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Shannon Kimsey

Shannon Kimsey

Nurse Practitioner

Shannon Kimsey is a licensed and board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has been in the dermatology field since graduating at the top of her class with her BSN from Valparaiso University in 2009.  She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Purdue University Calumet in 2013. Shannon also holds an esthetics license, so she definitely loves “all things skin.” Since graduating she has focused her career in dermatology on artistically enhancing and rejuvenating the face with neuromodulators, cosmetic injectable fillers, lasers, chemical peels, and prescription skin care.

She also is well versed on treating a variety of skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, warts, rashes, psoriasis, eczema, precancerous lesions and skin cancers.


Fun Facts

Favorite restaurant or bar in Chicago?
Maple and Ash

Favorite Pandora station to listen to in the office?
90’s hits

Cubs or Sox?

What is one of the things you would put on your "bucket" list?
Spending time in Ireland.

Favorite place to vacation?
Marco Island, FL

Favorite adult beverage?
Tequila-Fresh lime

Go to Karaoke song?
Anything Stevie Nicks

Starbucks order?
Honey Oat Milk Latte

What keeps you sane?
Co-workers, friends, and my husband

Any hidden talents?

Early bird or night owl?
Early bird

Favorite quote?
“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.”

Favorite treatment at Pinski Dermatology?
Dermal fillers, Lip flip, SkinPen

Why did you choose Dermatology?
As a teenager, I had a face full of acne. This led to many dermatology visits, and eventually 2 courses of Accutane. Along the way, I developed a love for skin and research trying to help my own.

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