Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD

Dermatology  |  
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Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. She has been practicing for 14 years.

969 N Mason Rd Ste 220

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 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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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • 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

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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
based on 22 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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...more
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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...more
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in St. Louis, Mo |
Exceptional, very thorough, and caring , which is unusual in this day and age.
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in Creve Coeur, MO |
Dr. Blackwell was thorough, and very patient, and took plenty of time in my treatment plan.
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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!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell accepts 6 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
  • 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 West County Hospital
12634 Olive Blvd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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