Your Life. Your Skin.
Emily F. Arsenault, MD, FAAD
Founder / Dermatologist / Innovator
Dr. Emily Arsenault was born in Miami, Florida She was accepted to medical school before graduating high school, gaining acceptance to the prestigious Honors Program in Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
After achieving her doctorate at this rigorous program, Dr. Emily completed her medical internship at the Roger Williams Medical Program in Providence, Rhode Island. She then completed her training in Dermatology at Boston University.
Dr. Emily founded Arsenault Dermatology in 2003, creating a new standard of healthcare. Accepting insurance, treating children and especially performing primary preventative exams with dermoscopy were unheard of locally at the time.
Arsenault Dermatology continues Dr. Emily's vision of innovation through ongoing development of new programs and technologies, as well as pursuing an unwavering commitment to quality patient care.
Dana Ellis, MD, FAAD
Board Certified Dermatologist
Arsenault Dermatology is excited to announce our newest physician, Dr. Dana Ellis. Dr. Ellis blew us away with her wonderful charm, intelligence and heart. She represents the pinnacle of dermatologic training and skill. We are incredibly fortunate Dr. Ellis joined our already outstanding clinical team.
Dr. Ellis graduated first in her class at Tulane University School of Medicine in 2012 and served as Chief Resident in Dermatology. Dr. Ellis received advanced training in pediatric dermatology, psoriasis and autoimmune/connective tissue diseases. She's also an expert in conditions in skin of color and cosmetics.
When asked why she loves being a dermatologist, Dr. Ellis says “Dermatology appeals to me because it’s visual. For most diagnosis . . . all we need is our eyes, hands and mind. The skin is a window into our internal health!”
In addition to being a world-class dermatologist, Dr. Ellis is also a former Olympic athlete. She competed in the 2004 Athens Olympics in Women's Pole Vault. Her Olympic focus and commitment to excellence is the perfect match to our founding principles.
We hope you have the opportunity to meet Dr. Ellis and experience first-hand this wonderful addition to our clinical team.
Cary Dunn, MD, FAAD
Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon
Dr. Dunn received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, and his medical degree from Columbia University on a scholarship from the US Army. He continued his post-doctoral education with an internship at Brooke Army Medical Center followed by a residency in Dermatology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Dr. Dunn completed a one-year fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery under the direction of Dr. John Zitelli and Dr. David Broadland, who are both past Presidents of The American College of Mohs Surgery. He is Board-Certified by The American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Dermatology and The American College of Mohs Surgery.
Nancy Marchell, MD, FAAD
Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon
Arsenault Dermatology welcomes our newest Mohs Surgeon, Dr. Nancy Marchell, MD. Dr. Marchell is both a board-certified dermatologist as well as a Fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon with specialty training in surgical, laser and cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Marchell has a distinguished career. She completed a dermatology residency at George Washington University, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Marchell then went on to complete the rigorous Mohs Surgery and Laser Fellowship in San Diego.
Over the past 20 years Dr. Marchell worked both as a clinical surgeon, as well as a national and international guest lecturer. Her research is published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology and many other essential scientific publications.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, everyone on the team is excited that Dr. Marchell now calls the Lakewood Ranch area home. We know our Mohs patients will truly enjoy her warm, comforting style and her surgical precision.
Melissa Beachy, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Melissa is committed to offering every patient the highest standard of care in dermatology. Melissa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She received a Masters of Medical Science Degree as a Physician Assistant from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Myers, Florida, where she was awarded the Dean’s Award for graduating at the top of her class.
Since becoming a Physician Assistant, Melissa has worked exclusively in dermatology, caring for patients with compassion and commitment to each individual’s skin care and cosmetic needs. Melissa is trained in medical dermatology for patients of all ages.
Melissa is also one of Arsenault Dermatology's cosmetic specialists.  She specializes in cosmetic procedures including Botox and dermal fillers.
Kristin Jochum, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Kristin comes to Arsenault Dermatology, highly educated, having earned both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Sports Medicine, before enrolling in the renowned Physician Assistant Training Program at the University of Florida.
At Arsenault Dermatology, Kristin earned a reputation for excellence in both her expertise in primary preventative care and as a prolific surgeon. She specializes in advanced skin cancer screenings and is an expert in dermoscopy and precision mole mapping. Both techniques used together are a powerful tool in identifying skin cancers in their earliest (and most treatable) state.
Kristin is also one of our top surgeons. Patients love her compassionate approach and love for dermatology. Kristin is a member of both the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Rebecca Mahne, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Rebecca is a board-certified physician assistant, certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She received her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the prestigious Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Arsenault Dermatology is fortunate to have recruited such a bright and compassionate provider like Rebecca on our team. Rebecca is able to deliver a best-in-class experience to her patients because she takes a collaborative approach and really listens.
Rebecca is a primary prevention specialist, creating detailed mole maps using dermoscopy, a life-saving technique designed to find skin cancers in their earliest, and most treatable, state. She’s wonderful with adults and children alike, focused on education and your overall well-being.
Laura Marano, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Arsenault Dermatology is fortunate to have Laura on our team. She completed both her undergraduate and Masters level education at the University of Florida, attending the prestigious Physician Assistant Training Program.
Since achieving her degrees, Laura worked first at the University of Florida Shands Hospital as part of the emergency team. She then identified her love for dermatology and has worked exclusively in the field since that time.
Laura’s love for dermatology is abundantly clear through her wonderfully compassionate style and comprehensive skin cancer screening exams. Laura uses a combination of precision mole mapping and dermoscopy, a specialized examination technique. This approach allows her to find potentially life-threatening skin cancers in their earliest, most treatable, state.
Meredith Miller, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Meredith is one of the cornerstones of Arsenault Dermatology and we’re fortunate to have her on our team for so many years. She’s an academic heavyweight, earning the prestigious Presidential Honors Scholar Award and receiving special distinction as the Outstanding Graduate in Biological Sciences at Carson Newman College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
After completing the renowned Physician Assistant Training Program at the University of Florida, Meredith has worked exclusively in the field of dermatology. She is an adept diagnostician with over 20 years’ experience in both adult and pediatric dermatology.
Meredith is a primary prevention specialist with advanced training in dermoscopy, a life-saving technique which allows her to detect skin cancers in their earliest, and most treatable, state.
Christina Troiano, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Christina is a tremendous asset to the Arsenault team. She completed both her undergraduate and Masters level studies at the University of Florida, successfully completing the prestigious Physician Assistant Training Program.
Prior to joining Arsenault Dermatology, Christina practiced dermatology for several years in Jacksonville, Florida where she received advanced training in primary preventative care and dermoscopy. Using dermoscopy in combination with precision mole-mapping, Christina is able to find and treat potentially life-threatening skin cancers in their earliest (and most treatable) state.
Christina believes in providing the best care possible to her patients. She found a great home here at Arsenault, where she works in partnership with her patients to achieve their best outcome.
Jennifer Vo, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Jennifer is a board-certified physician assistant. She completed both her undergraduate and Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
In addition, Jenn completed advanced training to achieve her Diplomate Fellow status in the Society of Physician Assistants. This title reflects the utmost dedication to the practice of medicine and is the highest honor a dermatology physician assistant can receive.
Jenn comes to Arsenault Dermatology with many years’ experience in dermatology. We’re fortunate to have such a compassionate and idealistic dermatologist who focuses on delivering an impeccable patient experience to all her patients. Jenn’s patients appreciate both her incredible skill set, as well as her caring and friendly style. She is committed to setting a new standard of excellence and everyone who works with Jenn love her passion for healthcare.
Nicholas Wolhaupter, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Nicholas (”Nick”) Wolhaupter earned both his Bachelor of Science as well as his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. Nick is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a board-certified physician assistant.
Since graduating, Nick has worked exclusively in dermatology, earning his reputation as a gifted clinician and surgeon. He is especially skilled in primary preventative care, performing dermoscopy and precise mole mappings to detect skin cancers in their earliest, and most treatable, stage.
More than this, Nick loves treating patients of all ages. He has a warm, caring presence that puts both children and parents at ease. Nick’s passion for patient care is unmatched, and we are excited he joined our team of exceptional providers.