Dr. J Scott Kasteler, MD

Dr. J Scott Kasteler, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. J Scott Kasteler, MD is a dermatologist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Forefront Dermatology - Louisville

501 S 2nd St

Louisville, KY 40202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Kasteler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kasteler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kasteler "Received his medical degree from University of Utah in 1991. Dr. Kasteler did his Internship at the University of Arizona from 1991 to 1992 and completed a Residency in Dermatology at the University of Louisville from 1992 to 1995. Dr. Kasteler is a Board Certified Dermatologist, having passed the board Certification Exam in the fall of 1995 and passed the Recertification Exam in June 2004. Dr. Kasteler is a Member of the Academy of Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, Kentucky Medical Association and Greater Louisville Medical Society. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) at University of Louisville and participates in the education of medical students, dermatology residents and residents in other specialties. Dr. Kasteler sees patients in both the Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana offices. Dr. Kasteler is married with five children. He enjoys time spent with his family and on a golf course."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kasteler "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*

23  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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.


  • University Of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Ariz
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Ariz
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kasteler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Board of Dermatology, Member
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society, Member
  • Jefferson County Medical Association, Member
  • Kentucky Medical Association, Member

Dr. Kasteler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kasteler to family and friends
84 total reviews (59 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (85)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kasteler'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 (59)

Love Dr. Kasteler! Never have to wait hours to see him either.
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Dr. Kasteler and his office staff were friendly and helpful, and he was quick to diagnose and treat my problem.
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Nice staff, felt very comfortable while procedure was done, healed up very well.
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Dr. Kasteler is very personable, a good listener, prompt, quick to diagnose and thorough in his explanation of my issues. I look forward to my next visit and strongly recommend him to anyone in search of an excellent Dermatologist.
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In 10 visits my waiting time for scheduled appointments is 90% ahead of schedule, I love that. The doctor and staff are friendly and courteous, they smile and answer my questions or concerns.
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