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MEET OUR PHYSICIANS

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Our board-certified dermatologists are dedicated to providing superior patient care across the spectrum of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology services.

KARA STERNHELL-BLACKWELL, MD, FAAD

Board-certified Dermatologist

Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, MD is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical dermatology. Originally from St. Louis, Dr. Blackwell earned her BS in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis and her MD with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) at Washington University School of Medicine. She completed her dermatology residency at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining Meramec Dermatology, Dr. Blackwell practiced dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine as an Associate Professor in Dermatology and served as the Associate Program Director for the Dermatology residency program. Dr. Blackwell is interested in common and complex dermatologic conditions including skin cancer, skin cancer in immunosuppressed patients, acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and many others.   

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BECCA CHIBNALL, MD, FAAD

Board-certified Dermatologist

Becca Chibnall, MD is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical and vulvovaginal dermatology. Originally from Las Vegas, Dr. Chibnall earned her BA in biology and religious studies with honors from Washington University in St. Louis and her MD with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She completed dermatology residency at Washington University in St. Louis and spent time with Dr. Libby Edwards in Charlotte, NC learning vulvovaginal dermatology. Prior to joining Meramec Dermatology, Dr. Chibnall practiced dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Dermatology. For more information on Dr. Chibnall's vulvovaginal clinic, please visit  https://www.beccajoymd.com/ . 

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RACHEL KYLLO, MD, FAAD

Board-certified Dermatologist
Fellowship-trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon

Fellowship-trained Cosmetic Dermatologist

Rachel Kyllo, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon specializing in surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Originally from Minnesota, Dr. Kyllo earned her BS in genetics and neuroscience summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota and her MD with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed dermatology residency at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery and cosmetic dermatology at Northwestern University. In addition to founding Meramec Dermatology, Dr. Kyllo works part-time providing Mohs surgical care for veterans at the John Cochran VA in St. Louis. She has published multiple studies in surgical and medical dermatology.

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KARL STASER, MD, PHD, FAAD

Board-certified Dermatologist

Karl Staser, MD, PhD is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical dermatology. Originally from Indiana, Dr. Staser earned his AB in history and literature magna cum laude from Harvard University, his MD with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) from Indiana University, and his PhD in biochemistry from Indiana University. He completed dermatology residency at Washington University in St. Louis, and has practiced dermatology in Saint Louis, Missouri and Evansville, Indiana prior to founding Meramec Dermatology. Dr. Staser is passionate about general and complex medical dermatology in both adults and children, and he has published numerous studies related to inflammation and the skin.

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Board-certified Dermatologist