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Reena Varade, MD

Philosophy of Care

I aim to provide comprehensive and high-level dermatologic care for all my patients. I believe it's important to create a comfortable and trusting environment for patients to be able to discuss their concerns. With access to the latest research, up-to-date technologies and coordination of care with top providers in other fields, our team is able to provide unparalleled patient care. I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve healthy and beautiful skin!


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 359 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Dermatology
    • Vein Clinic


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Dermatology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Marathi


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Surgical, cosmetic, and medical dermatology including skin cancer, psoriasis, acne, atopic & contact dermatitis, pigmentation disorders, soft tissue fillers and neuromodulators


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Traveling, running, reading, spending time with my family, dancing


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School St. Louis University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2013
    Degree MD
    Honors Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

    RESIDENCY
    School St. Louis University
    Title Resident in Dermatology

  • Procedures

    Dermatology
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Dermatology
    • Saint Louis Dermatological Society
    • Missouri Dermatological Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Saint Louis University School of Medicine Scholarship
    Date 01/2000

  • Media/Published Articles

    • Psychosocial Impact of Postacne Hyperpigmentation in Patients with Acne Vulgaris (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Treating Acne Scars in Patients with Fitzpatrick Skin Types IV to VI Using the 1450-nm diode laser. (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Pediatric access to dermatologists: Medicaid vs private insurance (Jan 1, 2000)
    • Cutaneous fungal infections in the elderly (Jan 1, 2000)
  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Co-investigator: Psychosocial Impact of Postacne Hyperpigmentation in Patients with Acne Vulgaris PI: Mary Guo, MD & Daniel West, MD Saint Louis University IRB #25207
    • Co-investigator: The Use of the 1450-nm Diode Laser in the Nonablative Treatment of Acne Scarring in Fitzpatrick Skin Types IV-VI: A Prospective Clinical Study. PI: Natalie Semchyshyn, MD Saint Louis University IRB# 15132. Completed.
    • Co-investigator: Mupirocin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Pediatric Patients with Atopic dermatitis PI: Elaine Siegfried Saint Louis University IRB# 16999 Completed
    • Co-investigator: Pediatric access to dermatologists: Medicaid vs Private insurance PI: Elaine Siegfried Saint Louis University IRB # 17000 Completed
    • Co-investigator: The Impact of Quantifiable Parameters on Treatment Adherence for Children with Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease PI: Elaine Siegfried, MD IRB# 26978


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 359 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.7
    356 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    355 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    357 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    351 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    354 ratings


    Comments (40)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Dec 23, 2019
    Outstanding care!  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2019
    Dr. Varade was very thorough. She explained everything and answered all of my questions.  
    5.0
    Dec 16, 2019
    Dr. Varade was a breath of fresh air to the cadre of DuPage physicians practicing in Joliet. She is kind, caring and answered all of my questions.  
    5.0
    Dec 10, 2019
    Good experience -  
    5.0
    Nov 29, 2019
    Dr. Varade was very friendly, courteous, knowledgeable and answered all my questions pleasantly!  
    5.0
    Nov 28, 2019
    I just want to say, the office building itself is not all that, but the STAFF and doctor are top notch. I travel 50 minutes to go to that location, and will continue to, as they See more  
    4.5
    Nov 20, 2019
    excellent experience. physician was kind and thorough. have recomended her many times!!  
    4.8
    Nov 15, 2019
    she is fantastic!  
    3.5
    Nov 13, 2019
    Nice lady.   
    5.0
    Nov 09, 2019
    Dr. Varade is friendly, courteous and very professional. Explained everything very well.  
    5.0
    Nov 08, 2019
    Dr. Varade is very nice, intelligent, and compassionate.  
    5.0
    Nov 03, 2019
    It was my first time seeing Dr. Reena Varade and I was extremely impressed. She was very kind, very thorough and explained everything in easy to understand detail. I would highly recommend her.  
    4.8
    Oct 24, 2019
    I have already recommended a friend to Dr. Varde and she loves her as well!!  
    5.0
    Oct 21, 2019
    Dr. Varade was excellent. She addressed several issues for me, providing great information and diagnosis.She even quickly and comfortably performed a procedure in office so I wouldn't have to make another appt and take See more  
    5.0
    Oct 18, 2019
    Dr Verade was reassuring friendly and polite. made me feel comfortable  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    I like the Dr very much. she always puts me at ease  
    5.0
    Sep 28, 2019
    This was a very positive experience. I will definitely return to Dr. Varade.  
    5.0
    Sep 19, 2019
    Doctor was very thorough in her explaining everything to me.  
    4.0
    Sep 16, 2019
    Dr. Varade was fabulous!!! She was very understanding of my concerns. She took time to exam and perform the necessary procedures in the office. In today's world, the medical profession is wanting to take advantage See more  
    5.0
    Sep 12, 2019
    Best dermatologist I've been too!! And she's a very nice person! I've had trouble with my eyelids for 40 years and have seen many doctors about it. Reena fixed my problem on the first visit!!  
    5.0
    Aug 21, 2019
    Dr Varade is a most pleasant and knowledgeable doctor  
    5.0
    Aug 08, 2019
    Dr. Varade is very good. We had great dialogue!  
    5.0
    Aug 06, 2019
    Very good dermatologist. Listens, explains and finds solutions.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    Very pleased. Will recommend and return.  
    5.0
    Jul 07, 2019
    kind and considerate  
    5.0
    Jul 04, 2019
    1st time seeing Doctor-very impressive  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    *Dr. Varade is very thorough & seems totally concerned for me. She makes sure she puts your mind at ease regardless of the problem.  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    All were courteous and professional  
    4.8
    Jun 14, 2019
    I have never been to a derm that sat next to me and listened to all my concerns and made me feel comfortable to the level I was at this office.  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    The doctor was very professional. I am very happy.  
    5.0
    Jun 10, 2019
    very good dr  
    5.0
    May 30, 2019
    All around great experience.  
    5.0
    May 25, 2019
    She was complete in all information given and pleasant.  
    5.0
    May 02, 2019
    It was my first time seeing this provider. I definitely will see her again and refer my friends/family to her.  
    5.0
    Apr 16, 2019
    I recommend this Doctor.....  
    5.0
    Mar 25, 2019
    Great, so very professional and knowledgeable and kind.  
    5.0
    Mar 25, 2019
    Dr. Vareede has been wonderful. I like that she is personable and friendly. Her personality puts me at ease. She is great at explaining things so I understand and she doesn't seem to rush through See more  
    4.0
    Mar 18, 2019
    All good.  
    4.8
    Feb 27, 2019
    LOVE Dr. Verade! she explains things clearly, is very friendly, and listens to my concerns.  
    4.5
    Feb 26, 2019
    I would recommend Dr Varade to anyone. She is a friendly, caring doctor.  
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