Dr. Michelle Daffer, MD

Dr. Michelle Daffer, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
3.6 based on 26 reviewsView this provider's reviews
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Dr. Michelle Daffer, MD is a dermatologist in Sioux City, IA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Creighton University, School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in dermatology, mohs micrographic surgery, and more.Read her story

4301 Sergeant Rd Ste 120

Sioux City, IA 51106

Contact Information

(712) 224-7546

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Daffer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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Practice Areas

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer treats Actinic Keratosis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Daffer treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 74% of their peers

Mohs Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Mohs Surgery more than 45% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 45% of their peers

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Dermatology specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Acne
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer treats Acne more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Daffer treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer performs Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Daffer performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Dermatologic Care

Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.Compare with other Dermatologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 28 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer treats Dermatitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Daffer treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer treats Skin Infections more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Daffer treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Acne
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Daffer treats Acne more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Daffer treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

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Dr. Daffer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • 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® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • 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
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lesion Removal
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts

About Me

Keeping up-to-date on the latest trends, treatments, and reports are important to Dr. Daffer, who enjoys empowering patients with treatments and advice specific to their health and cosmetic goals.

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Tex Tech HSC
Residency Hospital
2001
Siouxland Med Edn Fdn
Internship Hospital
2000
Creighton University, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
Creighton University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Dr. Daffer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Daffer

3.6

Based on 26 ratings

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Dr Daffer helped my daughter with her excessive sweating. She was kind and gentle and understanding of her anxiety due to the condition. My daughter is so happy!
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Dr. Daffer is a caring, thorough dermatologist. I have taken my kids to her as well and she is very patient and kind with them, which is hard to find! She is very good at talking through the options of treatment and making patients feel comfortable. I highly recommend her!
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Locations

Midlands Cosmetic, Dermatology & Skin Care - Sioux City, Iowa

Midlands Cosmetic, Dermatology & Skin Care - Sioux City, Iowa4301 Sergeant Rd Ste 120 Sioux City, IA 51106
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Midlands Clinic

Midlands Clinic705 N Sioux Point Rd Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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