Dermatology

Dermatology is a branch of medicine involving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. It is a complicated and dynamic field of medicine with rapidly changing and expanding treatment options for multiple conditions. Dermatologists treat skin diseases such as inflammations, infections, burns, tumors, acne and some allergies. BVMA is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in dermatologic care. We offer general dermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatology services and ultraviolet light therapy in a friendly and caring environment.


 


Michael L. Cairns, M.D. earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology and Zoology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He continued his education at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, graduating Valedictorian of his class. After receiving his Doctorate of Medicine, Dr. Cairns completed an internship in Pediatrics and a residency in Dermatology at Wright State University College of Medicine. Dr. Cairns is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Society of Pediatric Dermatology. He began his practice at the Arnett Clinic in Lafayette, Indiana where he practiced for six years before beginning his practice at BVMA in June of 2005.

Belinda D. Ernst, PA-C received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Services from Bowling Green State University in 1996 and a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Findlay in 2002. Before joining the BVMA team, Belinda worked as a social worker for Children’s Services in Hancock and Shelby counties. She began at Blanchard Valley Medical Associates in November 2002 working under the supervision of Dr. Rick Watson, providing care to Pulmonary Disease patients. Belinda completed her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2008 from the University of Nebraska - while continuing to practice with Dr. Watson. In 2012, Belinda expanded her services, working under Dr. Michael Cairns, specializing in Dermatology. Belinda is a member of the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (OAPA) and the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

Kelly N. Koenig, M.D., F.A.A.D. is a native of Miller City, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Findlay in 2009. After earning her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Toledo College of Medicine in 2013, Dr. Koenig completed her internship at Mercy St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo followed by dermatology residency at the University of Missouri.  She has been elected to both the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies during her training. Her clinical interests include all areas of medical, surgical and pediatric dermatology, including the prevention and treatment of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, psoriasis, acne, birthmarks and hemangiomas, eczema, and contact dermatitis. Dr. Koenig joined BVMA in June 2017.

Chase A. Scarbrough, D.O. is a Findlay native and a graduate of Arlington High School. After graduating with his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toledo, Dr. Scarbrough completed medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency training at Ohio University/OhioHealth, where he was elected Chief Resident. Dr. Scarbrough has served our country as an Army flight surgeon and combat veteran. His clinical interests include general, surgical and pediatric dermatology, as well as Mohs micrographic surgery and cosmetics. Dr. Scarbrough joined the BVMA team in August 2016.

Rebecca L. Scarbrough, CNP is a Van Buren native and a graduate of Van Buren High School. Rebecca graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University ofToledo with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2009. She continued her education at Ohio Univeristy, obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner in 2011. Prior to joining BVMA in August 2016, Rebecca had worked in various clinical settings, including urgent care, family practice and dermatology. She is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and provides clinical care for both the pediatric and general population. Her clinical interests include skin cancer, acne, eczema and psoriasis.