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Jaeyoung Yoon, MD, PhD

Biography

Dr. Yoon, a St. Louis native and "Best Doctor in America" from 2013 to 2016, is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and a Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon. He has performed over 15,000 surgical procedures on skin cancers, including Mohs surgery and excisions. Prior to opening his own practice, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Missouri, Columbia for 2 years.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Princeton University - Princeton, NJ

Medical Degree:
St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO

Doctorate Degree:
St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO
Dermatology Residency:
Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO

Mohs Fellowship:
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN

Certificates

American Board of Dermatology
American College of Mohs Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American College of Mohs Surgery

Achievements

Selected as a Best Doctor in America 2013 - 2016
Selected Participant, Society of Investigative Dermatology Resident Retreat for Future Physician Scientists, Warrenton
NIH Predoctoral Training Grant
Honors, Departmental Preliminary Exam (written and oral defense of mock NIH grant): "The role of telomerase in cellular immortalization"

Publications

  • J. Yoon, D. Santa Cruz, R. Sengelmann (2001) Enlarging red plaque on the nose of an elderly woman (angiosarcoma). Archives of Dermatology 138: 831-836.

  • R. Nagaraja, C. Jermak, M. Trusgnich, J. Yoon, S. MacMillan, B. McCauley, B. Brownstein and D. Schlessinger (1988) YAC/STS map of 15 Mb of Xp21.3-p11.3, at 100 kb resolution, with refined comparisons of genetic distances and DMD structure. Gene 215: 259-267.

  • R. Mazzarella, G. Pengue, J. Yoon, J. Jones, D. Schlessinger (1997) Differential expression and CCG repeats in the 5' untranslated region of the XAP-5 gene. Genomics 45: 216-219.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1997) Prohormone convertase 2 is necessary for the formation of cholecystokinin-22, but not chlecystokinin-8, in Rin5F and STC-1 cells. Endocrinology 138: 3620-3623.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1997) Prohormone convertase 1 is necessary for the formation of cholecystokinin 8 in Rin5F and STC-1 cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry 14: 9450-9456.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1995) Expression of antisense PC1 in stably transfected Rin5F cells significantly reduces CCK 8 biosynthesis. Regulatory Peptides 59: 221-227.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1994) A murine intestinal endocrine tumor cell line, STC-1, expresses CCK, PC1 and PC2 mRNA, processes pro CCK to CCK 8 and displays cAMP regulated release. Endocrine 2: 973-977.

  • V. Montanaro, A. Casamassimi, M. D'Urso, J. Yoon, W. Freije, D. Schlessinger, M. Muenke, R.L. Nussbaum, et. al. (1991) In situ hybridization to cytogenetic bands of yeast artificial chromosomes covering 50% of human Xq24-Xq28 DNA. American Journal of Human Genetics 48: 183-194.

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Profile Photo of Jaeyoung Yoon, MD, PhD

Jaeyoung Yoon, MD, PhD

Biography

Dr. Yoon, a St. Louis native and "Best Doctor in America" from 2013 to 2016, is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and a Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon. He has performed over 15,000 surgical procedures on skin cancers, including Mohs surgery and excisions. Prior to opening his own practice, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Missouri, Columbia for 2 years.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Princeton University - Princeton, NJ

Medical Degree:
St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO

Doctorate Degree:
St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO
Dermatology Residency:
Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO

Mohs Fellowship:
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN

Certificates

American Board of Dermatology
American College of Mohs Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American College of Mohs Surgery

Achievements

Selected as a Best Doctor in America 2013 - 2016
Selected Participant, Society of Investigative Dermatology Resident Retreat for Future Physician Scientists, Warrenton
NIH Predoctoral Training Grant
Honors, Departmental Preliminary Exam (written and oral defense of mock NIH grant): "The role of telomerase in cellular immortalization"

Publications

  • J. Yoon, D. Santa Cruz, R. Sengelmann (2001) Enlarging red plaque on the nose of an elderly woman (angiosarcoma). Archives of Dermatology 138: 831-836.

  • R. Nagaraja, C. Jermak, M. Trusgnich, J. Yoon, S. MacMillan, B. McCauley, B. Brownstein and D. Schlessinger (1988) YAC/STS map of 15 Mb of Xp21.3-p11.3, at 100 kb resolution, with refined comparisons of genetic distances and DMD structure. Gene 215: 259-267.

  • R. Mazzarella, G. Pengue, J. Yoon, J. Jones, D. Schlessinger (1997) Differential expression and CCG repeats in the 5' untranslated region of the XAP-5 gene. Genomics 45: 216-219.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1997) Prohormone convertase 2 is necessary for the formation of cholecystokinin-22, but not chlecystokinin-8, in Rin5F and STC-1 cells. Endocrinology 138: 3620-3623.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1997) Prohormone convertase 1 is necessary for the formation of cholecystokinin 8 in Rin5F and STC-1 cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry 14: 9450-9456.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1995) Expression of antisense PC1 in stably transfected Rin5F cells significantly reduces CCK 8 biosynthesis. Regulatory Peptides 59: 221-227.

  • J. Yoon and M.C. Beinfeld (1994) A murine intestinal endocrine tumor cell line, STC-1, expresses CCK, PC1 and PC2 mRNA, processes pro CCK to CCK 8 and displays cAMP regulated release. Endocrine 2: 973-977.

  • V. Montanaro, A. Casamassimi, M. D'Urso, J. Yoon, W. Freije, D. Schlessinger, M. Muenke, R.L. Nussbaum, et. al. (1991) In situ hybridization to cytogenetic bands of yeast artificial chromosomes covering 50% of human Xq24-Xq28 DNA. American Journal of Human Genetics 48: 183-194.

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Andrea Garrett, MD

Biography

Dr. Andrea Garrett is board-certified with the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. She specializes in treating the general and surgical dermatologic needs of children and adults. Dr. Garrett graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She then received her M.D. degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 2003. She completed an internal medicine internship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL and a dermatology residency at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Garrett grew up nearby in Jefferson City, MO. Her goal is to provide excellent quality of care while developing meaningful patient interactions.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Missouri, MO

Medical Degree:
University of Missouri School of Medicine, MO

Dermatology Residency:
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, WI

Certificates

Board Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Contact Dermatitis Society
American Society of Mohs Surgery

Achievements

  • Conley Scholar- medical school pre-acceptance as a high school senior
  • Curator's Scholarship
  • Bright Flight Scholarship
  • Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
  • National Merit Special Scholarship
  • Memorial Community Hospital Health Professions Scholarship
  • 1999 Phi Lambda Upsilon Award: Outstanding Senior in Biochemistry
  • 1998 Department of Biochemistry Junior Outstanding Student Award
  • 1997 Department of Biochemistry Sophomore Outstanding Student Award
  • 1996 Gamma Sigma Delta Sophomore Scholastic Award:Top Student in the School of Agriculture
  • 1998-1999 Phi Lambda Upsilon- Chemistry Honor Society, Vice President
  • 1997-1999 University of Missouri Honors College Student Ambassador
  • 1997-1999 Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society: top 5% of School of Agriculture
  • 1997-1999 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society: top 7.5% of MU class
  • 1996-1999 Phi Eta Simga Honor Society: recognize high scholastic achievement of freshman
  • MU Intramural Rec Sports Championships: basketball, golf, volleyball
  • University of Missouri Medical Scholarship
  • 1999-2003 Medical Student Affairs Council representative, President 2003
  • 1999-2001 Curriculm Board Student Member
  • 2003 Graduation Committee
  • 2001-2003 Conley/Bryant Scholar Admissions Committee
  • 2001 Honor Council Chairperson/Member
  • 2001-2003 Mutation Staff- medical school yearbook
  • 2000-2001 University of Missouri School of Medicine Tour Guide
  • 1999-2001 Champs/Tar-wars Volunteer
  • 1999-2001 Jefferson City MO- Free Health Clinic Volunteer
  • 2002 Medical Student Affairs Council Art Contest 2nd place
  • MU intramural Rec Sports Championships: flag football

Publications

  • Sadowski EA, Bennett LK, Chan MR, Wentland AL, Garrett AL, Garrett RW, Djamali A. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: risk factors and incidence estimation. Radiology. 2007 Apr;243(1):148-57. Epub 2007 Jan 31.

  • Bennett LK, Garrett AL. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: is gadolinium the missing piece to the puzzle? Cutis. 2008 May;81(5):421-6. Gary S. Wood, Chung-Hong Hu, Andrea L. Garrett. Parapsoriasis and Pityriasis. In: Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine Online Edition. 7th Ed. 2008
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Andrea Garrett, MD

Biography

Dr. Andrea Garrett is board-certified with the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. She specializes in treating the general and surgical dermatologic needs of children and adults. Dr. Garrett graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She then received her M.D. degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 2003. She completed an internal medicine internship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL and a dermatology residency at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Garrett grew up nearby in Jefferson City, MO. Her goal is to provide excellent quality of care while developing meaningful patient interactions.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Missouri, MO

Medical Degree:
University of Missouri School of Medicine, MO

Dermatology Residency:
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, WI

Certificates

Board Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Contact Dermatitis Society
American Society of Mohs Surgery

Achievements

  • Conley Scholar- medical school pre-acceptance as a high school senior
  • Curator's Scholarship
  • Bright Flight Scholarship
  • Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
  • National Merit Special Scholarship
  • Memorial Community Hospital Health Professions Scholarship
  • 1999 Phi Lambda Upsilon Award: Outstanding Senior in Biochemistry
  • 1998 Department of Biochemistry Junior Outstanding Student Award
  • 1997 Department of Biochemistry Sophomore Outstanding Student Award
  • 1996 Gamma Sigma Delta Sophomore Scholastic Award:Top Student in the School of Agriculture
  • 1998-1999 Phi Lambda Upsilon- Chemistry Honor Society, Vice President
  • 1997-1999 University of Missouri Honors College Student Ambassador
  • 1997-1999 Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society: top 5% of School of Agriculture
  • 1997-1999 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society: top 7.5% of MU class
  • 1996-1999 Phi Eta Simga Honor Society: recognize high scholastic achievement of freshman
  • MU Intramural Rec Sports Championships: basketball, golf, volleyball
  • University of Missouri Medical Scholarship
  • 1999-2003 Medical Student Affairs Council representative, President 2003
  • 1999-2001 Curriculm Board Student Member
  • 2003 Graduation Committee
  • 2001-2003 Conley/Bryant Scholar Admissions Committee
  • 2001 Honor Council Chairperson/Member
  • 2001-2003 Mutation Staff- medical school yearbook
  • 2000-2001 University of Missouri School of Medicine Tour Guide
  • 1999-2001 Champs/Tar-wars Volunteer
  • 1999-2001 Jefferson City MO- Free Health Clinic Volunteer
  • 2002 Medical Student Affairs Council Art Contest 2nd place
  • MU intramural Rec Sports Championships: flag football

Publications

  • Sadowski EA, Bennett LK, Chan MR, Wentland AL, Garrett AL, Garrett RW, Djamali A. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: risk factors and incidence estimation. Radiology. 2007 Apr;243(1):148-57. Epub 2007 Jan 31.

  • Bennett LK, Garrett AL. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: is gadolinium the missing piece to the puzzle? Cutis. 2008 May;81(5):421-6. Gary S. Wood, Chung-Hong Hu, Andrea L. Garrett. Parapsoriasis and Pityriasis. In: Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine Online Edition. 7th Ed. 2008
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Elizabeth Galler, PA-C

Biography

Elizabeth Galler is a Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in acne treatment, wart treatment, along with skin cancer detection and treatment. She offers high quality and compassionate care to patients with a wide variety of dermatologic diseases and concerns. To Elizabeth, the most important part of patient care is education. She believes successful education increases patient satisfaction and improves outcomes.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Drury University, Springfield, MO

Graduatel Degree:
St. Louis University, MO

Certificates

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships

Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants

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Elizabeth Galler, PA-C

Biography

Elizabeth Galler is a Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in acne treatment, wart treatment, along with skin cancer detection and treatment. She offers high quality and compassionate care to patients with a wide variety of dermatologic diseases and concerns. To Elizabeth, the most important part of patient care is education. She believes successful education increases patient satisfaction and improves outcomes.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Drury University, Springfield, MO

Graduatel Degree:
St. Louis University, MO

Certificates

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships

Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants

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