Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD
Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Westhoven is affiliated with St. Vincent's East.

1401 Edwards Lake Rd

Birmingham, AL 35235

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Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD

Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Impetigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Westhoven "I believe in striving to deliver the best quality care based on evidence based medicine and staying up to date on the most current advances in the field of dermatology, while also treating patients with the utmost respect and kindness."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine, Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Tx Med Branch Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westhoven has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westhoven's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westhoven to family and friends
4.6
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Westhoven's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Alabaster, AL |
I've be going to Dr. Gail for several years. Very professional yet personable. Gets a little happy with her freeze gun but that's a good thing.. I would highly recommend Dr. Westhoven. Wish she did botox. At 55 I could use a little around the eyes.....
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Dr. Westhoven accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Westhoven has admitting privileges

St. Vincent's East
50 Medical Park Dr E
Birmingham, AL 35235
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