Dr. Lacartia Best, MD

Dr. Lacartia Best, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Lacartia Best, MD is a dermatologist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in dermatology.

8860 Columbia 100 Pkwy

Columbia, MD 21045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Best performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Rosacea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Best'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Best "It is our commitment to provide superior patient care in a friendly and comfortable environment. We cater to a diverse population of adults and children. We work cooperatively with primary care physicians to improve the quality of your overall health and life. Our goal is to build lifelong physician/patient relationships to achieve your best skin care. We provide care to a wide range of skin, scalp and nail disorders, as well as non-surgical facial rejuvenation and treatment for all skin types!"

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Best does not have any board certifications listed.

112  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Removal
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wrinkle Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.

Education

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Upmc Presbyterian
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Best has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Best has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Best's Reviews

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Best to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Best's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Best Says:
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A patient s recommendation is the highest compliment. Thank you for your recommendations and for trusting your health and the health of your family or friends to our practice.

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Patient Comments (1)

Terrible experience with this doctor. Had a rash, pretty bad one. This doctor didn't even spend 5 minutes with me, and gave me a wrong diagnosis. I had to go back to my primary care physician who eventually made a correct diagnosis and prescribed medicine for me.
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