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See what our patients are saying about Dr. Bayrd:

Garrett T. Bayrd, MD

Areas of Interest:

Medical and surgical dermatology with special interests in skin cancer, skin surgery, acne, psoriasis, eczema and pediatric dermatology


Appointment: 952-920-3808


Joined Dermatology Specialists:

Care Philosophy:
Listen, think, take the time to know what works for an individual patient.

Dartmouth College

Medical School:
University of Minnesota Dermatology, 1978-1981

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine

Dermatology Fellowship:
University of Minnesota

US Navy, 1969-1972, Vietnam Service Medal

Board Certification:
American Board of Dermatology

Professional Memberships:
Minnesota Dermatological Society
American Academy of Dermatology
Wilderness Dermatology Society

Professional Recognitions:
Minnesota Dermatologic Society – President 1998
University of Minnesota – Professor 1981-2010
Vitals – Compassionate Doctor 2019
Vitals – Patient’s Choice 2019
The American Registry – America’s Most Honored Professionals 2019

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Dr. Bender told me to switch from Internal Medicine to Dermatology.

What is the craziest thing you have ever done?
Fell madly in love with my wife the first moment I saw her!

Other Activities:
I am a Rochester, MN native, and enjoy traveling, wilderness camping, bicycling, kayaking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, reading nonfiction, hunting, fishing, and bird watching in my spare time. My wife of 48 years and I, reside in the southwest suburbs and have two children, six grandchildren and a yellow lab.