“EHR evolution challenges dermatologists, vendors” in Dermatology World

Published: September 1, 2016

By Terri D’Arrigo

Electronic health records (EHR) systems are constantly evolving to meet the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) requirements for meaningful use and transition medicine into digitization. Amid the ebb and flow of change, one thing remains certain: EHRs are here to stay.

Not that all dermatologists are happy about […]

“Adult Acne: Face-ing the Problem” Ladue News

Posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014 12:00 pm

By Connie Mitchell

We thought we left it behind in adolescence, but it’s back! Acne isn’t just a teenager’s problem.

“Though acne typically subsides by the early 20s, some patients may continue to have breakouts into the 30s and 40s,” says Dr. Erin Gardner of Dermatology Specialists of St. Louis. […]

“12 things you didn’t know about sunscreen” from St. Louis Post-Dispatch

June 27, 2014 8:00 am By Debra D. Bass Post-Dispatch Fashion Editor 314-340-8236

1. If you have only one product in your beauty regimen it should be sunscreen. “Taking the long view, that’s true. The more sun exposure the more photo damage. The damage accumulates just like cigarette smoking,” said Erin Gardner of Dermatology […]

“Biding Its Time: Shingles” from Ladue News

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 pm

By Connie Mitchell

If you think having chickenpox as a child is the end of the line for the varicella zoster virus in your body, think again. The virus that causes chickenpox settles in and bides its time, hid-ing in nerve cells, until something—its not clear what—causes it to […]

“How to treat, what to call atypical moles” in Dermatology Times

Published: March 01, 2006

By Karen Nash

Moles are a basic skin condition seen in medical dermatology. But when those moles exhibit characteristics that are not typical of a so-called “normal” mole, they create issues ranging from what to call them to how to treat them.

Are they a signal of a patient being at higher risk […]