Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD

Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 42

Dermatology

Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD is a Dermatologist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Ia Roy J & L Carver Com medical school in 2009. He is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

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Forefront Dermatology - Cedar Rapids

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Forefront Dermatology - Cedar Rapids

Forefront Dermatology - Cedar Rapids202 10th St Se Ste 270 Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Pietras' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pietras

4.9

Based on 174 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1st time seeing Dr Pietras. Made me feel right at home and very comfortable. Explained everything clearly and did what I was hoping to get done
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 29, 2022
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Excellent care, explains everything, highly recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maggie – Jul 01, 2021
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We had 2 great office visits so far with Dr. Pietras. Very knowledgeable and is always willing to explain everything in great detail. I feel like he cares about my daughter and her skin issues. Highly recommend him!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michelle – Jan 22, 2020
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My experience with Dr Pietras is he shows an exceptional sincerity and interest in the welfare of his patients. He listens to and addresses all my concerns and never makes me feel rushed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Michelle S – Jan 18, 2020
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First time I have been to a dermatologist. Dr Pietras explained every thing he was doing, as he was doing it. His exam was very detailed and I left feeling comfortable with his assessment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gaary H Cotton – Dec 20, 2019
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Dr. Pietras is very professional and personable at the same time. Thanks!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Chad K. – Dec 17, 2019
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Great. Helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 13, 2019
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Dr. Pietras is very personable, knowledgeable, trustworthyWill and competent. I feel well taken care of when I see him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Will Miers – Dec 07, 2019
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Very good experience every appointment. Everyone was very nice and helpful!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Larry Martin in Cedar Rapids, IA – Nov 15, 2019
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Dr. Pietras and his staff are professional, courteous, and focused during your visit.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
1 person found this helpful
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Mrs. Seeliger – Oct 12, 2019
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I was very impressed with Dr. Pietras’ knowledge. He was friendly and answered my questions. He took the time to personally call me after looking at a biopsy that had been done. I highly recommend!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
1 person found this helpful
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Jennifer – Sep 16, 2019
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Answered all my questions, and explained things very thoroughly.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Sep 13, 2019
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very good
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Jay Podzimek in IA – Jun 22, 2019
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Friendly, efficient and clear communication
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 14, 2019
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Dr. Pietras was very personable and informative.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Solon – Jun 04, 2019
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Dr. Pietras is so kind and caring. He is also so professional in his work. The treatment he has provided in the past couple years with skin cancer and this recent skin burns has been exceptional. I always recommend him to everyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Shawn Spooner in Robins, IA – May 09, 2019
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Great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 17, 2019
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great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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R D Boardman in CR, IA – Apr 10, 2019
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This is my 3rd appointment with Dr. Pietras. He is very professional and personable. He did an excellent job removing precancerous lesions on my forehead. After about 1.5 weeks everything has healed, feels and looks great. His Nurse was very thorough in explaining things to me. I recommend him and Forefront dermatology to everyone I know.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Julie H in Cedar Rapids, IA – Mar 24, 2019
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Dr Pietras was very knowledgeable, giving me a full explanation of a skin condition I had. He gave me written instructions on how to treat it and made sure I understood completely the plan of care and if/when I needed to return to see him or not. Much appreciated.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 16, 2019
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Dr. Pietras' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rash
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pietras treats Rash more than 100% of his peers

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

Contact Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pietras treats Contact Dermatitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pietras treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Seborrheic Dermatitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pietras treats Seborrheic Dermatitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Pietras treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Pietras' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • 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
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphangioma
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mole
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Vitiligo
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful...Read more

Biography

Dr. Pietras is a Board-Certified Dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. His professional areas...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Iowa Dept. Of Dermatology
Residency Hospital
University Of Iowa Dept. Of Internal Medicine
Internship Hospital
2009
University of Ia Roy J & L Carver Com
Medical School
2009
Coe College
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Iowa Dermatologic Society, Member
  • Linn Country Medical Society, Member

Frequently Asked Questions

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Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (319) 254-3339.

Does Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Pietras has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Pietras frequently treats Rash, Contact Dermatitis, and Seborrheic Dermatitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Pietras treats.

Where is Dr. Thomas Pietras, MD's office located?

Dr. Pietras' office is located at 202 10th St Se Ste 270, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received