Dr. Charles Love, MD

Dr. Charles Love, MD

Dermatology  |  
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Age 59
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Dr. Charles Love, MD is a dermatologist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1985 and specializes in dermatology.

6000 University Ave Ste 350

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 226-8484

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • National Elevator
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Principal Life
  • 3 More

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(515) 226-8484

Dr. Love accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
HealthSmart
Medicaid
Medico
National Elevator
NGS CoreSource
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Love's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Love treats Skin Infections more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Love treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Shaving of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Love performs Shaving of Skin Lesion more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Love performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Love performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Love performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Love's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Facial Peel
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Removal
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pemphigus
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Love, MD is a dermatologist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1985 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

U Ia Affil Prog
Fellowship Hospital
U Ia Hosp Clins
Residency Hospital
Lacrosse Luth Hosp
Internship Hospital
1985
R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
Medical School
1985

Awards

Dr. Love's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Love

3.8

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
57.69230769230769%
(15)
4 Stars
11.538461538461538%
(3)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(6)

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Always in a hurry. Dr. Love performed MOHS twice on the same spot and cancer is still present. Save your time and pain - go somewhere else!
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This doctor runs cheap, dirty clinics and doesn't even work his office. He doesn't even live in Iowa. He employee Physician Assistants who he works into the ground. Been here twice .. different locations each time and the staff is rude and pushy! I've never been able to actually see Dr. Love. I don't like this place and won't go back. Guess you can say I'm not feeling "the love"
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71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average