Dr. Ana Cardenas, MD

Dr. Ana Cardenas, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Ana Cardenas, MD is a dermatologist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in dermatology.

3400 Calloway Dr Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

53  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cardenas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cardenas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cardenas to family and friends
37 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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Dr. Cardenas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Cardenas is great. I’m lucky I found her. Besides going there myself ,I already referred my 2 landladies. My care was excellent and I will be back because as I was taught by this great Dr it’s about maintenance.
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I had sutures on my back removed by a medical assistant with no supervision. The surgical wound opened because it was too soon to remove the sutures. No one other than the medical assistant looked at the suture site before or after the procedure. The medical assistant put a Band-Aid on the corner...more
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I am very impressed with dr Cardenas. She is so caring, answers all my questions, and doesn't seem to rush me out of my appointment. My only complaint is that she seems to run late, very late. The only consolation is that she spends the necessary time with me when it's my turn.
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We are never going to this office again. Last visit, it took us an hour and fifty minutes to be seen by the nurse practitioner. This time, we called ahead to make sure there would be no delay, and we were told there would be no issue and that everything would be on time, but unfortunately we were...more
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I think it is a wonderful office. I know I have to wait for a long time sometimes, but not all the time. What matters is that my skin problems are taking care of.
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