The DermaHealth Skin Team
We know our job
WE ARE THE REAL SKIN EXPERTS
At DermaHealth Dermatology & Dermasurgery we know the importance of being educated and that our patients rely on us to give them the expert information they need.
Sidney B. Smith, MD, FAAD is a Board Certified Dermatologist – trained expert in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, and nails. Kathleen M. Stidham, DCNP is a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in skin. Troy A. Davis, PA-C, Kellie Duarte, PA-C, and Gary Strong, PA-C are Certified Physician Assistants who specialize in skin, hair, and nails.
Pacific Northwest Skin Experts
We specialize in all aspects of medical, surgical and cosmetic diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. We provide dermatological services for all ages -- newborns to mature adults.
Meet The Skin Team
Sidney B. Smith, MD, FAAD
Board Certified DermatologistLearn More About Dr. Smith
Sidney B. Smith, MD, FAAD | Board Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Smith is a Board Certified Dermatologist. He brings years of vast experience in all aspects of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology to the Pacific NorthWest.
You can personally see and be treated by Dr. Smith at his two clinics DermaHealth Dermatology & Dermasurgery (www.DermaHealthDermatology.com) and DermaCare of Tri-Cities (www.DermaCareTriCities.com).
Currently, Dr. Smith served as the past President of the Washington State Dermatology Association. Dr. Smith is additionally a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatological Surgery, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, the Association of Military Dermatologists, the Washington State Dermatology Association, and Alpha Omega Alpha (national honors medical society).
Due to Dr. Smith's expertise, he has been a national trainer for lasers and dermal fillers. Additionally he has been frequently consulted by other medispas and laser companies for his expert opinion. He has authored numerous dermatology journal articles and chapters. Additionally he has given numerous academic dermatology lectures locally and nationally. Dr. Smith has also spoken on local and national pharmaceutical speakers bureaus.
Local TV and Radio stations turn to Dr. Smith's dermatological expertise on current issues. He has been a frequent guest on Good Morning Northwest educating the audience on a vast array of cosmetic and medical dermatology issues. Additionally, he periodically writes the "Ask the Skin Expert" articles for The Entertainer Newspaper. Frequently Dr. Smith does live cosmetic demonstrations and lectures at local expos and shows.
Dr. Smith is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Dr. Smith graduated from Brigham Young University, University of Utah, and with honors from Ponce School of Medicine. He completed his Transitional Internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, and his Dermatology Residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, and Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland Base.
During his almost nine years of active duty service in the United States Army, Dr. Smith served as Chief of Dermatology, Teaching Staff for Dermatology Residents & other residents, and as the Theater Dermatologist in Baghdad, Iraq.
In our local communities besides offering numerous FREE Skin Cancer Screening events, he serves as the Scoutmaster for the local Boy Scout Troop 911. Dr. Smith himself was an Eagle Scout and knows first hand the importance of Scouting. He spends countless hours with the boys to not only have fun and learn, but he is passionate about helping each one of them achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.
Dr. Smith is better known as Sidney's dad, the twin's father, or Rosy's husband. His six passions in life are his Family, his Faith, Chocolate, Exercise, Sun Block, & Dermatology.
He looks forward to helping you in your medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology needs.
Kathleen Stidham, DCNP
Dermatology Certified Nurse PractitionerLearn More About NP Stidham
Kathleen Stidham, DCNP | Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Kathleen Stidham, DCNP | Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner Kathleen Stidham graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington State University. There she earned both her bachelors and masters degrees in nursing. She joined our family as a Nurse Practitioner in 2007 and has vast experience in health and skin care. She has years of experience in critical care, emergency nursing, staff development, pulmonary and sleep medicine. She is also a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the Washington State Dermatology Association. Nurse Practitioner Stidham excels in dermal fillers (Radiesse, Perlane, Juvederm, Voluma, Belotero and Restylane) and Botulinum A Toxin injections (Botox Cosmetic, Xeomin or Dysport). In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, shopping at Nordstrom, hiking, camping, traveling, reading and eating dark chocolate.
Troy Davis, PA-C
Certified Physician AssistantLearn More About PA Davis
Troy Davis, PA-C | Certified Physician Assistant
Troy Davis is a board certified physicians assistant specializing in medical dermatology, dermasurgery, and cosmetic dermatology. He has practiced as a dermatology physician assistant since 2002, in Texas, Oregon and Washington State.
PA Davis graduated Magna Cum Laude from his physician assistant program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2000. He served as the Chief Physician Assistant for Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas from 2001 to 2004 where he received his dermatology training at the San Antonio Uniform Services Health Education Consortium residency program.
After being raised and educated on the West Coast, PA Davis enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he served until his retirement in 2004. After his service in the USAF, Captain Troy Davis and his family retired to the Pacific Northwest. He is an avid outdoorsman, enjoys hunting, fishing, motorcycle riding, playing guitar and spending time with his beautiful wife and his lovely daughters.
Kellie Duarte, PA-C
Certified Physician AssistantLearn More About PA Duarte
Kellie Duarte, PA | Mid-Level Skin Specialist Provider
Kellie is a Certified Physician Assistant. She works on both the DermaCare and DermaHealth sides and enjoys both cosmetics and dermatology. She excels at injections and loves seeing the instant result of a CO2 laser resurfacing.
Kellie Duarte was born in Pasco, Washington but spent most of her childhood in Aurora, Missouri. She returned to Washington in 1999 and received her B.S. in Psychology from WSU in 2004. PA Duarte went on to get her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Heritage University in 2008. After 10 years in mental health, PA Duarte went back to school to get her PA-C and another B.S. from the University of Washington. PA Duarte enjoys doing fillers and the CO2 laser. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her husband and children. She also claims both Coug and Husky status!
Kellie is a member of Washington Association of Physician Assistant (WAPA), and Benton Franklin County medical association.
Gary Strong, PA-C
Certified Physician AssistantLearn More About PA Strong
Gary Strong, PA | Certified Physician Assistant
Gary Strong (PA Strong) graduated from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA where he received dual master degrees in Public Health and Medical Science (Physician Assistant). Prior to joining us in 2017, he worked in dermatology in Edmonds, WA for five years as well as family practice in Othello, WA for six years. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and grew up in Southern California.
PA Strong is an adventurer and has spent extended time in Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and as a missionary in Puerto Rico. He’s also fluent in Spanish. He has also traveled to Hawaii, Canada, and Mexico and looks forward to new adventures in travel. He values a global perspective but loves calling Tri-Cities home. He is married to the love of his life and has four children with whom he anxiously dedicates most of his time outside of work. He enjoys running, hiking, camping, basketball, reading, and traveling with his wife.
He treats patients with a wide variety of medical and cosmetic skin conditions. He is passionate about promoting skin cancer prevention and awareness as well as detecting and treating skin cancers.
Rosa M. Smith
Clinic Supervisor | Medical Assistant | MOHS Technician