Meet Our Team
Dr. Eric Harlan
Dr. Eric Harlan is the founder and director of Central Iowa Dermatology. He is a board certified dermatologist who provides the full spectrum of dermatologic care and treatments from medical to cosmetic. He grew up in Des Moines and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Iowa. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
Dr. Eric Harlan completed his dermatology residency training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic learning from some of the most prominent dermatologists today. He returned to Des Moines in 2011 and has been working in private practice ever since.
Eric is passionate about delivering personalized, expert care to patients of all ages and skin types. As a fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgeons, Dr. Harlan performs Mohs surgery for skin cancers on the face, ears, hands, and other locations based on the size and aggressiveness of the cancer.
Outside of work, he loves spending time with his wife and four children. He often jokes that he is a doctor by day and a taxi driver by night helping his amazing wife shuttle their kids to their various activities. In his rare spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling, skiing, and anything active from going to the gym to running obstacle/mud races. He prides himself on being a native hard working Iowan and enjoys caring for his community which is reflected in the name and logo for his practice.
Catherine “Ann” Carlson, PA-C
Ann Carlson earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from the University of Iowa, followed by a Master of Medical Science degree from Mercer University Physician Assistant Program in Atlanta, Georgia
Emily Erickson, PA-C
Emily Erickson is a board certified Physician Assistant accredited by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Marly Harlan, PA-C
Chey Anne Sorum, LE
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