Dr. John Despain

Dermatology
Columbia, MO
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Columbia, MO

Address

2011 Corona Road, Suite 207, Columbia, MO
Directions

About

Bio

Medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology; private practice; work with another dermatologist and a team of estheticians, nurses, and skilled assistants; dermatopathlogist

Specialties
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Dermatology

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111 Agrees
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Allergy : Sounds like contact dermatitis due to hair dye. Prescription strength steroid cream will help but you need to see a Derm to be sure.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Too soon: Assuming you've been properly diagnosed with male pattern loss, it's too early to give up on rogaine (minoxidil). Give it 3-4 more months.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil): Keep the Minoxidil on the scalp and oils on your hair and you can use them concurrently. Good luck!

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Nov 22, 2012
Answered quickly and it was in his field of expertise and I feel he gave great advice to try instead of just referring me to my own doc.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Despain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Despain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you I'm Joan lee from hongkong , I have a topical psoriasis,, it spread every where , little by little
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful and the quick reply was fantastic. Going to my Dr today and will ask about these.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
Graduated 1984MD

Affiliations

DeSpain Cayce Dermatology
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