Dr. Maria Canizares, MD

Dr. Maria Canizares, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Maria Canizares, MD is a dermatologist in Lake Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in dermatology.

300 Medical Plz Ste 210

Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

48  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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 Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • St. Mary's Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Canizares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Canizares' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canizares to family and friends
132 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (132)

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Dr. Canizares' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

I was at Dr Canizares’s office yesterday for my yearly skin check. I have a history of melanoma. She couldn’t be more thorough. She treats you with upmost kindness and is very professional. She did take some biopsies in the office while I was there. She is very gentle and caring and explains...more
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I can only account for my first time visit, but I called for an all-over mole check and they got in my relatively quickly. The wait wasn’t unusual for a doctor. The staff was very friendly to me. Dr. Canizares was quick - but efficient. She removed several suspicious moles and explained everything...more
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In-network doctor but WITHOUT permission they sent testing to out-of-network lab resulting in a $3600 lab bill! THEY NEVER ANSWER THEIR PHONE! I do NOT recommend!
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I have been trying for 4 days to call their office to make an appointment and ask about my bill. Not once has anyone answered the phone, and their voicemail message does not say their business hours. They do return my calls, but I keep missing it and playing voicemail tag. When I try to call again...more
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Had to pay $75 up front for a four-minute consultation. She came in to the exam room with a pamphlet about my condition before ever examining me! Doctor is nice enough but seemed to back out of the room as soon as she entered. I won't be going back.
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