Brief History of Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute
Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute was established August 1996 by Dr. Rowe
. At that same time, Dr. Kiene
and Dr. Blackhart
purchased practices from Dr. Rueckl and Dr. Sage respectively and entered into a Limited Liability Partnership with Dr. Rowe
. The practice leased office space at 890 Mill Street in Reno, and 1177 N. Division Street in Carson City.
and Dr. Albregts
contracted services to Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute and worked in Tahoe, Minden, Gardnerville, Bishop and Fallon. In June of 1999, the doctors purchased Dr. Standlee's practice located at 75 Pringle Way and entered into a partnership agreement with SCDI.
In July of 2001, the Carson City Office relocated to 704 W. Nye Lane, Suite 203. The two Reno offices merged and relocated to the current location
at 640 West Moana Lane in January 2002. The Carson City office relocated again in May, 2008 to 3950 G. S. Richards Blvd.
SCDI hired Dr. Franz J. Stadler
, in the fall of 2002 to work at locations in the Carson City, Fallon, and Reno offices. He recently purchased laser equipment to provide hair removal, treatment of spider veins, brown/red spots and acne. In addition to using lasers, Dr. Stadler
specializes in Botox, Collagen, Radiance, and Restylane Injections and chemical peels; Cosmetic Services. Dr. Stadler
became an SCDI partner in the fall of 2003.
In 2013 SCDI hired Dr. Julia Ai
to work out of the Reno office. Dr. Ai
has expertise with medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Later that year SCDI hired Dr. Jeff Shackelton to work at locations in Carson City and in Reno.Then in 2014 SCDI welcomed Dr. Whitney Hovenic
to the practice.
SCDI also has six mid-level providers, Lisa T. Durden, PA-C
a Certified Physician Assistant practicing in Carson City, Laura Hay, APN, NP-C
a licensed Nurse Practitioner practicing in Reno. Sheila Roach, PA-C
a Certified Physician Assistant practicing in Reno, Amy Schoening, PA-C
a Certified Physician Assistant practicing in Reno and Carson City, Rhonda L. Strunk, APN-C
a licensed Nurse Practitioner practicing in Reno, and Tamara Van Dyke, PA-C
a Certified Physician Assistant practicing in Reno and Fallon. They are all experienced in dermatology and work closely with the physicians to assure the best care for healthy skin.
, Dr. Kiene
, Dr. Hovenic
are the only physicians in the Northern Nevada area who have completed an intensive 1-year fellowship in Mohs Micrographic surgery