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Welcome to Our Practice

Cleaver Dermatology - Kirksville, MO

Since 1986 Cleaver Dermatology has been providing the best dermatologic care to patients in Northern Missouri and Southern Iowa. We care for patients in Kirksville as well as other outlying areas such as Brookfield, Trenton, and Chillicothe. Dr. Lloyd, Dr. David, and Dr. Jonathan’s experience in dermatology is coupled with a genuine concern for their patients. All of our staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt, attentive customer service. Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain healthy skin and therefore, a healthier you.

This website provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dermatology. You’ll find an array of valuable information on this website about problems, diagnoses, and treatments related to dermatology. As you navigate the site you’ll find information about Cleaver Dermatology’s practice philosophy, physicians, the clinic location, insurance policies, and the appointment scheduling procedures. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about health concerns they may have.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to request an appointment at 660-627-7546.

A Better Care Experience

How Our Team Can Help

Our team of experts are dedicated to providing each of our patients with high-quality care so that they receive the best service possible in Kirksville.

Quality Services

Our staff is trained and knowledgeable about the latest procedures, tools, and techniques to properly care for our patients.

Individual Approach

Each of our patients requires something different and we are focused on meeting their individual needs with a customized treatment plan.


Meet our Providers!

  • Dr Lloyd Cleaver DO
    Dr. Lloyd Cleaver DO

    Dr. Lloyd Cleaver, DO was born in Macon, Missouri. He completed his training at the San Diego Navy Regional Medical Center and served with the Navy and Navy Reserves. Dr. Cleaver and his wife, Kathy, returned to Kirksville in 1985 and founded the Cleaver Dermatology Clinic in 1986. Dr. Cleaver has three sons who have joined him at Cleaver Dermatology – David, Jonathan and Nathan. He founded a dermatology residency training program in 1991 and served as the Program Director until 2015. He also founded a Mohs Surgery Fellowship.

  • Dr David Cleaver
    Dr. David Cleaver DO

    Dr. David Cleaver, DO 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. David and his wife have a daughter and son and he enjoys spending all of his free time with them.

  • Dr Jonathan Cleaver
    Dr. Jonathan Cleaver DO

    Dr. Jonathan Cleaver, DO was born in San Diego, California. He graduated from Kirksville High School in 2000. He completed his training at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville where he later joined his father’s practice in 2012. Dr. Cleaver and his wife have three children. Dr. Cleaver is currently serving on the board for the Missouri Dermatological Society. He also serves as the President of the Heartland Physician Corporation and is on the faculty for the dermatology residency training program at Northeast Regional Medical Center.

  • Dr. Baydon Hilton DO
    Dr. Baydon Hilton DO

    Dr. Hilton grew up in North Carolina. In high school he played soccer and basketball. From age 19-21 Dr. Hilton served on a mission for his church in California. Dr. Hilton completed his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg Idaho where he studied exercise physiology. Baydon always had an interest in the body and while at BYU-Idaho began taking the prerequisites for medical school. Dr. Hilton started at ATSU in 2014. During this time, he did a predoctoral fellowship in anatomy. Dr. Hilton graduated medical school in 2019, and just graduated residency this summer. 

    Baydon's wife, Brittany, grew up in Pittsburgh PA. They have 6 children (ages range from 2 -11).  Two girls and 4 boys. Baydon loves God, family, sports, woodworking, and lemon poppyseed muffins! 

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    Natalie Wade PA-C

    Natalie is from Tucson, Arizona. She did her undergraduate work at Colorado College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in neuroscience with minors in biochemistry and global health. She completed her Physician Assistant degree at Midwestern University. Natalie is from a family of physicians and has known she wanted to be in medicine since she was young. She recently moved to Kirksville with her fiancé, who is in medical school at ATSU. She is happy to call Missouri her new home. Outside of the office, Natalie is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her family and 2 cats, Pippa and Jalapeño.

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