more beautiful you. We provide the latest plastic surgery techniques, dermatologic treatments, and a full spectrum of medical spa services.


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Our Locations

Our multi-center practice offers the highest quality of care in our convenient locations throughout the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

1Joliet Pinnacle Dermatology
1124 Essington Road
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 744-8554
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
2Lombard Pinnacle Dermatology
2500 S Highland Ave #320
Lombard, IL 60148
(815) 744-8554
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
3Bourbonnais Pinnacle Dermatology
595 William R Latham Senior Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 (815) 744-8554

8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
4Frankfort Pinnacle Dermatology
20646 Abbey Woods Court North #104
Frankfort, IL 60423 (815) 744-8554

8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
5Ottawa Pinnacle Dermatology
123 W Michigan St.
Ottawa, IL 61350 (815) 744-8554

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed

6Valparaiso Pinnacle Dermatology
3501 Enterprise Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383 (219) 242-8415

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: Closed