Jesse Veenstra

Jesse J Veenstra, MD, PhD, MS

Specialties: Dermatology

Services: Skin Cancer

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology


  • Wayne State University, MI, 2015

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Dermatology, MI, 2019
  • Ascension St John Hospital, Transitional, MI, 2016

About Me

Biographical Statement

Dr. Veenstra is a board certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He's a Michigan native and has lived in Metro Detroit for over 15 years.

In addition to his medical training, Dr. Veenstra also has a Ph.D. in tumor immunology and is researching skin cancer, including melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

His clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of skin cancer, pre-skin cancer, skin-related side effects from chemotherapy/immunotherapy, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and complex medical dermatology.

Research Interests:

  • Skin Cancer Immunology
  • Immunotherapy

Awards & Honors

  • AAD Performance Measure Pioneer Award (2022)
  • E.A. Krull Faculty Dermatology Educator Award (2020)
  • Henry Ford Resident Star Award (2018)






Henry Ford Cancer Institute - Detroit
2800 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Ford Road
5500 Auto Club Dr, Ste 180
Dearborn, MI 48126

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.8 out of 5
156 Ratings

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The Resident and staff MD were very knowledgeable about my rare skin issues, very reassuring and gave me very helpful options


Friendly and thorough. Speaks clearly and explains everything that is going on.


Very helpful.


Very knowledgeable and polite.felt comfortable with the whole staff during the procedure.e


Dr. Veenstra explained my issues thoroughly. He listened to my concerns and took them into account for the treatment phase.

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