Dr. John Holtze, MD

Dr. John Holtze, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. John Holtze, MD is a dermatologist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1976 and specializes in dermatology.

1221 Pleasant St Ste 500

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

43  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 Skin Cancer
  • 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

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0 Board Actions

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  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • McKennon Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Ia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holtze has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holtze's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holtze to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Holtze'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 (6)

I had a great experience in this office from beginning to the end. I had a sebaceous cyst that I had for many years that was bothering me. I made my appointment, they emailed me all the necessary documents, and I sent them back, then checked in when needed. I was there for about an hour in a half,...more
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I just got back from this doctor. He came in, shook my hand and told me to take my glasses off and started looking at moles. The mole i was concerned about which had irregular borders said looks harmless. Didn’t even go a full body exam or ask question about my worries or my skin history. He was in...more
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Asked him about mole and skin tag removal & about laser treatment for evening out skin tone. He said all those things were purely cosmetic and told me the way to make myself more attractive was to lose weight. I know I need to drop a few lbs but I wasn't there for a weight loss consultation, I...more
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Least amount of time i have ever spent with a specialist on an initial visit. He examined moles i was concerned about. He biopsied two moles and prepared to leave.. I had to stop him to ask him to examine my entire body. Felt like he had some place else to be. 1 week later his staff told me...more
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He is excellent at finding a problem and taking care of it.
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