Dr. Timothy G. Abrahamson, MD

Dr. Timothy G. Abrahamson, MD

Dermatology | Male | 45 years old

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Care Philosophy

Patients are the reason we exist !!!l We strive to serve their needs medically, surgically, and cosmetically. Greater Des Moines Dermatology feels that if your going to a specialists clinic you should actually see a specialist. We do not employee physician extenders or nurse practitioners that see patients on their own. It is not fair to patients to represent physician extenders or nurse practioners as specialists.....Your primary care physician has extensively more acedemic training and rigor. A Board Certified Dermatologist has spent 4 years in residency academic training with 3 years specifically focused on cutaneous disease and therapy..Read more

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Dr. Abrahamson is a board certified dermatologist and lifelong Iowan. All diagnostic and surgical plans are made by...Read more

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Urbandale, IA |
I think he's a wonderful doctor I've been going to him over 8 years now he always seems to know exactly who I am. not just another patient coming through the door he always has time to listen to my concerns and answered my questions. Exceptional doctor and his concern for his patients.
Des Moines, Iowa |
Dr. Abrahamson talks with you as a patient - not at you. He is very perceptive and gives excellent advice.
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Dr. Abrahamson says...

Dr. Abrahamson is a board certified dermatologist and lifelong Iowan.   All diagnostic and surgical plans are made by the dermatologist.

Dr. Abrahamson's Care Philosophy

Patients are the reason we exist !!!l We strive to serve their needs medically, surgically, and cosmetically.  Greater Des Moines Dermatology feels that if your going to a specialists clinic you should actually see a specialist.    We do not employee physician extenders or nurse practitioners that see patients on their own.   It is not fair to patients to represent physician extenders or nurse practioners as specialists.....Your primary care physician has extensively more acedemic training and rigor.  A Board Certified Dermatologist has spent 4 years in residency academic training with 3 years specifically focused on cutaneous disease and therapy..

Dr. Abrahamson says...

Board Certified Dermatologist.   

Dr. Abrahamson says...

Board Certified Dermatologist trained in latest cosmetic and surgical techniques.

Dr. Abrahamson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Macneal Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Iowa Dermatology Medical and Surgical Dermatology

    Completed in 2001

    University Of Iowa Dermatology Program

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Wartburg College

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergy Testing
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care and Management

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