Skin Care Designed for You

From medical and cosmetic dermatology to skin cancer treatment, we have all your needs covered.

Medical Dermatology

State-of-the-art care for skin issues like acne, rosacea, skin cancer and more.

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Cosmetic Dermatology

The latest cosmetic options to keep your skin looking beautiful.

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Convenient, accessible care close to home.

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The VitalSkin Dermatology Difference

You deserve the best, and that’s why it’s our goal to create the best experiences possible. We know you have a variety of options for your skin care, so we strive to stand out with outstanding service and world-class dermatology.

With a VitalSkin practice, you can rest assured your health is in the right hands.

  • Personalized care for your unique needs
  • Leading, board certified dermatologists and providers at the top of their field
  • Same-day assistance at your convenience
  • A wide range of services to keep you healthy
  • Friendly, compassionate support from the minute you walk in

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VitalSkin partners with doctors that are not only great dermatologists, but great people. Clinically, they’re the best at what they do. They have the knowledge and resources to keep you healthy. But beyond that, they truly love dermatology and treating patients.

Jeremy Youse, MD

Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon & Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Youse graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO. After graduation, he completed his residency and surgical dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology at Mayo Clinic.

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Jennifer Slater, PA-C

Diplomate Fellow, SDPA & Dermatology Physician Assistant

Jennifer is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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James Wharton, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist, Board Certified Dermatopathologist and Board Certified Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Wharton's residency in dermatology was completed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board certified in both dermatology and dermatopathology and has served on the faculty at both the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the University of Kentucky School of Medicine.

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Stephanie Byrne, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

As a registered nurse, Stephanie specialized in neurology, cardiac and transplant intensive care as well as post-operative care. Stephanie obtained her master's degree in nursing education and her post-master's certificate in family nurse practitioner from Spalding University.

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Hope Steinforth, R.N.

Registered Nurse and Licensed Aesthetician

Hope has over 3 years of aesthetics experience. She has trained under Dr. Wharton, and has experience with both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Hope has a wide range of knowledge in aesthetics; specializing in Botox Injections, Cosmetic Laser Treatments, and MiraDry.

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Meyer Horn, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Meyer Horn is a board-certified dermatologist, an assistant professor of clinical dermatology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. His special interests include inflammatory diseases of the skin, skin cancer screening, prevention and education, and surgical dermatology.

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Neha Robinson, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Robinson is a board-certified dermatologist, an assistant professor of clinical dermatology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Robinson has a special interest in skin cancer prevention and treatment, acne and cosmetic dermatology, providing a customized plan for skin rejuvenation with topical products, laser procedures, tissue tightening and injectables.

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Keren Horn, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Keren Horn is a board-certified dermatologist, an assistant professor of clinical dermatology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. She has a special interest in cosmetic dermatology, including laser procedures and injectables.

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Meghan Baumann, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Meghan received her master’s degree of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University, as well as her Physician Assistant licensure in 2003. Meghan has a passion for both general and cosmetic dermatology. She provides expert care in a variety of dermatological services and treatments to ensure all her patients can experience the beautiful, healthy skin they have always wanted.

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Natalie Houston Daniels, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Natalie Daniels is board certified in Dermatology and holds memberships in several professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Kentucky Medical Association, and Greater Louisville Medical Society.

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Mallory Cobb, LE

Licensed Aesthetician

Come see Mallory for skin care consultations, facials, waxing and more!

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Dr. Kelli Morgan, MD

Cosmetic Dermatologist

Dr. Kelli Morgan has been a practicing dermatologist for since 2000. She attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed her residency in dermatology at the University of Louisville, where she served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Morgan is a life-long learner with a particular interest in cosmetic dermatology, the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, and the management of systemic disease with skin involvement.

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Catherine Harris, APRN, DCNP

Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Catherine Harris has been in nursing for 30 years. She has been a nurse practitioner for 19 years. Six of those years were spent in family practice and 13 in dermatology. She attended the University of Kentucky for her undergraduate BSN and Spalding University for her MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner. Catherine has also completed DCNP certification to become a dermatology certified nurse practitioner. 

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Jessica Ackerman, PA-C

Dermatology Physician Assistant

Jessica Ackerman is a board certified Physician Assistant who comes to Dermatology and Aesthetics with over five years of experience in the field of dermatology. Jessica is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, as well as the Illinois Society of Physician Assistants.

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Shannon Driscoll, PA-C

Dermatology Physician Assistant

Shannon Driscoll is a board certified Physician Assistant who joined Dermatology and Aesthetics in 2018. Shannon practices general medical dermatology, treating both adults and children.. Shannon is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Illinois Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants.

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Emily L. Arch, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Emily L. Arch, MD is a board certified Dermatologist and Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. She has been practicing in Chicago since 2009. Dr. Arch specializes in general, medical, and pediatric dermatology with an emphasis on skin cancer screening and prevention, acne/rosacea, inflammatory skin conditions, and dermatological procedures.

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Emily Keimig, MD, MS

Board Certified Dermatologist

Emily Keimig, MD, MS is a board certified dermatologist and specializes in general dermatology, addressing various skin concerns. She has a special focus in autoimmune skin disease. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, member of the Medical Dermatology Association, Chicago Dermatological Society and Chair of the Networking Committee of the Women’s Dermatologic Society.

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Samantha Gordon, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Samantha Gordon, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist. Dr. Gordon specializes in general and pediatric dermatology.

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Sylwia Mlynarska

Licensed Aesthetician

Sylwia Mlynarska, Lic. Esth. began her aesthetics career in Poland where she gained knowledge and experience in skin care. After moving to the US, she followed her passion for helping people to look and feel their best. Sylwia received her esthetic license in 2009. Sylwia has experience in treating all skin types and conditions.

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Erin DeVita, CST

Laser Technician

Erin DeVita is a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with over 15 years medical dermatology experience. As a Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer (CMLSO), she provided cosmetic laser treatments including hair removal, photorejuvenation, tissue tightening, photodynamic therapy, fractional resurfacing and Botox injections in a busy North Suburban practice for 10 years.

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Cynthia Davila

Licensed Aesthetician

Cynthia Davila has been with Dermatology + Aesthetics since it opened in July 2007 and graduated from the University of Aesthetics in November 2007. She is currently a certified medical assistant and a licensed esthetician. Cynthia has worked directly with the physicians in clinic and carries over her years of clinical experience and knowledge into the aesthetics room. Cynthia specializes in all skin types and conditions ranging from acne to anti-aging.

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Ron Berne, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Berne began his dermatology career by earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and both his Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Kassie Spalding, LE

Licensed Esthetician

Kassie is Bardstown Dermatology’s hometown licensed esthetician. Through a variety of aesthetic services and techniques, she continues to help Bardstown residents keep their skin beautiful and youthful. Kassie completed her aesthetician training in 2015 at PJ’s College of Cosmetology in Louisville.

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Joseph M. Duvall, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Duvall uses his decades of experience to give patients of all ages the best care possible. He finds diagnosing and treating skin cancer, helping people with severe acne, and giving patients second opinions about difficult cases especially rewarding.

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Toral Patel, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Patel is a board-certified dermatologist who has been in practice since 2008. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Economics, and then received her Master’s Degree in Biotechnology from Northwestern University. She graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and went on to complete a clinical research fellowship in Dermatology and psoriasis at Loyola University, followed by residency training in Dermatology at Loyola, where she also served as chief resident.

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Dionne Martin

Licensed Aesthetician

After earning her aesthetics diploma from Dudley Beauty College, Dionne pursued additional education in advanced medical aesthetics and laser certification at TrueU University. She treats all skin types and conditions using the most advanced skin care systems available. Dionne is certified and experienced in hair removal, brow shaping, non-traumatic chemical peels, anti-aging treatments, and advanced exfoliation techniques such as ultrasonic peels and dermaplaning.

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Amy Hirby, APRN FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Focusing on medical dermatology conditions, Amy loves to visualize the transformation from sickness to wellness, using the vastness of our largest organ, our skin, as a landscape to picture the healing process she implements.

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Duane Banet, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Duane Banet, MD, is board certified in dermatology and is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Dermatology along with local and state medical societies.

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Nimra Tanvir, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

We're excited to welcome Nimra to our practice! Nimra provides medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology treatments and services.

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Emily M. Stevenson, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

We're excited to welcome Dr. Stevenson to our team! She is accepting new patients at both the Bucktown and Oak Park Dermatology + Aesthetics locations.

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Brittany Boylan, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Brittany is a board-certified family nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has over 10 years of experience as a nurse practitioner with over seven years specializing in dermatology.

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Debra Babich, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Debra Babich served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital in Illinois, before being promoted to lieutenant commander. She then had a clinical dermatology fellowship in skin cancer research at the Roswell Park Cancer Research Institute in Buffalo, New York. She completed her dermatology residency in 1999 at the State University of New York and has been serving the Illinois community ever since.

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Kimberly Kish, APRN, CNP

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Kimberly's background in family practice, including rural health care settings, sparked her passion for forming relationships with her patients, so they feel comfortable and confident in the care they receive.

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Allison Engelbrecht, FNP-BC

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Allison received her BSN from Graceland University in 2006, then completing her MSN there in 2008. She loves dermatology for the patient encounters and having the opportunity to educate them about their diagnosis/condition and treatment.

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Dresden Dixon, LA

Licensed Aesthetician

Dresden is proud to serve her hometown and surrounding communities through providing treatment that makes people feel more confident and gives them the tools to achieve their skincare goals.

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Kathryn Altherr, FNP-BC

Physician Assistant

Kathryn Altherr, FNP-BC, serves as a Physician Assistant with our office. A native of Macon, IL, she received her bachelor’s degree from Millikin University, a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Illinois, and a Masters Degree in Nursing from Southern Illinois University.

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Kathy Warinner-Spencer, ARNP

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Kathy Warinner-Spencer, ARNP, is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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Emily Miller, ARNP

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Emily Miller, ARNP, serves as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with experience in both women's health and dermatology.

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Catherine Link, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Krisandra Banet, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Krisandra Banet, PA-C, serves as a Physician Assistant with our office.

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Abby Updike, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Abby is passionate about dermatology because she loves the visual aspect of medicine and treating diagnoses that can be seen.

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Brianna Patterson, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Brianna Patterson, PA-C is a native of Southern Indiana. Brianna prides herself on a passion for early skin cancer detection and discussing preventative skincare measures with her patients.

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Vanessa Rosales

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Vanessa Rosales is a licensed medical aesthetician with nearly 10 years of experience in advanced skin care and body contouring treatments.

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Gretchen Minyard

Laser Technician

Gretchen holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s of Notre Dame. She is a certified laser technician and licensed medical aesthetician. She is passionate about performing results-driven cosmetic treatments for goal-oriented clients in dermatology.

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Molly Spencer

Licensed Aesthetician

Molly Spencer graduated from the University of Aesthetics in March 2015. She then worked at Oxygen Spa Studio from 2015 to 2022. She is passionate about aesthetics, as it gives her the opportunity to help patients feel confident in their own skin.

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Ryan Bogner, MD

Mohs Surgeon & Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Bogner is a board-certified dermatologist. He received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, where he was also a clinical assistant professor. He also completed his residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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