Jody began practicing dermatology immediately upon graduation from Des Moines University's Physician Assistant program in 2000. She worked at McFarland Clinic in Ames, Iowa for four years before joining Town Square Dermatology in 2004. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants and is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Jody was raised in Iowa and graduated from Luther College with a major in biology in 1997. She and her husband enjoy sharing their home with their large canine companions. On some of her days off, Jody enjoys helping her husband Carter with his prairie restoration efforts, of course wearing sunscreen and a wide-brimmed hat!


Dr. Emily Boes joined Town Square Dermatology in 2021. She is a board-certified dermatologist who enjoys providing care for a variety of skin, nail, and hair concerns for patients of all ages. Dr. Boes is originally from Carroll, Iowa. She completed her undergraduate education at The University of Iowa, and her medical school education at Des Moines University. After medical school, she completed a traditional rotating internship at Beaumont Hospital - Trenton in Detroit, Michigan, and subsequent dermatology residency training at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Boes practiced for one year in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after graduating residency, before returning to Iowa to be closer to family. When Dr. Boes is not in the dermatology office, she enjoys spending time running with her husband, walking her dog, and gardening.

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Dr. Heather Ciliberto joined Town Square Dermatology in 2017. After growing up in Nebraska, she attended the University of Illinois for undergraduate education. She then went to medical school at Washington University in St. Louis and stayed there to complete a pediatrics internship, dermatology residency, and pediatric dermatology fellowship. Dr. Ciliberto is board certified in dermatology and pediatric dermatology. She moved to Iowa City when she completed her education and training and practiced at the University of Iowa for four years before joining Town Square Dermatology. She cares for patients of all ages and enjoys seeing multiple members of a family for their dermatology needs.


Dr. Hobart Walling has been with Town Square Dermatology since 2007. His practice specialty is Mohs Micrographic Surgery and dermatologic surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery. He specializes in surgical and nonsurgical treatment of skin cancer. He graduated from Grinnell College before completing a combined MD/PhD from Saint Louis University. He completed his dermatology residency at the University of Iowa and then pursued advanced surgical training in West Des Moines, where he practiced before joining Town Square Dermatology.


Dr. Kristi Robson has been part of the Town Square Dermatology team since 2006. She is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and specializes in general dermatologic care for the entire family. She was raised in Iowa and attended The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where she trained in dermatology. Prior to joining Town Square Dermatology, she had been practicing dermatology as a faculty member at The University of Michigan Medical Center. There, she gained vast experience in the field of clinical dermatology. Dr. Robson welcomes and treats patients of all ages with a caring, friendly and professional demeanor. She and her husband live in the Iowa City area and have two sons, Jack and Samuel.