Dr. Joshua B. Kentosh's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
Yes, this doctor is accepting new patients
Dr. Kentosh is board certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Indiana Wesleyan University, and received his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007 where he was a member of the honor’s society. He completed his dermatology residency program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) and served for 10 years in the United States Navy as a diving medical officer, staff dermatologist at WRNMMC, and assistant professor of dermatology at the Uniformed Services University (USU). As the principal investigator of several clinical trials during his time in the military, Dr. Kentosh maintained an interest in clinical research and was actively involved in the dermatology residency teaching program while at WRNMMC and USU. He has authored numerous publications in dermatology journals and has presented at several regional and national conferences. Dr. Kentosh is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and the American Medical Association. His research interests include amputation residual limb dermatoses, hyperhidrosis, and amputee wound care. Dr. Kentosh joined Soderstrom Skin Institute in 2017 and he will be providing medical, cosmetic, surgical, and Mohs dermatology services for patients in our Illinois offices.
- Indiana Wesleyan University (Grad. 2003)
- Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine (Grad. 2007)
Areas of Expertise
- Mohs surgery
Awards & Recognitions
Publications & Research
- Pace S, Kentosh J. Managing Residual Limb Hyperhidrosis in Wounded Warriors. Cutis. 2016 Jun;97(6): 401-3
- Mula K, Winston J, Pace S, Kentosh J. Use of Microwave Device for Treatment of Amputation Residual Limb. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Jul 8 (Epub ahead of print)
- Harris M, Kimes K, Chern C, Cunningham R, Handfield K, Kentosh J, Meyerle J. Coxsackie A6 infection-atypical hand-foot-mouth disease in the US military: A case series. Glob Dermatol, 2014 Volume 1(1): 17-16
- Burris A, Ballew B, Kentosh J, Turner C, Norton S, Giri N, Alter B, Nellan A, Gamper C, Hartman R, Savage S. Hoyeraal-Hreidarsson Syndrome due to PARN Mutations: Fourteen Years of Follow-Up. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Dec 19.
- Kentosh, Joshua, and Michael Yablonsky. New Papular Eruption in a Patient with Chronic Atopic Dermatitis. Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 154, Issue 5(2009): 772