New Patients

Your first visit to Academic Dermatology establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you.  During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You’ll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There’s also background information about our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.

Patient Forms

Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:

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What To Expect

If you have completed the forms, please arrive 10 minutes early for your appointment. If the forms are not completed, please arrive early enough to complete forms prior to your scheduled appointment time.

Ample Free Parking is available on the grounds of the medical building and in the covered garage which is to the east of the base of our building on 65th and Drew. Remember to allow extra time for possible traffic congestion or bad weather conditions in order to arrive on time. If you are more than 10 minutes late, we reserve the right to shorten or reschedule the appointment, if needed, to not inconvenience other patients.

Please bring your insurance card to your appointment. If you are unable to do so, please call ahead to make appropriate arrangements.

Map and Directions

 

From the St. Paul Metro Area: I-94 West to 35W South. Follow 35W South to Hwy 62 West (Crosstown). Exit at France Avenue (CR-17) and turn left onto France Avenue. Proceed to West 65th street and turn left. Take first right turn into Southdale Medical Office Building parking lot. We are located in the Southdale Medical Office Building, Suite 564.

From the North Metro Area: Follow 35W South to Hwy 62 West (Crosstown). Exit at France Avenue (CR-17) and turn left onto France Avenue. Proceed to West 65th street and turn left. Take first right turn into Southdale Medical Office Building parking lot. We are located in the Southdale Medical Office Building, Suite 564.

From the West Metro Area: Hwy 5 East to US-212E. US-212E merges into Hwy 62 East (Crosstown). Exit at France Avenue (CR-17) and turn right onto France Avenue. Proceed to West 65th street and turn left. Take first right turn into Southdale Medical Office Building parking lot. We are located in the Southdale Medical Office Building, Suite 564.

From the South Metro Area: Hwy 35W North to Hwy 494 West. Follow 494 West, exiting at France Avenue (CR-17). Proceed to West 65th street and turn right into Southdale Medical Office Building parking lot. We are located in the Southdale Medical Office Building, Suite 564.