Our staff provides full medical and surgical services, from general dermatology care to specialty services, to patients with skin diseases.

We use the latest techniques to care for a range of conditions affecting the skin. We also work closely with you to take precautions against skin cancer, infections, dry skin and the aging effects of sun exposure.

Our services include treatment of cosmetic skin problems such as age spots and birthmarks and the removal of unwanted hair and tattoos. We offer chemical peels, Botox injections and dermal fillers.

Our skin health clinics include:

Why Choose Us?

The University of Iowa is unique within the state for the breadth and depth of its skin health services. Experts from the Department of Dermatology, many of whom are conducting leading-edge research in the field, offer world-class care to patients with skin disorders from acne to cancer. In addition, the UI is an important gateway for patients interested in participating in clinical trials.

Our Physicians

​Over half of our physicians are listed among the Best Doctors® in skin health, including Janet Fairley, MD, Marta Van Beek, MD, Vincent Liu, MD, and Mary Stone, MD.

Our Researchers

  • Kelly Messingham, PhD

Academic Departments that Provide Skin Health Care

Health Library

UI Health Care, in a partnership with ADAM Multimedia Encyclopedia, offers you these select topics on Skin Health: