Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD
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Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD


Dermatology | Female


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.

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Dr. Sternhell-Blackwell's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (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's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 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


  • Medical School
    Washington Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

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