Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD is a dermatologist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.

969 N Mason Rd Ste 220

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

42  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell to family and friends
22 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 2
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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell is an exceptional doctor of dermatology. She treats me as an entire person, and considers my emotional well-being when making adjustments to my treatment plan. She is kind, patient, thorough and empathetic. I look forward to my visits with her instead of feeling dread...more
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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell has provided exceptional care for my son's skin condition. She has an amazing bedside manner, made him feel so comfortable in what could have been a very uncomfortable situation. She provided quick, efficient and kind care--couldn't ask for a better dermatologist or any...more
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Exceptional, very thorough, and caring , which is unusual in this day and age.
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Dr. Blackwell was thorough, and very patient, and took plenty of time in my treatment plan.
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Dr. Blackwell is a wonderful dermatologist! She is so well versed in her profession and answers all of our questions and concerns with ease and confidence! We would highly recommend her for you or your loved ones!
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