Darren Berger

DVM, Diplomate ACVD
Assistant Professor
2518 Lloyd
Education & Certifications  

2012 – Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology

2009 – 2012 – Dermatology Residency, Dermatology for Animals, Gilbert, AZ

2007 – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2003 – Bachelor of Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


VCS 452 – Clinical Dermatology

VCS 415 – Advanced Small Animal Dermatology

VCS 445 – Equine Medicine

VCS 447 – Equine Veterinary Diagnostic Skills

Research Focus & Interests  

Clinical management of canine atopic dermatitis and equine hypersensitivity disorders, small animal clinical pharmacology, and therapeutic interventions for dermatomycoses and superficial bacterial infections affecting both small and large animals. 


American College of Veterinary Dermatology

American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology

Iowa Veterinary Medical Association

American Veterinary Medical Association 

Selected Publications  

Berger D. Ask the Expert - Canine interdigital follicular cysts. The Clinician’s Brief 2015; 13 (6): 12-14.

Berger D. Clinical View - Feline Ceruminous Cystomatosis. The Clinician’s Brief 2015; 13 (6): 25.

Berger DJ, Lewis TP, Schick AS, et al. Canine alopecia secondary to human topical hormone replacement therapy in six dogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2015; 51 (2): 136-142. 

Berger DJ, Lewis TP, Schick AE, et al. Comparison of once – daily versus twice – weekly terbinafine administration for the treatment of canine Malassezia dermatitis – a pilot study. Vet Dermatol 2012; 23: 418-425.