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Julia Kocemba, PA-C

Julia Kocemba, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Julia Kocemba, PA-C is a licensed and board-certified Physician Assistant since 2018. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and continued her PA education at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. Julia started her Physician Assistant career as a surgery PA, specializing in plastic surgery and breast oncology. While working full-time in surgery, she also worked part-time administrating cosmetic injectables at a medspa in Chicago. Now, she is pursuing her passion in dermatology here at Pinski Dermatology. She will be seeing general dermatology and cosmetic clients! 

“I am excited to integrate my passion for learning and medicine, with that of aesthetics, beauty, and design. Let’s talk all things skin!”

Fun Facts

Favorite restaurant or bar in Chicago?
Dusek’s Tavern in Pilsen

Favorite Pandora station to listen to in the office?
Anything I can dance to, so let’s say the Salsa Station

Cubs or Sox?
Cubs but only if we’re going to the Catalina Club

What is one of the things you would put on your "bucket" list?
Skydiving in Dubai

Favorite place to vacation?
Anywhere that is 86°, sunny, and with a beach!

Favorite adult beverage?

Go to Karaoke song?
I Believe In a Thing Called Love by The Darkness

Starbucks order?
Grande latte with extra cinnamon

What keeps you sane?
Long runs and a strong cup of coffee

Any hidden talents?
I’m fluent in polish

Early bird or night owl?
Early bird for sure

Favorite quote?
“Aging is inevitable, but looking your age should not be”

Why did you choose Dermatology?
My path to dermatology began as a patient.  Experiencing acne at a young age I realized that this common problem goes deeper than the skin. I chose dermatology because of the connection it has to a person’s mental well-being and happiness. In short, I want to make each patient who leaves my office feel confident, comfortable, and the best versions of themselves.

Favorite treatment at Pinski Dermatology?
Botox & lip filler

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