Dr. Timothy G. Abrahamson, MD

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Specializes in Dermatology • Male • Age 43

2424 128th St
Urbandale, IA 50323
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About Dr. Abrahamson

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Dr. Abrahamson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Greater Des Moines Dermatology
2424 128th St
Urbandale, IA 50323
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    Dr. Abrahamson's Experience

    Dr. Abrahamson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Dermatology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
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    Dr. Abrahamson says...

    • Acne Surgery
    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Allergy Testing
    • Botox® Injection
    • Captique™ Injections
    • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
    • Collagen Injections
    • Cryotherapy
    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Hylaform Injections
    • Laser Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Shaving of Skin Lesion
    • Skin Cancer Removal
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Skin Surgery
    • Skin Tag Removal
    • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
    • Venous Scerlotherapy
    • Wound Care & Management
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    Dr. Abrahamson says...

    • Acanthosis Nigricans
    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bedsores
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Boil (incl. Carbuncle)
    • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
    • Canker Sore
    • Cellulitis
    • Cold Sore
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dry Skin
    • Erythema Multiforme
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Folliculitis
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Granuloma of Skin
    • Hair Loss
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Herpes Simplex Infection
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hives
    • Impetigo
    • Intertrigo
    • Itchy Skin
    • Jock Itch
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    • Keloid Scar
    • Leg and Foot Ulcers
    • Lichen Planus
    • Lipomas
    • Melanoma
    • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
    • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
    • Parapsoriasis
    • Pityriasis Rosea
    • Plant Poisoning (Non-Food)
    • Plantar Wart
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Scabies
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Discoloration
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Telogen Effluvium
    • Tinea Versicolor
    • Varicose Veins
    • Warts
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    Background Check for Dr. Abrahamson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Top Doc Award by physician peers in the Greater Des Moines Region, 2009
    • Top Docs, 2009
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    Macneal Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Iowa Dermatology Program
    Complete in 2001

    Undergraduate Schools

    Wartburg College
    Graduated in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Abrahamson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Abrahamson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Abrahamson has admitting privileges:

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    • Iowa Lutheran Hospital

    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center

    • Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

    • Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes

    • Methodist West Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Abrahamson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abrahamson to family and friends

    28 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Abrahamson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    28 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 28 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Abrahamson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    28 responses
    same as
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    • Health Alliance
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Greater Des Moines Dermatology
    2424 128th St
    Urbandale, IA 50323
    (515) 243-8676 (Office)
    (515) 243-0487 (Fax)
    • Parking: Park directly in front of office.
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Abrahamson
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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