Cheryl Kosarek, MD

Cheryl Kosarek, M.D.

Cheryl Kosarek, MD is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Prior to joining Westlake Dermatology, she was in private solo practice for 30 years, with the majority of that experience in El Paso, Texas.

Dr. Kosarek is a native Texan, who received her BA in Biochemistry at UT Austin, and completed medical school at McGovern Medical School at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. She then left Texas to spend a year at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island for an internship in Internal Medicine, followed by moving to Minneapolis, Minnesota to complete her dermatology residency at University of Minnesota. Before starting a solo private practice in Perrysburg, Ohio, Dr. Kosarek had the opportunity to work as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Dermatology at Medical College of Ohio.

Dr. Kosarek enjoys both medical and cosmetic dermatology, and treats patients of all ages. During her dermatology career, she has had the opportunity to appreciate and put into practice the many ongoing advances in treatments and technologies of this field of medicine. Dr. Kosarek attends meetings to continue learning new dermatologic treatments, and training seminars for the growing number of dermal fillers, neurotoxins, laser and light therapies, skincare, and other forms of skin rejuvenation and anti-aging options.

Lake Austin has always been a special place for Dr. Kosarek, enjoying water sports and other family activities centered around the lake. She has a passion for travel, cherishes the time with her three grown children, and enjoys reading, hiking, and cooking.

Dr. Kosarek is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Texas Medical Association, and the Texas Dermatological Society.

Dr. Kosarek sees patients at our North Austin and Round Rock locations.

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Testimonials About Dr. Kosarek

  • “Every visit is a good one. No complaints!” — Karen H. (April 29, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very friendly. I felt relaxed through the whole visit. Never felt anxious.” — Pamela B. (April 28, 2021)
  • “Great experience!” — Justin M. (April 26, 2021)
  • “I brought two of my kids, both teenagers, in and was very pleased at how respectfully they were treated. Both were a little nervous, but were made very much at their ease. All of our questions were answered, and the aftercare instructions were very good.” — Kennedy B. (April 26, 2021)
  • “Dr. Kosareck was wonderful! A+” — Donna J. (April 16, 2021)
  • “Very patient and polite. Explained everything in great detail.” — Angela R. (April 12, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very friendly. The nurse who first attended me was friendly and informative. The doctor was amazing and very knowledgeable. Left feeling informed and at ease.” — Lorena V. (April 8, 2021)
  • “Everything was great. Everyone I dealt with was friendly and courteous. Dr Kosarek is great.” — Terry D. (April 8, 2021)
  • “I appreciated that the doctor didn’t push any additional treatments. She did exactly what I asked for without pressuring me to do more.” — Lauren H. (March 30, 2021)
  • “Already a great experience. Staff and Doctors are jovial, knowledgeable, kind and very communicative. I look forward to seeing them. You can tell much about a work environment by the staff. This place is great. Would love to be part of it.” — Tayne R. (March 12, 2021)
  • “Dr. Kosarek is wonderful. She is very pleasant and makes you at ease immediately. She is very knowledgeable and caring. She listens to you and also explain things in plain language. I am very happy with her and the nurse. The nurses are very courteous too.” — Saleha E. (March 12, 2021)
  • “Staff is always friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend this place.” — Rocio A. (March 11, 2021)
  • “It was very welcoming, when entering it felt like I was entering into a day spa, so very upscale. Everyone was prompt and on time which I really like, and the Dr. Was very informative, made me feel very reassuring. So the overall visit was none less than exceptional.” — Vershae S. (March 4, 2021)
  • “It was very enjoyable…very personable, timely, and was put at ease….. excellent experience!” — Peggy C. (February 9, 2021)
  • “Dr. Cheryl Kosarek was very kind and helpful. I will definitely return.” — Debra M. (February 8, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very friendly. The doctor was assuring and had great, positive energy. The procedure was very quick.” — Samuel C. (February 8, 2021)
  • “I have been unhappy with every other dermatologist i have ever seen. They always seem more interested in upselling me other products or services then addressing my issue. My doctor at Westlake not only addresses the problem, she has a solution that works.” — Geoffrey B. (January 25, 2021)
  • “Everyone I encountered was attentive and kind. I was treated with respect and care.” — Jeanna T. (January 13, 2021)
  • “I had a stress-free visit and Dr. Kosarek was very helpful.” — Yuji H. (January 8, 2021)
  • “Had a fantastic experience and will continue to come back for my dermatology needs/check ups! I felt completely comfortable the second I walked in the door and through the whole appointment. What a kind and caring office. They provided all of the information I needed and answered all of my questions. Thank you Dr. Kosarek and team! “ — Joanna C. (January 6, 2021)
  • “The kindness and hospitality of the staff was wonderful. Thank you for your care.” — Jerry E. (January 6, 2021)
  • “Dr. Kosarek and her assistant were very helpful and looking forward to having her as my new dermatologist.” — Philip A. (January 6, 2021)
  • “Everyone is extremely nice and super helpful!” — Cynthia P. (December 23, 2020)
  • “Helpful/friendly staff, clean environment and very proficient appointment! Offered great professional advice for my needs.” — Shannon W. (December 15, 2020)
  • “Very nice office, prompt and thorough medical staff. Ability to be seen so quickly was also appreciated.” — Emory J. (December 8, 2020)
  • “Everyone was very nice and the Dr was very thorough and helpful.” — Susan P. (December 4, 2020)
  • “It was super fast and easy process. Everyone was super nice and informative.” — Lindsey V. (November 20, 2020)
  • “Dr. Kosarek helped clear my acne and overall skin appearance. Her medical assistant is always very nice and helpful.” — Diana S. (November 19, 2020)
  • “Dr. Kosarek and her staff are all so very friendly and conduct themselves very professionally. I look forward to seeing her on my follow up appointment.” — George C. (November 16, 2020)
  • “This is my first time going, because this is only a result of wearing the face mask! So I am very pleased as to how my face is clearing up! Can’t thank you enough!” — Shelia R. (October 23, 2020)
  • “Everything about my grandson’s visit was comfortable and informative. All of our questions were answered. The doctor truly listened to my grandson and to my concerns.” — Evin K. (October 20, 2020)
  • “I saw Dr. Kosarek and her Medical Assistant Paulina for a few skin issues. They made me feel at ease, and were both knowledgeable and very kind. Dr. Kosarek answered my questions and helped me understand my ailments, and the treatments she prescribed. My prescriptions were sent in right away, and I received them the next morning via mail. This was convenient and appreciated during the pandemic.Last, but certainly not least, the front desk staff for check in and checkout were wonderful, friendly, and fast. I would highly recommend Westlake Dermatology to friends. Thank you for a great experience!” — Nicole S. (October 2, 2020)
  • “Even though my appointment was quick (a bonus in my book!) the nurse and Doctor took time to understand my needs and speak with me about my treatment. Everything was great!” — Karin P. (September 25, 2020)
  • “Everyone was so friendly. I felt very comfortable even during covid-19.” — Esther M. (September 23, 2020)
  • “Simply an amazing and professional team.” — Andrew R. (September 21, 2020)
  • “I visited the location at North Austin. The front desk lady was very friendly and nice that made me feel comfortable with this place just to start with my visit. After meeting with Dr. Kosarek, I felt much comfortable. She is a very nice physician I have ever seen. I am very glad to meet her. I don’t have any suggestion but to comment to keep the excellent service from the appointment and front desk that make the patient feel comfortable. Thank you for offering exercise service!” — Sinibella H. (September 21, 2020)
  • “All of the medical staff and office staff are wonderful! I recently saw Dr. Kocarek and she has excellent bedside manner, completely put me at ease, and took care of me. I’d recommend her and Westlake Dermatology to anyone!” — Lina A. (September 18, 2020)
  • “It was a great experience.” — Lee K. (September 11, 2020)
  • “Dr. Kosarek is wonderful. I am glad that I scheduled my appointment with her. She was friendly, helpful, and compassionate. The office was efficient and staff was also very friendly.” — Shelby E. (September 10, 2020)
  • “I felt every person that I encountered was professional, informative, and concerned about my well being. The phone is always answered and the person I reach moves quickly to meet each need I express. I am most thankful that Westlake Dermatology was mentioned by a national organization when I sought help regarding my medical diagnosis. they have certainly met my needs in a professional manner.” — Carolyn J. (September 6, 2020)
  • “All was great. Extremely satisfied with my visit. Especially love how you are always running on time.” — Lynda H. (September 4, 2020)
  • “Dr. Kosarek was so wonderful!!” — Nazih H. (September 3, 2020)
  • “Everything about my visit was perfect! The staff is friendly and attentive. The physician is in a class all by herself! She is wonderful!! I would definitely return.” — Tina H. (September 3, 2020)
  • “My husband and I have both received excellent care from Dr. Cheryl Kosarek. I would definitely recommend her to a friend or acquaintance.” — Evelyn R. (August 31, 2020)
  • “I was only in town for a few days. Your office was able to work me in at the spur of the moment. My issues were handled and taken care of.” — Tina H. (August 21, 2020)
  • “My doctor – Dr. Kosarek – in the one visit I had with her – stopped my skin issue that I had SUFFERED with for 2 years! She is wise, kind, personable and was good to answer any question I had. I will definitely send anyone who asks to her. I can sleep – I am healing – she’s just….AWESOME!” — Patty C. (August 13, 2020)
  • “I was really impressed by everything. Everyone was polite and professional. I felt safe in the practice, and I felt like they were following standards to keep me safe in a pandemic.” — Tia B. (August 5, 2020)
  • “I really liked the dr who checked me. She was very thorough! The whole staff is awesome!!” — Diane R. (August 5, 2020)
  • “Thank you for being so thorough, answering all my questions, and taking the time. Greatly appreciated!” — Lela M. (July 23, 2020)
  • “Everything was fine and the doctors prescriptions have really started to clear up the problems I had.” — Robert B. (June 22, 2020)
  • “My visit was on time and the dr was very thorough in explaining my situation and provided the best care for me. Totally satisfied.” — Elizabeth M. (June 18, 2020)
  • “Everything was great. I appreciated all of the safety precautions put into place. Great office, staff and physicians.” — Jennifer C. (June 10, 2020)
  • “The people were professional and treated me very well and made me feel welcome.” — Monica F. (May 15, 2020)
  • “I really enjoy coming to Westlake Dermatology because I always am made to feel special and my concerns are always taken care of.” — James J. (May 24, 2020)
  • “I think you guys are doing a wonderful job real friendly and helpful people.” — John O. (April 24, 2020)
  • “I think everything went perfect. Everyone was open honest and polite. They were very helpful, professional and responded very fast. Couldn’t be happier. Thank you so much!” — Warren B. (March 25, 2020)
  • “Everything went as smooth as I could have asked for from beginning to end. Thank you.” — Christina M. (March 9, 2020)
  • “Everything was great – can’t think of any improvements!” — Lynda H. (March 6, 2020)
  • “Physician and assistant were very attentive, helpful and responsive to my need as a patient. They really took the time to listen patiently to my concerns, asked me questions and made suggestions. I had a good visit.” — Pedro M. (February 14, 2020)
  • “Great staff, clean building. Loved the topo chico at arrival.” — Rose B. (February 6, 2020)
  • “Loved my visit. I will be returning for any issues that may occur. Thanks for the great service that I received.” — Teddie C. (February 5, 2020)
  • “Dr.Kosarek is very knowledgeable, professional and caring. She listens to me carefully and explains the treatment options. I am very happy with my treatment plan. The staff is also very pleasant.” — Saleha E. (February 1, 2020)
  • “I have used Westlake Dermatology as required and when I did the experiences have been first rate and professional. Your staff is awesome and Dr. Kosarek was thorough and reassuring.” — Joseph P. (January 31, 2020)
  • “I appreciate the efficiency of the office. They clearly valued my time and got me in and out quickly while making me feel important and answered all of my questions during my time there.” — Ginger S. (December 11, 2019)
  • “The staff and doctors are amazing. From the moment you walk in the staff treats you like family. The doctors take the time to listen about whatever concern you have and what’s best is that the doctors work with you to figure out a solution. Extremely professional and caring.” — Elizabeth M. (November 11, 2019)
  • “I felt listened to and cared about.” — Claire G. (October 9, 2019)
  • “All the team members from Physicians to the receptionist have been very pleasant, helpful, and knowledgeable. They are doing a great job.” — Saleha E. (October 5, 2019)
  • “Dr. Kosarek was fantastic!” — Alexandria D. (September 30, 2019)
  • “Dr. Kosarek is wonderful! Great bedside manner and listener. Takes her time. The staff is friendly, helpful and accommodating. Everyone makes you feel at home. Love the care!! Thank you.” — Tina H. (July 13, 2019)
  • “Excellent service. Thank you!” — Patrick O. (July 12, 2019)
  • “You guys are awesome! The most friendly staff I have ever dealt with!” — James P. (July 1, 2019)
  • “It was a ver positive experience. There was no wait, the office is beautiful and each person I encountered was helpful, pleasant and informative.” — Ann G. (July 9, 2019)
  • “Had a great visit. Thanks to all.” — John S. (July 2, 2019)
  • “Excellent experience from start to finish! Very nice, personable and highly competent staff at every level.” — Gloria P. (July 2, 2019)
  • “I would not change a thing. Everyone was friendly, professional and very helpful. Beautiful, clean facility. Loved working with Dr. Korsarek and her assistant. Very knowledgeable and personable.” — Jeanne B. (July 1, 2019)
  • “Jenna at the Southwest location was so friendly and welcoming. Katie did a great job and Dr. Kosarek helped me with all my questions and took my input into account which I greatly appreciated. It was a great experience from all the staff I interacted with.” — Dalton A. (June 27, 2019)
  • “My experience was great! Everyone is very friendly and I wasn’t forced to buy anything as other places do. I finally found the right medicine for my skin condition. I’ve already recommended the place to friends and family!” — Gabriela V. (June 3, 2019)
  • “I enjoyed the visit. Dr. Kosarek was very helpful and reassuring! I would not hesitate to recommend Westlake Dermatology to anyone.” — Brom H. (February 15, 2019)
  • “Very helpful and knowledgeable staff all around. The appointment was pleasant and efficient. I would absolutely recommend it to friends and family.” — William M. (January 8, 2019)
  • “You always make my visits to your offices a pleasure.” — Pamela D. (December 18, 2018)
  • “Everyone was great! Dr. and MA were very personable.” — Lisa O. (December 4, 2018)