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Dr. Kathy Cook, MD

Dermatology*
4.6 (88)
Map Pin Small Ames, IA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kathy Cook, MD

Dr. Kathy Cook, MD is a Dermatologist in Ames, IA. They graduated from University of Iowa and is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. Dr. Cook, completed a residency at University Iowa Hosps. Patients rated Dr. Cook an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Cook works at Forefront Dermatology - Ames in Ames, IA with other offices in Ankeny, IA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Cook's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Forefront Dermatology - Ames
    500 Main St Ste 113, Ames, IA 50010 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 232-3006
  2. 2
    Forefront Dermatology - Ankeny
    2785 N Ankeny Blvd Ste 24, Ankeny, IA 50023 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 964-5503

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  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Dermatology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1316034093
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Iowa Hosps
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Lukes/Presby Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Iowa
    Medical Education
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    • Dermatology
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    Dr. Kathy Cook, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Cook is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    88 patients have reviewed Dr. Cook. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cook.

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