Dr. Kathy Cook is a dermatologist practicing in Ames, IA. Dr. Cook specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Cook diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1987
University of Ia Roy J & L Carver Com 1987
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1987
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
- Actinic Keratosis
- Skin Cancer
- Contact Dermatitis
- Seborrheic Keratosis
- Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Dermatology; Ami Presby Denver Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- University Iowa Hosps 1988
- University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
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