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Kimberly Brady, MD, FACMS serves as an Assistant Professor of Oncology within the Department of Dermatology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY. A native of Buffalo, NY, she returned to the region after successfully completing her medical training. Dr. Brady is a proud graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where she also completed her internship in internal medicine and residency in dermatology. Her skills were further refined through a procedural dermatology fellowship at Washington University in Saint Louis. Prior to her current role, Dr. Brady worked as a Mohs surgeon at the VA St. Louis Healthcare System and Washington University. Currently, Dr. Brady holds the position of Director of Dermatologic Surgery at Roswell Park, where she is committed to providing dermatologic surgical care.


Sama Carley, MD is the Chief of Dermatologic Surgery at Sharp Rees-Stealy in San Diego, CA. After receiving her medical degree at the University of Alabama, she went onto the University of California Irvine for dermatology residency where she served as chief resident, followed by Mayo Clinic for fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery & Dermatologic Oncology. She currently runs the Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Tumor Board and her interests include high risk non-melanoma skin cancers, utilizing immunostaining for frozen sections, dermatologic care of transplant recipients, and hidradenitis suppurativa. She has a strong passion for mentoring, working closely with medical students, and focuses on improving physician diversity.


Kimberly Ken, MD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Penn State University where she serves as the Co-Program Director for the Dermatology Clerkship and the Director of Quality for Procedural Dermatology at Penn State.  She received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her MD from Southern Illinois University.  She then went on to completed her dermatology residency at the University of Missouri and her Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology fellowship at UT Southwestern. Dr. Ken joined the faculty at Penn State University in 2020 and has a special interest in treating high-risk skin cancers in the transplant population along with nail disorders. She currently serves on the board of directors of the international immunosuppression and transplant skin cancer collaborative (ITSCC).  Outside of medicine, she enjoys exploring the outdoors on foot or by bike with her husband and two children.


Daniel M. Klufas, MD, FACMS is a board-certified dermatologist and board-certified, fellowship-trained dermatologic surgeon. Dr. Klufas is currently an assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a core member of the dermatologic surgery faculty. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Director of Quality Improvement at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) and the Assistant Lead for Clinical Experience in the UCSF Department of Dermatology. After graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, he completed a transitional year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and subsequently completed his dermatology residency and fellowship training in micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology at UCSF. In his clinical practice, he performs various procedures including Mohs surgery, with a focus on Mohs for thinly invasive melanomas and melanoma in situ, laser procedures, and office-based procedures for hidradenitis suppurativa. His academic interests include quality improvement, assessing and improving clinical outcomes of cutaneous malignancies, integration of technology to improve clinical care, and medical education and mentorship. Dr. Klufas was raised in the small town of Easton, Connecticut. Outside of work, Dr. Klufas enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, Jack and Will. He is an avid fly fisherman and New York Yankees baseball fan. 


Jordan Lim MB BCh BAO is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Emory University and holds the position of Director of Mohs Surgery at The Atlanta VA Medical Center. Born and raised in Northern Canada, she earned her medical degree immediately after her secondary education at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr. Lim then completed her dermatology residency at Penn State University, serving as Chief resident in her final year. Her pursuit of excellence led her to undertake a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellowship at Emory University, solidifying her expertise in advanced dermatologic procedures. Dr. Lim's commitment extends beyond clinical practice; she is deeply dedicated to medical education and mentorship, evidenced by her research efforts and prestigious teacher of the year accolades. Dr. Lim is actively engaged in reviewing for major dermatologic journals, serves as a contributor to the DermSurgery Digest podcast, and plays an active role on committees for the AAD. Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Lim finds joy in personal interests, including culinary exploration, travel, and maintaining an active lifestyle through activities such as Peloton and Pilates. She cherishes quality time with her husband amidst their adventures.


Kathryn Potter, MD, FACMS is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. She grew up in South Carolina and graduated from Presbyterian College and the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Florida and Mohs training at the University of Vermont. She works at the medical campus in Augusta and is also the medical director of a satellite clinic in Aiken, South Carolina. Her interests include high risk tumors and medical student and resident education.


Adam Sutton, MD, MBA, FACMS is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and serves as the Director of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery at Nebraska Medicine. He completed his dermatology training at the University of Southern California and pursued advanced fellowship training in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla. Dr. Sutton has a special interest in quality and outcomes in dermatologic surgery and has worked regionally and nationally to advocate for high quality metrics for dermatologic surgeons.


Nicole Vélez, MD, FACMS is founder of Pittsburgh Skin Dermatology and Mohs Surgery, an independent dermatology practice in the Pittsburgh area. Dr. Velez graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude from Carnegie Mellon University and with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed a combined internal medicine and dermatology residency at Harvard Medical School, followed by a Mohs micrographic surgery fellowship with Dr. Nathaniel Jellinek in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Prior to founding Pittsburgh Skin, she established the Mohs surgery program in Allegheny Health Network.



Sarah Arron, MD, FACMS is originally from New York City. A graduate of Harvard University and Cornell University Medical College, she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2003 for her dermatology residency and Mohs micrographic surgery fellowship at UCSF. Before joining Peninsula Dermatology in Burlingame, she served for twelve years on the faculty in Dermatology at UCSF, where she was the Associate Director of the UCSF Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center, and Chief of Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Dr. Arron is board certified in dermatology and clinical informatics, and is fellowship trained in Mohs micrographic surgery. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery. She has served on the Board of Directors of the ACMS and as President of the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative. Dr. Arron has a special interest in treating skin cancer and the expertise to offer a variety of therapeutic options to her patients. She has published extensively in the field and spoken at numerous national and international conferences. She is also an expert in aesthetic dermatology, including Botox, fillers, lasers, and chemical peels.


Elizabeth M. Billingsley, MD, FACMS is a Professor of Dermatology with Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center, and Penn State College of Medicine. She is originally from Danville, PA and received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her medical degree from Penn State University College of Medicine.  She completed dermatology residency at Geisinger Medical Center, and fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.  She has more than 30 years’ experience in Mohs Surgery and skin cancer management. She also has performed numerous clinical trials related to skin cancer. Dr Billingsley is a past president of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, and the International Skin Cancer Collaborative. 


Jeremy Bordeaux, MD, MPH, FACMS currently serves as the Director of Dermatologic Surgery, the Director of the Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Tumor Board, and the Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Director at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. In addition he is a Professor of Dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He received his MD from Duke University School of Medicine and his MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed his residency in Dermatology and his fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology and Cutaneous Reconstruction at Umass Medical School. His clinical and research interests include advanced cutaneous reconstruction and the epidemiology and prevention of skin cancers. He also enjoys mentoring medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty.


Jerry Brewer, MD, MS, FACMS has been a member of the Mayo Clinic staff since 2009, currently serves as the Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship program director and is a Professor of Dermatology. Dr. Brewer’s areas of interest include cutaneous oncology with a focus on melanoma, high risk nonmelanoma skin cancer, vein surgery, and hyperhidrosis. Dr. Brewer received the Penfil Award as a 4th year medical student, the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award as a graduating resident and the Karis Award in 2012 by the Saint Mary’s Hospital Sponsorship Board in recognition of exceptional performance in demonstrating Mayo Clinic values. Dr. Brewer has been on various subcommittees of the American Academy of Dermatology, has served as president of the Minnesota Dermatologic Society (MDS) as well as on the board of directors of the international transplant skin cancer collaborative (ITSCC) and the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS). Dr. Brewer’s interests outside of medicine include running (he has successfully completed 4 marathons, and a few half marathons), cooking (is an avid fan of Bon Appetite Magazine), coaching soccer, taekwondo, medical humanitarian missions, and traveling and spending time with his wife and 7 children.


Christopher J. Miller, MD, FACMS is a Professor of Dermatology and the Director of the Penn Dermatology Oncology Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  He earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in 2000 and his bachelor's at the University of Notre Dame in 1996.  Dr. Miller’s clinical practice focuses on the use of Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstructive surgery to treat patients with skin cancers, particularly melanomas of the head and neck and advanced tumors.  He supplements his clinical practice with research concentrating on the clinical and epidemiologic aspects of various skin cancers. Dr. Miller’s recent research evaluates the efficacy of Mohs surgery for melanomas of the head and neck and advanced reconstructive surgery techniques.  He also continues to investigate his special interests in advanced techniques of Mohs micrographic surgery, dermatologic surgery education, and service excellence in health care delivery.


Kishwer S. Nehal, MD, FACMS is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed her Dermatology residency and Mohs Surgery fellowship at New York University. Dr. Nehal is the founder and Director of the Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) since 1998. She is also the co-director of the Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Management Program at MSKCC providing comprehensive care for high risk, complex, and advanced skin cancer patients. Her research interests include noninvasive imaging for skin cancers and melanoma of the lentigo maligna type and she has published extensively in the field of cutaneous oncology and Mohs surgery. She serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) panel on Nonmelanoma skin cancer and the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Squamous cell carcinoma expert panel. Dr. Nehal is a dedicated teacher and mentor and is the Program Director of the MSDO fellowship at MSKCC and Professor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Association of Professors of Dermatology, and the Dermatology Foundation. Dr. Nehal is truly passionate about the American College of Mohs Surgery and has served on the Board of Directors, Fellowship Training Committee Chair, and advisor to the AMA CPT Panel.


Rajiv Nijhawan, MD, FACMS is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he also serves as the Assistant Fellowship Director of the Mohs fellowship program, the Director of the Parkland Memorial Hospital Skin Tumor Clinic, and the Director of the High Risk Skin Cancer Transplant Clinic. He has a strong interest in high-risk skin cancers in immunosuppressed patient populations as well as advanced reconstruction.


Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD, FACMS is currently the Program Director of Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Dermatology. She completed her medical education at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her residency training in dermatology from the Skin & Cancer Foundation in the Philippines, as well as Cleveland Clinic. She completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery & Cutaneous Oncology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. After all her training, she stayed on to serve as Associate Program Director and then progressed to serve as Program Director for the Residency Program, a position she held for 12 years. Dr. Lopez also served as Vice Chair for 10 years from 2013 to 2023, where she was primarily responsible for the department’s daily operational activities, growth, and access initiatives, as well as continuous improvement processes, particularly as the department’s Continuous Improvement Officer. In 2022, Dr. Lopez received a Presidential Citation Award for delivering a blended learning program of Dermatologic Surgery to dermatologists in the Philippines. Dr. Poblete-Lopez is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology in Dermatology and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery.