Dr. Ava Feldman, DO

Dr. Ava Feldman, DO

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ava Feldman, DO is a dermatologist in Clive, IA. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Heartland Dermatology - Clive

12327 Stratford Dr

Clive, IA 50325
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Feldman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Feldman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Feldman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Feldman "Dr. Ava Feldman is board-certified dermatologist and mohs skin cancer surgeon with over 25 years of experience. Dr. Feldman is the founder of Heartland Dermatology, and in 1995 she became the first female to perform liposuction in Des Moines. She is a firm believer in educating her patients on skin cancer preventative measures including monthly self skin checks and yearly skin exams."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Feldman "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

38  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Osteopathic Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Society For Mohs Surgery
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Feldman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Member
  • American Society for Mohs Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery, Member

Dr. Feldman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Feldman to family and friends
38 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Feldman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

My experiences with Heartland Dermatology and Dr. Feldman have been completely positive. The practice is conveniently located; the staff is professional and competent; and they are easy to work with. Dr. Feldman is well-educated, experienced, and an effective communicator. I had a small,...more
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Dr. Feldman is very attentive and professional. She is very precise. Welcoming and talks through everything she is doing and is personable as well!
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I have been seeing Dr. Feldman for more than 10 years. She is very thorough and kind. She's the best!
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Dr. Feldman is professional and thorough,
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I feel that I have the best dermatology doctor. I also appreciate the staff and when I see the same persons working, from the last time I was in the office, it pleases me that they are happy and the turn-over is low, which I feel is a positive sigh of being treated well. It is comforting, as a...more
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