Meet Our Staff - Downtown Dermatology LLC
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Meet Our Staff

Shari Hicks-Graham, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Board-certified Columbus dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham is a leading skin care specialist that provides comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatology services to children, teenagers, women and men who want healthier skin. She helps her patients manage chronic and acute skin conditions, as well as fight the signs of aging and have incredible skin for their lifetimes.

Dr. Hicks-Graham is a board-certified Columbus dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She enjoys all aspects of dermatologic care, including general medical dermatology, aesthetic dermatology, and surgical procedures. As a dedicated Columbus dermatologist, she also performs skin screenings for skin cancer and treats common skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Treatments for hair disorders are also part of her general medical practice. Her aesthetic services include helping men and women with facial wrinkles, texture and pigmentation abnormalities.

A Columbus, Ohio native, Dr. Hicks-Graham returned to the area in 2005 after completing her training. She is a graduate of Spelman College and the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hicks-Graham completed a research fellowship at Harvard’s Wellman School of Photomedicine under the direction of Dr. R. Rox Anderson. She also served as an intern in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Her dermatology residency was completed from 2002 to 2005 at the Los Angeles County Medical Centers.

Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham is a board-certified dermatologist who is highly respected amongst her peers and patients. If you are looking for an exceptional dermatologist in the Greater Columbus area, contact Downtown Dermatology to schedule a consultation with Dr. Hicks-Graham.

Jana Shaffer M.S., PA-C (Physician Assistant)

Mrs. Shaffer is a Nationally Board Certified Physician Assistant since 2008. Prior to joining our practice in 2013 she practiced dermatology in the Chicagoland region. She is experienced and proficient in detecting, managing and treating a multitude of dermatological conditions. These include but are not limited to skin cancer, acne, rashes, warts, eczema, psoriasis and other various skin eruptions. She is skilled in laser hair removal as well as Botox injections. Above all, Jana wants patients to look and feel their very best.

Amy Lipp, PA-C (Physician Assistant)

Amy Lipp is a Nationally Board Certified Physician Assistant. She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio. She was trained in dermatology by Dr. Hicks-Graham at Downtown Dermatology.

Kathy Catania

Kathy started working in the dermatology field over 30 years ago and has been the office manager at Downtown Dermatology, LLC since 2010. She performs a variety of duties with focus on support to Dr. Hicks-Graham as well as other members of the team. Through her experiences with insurance companies, she is a valuable resource to patients in obtaining the most comprehensive benefits. If you ever have billing inquiries, you may reach Kathy at 614.224.4566.

Linda Collins

Linda has worked for Downtown Dermatology for over 8 years. She performs a variety of tasks including: scheduling appointments, in office check-out, processing medical records and assisting patients with skin product purchases. You may reach Linda at 614.224.4566.

Michelle Dyson

Michelle has worked for our practice as a front desk administrator for over 4 years. Currently, her duties include, but are not limited to, welcoming our patients with a warm smile, entering patient data into our management system, insurance verification, and appointment scheduling. You may also reach Michelle at 614.224.4566.

Lateevia Falden

Lateevia is a Certified Medical Assistant and graduated from Everest Institute in 2017. She was born in Virginia but has lived in Columbus for 20 years. She loves being able to help others!

Victoria Foster

Victoria has been employed with Downtown Dermatology since moving to Ohio in 2018.  She has been happy to have found her “work family,” and enjoys helping patients each day.  She is a problem solver and likes making people feel their best during every encounter.

Ashleigh Gohring

Ashleigh is a Certified Medical Assistant who graduated from Everest Institute in 2011. She has been with Downtown Dermatology, LLC for over 4 years. Ashleigh enjoys helping patients and is knowledgeable in assisting Dr. Hicks-Graham with patient care. She is very efficient and is available to assist with the communication between the providers, patients and pharmacies necessary for excellent patient care.

Wendy Ordona

Wendy graduated from The Paul Mitchell School of Aesthetics in Columbus in January, 2018.  She enjoys connecting with patients and creating regimens with the medical providers that are personalized and effective. Wendy is intrigued by new and upcoming trends in skincare and loves developing services that will create a relaxing and radiant experience for patients.  Weekly rotations with Dr. Hicks-Graham provide valuable experience that translates into her aesthetic services. These experiences working as the doctor’s assistant also support the connection between medicine and aesthetics as an aspiring Nursing Student. Wendy works as a freelance hairstylist and makeup artist and is originally from California.

Lindsey Tate

Lindsey is a Certified Medical Assistant who has worked at the practice since 2016.  She enjoys the field of dermatology and likes helping with patient education.  She grew up in Pickerington and loves pets!

Kourtney Willis

Kourtney has been an aesthetician for 10 years in Columbus where she was born and raised. She was trained at the Ohio State School of Cosmetology, the Spa School. Special areas of interest include: acne care, aging skin care, and helping to develop and implement cosmetic regimens that are effective, safe and manageable. At Downtown Dermatology, she particularly enjoys participating with Dr. Hicks-Graham in the interplay between medicine and aesthetics in dermatology. It is exciting to see what the combination can bring into the lives of our patients! In her spare time, she enjoys freelance makeup design work.