paetra ruddy, m.D.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology


Dr. Paetra Ruddy is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Bard College and her medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Ruddy completed an internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology at Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.


Dr. Ruddy provides general dermatologic care for adults, adolescents and children. Her clinical interests include medical dermatology, early diagnosis and prevention of skin cancers, and treatment of common dermatologic conditions such as acne and rosacea.


Dr. Ruddy sees patients at the Washington University Dermatology Ballas location and the St. Louis VA Dermatology clinic.