Dr. Cara Garretson, MD

Dr. Cara Garretson, MD

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Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
40 y/o
6 reviews

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Dr. Cara Garretson, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Garretson is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital....See Less

Northwestern Medical Group

1460 N Halsted St Ste 203

Chicago, IL 60642
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Garretson's Experience

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Dr. Garretson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Dermatology
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
2

Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Kansas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garretson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garretson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garretson to family and friends
5
based on 6 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Garretson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Chicago, IL |
Dr Garretson is superb - smart, knowledgeable and also very kind and supportive of my concerns as a patient. I really appreciate her - and her team's care.
Chicago, IL |
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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Dr. Garretson accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
    Choice Plus
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Hospitals where Dr. Garretson has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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