Battle Creek Location

(269) 224-6554

Okemos Location - NOW OPEN

(517) 349-9777

Welcome to Midwest Dermatology Institute

Your Partner for Beautiful, Healthy Skin

At Midwest Dermatology Institute, we’re dedicated to providing comprehensive dermatological treatments to help you achieve optimal skin health.

Whether you need routine skin exams or advanced surgical procedures, we have the expertise to help you achieve your skin health goals.

Battle Creek Location
3480 Capital Ave. SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015
Phone: (269) 224-6554
Fax: (269) 224-6537

--NOW OPEN--
Okemos Location
2133 University Park Dr.
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: (517) 349-9777
Fax: (269) 224-6537

Midwest Dermatology Institute

Personalized Dermatological Treatments

We understand that each patient has unique skin care needs. That’s why our team of dermatology specialists works closely with you to gain a thorough understanding of their skin type, medical history, and lifestyle factors. This allows us to develop customized treatment plans that are tailored to their specific needs and concerns.

From skin cancer treatment to acne, psoriasis, eczema, or various cosmetic procedures, we take the time to understand your symptoms and work with you to develop the best plan of care.

Our goal is to provide personalized care that addresses your individual needs––using our expertise to help you achieve optimal skin health, and are committed to working with our patients every step of the way, from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up care.

The Importance of Skin Health

Caring for our skin is essential for our overall health and well-being. Our skin protects us from environmental stressors, regulates body temperature, and serves as a barrier to harmful substances, and neglecting it can lead to a range of problems––from dryness and irritation to more serious conditions.

By prioritizing our skin health and adopting healthy skincare habits, we can help maintain the integrity and function of our skin and promote a healthy, radiant complexion.

Patient Testimonials

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  • Jeff Messenger, MD
    Jeff Messenger, MD
    Doctor

    Dr. Jeffrey Alan Messenger is a board-certified Dermatologist practicing in Lansing and Battle Creek since 2016. He is a leader in skin cancer treatment, holding additional board certification in the highly specialized field of MOHS micrographic surgery. This prestigious distinction signifies his expertise in precisely removing skin cancers while minimizing scarring and preserving healthy tissue.

    He graduated first in his class from The Ohio State University in 2012, earning his M.D. with the highest distinction (summa cum laude). Dr. Messenger then completed his residency at the University of Michigan, where he served as the Chief Dermatology Resident.

    With his extensive training and commitment to continued education, Dr. Messenger is exceptionally equipped to diagnose complex skin conditions––including rare infections, cancers, and underlying autoimmune disorders. He is also a faculty member at the Michigan State University College of Medicine, where he engages in research and trains future physicians. Outside of work, he is a loving husband and father of 3. In his free time, he enjoys working out, live music, and family movie nights.

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Our Locations

Hours of Operation

Okemos Location

Monday

7:20 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday

7:20 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Battle Creek Location

Monday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday

7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Okemos Location

Monday
7:20 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:20 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Battle Creek Location

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed