Dr. Lawrence Samuels, MD

Dr. Lawrence Samuels, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(17)
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Dr. Lawrence Samuels, MD is a dermatologist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1976 and specializes in dermatology, aesthetic medicine, and more.Read his story

222 S Woods Mill Rd Ste 480N

Chesterfield, MO 63017

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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 95% of peers
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Samuels' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Samuels "For more than three decades, Dr. Lawrence Samuels has been transforming the lives of his patients through his passion and skill as a dermatologist. A highly successful follicular hair transplant specialist, Dr. Samuels is well-known as a gifted cosmetic dermatologist who cares deeply for the health and comfort of each of his patients. He is also known for developing Rx Systems PF®, a unique line of cosmeceutical products for the face, body and hair. This innovative product line makes the science of skin care more accessible and affordable. Rx Systems PF products are available at the Center for Advanced Skin Care Education 1968-1972: B.A. in Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas. Graduated with High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa. 1972-1976: M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. Received the James Henry Yalem Prize in Dermatology, Washington University Medical School. Member Alpha Omega Alpha Medical School Honor Society. 1976-1977: Internship in Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. 1977-1980: Residency in Medicine – Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. 1979-1980: Chief Resident in Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. Appointments 1979 – Present: Instructor in Department of Internal Medicine Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1980 – Present: Chief of Dermatology, St. Luke's, St. Louis, Missouri 1980 – Present: Board-certified as a fellow of the Academy of Dermatology 1980 – Present: Physician's Recognition Award 1984 – 1986: Secretary/Treasurer of St. Louis Dermatologic Society 1986 – 1988: Executive Secretary/Treasurer of St. Louis Dermatologic Society 1988 – 1990: Vice–president of St. Louis Dermatologic Society 1990 – 1992: President of St. Louis Dermatologic Society 2006 – Present: Medical Advisory for Beauty FirstSM and Pure Beauty® Hospital Staff Appointments St. Luke's Hospital Barnes-Jewish Hospital Missouri Baptist Medical Center Mercy Hospital Societies Society of the American Academy of Dermatology St. Louis Dermatologic Society Missouri Dermatologic Society American Society for Dermatologic Surgery International Society of Hair Transplantation American Society of Mohs Surgery Publications Samuels, Lawrence E. (1984). Cutaneous Allergy: Allergic Contact Dermatitis and Atopic Dermatitis. In Textbook Allergy: Theory and Practice (pp. 105-145). Grune & Stratton. Samuels, Lawrence E. – Presentation for Advances in Clinical Allergy on Atopic Eczema and Contact Dermatitis, 1980 to 1987. Samuels, Lawrence E. – Pediatric Grand Rounds, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Current Management of Cutaneous Infections, 1985. Samuels, Lawrence E. – Grand Rounds, Androgenic Alopecia, Missouri Baptist Hospital, 1988. Samuels, Lawrence E. – Course Director for Dermatology, St. Luke's West Hospital,1982 to present. Course subjects: Introduction of Cutaneous Diagnosis, Skin Cancer, Benign tumors, Eczema, Psoriasis, Bullous Dermatoses, Cutaneous Skin Infections, Contact Dermatitis, Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases and Venereal Diseases Samuels, Lawrence E. – Assistant Course Director for the Cutaneous Applications for the KTP Laser. Kansas City, Missouri, 1994. Samuels, Lawrence E. – Presenter for International Hair Transplant Society. "The effect of glycolic shampoo & condition on scalp skin." Vancouver, Canada, 2004. Samuels, Lawrence, E. – Presenter at AAGL Society Meeting, "In-Office Cosmetic Procedures." Las Vegas, Nevada. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samuels "Dr. Lawrence Samuels is Chief of Dermatology at St. Luke's Hospital and a member of the teaching faculty at Washington University Medical School. He has provided expert dermatological care to patients for nearly 35 years, and is widely respected as a leader in his field. An experienced and innovative doctor, he offers modern cosmetic enhancements in a comfortable environment.

Dr. Samuels is a Board Certified Dermatologist and a member of the following professional societies:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • International Society of Hair Transplantation
  • American Society of Mohs Surgery
  • St. Louis Dermatologic Society
  • Missouri Dermatologic Society
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Hair Transplant Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving 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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Barnes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Barnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samuels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samuels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Samuels to family and friends
3.7
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Samuels' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Des Peres, MO
Dr. samuels and the other practitioners at this office set the standard of care in this field. His years of experience and expertise are reflected in the quality of care and level of professionalism a patient is delivered at each visit. Be it hair replacement, general dermatology, or cosmetic...more
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in Dallas, TX
I have been seeing Dr. Samuels for over 5 years. He is very thorough and provides good explanations. I have a lot of confidence in him and have sent many people to see him over the years. I recommend Dr Samuels to everyone.
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in St Louis, MO
The worst experience ever! Not only was he a rude man... he is not a qualified injector. I went in for Botox on my forehead and ended up with uneven eyebrows, swollen puffy eyes. I looked older after the procedure. I went back into his office so, he could correct the wrong and, found out he...more
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Whenever providing cosmetic injections it is our desire for the patient to be thrilled with their results. It is our practice to offer the opportunity for patient follow-up in order to determine if there are any adjustments to be made per patient request. We would welcome the opportunity to provide the same or a similar service to demonstrate our expertise and willingness to work with a patient to achieve results post-injection.

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in St Louis, MO
The worst experience I've ever had. I waited an extra month for my appointment to meet with Dr. Samuels instead of a nurse. I never saw or spoke to him before/ during/ or after my appointment when I had a terrible reaction to a topical I was given. The nurse I did see was extremely rude and had no...more
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This experience is atypical and regretful as the patient states it occurred. Patient experience is of the utmost importance to our practice. When sentiment such as this is expressed it is taken seriously and whatever practices and modifications that can be made are discussed and implemented as soon as is feasible.

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in St Louis, MO
Dr Samuels has a nice demeanor, is thorough, straightforward while conversing and medically exceptional in my experience. I would highly recommend him and his staff.
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