Dr. Andrea Garrett, MD

Dr. Andrea Garrett, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Andrea Garrett, MD is a dermatologist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Forefront Dermatology - Saint Louis

12855 N 40 Dr Ste 180

Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Garrett's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Garrett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garrett "Dr. Andrea Garrett is board-certified with the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. She specializes in treating the general and surgical dermatologic needs of children and adults. Dr. Garrett graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She then received her M.D. degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 2003. She completed an internal medicine internship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL and a dermatology residency at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Garrett grew up nearby in Jefferson City, MO. Her goal is to provide excellent quality of care while developing meaningful patient interactions. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garrett "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out. "
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

60  Conditions Treated

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11  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
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.


  • University Of Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garrett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society, Member
  • American Society of Mohs Surgery, Member

Dr. Garrett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garrett to family and friends
138 total reviews (88 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (138)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Garrett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (88)

I arrived 15 minutes early for my appointment knowing that since it had been about 2 yrs since my last visit I may have some paperwork to update. I waited 35 minutes just to be called into an examining room - THEN waited another 25 minutes for Garrett to walk in. My appt lasted a whole 10...more
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Dr. Garrett's staff was both friendly and professional. Dr. Garrett was attentive, thorough, and took the time to answer any questions I had. I would definitely recommend her to others!
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I came in for my appointment scared to death but left reassured and confident that my issue was well taken care of. Dr. Garrett is absolutely the best! The staff at Forefront makes you feel like they are glad to see you. That's not the case in many offices. After I left the office I met with...more
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I was referred to Dr Garrett by my dermatologist for specific issue. She was wonderful! And so was her nurse. I would definitely recommend them. I have had my share of doctors who are dismissive, uncaring and just rude. She was a breath of fresh air.
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Dr. Garrett was very quick to attend the visit, the check up was performed quickly but with detail to attention. The doctor was very informative with her review and comments. She and the group are the best.
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