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Dr. Derek Towery, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 55

  367 Reviews
Dr. Towery

U.S. Dermatology Partners Joplin

2829 S Jackson Ave Joplin, MO 64804

Accepting new patients

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(417) 624-0440

Dr. Derek Towery, MD is a dermatologist in Joplin, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in dermatology.


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Dr. Towery's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Itchy Skin
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Towery treats Itchy Skin more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Towery treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Towery treats Skin Infections more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Towery treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Towery treats Actinic Keratosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Towery treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Towery's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Terms and conditions

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Towery

4.8

Based on 367 reviews

5 Stars
89.3732970027248%
(328)
4 Stars
6.267029972752043%
(23)
3 Stars
1.6348773841961852%
(6)
2 Stars
0.2724795640326976%
(1)
1 Star
2.4523160762942777%
(9)

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Everyone in the office was very helpful and Dr Towery was very professional she willing to answer our questions.
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EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE. CARING, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS.
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Have had a good experience with Dr Towery and staff. Short wait time.
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Received and treated exactly at appointment time. A very congenial doctor and explained treatment process. Would highly recommend to others.
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I was promptly waited on and treated in a timely manner. Would highly recommend Dr. Towery.
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Very good!
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Prompt appointment and friendly. I received the help that I needed!
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Excellent! He is a concerned, congenial, professional doctor!
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Short waiting period. Good check up. Would recommend to others.
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Exceptional Dermatologist with immaculate bed side manners. Treated me like family and took his time giving me a thorough checkup and answered all my questions in a very professional manner. I will recommend Dr Towery to anyone who has a need to see a Dermatologist!!!
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About Me

Founded as a solo practice in 1987 by Dr. Glenn Goldstein, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers, now a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners, began offering the highest quality dermatologic services in the Kansas City area. It was the first practice to of...

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

Okla U
Residency Hospital
Saint Louis University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
Medical School
1992

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Board of Dermatology, Diplomate
  • Missouri State Medical Association, Member

Locations

U.S. Dermatology Partners Joplin

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

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