About Our Practice

Herron_PhotoJoel Bain Herron, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Herron is a native of Indiana but spent the latter part of his childhood in South Carolina. He received academic scholarships to attend the University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC, where he received his Bachelor’s of Science and Medical Doctorate degrees, respectively. He completed his Internship at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Internal Medicine and Dermatology Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, where he was chief resident his final year. He elected to pursue two additional years of Fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Laser Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery in Columbus, OH.


His main interests are general dermatology, skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, laser surgery, and facial aesthetics and rejuvenation. He has been published in nation medical journals including The Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, The Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The Archives of Dermatology, Cutis, Skin & Aging. He has lectured at National meetings including The American Academy of Dermatology and The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Michael T. McKelvey, MDMcKelvey_Photo

Board Certified Dermatologist A native of Southeast Ohio, Dr. McKelvey received his undergraduate degree from Miami University. He completed medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, graduating with honors at all levels of his education. Following medical school, he spent his internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital, and then returned to The Ohio State University Medical Center for residency training in dermatology. Dr. McKelvey has interests in both medical and surgical dermatology. He is also enjoys teaching and is active in the education of resident physicians. He currently lectures at Ohio State and is a preceptor for clinics at the VA Medical Center. Dr. McKelvey is a past President of the Central Ohio Dermatological Society. When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. McKelvey enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is active in sports and outdoor recreation, and especially enjoys basketball, golf, waterskiing, fishing, and supporting the Buckeyes!

Stephanie L. Cotell, MDCotell_Photo

Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Cotell grew up in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois and graduated Cum Laude from Duke University. She attended medical school at Northwestern University, graduating in the Alpha Omega Honor Society, and stayed there for her internship and dermatology residency where she was chief resident in her last year. After finishing her residency, she opened the Center for Advanced Dermatology within the Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group in Chicago and practiced there for 2 years. She then moved to Pittsburgh, PA and practiced at Allegheny General Hospital for 2 ½ years. She has been in a private practice in Columbus since, and is now pleased to be a part of Northeast Dermatology. Dr. Cotell has been published in national medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine, International Journal of Dermatology, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Dr. Cotell enjoys both general and cosmetic/surgical dermatology. Her cosmetic/aesthetic interests include skin rejuvenation including Botox and dermal fillers, such as Restylane, Radiesse, and Juvederm. She also performs laser hair removal as well as treatment of blood vessels from the face and legs using lasers and/or sclerotherapy injections. She emphasizes a comprehensive approach to skin care including full body skin checks for skin cancer detection as well as counsels patients on how to attain and maintain healthy skin. Dr. Cotell has made guest television appearances on Good Day Columbus.

Kaitlin SchuppKaitlin_photo

Board Certified Physician Assistant Kaitlin Schupp is a board certified Physician Assistant. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kaitlin received acceptance into the honors program at Bowling Green State University where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree and graduated with honors. From there, she went on to further her medical career by completing her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Marietta College. Kaitlin has trained closely under the guidance of board certified dermatologists in order to develop her clinical focus in dermatology. For Kaitlin, delivering high quality patient care is very important to her. She is passionate about meeting her patients’ dermatological goals. She hopes to provide a unique, individualized experience to each one of her patients, leaving them feeling confident that they have the education and tools needed to keep themselves feeling their best.

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