Our Team

The Ozark Dermatology Clinic Mission 

 

Delivering the highest quality of medical and surgical dermatology care- The goal of our team at Ozark Dermatology Clinic is to partner with patients to provide scientifically sound medical advice and treatment within an environment of compassion and respect. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality service as we endeavor to enhance our patients health and well-being.

Teaching our skills to the next generation- Our medical providers share a commitment to the education of healthcare professionals. For over 25 years, we have helped train medical students, physicians assistant students, and resident physicians within a clinical environment of integrity, camaraderie, and optimistic intellectual exchange.

Working together to exceed expectations- We know that the strength of our clinic derives from the excellence of our personnel. As a group, we strive to provide high quality compassionate care from arrival to departure.

Thank you choosing Ozark Dermatology Clinic!


Kevin St.Clair, M.D.

Kevin St.Clair, M.D.

Kevin St. Clair was born and raised in Texas, and received his undergraduate degree in chemistry and biology from Houston Baptist University in 1983. He subsequently attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, graduating in 1987. Internship and residency in dermatology were completed in 1991 at the University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals in Galveston Texas. Kevin was in private practice in Fort Smith Arkansas until 1998. He and his family relocated to Fayetteville and opened Ozark Dermatology Clinic in 2000.

Kevin and his wife Diana have three grown sons. Physical fitness, World War II history, and backpacking are among outside interests.

pdfKevin St.Clair Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations:

  • Certified, American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • Fellow, American Society for Mohs Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Arkansas Medical Society
  • Arkansas Dermatological Society

Chris Schach, M.D.

Chris Schach, M.D.

Chris Schach, M.D., received his undergraduate degree at Indiana University, and went on to attend medical school at UAMS, Little Rock. He also served his dermatology residency at UAMS. Dr. Schach joined Ozark Dermatology Clinic in 2001.

Dr. Schach resides in Fayetteville with his wife, Elisabeth, and their four children. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, basketball, hiking, biking, and running.

pdfChristopher Schach Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations:

  • Certified, American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • Fellow, American Society for Mohs Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Arkansas Dermatological Society

Eric Stewart, M.D.

Eric Stewart, M.D.

Eric Stewart, M.D., joined the clinic in 2005 after completing his dermatology residency at Louisiana State University (LSU), New Orleans. He received his undergraduate degree from Hendrix College and then completed his MD at UAMS, Little Rock. Dr. Stewart resides in Fayetteville with his wife Julie and their two sons. He enjoys spending his leisure time with family, hiking and backpacking as well as playing tennis and basketball. Dr. Stewart is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and a member of the AOA Honor Medical Society.

pdfEric Stewart Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations:

  • Certified, American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Arkansas Dermatological Society

Robert Brown, M.D.

Robert Brown, M.D.

Dr. Brown received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville before attending medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock. After medical school he completed an emergency medicine residency at UAMS and practiced as an emergency room physician at St. Mary's Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas for eight years.

In 2007, he was accepted into the dermatology training program at Louisiana State University, completing that residency in 2010. He lives in Bentonville with his wife, Melissa, and their two children, Sam and Mary, and practices at both the Bentonville and Siloam Springs Ozark Dermatology locations. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and table tennis, and playing piano and trumpet.

pdfRobert Brown Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations:

  • Certified, American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Certified, American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Arkansas Dermatological Society

Stephen Hughes, M.D.

Stephen Hughes, M.D.

Dr. Hughes is a board certified dermatopathologist that completed training at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. Prior to developing Pinnacle DermPath, Dr. Hughes was in practice with Dr. John Maize, Sr. and Dr. John Maize, Jr. in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Dr. Hughes at that time was also an associate professor in the department dermatology and dermatologic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina and where he was actively involved in dermatology resident teaching of dermatopathology.

Dr. Hughes completed residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas where he also attended medical school. Dr. Hughes is also a graduate of Harding University.

Outside of work Dr. Hughes enjoys spending time with his wife and college sweetheart and their two children. Dr. Hughes enjoys sports with enthusiasm for college football and movies.

pdfStephen Hughes Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Dermatopathology
  • International Society of Dermatopathology
  • United States and Canada Academy of Pathology
  • College of American Pathologists
  • American Medical Association

 

Dermatpathology Services:

  • Tissue (Skin, Hair, Nail and Soft Tissue) Processing
  • Slide Preparation
  • Immunohistochemical and Special Stains
  • Accurate and Clinically relevant dermatopathology reporting
  • Clinicopathological correlation with on site dermatologist
  • Consultation on difficult cases

 

Robert Stevens, PA-C

Robert Stevens, PA-C

Robert Stevens, PA-C graduated from the Air Force Physician Assistant program in 1992 and later completed a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska, College of Medicine in 1999. After retiring from the Air Force in 2001, Mr. Stevens relocated to NWA and joined Ginger Dermatology. The two clinics merged in 2007.

Robert and his wife Karen have five grown children and four grandchildren. Interests include spending time with his extended family, running and cycling and cheering on the North Caroling Tar Heels.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Fellowship of Christian Physician Assistants
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • Air Force Society of Physician Assistants

Joshua Matthews, PA-C

Joshua Matthews, PA-C

Joshua Matthews, PA-C received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma, Norman and then his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2000. Mr. Matthews worked in the specialties of internal medicine at the Indian Health Services and dermatology for nine years in Oklahoma before joining Ozark Dermatology Clinic in 2009.

He and his wife Marla reside in Farmington with their two children. He enjoys spending time with family participating in sports and outdoor activities and he is a color commentating for Farmington sports programs.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants

Kristy Walker, PA-C

Kristy Walker, PA-C

Kristy Walker, PA-C, is a board certified physician assistant. She completed her undergraduate degree at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and obtained her Masters in Health Sciences from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City in 2000.

Establishing residence in Northwest Arkansas in 2001, Kristy has practiced in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Urology and joined Ozark Dermatology in 2013.

Kristy and her husband Eric, have 3 active children. When she is not involved in her children's various activities, Kristy enjoys traveling, scuba diving, hunting/fishing, gardening, cooking and Pinterest.

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

Mary Susan Hilton, PA-C

Mary Susan Hilton, PA-C

Mary Susan, a native Arkansan, is a certified Physician Assistant specializing in Dermatology. She completed her undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Arkansas and went on to complete her post graduate work at Saint Louis University where she received her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Mary Susan is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA). After completing her her clinical rotations, she joined Saint Louis Dermatology and Surgery Center where she was employed for three years.
In 2015 she joined Ozark Dermatology Clinic. Mary Susan is pleased to be back and call Northwest Arkansas her home. She enjoys cooking with her husband, Peter and spending time on the Buffalo River.

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA)

Janelle Claborn, PA-C

Janelle Claborn, PA-C

Janelle Claborn, PA-C was born and raised in Oklahoma. She is a nationally certified Physician Assistant specializing in Dermatology. Her undergraduate study of Chemistry was through Northwestern Oklahoma State University. She completed her graduate studies and was awarded Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies with a distinction from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2001. Janelle practiced orthopedics for a decade followed by dermatology for five years in Enid before joining Ozark Dermatology Clinic in 2017.

She and her husband reside in Siloam Springs with their two children. Janelle enjoys spending her free time with family, traveling, gardening, running, and playing the piano and guitar.

Professional Affiliations:

  •   National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  •   Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants (OAPA)
  •   Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA)

 

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