Shelley J. Halper, M.D.
Dr. Halper is board certified dermatologist and a fellow member of The American Academy of Dermatology and The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Halper graduated Summa Cum Laude from City University of New York at Hunter College. She earned her M.D. from State University of New York at Stony Brook Medical School in 1986. Dr. Halper had two years of training in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and completed her residency in Dermatology at The University of Chicago in 1991. She has held an appointment as Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Northwestern University since 1993. Dr. Halper began private practice in 1991 with the creation of what is now known as Dermatology Associates of Lagrange. Dr. Halper has held many leadership roles within the medical community including several board memberships and most recently as President of the Chicago Dermatologic Society. Her areas of interest are skin cancer surgery, cosmetics, and complex medical dermatology.
Stacy L. McClure, M.D.
Starting July 1, 2009, Dermatology Associates of LaGrange is happy to welcome Dr. Stacy McClure. Dr. McClure is a board certified dermatologist - American Board of Dermatology - August 2006 and is a member of the Chicago Dermatologic Society, the Chicago Medical Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. McClure earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio in Sociology in 1990. She earned her Medical Doctorate degree in 2000 at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She completed her internship in 2001 at Rush University Medical Center and her residency in 2006 at Northwestern University in Dermatology, she went on to complete a two year research fellowship at Northwestern in Clinical Trials Dermatology. Dr. McClure comes to us from Loyola University where she practiced Dermatology and was an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Trials since 2006.
Joshua O. Podjasek, M.D.
Doctor Podjasek is board-certified both as a dermatologist and dermatopathologist and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatopathology. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2004. He then earned his Medical Doctorate from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois in 2008. Subsequently, he completed residency in dermatology in 2012 and fellowship in dermatopathology in 2013 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at Mayo Clinic, he served both as chief resident and clinical instructor. Since leaving Mayo Clinic, he has practiced general dermatology and dermatopathology in the Chicagoland area for the last three years.
Shannon Morrow, PA-C
Shannon received her Bachelor of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University. She has practiced locally in Dermatology since 2003 and has extensive experience in cosmetic procedures including Botox®, Dysport®, injectable fillers and laser procedures in addition to diagnosing, treating and managing conditions of the skin. She is an active fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Barbara Borgione, PA-C
Barbara joins Dermatology Associates of LaGrange with 14 years of experience as a Physician Assistant in skin cancer and dermatologic surgery. She received her Bachelor of Medical Science from Midwestern University and is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants.
Heather M. Mischke
Mrs. Mischke completed intensive training as an aesthetician, where she learned various aesthetic medical procedures, and earned her license in 1995. She was employed for several years in Minnesota, where her technique in Microdermabrasion was featured in both the Minneapolis Star and Tribune. Mrs. Mischke joined Dermatology Associates of LaGrange in 2002. She provides services including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Intense Pulse Light treatment, and laser hair removal.
Carli Immordino is a Licensed Aesthetician at Dermatology Associates of LaGrange. Graduating in 2012 from Tricoci University, she is very excited to join our team. She provides treatments such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal and other cosmetic and medical lasers to treat various skin conditions including psoriasis, vitiligo, acne, rosacea, pigmentation and aging. In addition, Carli has training on various products to recommend a unique skin care regimen that will compliment her patients’ needs.
Christina is a licensed aesthetician that graduated from Pivot Point Academy - Bloomingdale in 2011. She became a member of our Dermatology Associates of LaGrange family in 2015. Christina previously practiced esthetics in Merrillville, Indiana, where she used laser procedures to treat a number of conditions such as telangiectasia, hemangiomas, leg veins, facial wrinkles, sun damage, and hair removal. She currently is our CoolSculpting Coordinator focusing on fat reduction, cellulite treatment, and helping patients reach their goals in skin care and healthy lifestyles.