Southwest Michigan Dermatology Portage, MI

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Our Team at Southwest Michigan Dermatology in Portage, MI

Meet Our Team of Skin Care Professionals and Dermatologists in Portage. We are located at 3000 Old Centre Road Portage, MI 49024. Call (269) 321-7546 or Book an Appt Online.

At the beginning we had only two physicians. Now, our growing practice has three physicians and three physician assistants who treat patients with general dermatology needs. In our Laser & Skin Care Center, we have two aestheticians who provide cosmetic dermatology procedures under the supervision of our dermatologists. Our skin care specialists will help you decide which treatment or combination of treatments will be the most beneficial for your skin.

Craig A. Mohney, MD FAAD, FASMS

Board Certified Dermatologist / Owner

Dr. Craig A. Mohney, MD FAAD, FASMS graduated from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1992. He received his internal medicine residency training at Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. In 1995, he became board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Mohney received his dermatology resident training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. In 1998, he became Board Certified in Dermatology. Dr. Mohney is a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Mohs Microsurgery. Also, in 1998, he became partners with David C. Semler, MD and opened Southwest Michigan Dermatology. Dr. Mohney practices general dermatology, including treatment for psoriasis, acne, skin cancer, and warts, as well as, cosmetic dermatology. He also performs Mohs Microsurgery for skin cancer.

Dr. Mohney, his wife, Jean, and their four children reside in Portage, where he has lived most of his life. His interests include hunting, fishing, running, and recreational sports.

Craig A. Mohney, MD FAAD, FASMS

Craig A. Mohney, MD FAAD, FASMS

Board Certified Dermatologist / Owner

Dr. Craig A. Mohney, MD FAAD, FASMS graduated from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1992. He received his internal medicine residency training at Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. In 1995, he became board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Mohney received his dermatology resident training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. In 1998, he became Board Certified in Dermatology. Dr. Mohney is a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Mohs Microsurgery. Also, in 1998, he became partners with David C. Semler, MD and opened Southwest Michigan Dermatology. Dr. Mohney practices general dermatology, including treatment for psoriasis, acne, skin cancer, and warts, as well as, cosmetic dermatology. He also performs Mohs Microsurgery for skin cancer.

Dr. Mohney, his wife, Jean, and their four children reside in Portage, where he has lived most of his life. His interests include hunting, fishing, running, and recreational sports.

David C. Semler, MD FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist / Owner

Dr. Semler graduated from the Ohio State University School of Medicine in 1994. He received his dermatology residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. In 1998, he became Board Certified in Dermatology. Also, in 1998, he became partners with Craig A. Mohney, MD and opened Southwest Michigan Dermatology. Dr. Semler practices general dermatology, including treatment for psoriasis, acne, skin cancer, and warts, as well as, cosmetic dermatology. He also performs Mohs Microsurgery for skin cancer.

Dr. Semler, his wife, Colleen, and their four children reside in Portage. He was born and raised in Ohio prior to moving to Southwest Michigan. His interests include sports, golf, snow skiing, personal fitness, and travel.

David C. Semler, MD FAAD

David C. Semler, MD FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist / Owner

Dr. Semler graduated from the Ohio State University School of Medicine in 1994. He received his dermatology residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. In 1998, he became Board Certified in Dermatology. Also, in 1998, he became partners with Craig A. Mohney, MD and opened Southwest Michigan Dermatology. Dr. Semler practices general dermatology, including treatment for psoriasis, acne, skin cancer, and warts, as well as, cosmetic dermatology. He also performs Mohs Microsurgery for skin cancer.

Dr. Semler, his wife, Colleen, and their four children reside in Portage. He was born and raised in Ohio prior to moving to Southwest Michigan. His interests include sports, golf, snow skiing, personal fitness, and travel.

Jessica E. Liggett, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist / Owner

Dr. Jessica E. Liggett, MD, FAAD graduated at the top of her class at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her dermatology residency training was completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, where she received the C.S. Livingood Dermatology Award as the highest-ranked resident in her graduating class. In 2010, Dr. Liggett became Board Certified in Dermatology. After residency she stayed on as faculty at Henry Ford Hospital where she practiced general and inpatient dermatology and served as a clinical lecturer and supervising staff for residents in training. Dr. Liggett then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Colorado in Denver, under the instruction of Drs. James Fitzpatrick, MD and Loren Golitz, MD, where she was trained in advanced immunohistochemical analysis of skin biopsies, including direct immunofluorescence techniques. Dr. Liggett practices dermatopathology and general dermatology, including the treatment of psoriasis, the cutaneous manifestations of connective tissue disorders, autoimmune bullous diseases, acne, skin cancer and warts, as well as, cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Liggett, her husband, Ben, and two kids recently moved back to the Kalamazoo area. Both Dr. Liggett and her husband grew up in Southwest Michigan and are graduates of Mattawan High School. Her interests include golf, running, fishing, baking, and entertaining.

Jessica E. Liggett, MD, FAAD

Jessica E. Liggett, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist / Owner

Dr. Jessica E. Liggett, MD, FAAD graduated at the top of her class at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her dermatology residency training was completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, where she received the C.S. Livingood Dermatology Award as the highest-ranked resident in her graduating class. In 2010, Dr. Liggett became Board Certified in Dermatology. After residency she stayed on as faculty at Henry Ford Hospital where she practiced general and inpatient dermatology and served as a clinical lecturer and supervising staff for residents in training. Dr. Liggett then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Colorado in Denver, under the instruction of Drs. James Fitzpatrick, MD and Loren Golitz, MD, where she was trained in advanced immunohistochemical analysis of skin biopsies, including direct immunofluorescence techniques. Dr. Liggett practices dermatopathology and general dermatology, including the treatment of psoriasis, the cutaneous manifestations of connective tissue disorders, autoimmune bullous diseases, acne, skin cancer and warts, as well as, cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Liggett, her husband, Ben, and two kids recently moved back to the Kalamazoo area. Both Dr. Liggett and her husband grew up in Southwest Michigan and are graduates of Mattawan High School. Her interests include golf, running, fishing, baking, and entertaining.

Ryan T Jones DO, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Ryan T. Jones, DO, FAAD graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015. He completed his internship at Ascension St. John Providence and his dermatology residency was completed at Spectrum Health Lakeland. Dr. Jones is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He practices general dermatology, including treatment for skin cancers, psoriasis, eczema, warts, and acne as well as practicing cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Jones also performs Mohs Microsurgery for skin cancer.

Dr. Jones, his wife Jenna, their two children, and two dogs reside in Portage. He enjoys hockey, golfing, skiing, and taking trips to northern Michigan in the summer months. Dr. Jones was born and raised in southwest Michigan and is happy to have returned to the area to practice.

Ryan T Jones DO, FAAD

Ryan T Jones DO, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Ryan T. Jones, DO, FAAD graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015. He completed his internship at Ascension St. John Providence and his dermatology residency was completed at Spectrum Health Lakeland. Dr. Jones is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He practices general dermatology, including treatment for skin cancers, psoriasis, eczema, warts, and acne as well as practicing cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Jones also performs Mohs Microsurgery for skin cancer.

Dr. Jones, his wife Jenna, their two children, and two dogs reside in Portage. He enjoys hockey, golfing, skiing, and taking trips to northern Michigan in the summer months. Dr. Jones was born and raised in southwest Michigan and is happy to have returned to the area to practice.

Jennifer Williford, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jennifer Williford, MS, PA-C earned her Surgical Technologist Certificate from Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, North Carolina before moving to Michigan to study Biomedical Science at Western Michigan University. She then went on to attend their Physician Assistant Studies program and earned her Masters Degree in Medicine. Jennifer has previously worked at Advanced Dermatology in Saint Joseph and Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center in Marshall.
Jennifer is a wife and mother of three boys. In her spare time, she loves running, reading, cooking, and watching her boys compete in athletics.

Jennifer Williford, PA-C

Jennifer Williford, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jennifer Williford, PA-C graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Western Michigan University in 1998. In 2001, she received her Master of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant from Western Michigan University. She has practiced as a physician assistant in dermatology since 2001 in St. Joseph, Marshall, Kalamazoo, and Portage. Jennifer, her husband, and three sons reside in Paw Paw.

Emily Roberts, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Emily Roberts, PA-C earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Western Michigan University in 2006 and went on to graduate from Central Michigan University’s Physician Assistant Studies program in 2008. She previously worked at Manistee Dermatology from 2008 to 2012 and has been at Southwest Michigan Dermatology since 2012. Emily practices general dermatology and has loved the specialty ever since her elective rotation in PA school.Emily dedicated to continued learning and loves educating patients on how to better care for their skin.

Emily, her husband, and two children reside in Portage. In her free time, she loves being with her family, spending time outdoors, traveling to Ludington, reading, watching The Office, and enjoying true crime shows and podcasts. Emily dedicated to continued learning and loves educating patients on how to better care for their skin.

Emily Roberts, PA-C

Emily Roberts, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Emily Roberts, PA-C earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Western Michigan University in 2006 and went on to graduate from Central Michigan University’s Physician Assistant Studies program in 2008. She previously worked at Manistee Dermatology from 2008 to 2012 and has been at Southwest Michigan Dermatology since 2012. Emily practices general dermatology and has loved the specialty ever since her elective rotation in PA school.Emily dedicated to continued learning and loves educating patients on how to better care for their skin.

Emily, her husband, and two children reside in Portage. In her free time, she loves being with her family, spending time outdoors, traveling to Ludington, reading, watching The Office, and enjoying true crime shows and podcasts. Emily dedicated to continued learning and loves educating patients on how to better care for their skin.

Jacqueline J. James, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jacqueline J. James, PA-C graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Alma College in 2005. In 2007, she received her Master of Science in Physician Studies from Alma College. Jackie previously practiced in Emergency Medicine in Marshall and Jackson and neurosurgery in Kalamazoo. Jackie, her husband, and daughter reside in Portage.

Jacqueline J. James, PA-C

Jacqueline J. James, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jacqueline J. James, PA-C graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Alma College in 2005. In 2007, she received her Master of Science in Physician Studies from Alma College. Jackie previously practiced in Emergency Medicine in Marshall and Jackson and neurosurgery in Kalamazoo. Jackie, her husband, and daughter reside in Portage.

Stephanie Sabater-Geib, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Stephanie is a former buckeye graduating from The Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science. She then became a certified Physician Assistant after completing her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from South College in Tennessee. She is a proud member of the SDPA (Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants). Stephanie’s prior experience in Internal Medicine brings a unique diversity to our practice as well as her ability to speak fluent Spanish. She has previously worked in dermatology in Indiana before joining our practice.

Stephanie Sabater-Geib, PA-C

Stephanie Sabater-Geib, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Stephanie is a former buckeye graduating from The Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science. She then became a certified Physician Assistant after completing her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from South College in Tennessee. She is a proud member of the SDPA (Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants). Stephanie’s prior experience in Internal Medicine brings a unique diversity to our practice as well as her ability to speak fluent Spanish. She has previously worked in dermatology in Indiana before joining our practice.

Linda Thomas

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Linda Thomas is a Medical Aesthetician and holds an Aesthetician License with the State of Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Fine Arts. Linda holds a Degree in Aesthetics from the School of Designing Arts and also has certification in lasers, Coolsculpting, and specialty medical skincare. Linda has previously worked at Plastic Surgery Arts of West Michigan in Holland and the Greenery Medical Day Spa in Richland.
Linda specializes in Dermaplaning, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, microneedling, intense pulse light, laser hair removal, and Coolsculpting. Linda has extensive product knowledge to guide you in choosing what is bestfor your skin from our medical grade skin care lines and extensive list of services.

Linda Thomas

Linda Thomas

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Linda graduated with a degree in Aesthetics from the School of Designing Arts and holds many certifications in aesthetics and lasers. She also has a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Michigan State University. Linda performs facials, dermaplaning, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, microneedling, intense pulse light photorejuvenation, laser hair removal and Ultherapy and is certified in CoolSculpting. Linda has extensive product knowledge to guide you in choosing what is best, for you, from our medical grade skin care lines.

Adam Standiford, PA-C

Adam Standiford, PA-C earned his Bachelor of Science from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He then went on to attend Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois to earn his Master of Medical Science in 2019. Adam practices in general dermatology and is especially interested in the treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis, as well as skin cancer surveillance and treatment.

Adam and his fiancé reside in Portage, where they recently bought a fixer upper home. His hobbies include road and mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, roller blading, and spending time up north near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Adam grew up in Mattawan and Kalamazoo and is excited to be practicing in his hometown.

Adam Standiford, PA-C

Adam Standiford, PA-C

Adam Standiford, PA-C earned his Bachelor of Science from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He then went on to attend Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois to earn his Master of Medical Science in 2019. Adam practices in general dermatology and is especially interested in the treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis, as well as skin cancer surveillance and treatment.

Adam and his fiancé reside in Portage, where they recently bought a fixer upper home. His hobbies include road and mountain biking, skiing, kayaking, roller blading, and spending time up north near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Adam grew up in Mattawan and Kalamazoo and is excited to be practicing in his hometown.

Cristy Burghardt

Cristy Burghardt, PA-C graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Health Services from Western Michigan University Summa Cum Laude in 2010. Afterwards, she earned her Master’s Degree in Medicine from the same institution in 2013. Cristy previously worked in family medicine in Battle Creek and at Bronson in Pediatric Surgery. Cristy is also a part of the Army National Guard Medical Specialist Corp out of Detroit.

Cristy is married with two sons and currently resides in Mattawan. In her spare time, she enjoys woodworking, remodeling, refinishing furniture, crafts, reading, and running.

Gina O’Callaghan

Gina O’Callaghan, PA-C attended and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science. She then went on to attend their Master of Physician Assistant Studies program from the same institution. Gina is a member and diplomat of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistant (SDPA). She previously practiced in Internal Medicine as well as Dermatology in South Carolina.

Gina, her husband, their two children, and labradoodle reside in Kalamazoo. She enjoys spending time outdoors, exploring new areas, hiking, skiing, and personal fitness. Gina grew up on the east side of the state and is looking forward to experiencing what Kalamazoo has to offer and spending more time with extended family.