Kimberly Jerdan, MD, is a board certified dermatologist with an emphasis on cosmetic dermatologic surgery.
She completed her undergraduate education from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, with a major in Spanish Literature and minor in Chemistry and History. She then received her Medical Degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford where she received the Adolph A. Rostenberg Jr. Award for Outstanding Student in Dermatology. Dr. Jerdan completed her dermatology residency at University of Illinois College (UIC) of Medicine at Chicago, where she was selected as Chief Resident her senior year of residency training. Dr. Jerdan helped implement the cosmetic procedural training for UIC dermatology her chief year, helping train and educate fellow residents and attending physicans. She has published numerous articles for peer-reviewed journals and presented the findings at local and national dermatology meetings.
Dr. Jerdan believes in a synergistic approach to the practice of cosmetic dermatologic surgery by complementing a maintenance program with the latest advances in dermatologic surgery and technology. Dr. Jerdan believes this unique skill set should be done by those with an artistic eye with an emphasis on natural beauty to make the patient become a more rejuvenated and refreshed version of his or herself.
Dr. Jerdan is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons (ASDS), and Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS). Dr. Jerdan has been the recipient of the WDS and Avon mentorship Award, as well as scholarships for mentorship opportunities from the ASDS and ASLMS.
Dr. Jerdan hails from central Illinois with a multi-cultural background with a Peruvian-influenced, bilingual upbringing in a rural farm town and extensive international travel. When not working, Dr. Jerdan enjoys spending time with her fiancé and family, doing yoga, playing tennis, and eating Peruvian food.