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About Dr. Kandula


Dr. Madhavi Kandula is a board certified dermatologist, with a practice in west St. Louis County specializing in general dermatology with an emphasis on cosmetic dermatology. In 1987, Dr. Kandula graduated with honors from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in a 6 year combined BS/MD program. Initially, at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, she trained in Internal Medicine and is board certified in that field. For two years after completing her residency in 1990, she ran the surgical and medical intensive care units at Missouri Baptist Hospital. She returned to Washington University in 1992, where she completed a residency in Dermatology and was Chief Resident during her final year there. She began her private practice in 1997 and currently has a patient base of over 20,000 patients.

Dr. Kandula is currently affiliated with Fox 2 News. In the past, she worked with Channel 4/KMOV, St Louis’ CBS affiliate, as their health team dermatologist and has been featured on multiple broadcasts. She also sits on several pharmaceutical advisory boards and was involved in the national launch of ROC cosmetics, an over the counter product line. She lectures nationally to other physicians on practice building and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Kandula is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of cosmetic dermatology and is involved in teaching other physicians the techniques used in cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Kandula was also involved in the PBS program, “Healthy Body/Healthy Mind”, which focused on acne and the impact the disease has not only physically, but emotionally. Several of her patients were featured in this program, which ran nationwide on PBS affiliate stations. Dr. Kandula is a past President of the St. Louis Dermatology Society. She also holds a teaching appointment at Washington University School of Medicine as a clinical instructor in dermatology in the department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kandula is the Vice President of Gilda's Club St. Louis. Gilda's Club St. Louis is a free support community for men, women and children whose lives have been touched by cancer.

In addition, Dr. Kandula has been previously named as one of St. Louis Magazine’s “Missouri’s Most Magnetic People.” She was the cover celebrity for ALIVE magazine’s Summer 2004 issue on skin care and wrinkle prevention. Her home was featured in the Summer 2005 issue of St. Louis Magazine’s “At Home.” She also contributed articles on skin care in O-Oprah Magazine, Teen Vogue, St. Louis Magazine and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.