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Sonya Kenkare, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist


Medical School: University of Illinois, College of Medicine

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Internal Medicine Internship: St Francis Hospital of Evanston, IL

Dermatology Residency: University of Chicago

Board Certifications: American Board of Dermatology


Dr. Sonya Kenkare did her undergraduate and medical education at the University of Illinois and completed her residency in dermatology at University of Chicago. Dr. Kenkare joins us from Rush University where she served as an Assistant Professor of dermatology for years.

She is passionate about medical and cosmetic dermatology and looks forward to returning to her roots in Dupage county and forming long term relationships with her patients. She aims to improve quality of life and patient self confidence.

Her clinical interests include skin cancer, eczema, psoriasis, acne and hidradenitis suppurativa, among many other conditions. She also enjoys helping patients feel their best with facial rejuvenation and promotes a refreshed and natural appearing aesthetic.

Dr. Kenkare offers medical and cosmetic skin surgery, Botox, filler, microneedling, laser and a variety of other treatment modalities to meet patient needs.

Dr. Kenkare is also very involved in global medicine and has done dermatology mission trips to India, Zambia and Kenya. She is a visiting faculty member for the University of Global Health Equity in northern Rwanda bringing dermatology education to medical students in east Africa. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Kenkare enjoys writing, playing tennis, painting and spending time with her family.


American Academy of Dermatology

Women’s Dermatologic Society

Association of Academic Cosmetic Dermatologists

American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons

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