Dr. Gaar is a native of Fort Myers, FL. She attended the University of Florida, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 2009. She performed an internal medicine internship at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA before completing her dermatology residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Gaar joined Coastal Dermatology in 2013.
She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Florida Medical Association, and Christian Medical & Dental Associations. Dr. Gaar is a board certified dermatologist who practices medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and treats conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. She has special interest in the detection and treatment of skin cancer as well as the treatment of stigmatizing skin disease. She has a passion for mission trips, ballet, hiking, and most recently CrossFit training.