Dr. David Cleaver

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About Me

Dr. David Cleaver, D.O. was born in San Diego, California. He graduated from Kirksville High School in 1998. He completed his training at the St. Joseph Mercy Health System in Michigan and returned back to his home town of Kirksville to join his father’s practice in 2010. Dr. Cleaver and his wife, Melissa, have one daughter, Sadie and a son on the way in November 2016.

Dr. Cleaver is currently a professor of dermatology at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine/A.T. Still University. He is on the Board of Trustees for the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. Dr. David is currently the Program Director for the dermatology residency training program.

Dr. Cleaver is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology in Dermatology and Mohs Surgery. He practices general dermatology, surgical dermatological surgery, and cosmetic dermatology including botulinum toxins, dermal fillers and sclerotherapy.



St. Joseph Mercy Health Systems of Michigan State University


Richmond Heights/Case Western University Hospital

Medical Education

Truman State University - BS in Biology
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2006


Dermatology by American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology (AOBD)
Mohs Surgery by American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology (AOBD)


Fellow of American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (FAOCD)
Fellow of American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Clinical Interests

General Dermatology
Surgical Dermatology
Cosmetic Dermatology


Spending time with family, sports, aviation, spending time outdoors with sunscreen