Dr. Cara Garretson, MD

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Specializes in Dermatology • Female • Age 39

1460 N Halsted St Ste 203
Chicago, IL 60642
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Dr. Garretson's Experience

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Dr. Garretson's Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Dr. Garretson Performs

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

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Hospital Quality

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611

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Northwestern Medical Group
Northwestern Medical Group
1460 N Halsted St Ste 203
Chicago, IL 60642
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    Dr. Garretson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Dermatology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
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    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
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    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Benign Tumor
    • Dermatitis
    • Folliculitis
    • Hair Loss
    • Hidradenitis
    • Impetigo
    • Intertrigo
    • Itchy Skin
    • Lichen Planus
    • Lipomas
    • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
    • Ringworm
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Infections
    • Varicose Veins
    • Warts
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    Background Check for Dr. Garretson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Louisville
    Graduated in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Garretson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Garretson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5
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    Very caring doctor, one of the best I've ever had. Everyone in the office is exceptionally nice making it an extremely comfortable environment.

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    Northwestern Medical Group
    1460 N Halsted St Ste 203
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (312) 926-3627 (Office)
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