Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD

Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gail Westhoven, MD is a dermatologist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in dermatology.

1401 Edwards Lake Rd

Birmingham, AL 35235

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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10

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)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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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