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About Dr. Kathy P Cook

Dr. Kathy P Cook, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Ames, IA. She has 31 years of experience. Her specialties include Dermatology. Dr. Cook is affiliated with Boone County Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kathy P Cook is Good. Dr. Kathy P Cook has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kathy P Cook is 2.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Skin Solutions Dermatology

500 Main St Ste 113
Ames, IA 50010
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Specialties

Dr. Kathy P Cook has the following 1 specialty

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Kathy P Cook has the following 13 expertise

  • Rosacea
  • Mole
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Rash
  • Excision
  • Basal Cell
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Weight Loss

Dr. Kathy P Cook has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Didn't believe what I said

The nursing staff was great. It was Doctor Cook who turned me off immediately. When I told her how certain spots on my shoulders and chest itch, she said , "No they don't. You're just saying that because you want me to freeze them off." I then said, " Yes, they do." I wanted to get off the table right then and there, but decided to stay. She eventually froze some off but did it begrudgingly. When she left the room, I asked her nurse if she is always that way. Her nurse just smiled and tried to smooth it over as if she is used to her behavior. Obviously, I would not recommend her to anyone. Her bedside manner is horrible.

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One Star

Horrible doctor. scarred my hand terribly during a routine wart removal.

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Doctor ok Staff horrible

Before I begin, let me just say that Dr. Cook was a good doctor. I have no problem with this doctor what so ever. With that out of the way, the office staff is horrible. When I made my appointment I asked the office if they participated with my insurance. I was told "yes we do". When I checked in for my appointment and I gave the front office girl my insurance card I double checked that they do participate with my insurance network and she told me "yep". I had my procedure performed and 3 months later received a hefty bill in the mail! I would have NEVER went to this doctor if I would have known she was NOT in my insurance network! I have very good insurance with a very low copay for all medical treatment as long as the doctor is in the insurance network. I called the office in total shock that they were not in the network and the lady to whom I spoke with tried telling me that it must be MY insurance policy as they do take that insurance. This person tried to give me the complete run around. Finally I sternly asked her, "is this office in my insurance network or not?" to which she snidely replied, "no but we do accept it". Of course they accept it! Any office will accept it but it makes a huge difference if they are actually contracted with the network or not! No discount was given, no apology offered. I have learned an important lesson from this office: ALWAYS call your insurance to double check the accuracy of what the doctor's office is telling you. Today I will be writing a large check because the office was very misleading and incorrect in what they quoted me in regards to my insurance. Will never deal with this office again.

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Three Stars
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Three Stars
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Cook is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kathy P Cook accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry IA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Navigate POS
  • Wellmark
    • Wellmark Alliance Select

Locations & Directions

Skin Solutions Dermatology, 500 Main St Ste 113, Ames, IA
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