Ava Feldman, DO
Board-Certified Dermatologist
ASMS Trained Mohs Surgeon
4.8 /5
72 reviews
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
She is an awesome dermatologist and a wonderful person!
Survey
4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Friendly staff and
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
As always, and always means several decades, my experience at Forefront Dermatology was just the "same old thing". Perfection, Perfection, Perfection! Being 83 years of age, I'm at that point in my life where I see a lot of doctors. I can honestly say I look forward to my appointments with Ava and her most competent and friendly staff. Five stars is not enough stars to describe the care I receive. Your the best Ava! Joseph Bisignano
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
My experience, on 5 February with Dr. Feldman, was as usual.....very professional, and friendly. The proceedue she performed went wonderfully, and now we are waiting for the results from the pathologist.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Always the absolute finest service!! Des Moines is lucky to have Dr. Feldman!!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
All good. Very professional.
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Always the absolute finest service!! Des Moines is lucky to have Dr. Feldman!!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent medical care. Efficiently run office.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
At each visit, the young woman with dark, straight hair, who schedules follow up appointments, is noticeably different than all other employees encountered. Her attitude make me feel unwelcome and like a bother. I am made to feel so comfortable and welcome by everyone else that I think her behavior comes across even more unfriendly, by comparison. I initially thought it was a one time issue but, was quickly reminded of the negative feeling when scheduling my next appointment with her. I arrive feeling welcome and continue to receive that feeling, until my final contact with her. I then leave with a negative feeling. My copay receipt shows an initial of possiblu a "JR". She gets the job done but, not in a manner consistent with all other employees.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Every visit is very satisfying in every way. I hope that Dr. Feldman never retires !
Education

Undergraduate Degree:

BA, University of Arizona – Tuscon, AZ

Medical School: 

DO, University of Osteopathic Health Sciences – Des Moines, IA

Dermatology Residency:

Brooke Army Medical Center – San Antonio, TX

Mohs Training:

American Society for Mohs Surgery

Certificates
American Board of Dermatology
National Board of Examiners, Osteopathic
Professional Memberships
American Society for Mohs Surgery
American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
Publications

“A Cutaneous Manifestation of Atrial Myxoma,” accepted for publication by the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, January, 1989.

“Cutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis in a Heart Transplant Patient Caused by a Pycnidial Forming Fungus,” abstract submitted to the American Society for Microbiology Meeting, May 1998. Miami, Florida

“Phaeohyphomycotic Cutaneous Disease Caused by Pleurophoma in a Cardiac Transplant Patient,” Journal of Infectious Disease, March 1989.