Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

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Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD
Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. She has been practicing for 13 years. Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Barnes Jewish Hospital.

WU School/Medcn Dermatology

969 N Mason Rd Ste 220

Saint Louis, MO 63141

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Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's Experience

Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


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  • 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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.


  • 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

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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell to family and friends
based on 22 total reviews (9 with comments)
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 (9)
St Louis, MO |
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 and embarrassment.
in St Louis, MO |
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 better service!!
in St. Louis, Mo |
Exceptional, very thorough, and caring , which is unusual in this day and age.
in Creve Coeur, MO |
Dr. Blackwell was thorough, and very patient, and took plenty of time in my treatment plan.
in Lake Saint Louis, MO |
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!
in Maryland Heights, MO |
Dr Blackwell is thorough in her exam, and always follows up regarding the progress of her treatment, by appointments or phone calls which every is needed, she goes the extra mile to make sure all her patients are seen and cared for. Would not go to anyone else
in Chesterfield |
Dr Sternhell Blackwell is thorough, competent and caring. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a dermatologist . The office staff is also helpful and friendly.
in Maryland Heights, MO |
Timely, comprensive, and kind. Follows up with her patients after the after being diagnosed.
in St louis, mo |
She took off a couple spots and left virtually no scar! Great at explaining things.
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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell has admitting privileges

Barnes Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
12634 Olive Blvd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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