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Heartland Dermatology
A Forefront Dermatology Practice

Welcome! Heartland Dermatology - A Forefront Dermatology Practice has been working with patients to provide the best dermatological care for patients in the Clive area. All of our doctors' experience in dermatology is coupled with genuine concern for their patients. All of our staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well. Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain healthy skin.

This website provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dermatology. As you navigate the site, you’ll find information about Heartland Dermatology's practice philosophy, physicians, our Clive office location, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling procedures. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions. You can also schedule an appointment by clicking here.

You’ll find an array of valuable information on this website about problems, diagnoses, and treatments related to dermatology. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well-being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.

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A Forefront Dermatology Practice


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Meet Our Staff

  • Vincent L. Angeloni
    M.D.

    Dr. Angeloni did his internship and residency training at Brooke Army Medical Center, and has been board certified in Dermatology since 1989. After residency, Dr. Angeloni was stationed at Ft. Bragg for one year before he accepted a fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Dermatologic Immunology.

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  • Ava R. Feldman
    D.O.

    Dr. Feldman has been board certified in Dermatology since 1988. She trained in the military at Brooke Army Medical Center and later left the military, returning to Des Moines to practice. She started Heartland Dermatology in 1995 and was the first female performing liposuction in Des Moines in 1995.

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  • Marie Kresse
    P.A.-C

    Medical Experience

    • Heartland Dermatology, Des Moines
    • Iowa Central Iowa Orthopedics, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Des Moines Orthopedic Surgeons, Des Moines, Iowa

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  • Gloria Thielking
    MPAS, PA-C

    Certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

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  • Rachel Ford
    PA-C

    Education

    • University of Findlay
    • Findlay, Ohio
    • Physician Assistant Program
    • Bachelor of Science Degree with Certificate of Completion

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  • Seth R. Robb
    PA-C

    EDUCATION

      • University of Iowa
      • Iowa City. Iowa
      • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
      • Drake University
      • Des Moines, Iowa
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Biology Minor

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    1. Jacquelyn Swim
      ARNP

      Jacquelyn Swim is a certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner specializing in the early detection of skin cancer, as well as the management and treatment of acne, psoriasis, eczema, rashes and more.

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    Testimonials

    • "When I was little I came here after the doctor prescribed me with a medication for my skin that didn't help me at all. After I came here and got my treatment my skin was perfect, thanks to Heartland dermatology."
      Jordyn L
    • "I thought that they have a nice staff and have a decent wait time. Marie Kresse is very knowledgeable and thorough in my opinion."
      Jamie R
    • "Great experience every time I'm there. Marie Kresse is fabulous and so knowledgeable. Highly recommend the clinic and seeing her!"
      Laura A
    • "I've been going here since I was a child. Excellent staff and care. I always recommend them to friends and family."
      Erin E

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    • Warts

      Warts are small, harmless growths that appear most frequently on the hands and feet. Sometimes they look flat and smooth, other times they have a dome-shaped or cauliflower-like appearance. Warts can be surrounded by skin that is either lighter or darker. Warts are caused by different forms of Human ...

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    • Vitiligo

      Vitiligo refers to the development of white patches anywhere on the skin. With this condition, pigment-forming cells (known as melanocytes) are destroyed by the immune system causing the loss of pigmentation in the skin. Vitiligo usually develops between the ages of 10 and 40. It affects both men and ...

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    • Wrinkles

      Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. They occur most frequently in areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, neck, back of the hands and forearms. Over time, skin gets thinner, drier and less elastic. Ultimately, this causes wrinkles - either fine lines or deep furrows. In addition to ...

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    • Tattoos

      A tattoo is created by injecting ink into the dermis (the second layer of skin) to incorporate a form of skin decoration. Tattooing is practiced worldwide and has often been a part of cultural or religious rituals. In Western societies today, tattooing has re-emerged as a popular form of self-decoration. Technically, ...

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    • Sun Safety

      Because of the ultraviolet radiation it emits, the sun is inherently dangerous to human skin. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology stipulates that there is no safe way to tan. Tanning is the skin's natural response to damage from the sun. Additionally, the Environmental Protection Agency proclaims ...

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    • Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths

      According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds, tanning booths and sun lamps are known carcinogens (cancer-causing substances). Exposure to UV radiation during indoor tanning has been proven to increase ...

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    • Rashes

      "Rash" is a general term for a wide variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a red patch or small bumps or blisters on the skin. The majority of rashes are harmless and can be treated effectively with over-the-counter anti-itch creams, antihistamines ...

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    • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

      Shingles is a painful rash that is caused by the varicella zoster virus. It usually appears as a band or strip of blisters on one side of the body that goes from the spine around the front to the breastbone. However, shingles can also appear on the neck, nose and forehead. Shingles derives from the same ...

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    • Skin Care Basics

      The skin is the body's largest organ and accounts for roughly 18% of an adult's weight. It serves as a protective outer layer that keeps in moisture and keeps out invasive organism (like infections). It protects our organs against injury. It also helps regulate the body's temperature and has self-healing ...

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    • Skin Cancers

      Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancers, affecting more than one million Americans every year. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. Skin cancers are generally curable if caught early. However, people who have had skin cancer are at a higher risk of ...

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    Heartland Dermatology

    Monday:

    7:30 am-5:00 pm

    Tuesday:

    7:30 am-5:00 pm

    Wednesday:

    7:30 am-5:00 pm

    Thursday:

    7:30 am-5:00 pm

    Friday:

    7:30 am-5:00 pm

    Saturday:

    Closed

    Sunday:

    Closed