Dr. Dara Spearman, MD

Dr. Dara Spearman, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Dara Spearman, MD is a dermatologist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University Of Mi Med Sch in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

4362 Cascade Rd SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 92% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 79% of peers
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Spearman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spearman "Dr. Spearman grew up in Jenison, MI. She has practiced dermatology both in West Michigan as well as Southeast Wisconsin. She now resides in Byron Center, MI with her husband and their three active boys. Dr. Spearman's clinical interests include cosmetic dermatology, ethnic skin care and skin cancer treatment. What is most enjoyable about what I do is that I can make a difference, which has always been my motivation. That’s worth committing myself to doing it in a way that’s most appropriate and effective for each individual in my care. - Dara Spearman, MD, FAAD"
This content was provided by Dr. Spearman "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*

32  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Hope College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Oakwood Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spearman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member

Dr. Spearman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spearman to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Spearman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Hi Dr. Spearman ! just wanted to say that I miss you . I go to see dr.Asarch tomorrow with some cookies...for my 6 month checkup...you were my first dermatologist and I just want to thankyou for everything you did for me/...you were so very calm and reassuring... as you could tell I was scared...more
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I worked for this doctor for a very short time but she is very professional and has helpful knowledge in regards to skin of color. She has a friendly personality and generally cares about the quality of care that she offers. I regret not being able to continue employment with however she made an...more
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I waited 3 months for my appointment, then was rescheduled for 1 week later by her office. We agreed upon a set price for removal of skin tags at my initial consult, however, on my appointment day, Dr Spearman reneged and said she would only remove half of them for the agreed on price. Also, the...more
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I recently visited Forefront Dermatology to see Dr. Spearman. I struggle with severe headaches which has caused premature aging and wrinkles in my brow and forehead. Dr. Spearman suggested Xeomin. Her knowledge and expertise was apparent in our conversations and she made me feel very confident and...more
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Educated, friendly, eloquent, prompt, have recommended her to clients, friends and family! The best! I will see no one else!
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