Skin, Hair, and Nails

This clinic is dedicated to the care of children and teens with a variety of skin disorders. Our specially trained dermatologists are doctors who treat and diagnose problems with the skin.

At University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, we care for children and young adults with common and rare skin disorders.

Some of the conditions most frequently treated by our team include:

  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Warts
  • Birthmarks
  • Skin tumors
  • Nevi
  • Diseases of the hair and nails
  • Infectious diseases of the skin
  • Genetic diseases of the skin

Our dermatologists also treat cosmetic skin problems, including removal of hair and tattoos, with a variety of treatment options. For more information, visit our Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Services pages.

Patient Stories

  • Parent Blog: Sara Etringer

    Mya Etringer photo

    We feel at home, even when we are hospitalized for weeks at a time. Read more about Mya's story.Read more

  • Rylan Mohr

    Rylan Mohr portrait

    Rylan was born with an extremely rare skin disease called epidermolysis bullosa, a condition that causes his skin to be extremely fragile and to blister and come off with the slightest friction. His condition was detected at birth, and he was transferred to UI Stead Family Children's Hospital when he was just 3 days old.Read more

Locations and Contact

  • Iowa City, Iowa

    Dermatology Clinic

    3000 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
    In House Directions: Elevator L, Level 3
    UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
    200 Hawkins Drive
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    Contact
    • Phone: 319-356-7546

Care Team