Erik C. Alexander, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.8 /5
507 reviews
Ultimately, I want to provide our patients with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that I care about their health, that I am aware of the latest treatments and that I am their partner in this until they are cured.
- Erik C. Alexander, MD
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Alexander is the best hands down. He gets it right the first time­čśë. It's always a great experience when I see him.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Woke up with a very painful cyst on my back. Was able to schedule a same day appointment! How cool was that?! Had them do my yearly mole check at the same time. Got an anti-inflammatory in the cyst and fingers crossed, it will disappear in a couple of weeks. Was so surprised and grateful to be able to be seen the same day. Have used Forefront for a few years now and can't say enough, they're fabulous!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Alexander is always thorough and quick, while also being accommodating. My entire family uses him for a dermatologist And we could not be happier!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Alexander was on time and very efficient as he worked removing a cyst on my back. He has a lot of personality and it made my visit quite pleasant. No pain and as short as possible. I would definitely recommend Forefront Dermatology.
Survey
4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The Dr. was very good. I donÔÇÖt like the dark spots on my skin
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Alexander was on time and very efficient as he worked removing a cyst on my back. He has a lot of personality and it made my visit quite pleasant. No pain and as short as possible. I would definitely recommend Forefront Dermatology.
Survey
4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Patient: Johnny Gomez I gave 4 stars because I had asked for a full body check up in advance with the doctors assistant in the room. It was so quick in and out that the doctor didnÔÇÖt check my private parts. Perhaps, it was a miscommunication from the assistant and doctor, but thatÔÇÖs for you to figure out. As a 25 year old, I wanted to double make sure that my health is at its best. I paid $180 (no insurance) to get this scheduled with a month in advance and left slightly frustrated as I felt that the doctor missed an important part of my body. If you wish to email me, please do at [email protected] and I would love to get another visit in the future to actually complete my appointment. I would greatly appreciate it. Have a great rest of your week. -Johnny
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Maintaining my good skin and quick visits.
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
I really enjoyed everyone that took part in my visit, from the receptionist, nurse assistant and Dr. Alexander. Not to mention my skin looks amazing!! Thanks guys, keep up the good work!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
­čśÄ awesome team up on the 8th floor! Faster than a drive up window at McDonald's! God speed to Dr Alexander's heeling and getting off his scooter!

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Meet Your Dermatologist – Dr. Erik Alexander
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Education

Undergraduate Degree: University of Iowa┬á– Iowa City, IA Medical School: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, IA Dermatology Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, IA

Certificates
American Board of Dermatology
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology
Achievements
Robert J. Roberts Award, Department of Pharmacology, Carver College of Medicine
Bierring-Porter Award, Department of Microbiology, Carver College of Medicine
McClintock Award, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Carver College of Medicine
Hoyt Scholarship, Carver College of Medicine
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship, Scholarship America
AMA Foundation Scholars Fund Award, AMA Alliance
Lange Student Award, The McGraw-Hill Companies
Ernest R. Johnson Memorial Prize, The University of Iowa
Collegiate Scholar Award, The University of Iowa
Three-time recipient of the Chemistry Alumni Award, The University of Iowa Department of Chemistry
Shoemaker-Strickler Scholarship in Chemistry, The University of Iowa
Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Iowa Department of Dermatology
Presidential Scholarship, The University of Iowa