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Chief Resident

Elizabeth Cusick, M.D.

Elizabeth Cusick, M.D.Hometown: Staten Island, NY

Medical School: SUNY Stony Brook

Undergraduate School: Brooklyn College

Interests In Dermatology: Medical Dermatology, Integrative Dermatology

Hobbies: Painting watercolors, hiking, cooking with friends and family, gardening, running, square dancing, storm tracking 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Exploring the beautiful parks and lakes with my puppy Blue, buying fresh milk from Pittsford Dairy, enjoying all of the fresh produce at local farmers markets, and smelling lilacs

Chief Resident

Gina Kuehn, M.D.

Gina Kuehn, M.D.Hometown: Mentor, OH

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University

Interests In Dermatology: Pediatric Dermatology, Rheum-derm, Cutaneous malignancies

Hobbies: Chasing after my daughter, cooking and baking,  yoga, patiently waiting for the next Game of Thrones book to come out 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Exploring nearby parks and beaches with my family, hanging out with friends, trying new foods & restaurants, and of course going to Wegman's

James Prezzano, M.D.

James Prezzano, MDHometown: Rochester, New York

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School: University of Florida

Interests In Dermatology: Medical Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies: Traveling, pending time with friends and family, squash, skiing, and watching football

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Eating at the local restaurants, Pittsford Dairy Ice Cream, attending the summer festivals, and visiting the nearby Finger Lakes

 

Zachary Skabelund, M.D.

James Prezzano, MDHometown: Santa Rosa, CA

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY

Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University in Provo, UT

Interests In Dermatology: Medical Dermatology

Hobbies: Hiking, camping, playing board games, doing jigsaw puzzles, going to parks, zoos, and museums with my wife and children

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Hiking and camping at nearby state parks, biking/walking the Eerie Canal, attending concerts, going to local festivals

Julia Stiegler, M.D. 
Gina Kuehn, M.D.Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Undergraduate School: Amherst College, MA

Interests In Dermatology: I like it all- General, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology, so probably General Dermatology

Hobbies: Workout classes, running, vinyasa yoga, outdoor activities, exploring new recipes and restaurants, socializing, traveling abroad, art, Broadway, working with my hands, and interior design. 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: ​Jogging on Park Ave, all the summer festivals with friends, Ugly Duck coffee, Saturday farmers markets at Rochester Public Market, Rochester Philharmonic orchestra shows, Revelry for cocktails, the Waffle factory for (what else) waffles, Wegmans for snacks, Costco for samples, kickball for fun.

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Abigail Franco, M.D.

Abigail Franco, MDHometown: White Plains, New York

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School: Quinnipiac University

Interests In Dermatology: General Dermatology, Surgical Dermatology, Acne, Atopic Dermatitis, Dermoscopy, Integrative Dermatology

Hobbies: Hiking, yoga, group games/board games, spending time with friends, eating/cooking, arts & crafts

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Hikes with my dog, countless Summer Festivals, Live Music at "Party in the Park", exploring new restaurants, weekend Farmer's Markets, various breweries
 

Kelly Mueller, M.D.

Kelly Mueller, MDHometown: Deerfield, Illinois

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Undergraduate School: DePaul University

Interests In Dermatology: General Dermatology, Complex Medical Dermatology

Hobbies: Climbing, hiking, traveling to new places, craft beer, taking care of my plants

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Going to farmer's markets and local coffee shops, exploring the Finger Lakes Area, biking when the weather is nice

Molly Marous, M.D.

Molly Marous, MDHometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame

Interests In Dermatology: Medical and Procedural Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology

Hobbies: Running, hiking, spending time with family and friends, Pittsburgh Steelers Football

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Exploring local breweries and farmer's markets

 

 

Deborah Paul, M.D.

Deborah Paul, MDHometown: Boston, Massachusetts

Medical School: University of Rochester

Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Interests In Dermatology: Cutaneous Oncology, Skin of Color, Nail Disorders, Medical Education

Hobbies: Traveling, reality TV, brunch, following the NBA - Go Celtics! 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Visiting the Memorial Art Gallery, riding 4-Wheelers in Webster, local restaurants,  the Public Market

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Simon Hernandez, MD

Abigail Franco, MDHometown: Bronx, NY 

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School: Dickinson College

Interests In Dermatology: Complex Medical Dermatology, Skin of Color

Hobbies: Running, indoor climbing, hiking, doing "do-it-yourself" projects, listening to podcasts and music 

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Walking down Park Avenue and exploring local parks, trying new breweries and restaurants, going to the Public Market, cooking with friends

Partik Singh, MD

Molly Marous, MDHometown: Cleveland, OH

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University

Interests In Dermatology: General Dermatology, Inflammatory skin disease, Epidemiology, Health Services research

Hobbies: Resistance band workouts, experimenting with cocktail recipes, Pittsburgh Steelers football

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Exploring coffee shops, restaurants, breweries, and Wegmans!

Gabrielle Willey, MD

Kelly Mueller, MDHometown: Washington, DC

Medical School: University of Michigan

Undergraduate School:  University of Maryland

Interests In Dermatology: General Dermatology/Surgery

Hobbies: Yoga, healthy eating/cooking, floral arranging, relaxing with my husband and baby, interior design and old houses

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Breathe Yoga studio in Pittsford and Wegman's!

Jeanette Zambito, MD

Deborah Paul, MDHometown: Elba, NY

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Undergraduate School: Cornell University

Interests In Dermatology:  Pediatric Dermatology, Global Health Dermatology, working with underserved populations, Medical Education

Hobbies: Cooking, baking, hiking, traveling

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Rock climbing at Red Barn, shopping at the public market, wine tours in the Finger Lakes

Dermatopathology Fellow

Cynthia Reyes-Barron, MD

Abigail Franco, MDHometown: El Paso, Texas

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests In Dermatology: Molecular Pathology of Cutaneous Lesions

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, bike riding, hiking, traveling

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Kayaking in the Erie Canal

 

Dermatology Research Fellows

Jill Wieser, MD

Abigail Franco, MDHometown: Wahpeton, ND

Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Undergraduate School: University of North Dakota

Interests In Dermatology: General Dermatology, Medical Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology

Hobbies: Weightlifting, baking and cooking, water skiing and wakeboarding, crafting, spending time with family and friends

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Taking my puppy to the dog parks, restaurants and breweries, farmers markets

Brendon Verhave, MD

Molly Marous, MDHometown: North Salem, NY

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Undergraduate School: Cornell University

Interests In Dermatology: General Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology

Hobbies: Reading, weightlifting/exercising, watching/following sports, television/movies, spending time with my cat

Favorite Activities To Do In Rochester: Exploring local restaurants, wineries/breweries, parks, and other outdoor activities 

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