The Iowa Clinic – West Des Moines in West Des Moines, Iowa

Name: The Iowa Clinic – West Des Moines
Display name: The Iowa Clinic – West Des Moines
Mission: The Iowa Clinic provides experience-coordinated care personalized for the needs of their patients. They comprise of skilled and experienced plastic surgeons and specialists. They understand that every plastic surgery journey is different, and they are committed to support each of their patients.


Phone: (515) 375-5593
Twilio phone: (515) 375-5593
Address: 5950 University Ave., Ste. 321, West Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 50266
City: West Des Moines
State: Iowa
Country code: US
Postal code: 50266
Phone: +15158759744
Country: USA
GPS coordinates on map: 41.5987441,-93.792489

The Iowa Clinic – West Des Moines

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Facelift
  • Tummy Tuck

RealSelf Info

Profile created: Jul 26, 2017
Profile modified: Apr 6, 2022
Review count: 15
Rating: 4.9
Rating time spent: 3
Rating answered questions: 5
Rating bedside manner: 5
Rating after care: 4
Rating payment process: 5
Rating wait times: 5
Rating courtesy: 5
Rating responsiveness: 5
RealSelf’s PRO: Yes
Realself network status: candidate


Timothy M. Schurman, MD

Name: Timothy M. Schurman, MD
Statement: Dr. Schurman is a surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and added qualifications to hand surgery. He has clinic interests in breast surgery, body contouring, hand surgery, and upper extremity surgery.
Began aesthetic medicine in: 1995
Rating: 4.5

Konstantinos P. Lekkas, MD

Name: Konstantinos P. Lekkas, MD
Statement: Dr. Lekkas is a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Began aesthetic medicine in: 2005
Rating: 5.0

Lester J. Yen, MD

Name: Lester J. Yen, MD
Statement: Dr. Yen is a hand and plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Began aesthetic medicine in: 1992
Rating: 4.5

Katherine Billue, MD

Name: Katherine Billue, MD
Statement: Katherine Billue, M.D., joined The Iowa Clinic in 2020 after completing her plastic surgery residency in Omaha. She was impressed by the culture of The Iowa Clinic and was excited about the opportunity to work with great surgeons in a patient-centered environment.

Dr. Billue received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, where she also played college basketball during her undergraduate years. Dr. Billue finds that the most rewarding part of being a plastic surgeon is helping people improve their body image and reconstructive surgery.

When Dr. Billue is not serving patients, she enjoys spending time with family and staying active by walking her dogs, working out, and playing basketball.

Began aesthetic medicine in: 2020
Rating: 5.0


Tina Holtorf

Name: Tina Holtorf
Position: Nurse Practitioner
Years experience: 10
Biography: Tina Holtorf, ARNP joined The Iowa Clinic’s Dermatology department in 2017 with more than 10 years of previous experience. She chose dermatology because of the variety of complications she encounters daily including acne, psoriasis and skin cancer. The most rewarding part of her job is helping people feel comfortable in their own skin.

Outside of the clinic, Tina stays busy by watching her three children participate in football, basketball, volleyball, wrestling and cross country. She loves the outdoors and spends her summers biking and boating.

Michelle Hopkins

Name: Michelle Hopkins
Position: Physician Assistant
Years experience: 6
Biography: Michelle Hopkins, PA-C joined The Iowa Clinic in 2021 with 7 years of experience in the dermatology field. Before working in a clinical setting, she spent 8 years in the Air Force as a medic.Michelle views the skin as the window to health and loves being able to treat patients from a holistic perspective. She enjoys the diversity of dermatology such as diagnosing and treating skin cancers, aiding in early prevention of cancers, performing skin surgeries and even doing cosmetic procedures like Botox and filler. Nothing is more rewarding than helping people feel their best.

Originally from a small town in northwest Iowa, Michelle is excited to be back in her home state. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, working out and crafting.

Susan Rhyan

Name: Susan Rhyan
Position: Physician Assistant
Biography: Susan has spent 21 years practicing as a Physician Assistant and 17 years in Dermatology. The most rewarding part of her job is being able to practice medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology on patients of all ages.

Outside of work, Susan enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids, as well as being outdoors, jogging, water sports, and gardening.

Last updated on 12/06/2023