Your trusted skin care provider in Iowa City

Compassionate care from experienced,
board-certified dermatologists.

Your caring, board-certified dermatologist in Iowa City

The skin care professionals at Forefront Dermatology are committed to delivering the highest level of comprehensive dermatology services to all of the residents in Iowa City, IA. We believe our experienced team of board-certified dermatologists and patient-centered approach to skin care will help you feel confident that you’re receiving the highest-quality care in the area.

Forefront Dermatology is located at 521 Westbury Drive, Suite 2, Iowa City, IA, 52245. You can find us next to Short’s Burgers Eastside and across the street from UI Health Care Urgent Care. We proudly serve the communities of Iowa City, West Branch and Newport.

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Why Choose Forefront Dermatology?

At Forefront, we’re dedicated to caring for the health and well-being of each of our patients. If you find yourself asking others or searching online for “The best dermatologist near me,” you can feel confident that we’ll provide the most advanced care possible. Our large network of board-certified dermatologists has the experience and knowledge to treat even the most difficult cases.

Many of our offices are equipped to handle advanced dermatology needs and are supported by Mohs surgeons, who are experts in the treatment of skin cancers affecting the face, neck, hands, and feet. With our dermatopathology lab, we’re able to carefully examine biopsy results and view the full medical history of each patient.



Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Closer Look at a Rare Skin Cancer

Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer accounting for less than 1% of all skin cancers. According to the American Cancer Society, around 2,500 new cases of MCC are diagnosed in the United States each year. The incidence of MCC has been steadily rising, possibly due to increased awareness […]


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Customized care for all of your skin care needs

With the expertise of board-certified dermatologists Dr. Erica Colleran and Dr. Susan Dale Wall, we’re able to offer a comprehensive selection of medical and cosmetic dermatology services. We understand that each patient is unique and promise to work with you to design an individual treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. We’re always here to answer any questions you have about your diagnosis or treatment plan and help you make the best decisions to improve your skin’s health.

Medical dermatology to improve your skin health and wellness

Our board-certified dermatologist in Iowa City takes a caring and patient-centered approach to diagnosing and helping you manage your skin care concerns. Whether you have eczema, acne, psoriasis, melasma, dandruff, or warts, our team of skin care experts will provide you with the personalized and high-quality care you deserve. We’re dedicated to providing exceptional care in a comfortable atmosphere while treating patients with compassion and respect.

Skin cancer affects millions of people each year, so it’s important to examine your skin regularly and schedule annual skin checks at Forefront Dermatology. If you notice any changes in your skin, we encourage you to make an appointment with our Iowa City dermatologist. Any skin problems that aren’t alleviated by over-the-counter treatments, such as dryness or irritation, should also be evaluated by our board-certified dermatologists.

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Protect your health with a skin cancer screening

During your yearly skin cancer screening, your Forefront dermatologist will closely examine your skin for any signs of pre-cancerous or cancerous spots. Screening also includes the detection of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. When detected and treated early, it’s possible to successfully treat skin cancer.

A board-certified dermatologist in Iowa City will design a customized treatment plan for your specific needs if you’re diagnosed with skin cancer. We’ll also be there to provide the support you need throughout your treatment. At our practice, we provide several treatments for skin cancer, such as cryotherapy, scraping and burning, and standard excision.

Rejuvenate your skin with our cosmetic dermatology services

If you’re looking to improve your skin’s appearance, there’s no shortage of cosmetic dermatology options available to you. Our expertly trained dermatologists in Iowa City will provide an individualized treatment plan to help you achieve the best possible results. Since our providers are board-certified dermatologists, you can trust that you’ll achieve your desired results safely and effectively.

We offer several cosmetic dermatology options to help you rejuvenate the appearance of your skin. Our injectable treatments include Dysport®, Botox® Cosmetic, and Restylane®. Dysport® reduces the appearance of moderate-to-severe frown lines between your brows, and Botox® Cosmetic minimizes the appearance of moderate-to-severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet around the eyes. Made from hyaluronic acid, Restylane® improves the appearance of facial wrinkles and smooths lines around the mouth and lips. We also offer photodynamic blue light therapy, which is a treatment that improves the appearance of wrinkles, sun damage, acne, pigmentation, actinic keratosis, and overall skin texture.

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Visit a trusted dermatologist in Iowa City

Our experienced and empathetic team of providers is here to listen to your concerns and help you manage your skin issues, whether you’re concerned about the health of your skin or want to rejuvenate your skin’s appearance.

We care about the members of our community and support the Play It Forward wheelchair-accessible playground project and the yearbook fundraiser. We value providing access to board-certified skin care in Iowa City, IA, for all populations which is why our office is wheelchair accessible.

If you’re looking to improve the health of your skin, contact us at 319-339-3872 to make an appointment at Forefront Dermatology. You can also request your appointment online using our simplified scheduling system.

Insurance Accepted

Wellmark Blue Cross
Priority Health Care
United Healthcare Insurance
Aetna Insurance
Humana Insurance