Dr. Ramona Behshad is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon. She initially joined the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center as Mohs surgery fellow in 2011, and continued as an associate physician in 2012. She is also part of the clinical faculty in the Department of Dermatology at St. Louis University. During her medical training, Dr. Behshad refined her skills as a skin cancer specialist and received extensive hands-on training in laser as well as other cosmetic dermatologic procedures. She trained in dermatology at University Hospitals/Case Medical Center after graduating from medical school with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors from Case Western Reserve University and completing her undergraduate work with Phi Beta Kappa at the same institution. Dr. Behshad’s academic orientation has led to medical research projects with the National Institutes of Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, among others. She has investigated high-risk skin cancers, inflammatory skin disease, and T-cell immunology in cutaneous lymphoma and psoriasis. As a result of this work and her experience in Mohs surgery, reconstruction, and surgical and laser scar revision, Dr. Behshad has given several lectures, presented data at local meetings, and published on these topics in the peer-reviewed literature. She is also involved in organized medicine as council member to the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society and Missouri State Medical Association. Outside of work, her areas of interest include drawing, playing the piano, painting, sports, and learning about other cultures through travel.
Mary McKaig, RN, is the skin care consultant at Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center. Mary graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from SIU-Edwardsville, Illinois. She has worked as a telemetry and pediatric nurse prior to specializing in the care, treatment, and enhancement of skin in the dermatologic surgery and cosmetic setting. Mary has extensive experience in lasers and injectables. She has also been trained in facials, peels and skin rejuvenation techniques. When not working, Mary enjoys spending time with her husband and son. She is available for complimentary consultations by appointment.
M. Scott Radle, Practice Administrator, Scott is the Practice Administrator at Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from Maryville University and offers over 25 years of experience in all aspects of business office management in the healthcare industry, including financial reporting, human resources, accounts receivable analysis and project management. Scott possesses a strong track record of developing office policies and procedures that improve operational efficiency and productivity. Scott has managed the business operations and staff of multi-location facilities, as well as individual practices. Scott enjoys spending time with his two daughters and plays an active role in their busy lives. He enjoys water skiing, snow skiing, bowling, dancing, camping and spending time with friends and family.