Dr. Nathan J Cleaver D.O., FAOCD, FAAD is the Cleaver Medical Group's board-certified dermatologist. In addition to his expertise in complex medical dermatology, Dr. Cleaver has performed fellowships with additional certifications in both dermatopathology and Mohs micrographic surgery. Nathan J. Cleaver D.O. completed his dermatopathology fellowship at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York, New York, a fellowship and institution known both nationally and internationally for its excellence in dermatopathology.
After the completion of his dermatopathology fellowship, Dr. Cleaver went on to complete a Mohs micrographic surgery fellowship at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Missouri. He completed his dermatology residency, where he served as chief resident, at Michigan State University - St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Cleaver completed his internship at the St. John Health System in 2011 located in Oakland County, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. He received his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, located in Kirksville, Missouri. Dr. Cleaver's professional interests include cutaneous oncology, analysis and management of pigmented lesions and melanoma, and tropical and infectious dermatology and dermatopathology.
During his residency, he spent a month in southern Africa practicing dermatology in both urban and rural settings, servicing for a month as the only public dermatologist in the country of Botswana. He has authored chapters in textbooks, numerous articles in scientific journals, as well as national presentations to his peers in the dermatology community. One of his most rewarding professional experiences is his position as an associate professional for Northeast Regional Medical Center's dermatology residency program, teaching weekly didactic dermatopathology sessions for dermatology residents both locally and nationally.