Dr. Lloyd Cleaver

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About Me

Dr. Lloyd Cleaver, D.O. 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. In 2015, he founded a Mohs Surgery Fellowship where he currently serves as Program Director.

Dr. Cleaver is currently a professor of dermatology at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine/A.T. Still University and the Assistant Vice President of Continuing Education. He has been Vice Chair and is currently serving as Secretary/Treasurer to the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. He has also served as President of the Kirksville Osteopathic Alumni Association and President of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.

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



Navy Regional Medical Center


Navy Regional Medical Center

Medical Education

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine


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


Fellow of Distinction of American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (FAOCD)
Fellow of American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

Clinical Interests

General Dermatology
Surgical Dermatology
Cosmetic Dermatology
Tropical Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology


Spending time with grandchildren, aviation