Dr. Maria J. Canizares, MD

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Dr. Maria J. Canizares, MD

Dermatology | Female

Lake Saint Louis Dermatology 300 Medical Plz Ste 210, Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367 Get Directions
(636) 561-0026

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Dr. Canizares specializes in Dermatology and practices in Lake Saint Louis, MO. She practices at 1 location.

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2.4 based on 114 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Canizares
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (112)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (111)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (113)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Canizares' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (110)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (113)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (113)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (110)
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in O Fallon, MO |
I needed to request my records from this doctor to send to a dermatologist closer to my home. Dr. Canizares then sent me a "certified letter" telling me that because I requested my records, our doctor-patient relationship was now terminated forever and I can no longer see her after 30 days of receiving the letter. Very rude and unprofessional. I would also like to note a few more things: she does not spend time with patients, office staff are rude and unorganized, the wait is about an hour
Lake St Lous MO |
The Dr. does a great job of diagnosis and treatment. She cares about you while you are on the table allowing her to make money from your visit. She runs a tight staff who are constantly in and out of the room while you are waiting. They do care for your privacy. Everyone is in a rush the entire time you are there. That's so she can see over 100 patients in a day. They rush, rush rush to get you taken care of and on to the next. Wait time can be long as well.
in Foristell, MO |
You will encounter 2-3 rude nurses while you wait for 45 minutes for a pre scheduled appointment (which you cannot cancel less than one business day in advance). Then the doctor spends 2, that's right TWO minutes with you, doesn't ask what has been going on or for how long; takes a look at your face and prescribes you FOUR medications. You go to pick it up and the total is $130. Try it for a month and things get worse. Call to find out the issue and the nurses hang up on you... Will NOT be back.
in Wright City, MO |
I have been going to Dr Canizares for years. I had 3 melanomas I really believe she saved my life. One of my moles that she was concerned about came back benign and she sent it to another lab and it was melanoma.
in O'Fallon, IL |
Dr. Canizares could immediately tell what I had. She explained it in detail and gave me several options for treatment. She listened to my concerns and took care of me. I would recommend my family and friends to her.
I brought my 9 year old son to Dr. Canizares. He had to have moles removed and was terrified and hysterically crying, Dr. Canizares and her staff were so calm with my son. Dr. Canizares was able to help my son understand what was going to happen and how he wouldn't feel a thing. She took all the anxiety away that he had about the procedure. I can not thank Dr. Canizares and her staff for such amazing bed side manor and helping my son.
St Louis, MO |
Seen her 3 times, always late, even twice when I had first appt in the am. Talks fast, works fast, which is not necessarily bad but just did not feel like she had my best interest in mind. Seemed like she was trying to see as many patients in the day as possible.
in Saint Charles, MO |
I've seen Dr. Canizares twice, once for an overall checkup and once for a specific condition. Both she and her staff are professional and courteous. They limit appointments to one issue and work very quickly, so it can seem abrupt. But they are highly efficient and clearly know what they're doing. You get in and out quickly, and they address your problems thoroughly.
in Saint Peters MO |
Very helpful and informative. Her staff is AWESOME as well......
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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    St. Mary's Health Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University

    Completed in 2007

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Canizares' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Canizares

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients