Our Dermatology team
Akron - Mayfield Heights – Mentor

Team, Dermatology Team Akron OH
Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery providers from left to right:
Gina Berardinelli, CNP; William Krug, MD; Allison Moosally, MD;
Justin Woodhouse, MD; Jill Warner, CNP; James Libecco, MD; Angela L. Funovits, MD;
Gary Lichten, MD; Lauren Guren, MD; Barry Lamkin, MD; Ann Kooken, MD

Angela L. Funovits, MD

Angela Funovits, MD A graduate of the B.S./M.D. program of Northeast Ohio Medical University, Dr. Funovits completed her dermatology residency at MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University where she served as academic chief resident. She has contributed comprehensive fundraising efforts to multiple charitable organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology and American Cancer Society, and has accordingly been named a recipient of the AAD's Presidential Citation Award. She additionally has an extensive background in entertainment and has served as the emcee and headlining performer for the American Academy of Dermatology's President's Gala.

Dr. Funovits is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and provides services including:

  • Medical Dermatology - Skin cancer screening, acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and a full range of other skin conditions
  • Cosmetic Dermatology - Neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin), dermal fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Belotero, and Radiesse)
  • Dermatologic Surgery - Surgical procedures to improve the skin's health and function
  • Laser Treatments - Resurfacing, correction of acne scarring, treatment of facial capillaries and discoloration
She is accepting new patients at our Mayfield Heights and Akron locations.

Lauren K. Guren, MD

Lauren K. Guren, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Dr. Guren is a native of Mentor, Ohio. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Michigan. While completing medical education at Temple University School of Medicine, she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Guren returned to Cleveland for internship in Internal Medicine as well as a residency in Dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic.

At Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery, Dr. Guren is valued for her experience in multiple areas of care, for all age groups, including:

  • Medical Dermatology – comprehensive skin checks, acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and other skin conditions
  • Dermatologic surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology – neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin), dermal fillers (Restylane, Juvéderm, Belotero, and Radiesse)
  • Laser treatments for facial capillaries, resurfacing, and rejuvenation
Board-Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and activity in the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatologic Surgery, and Women’s Dermatologic Society are evidence of Dr. Guren’s dedication to staying current in this fast-evolving field.

Ann R. Kooken, MD

Ann R. Kooken, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Dr. Kooken treats both adult and pediatric patients. Her emphasis is on accurate diagnosis for the most effective treatment of skin cancer and other skin diseases.

She is also involved in cosmetic Dermatology, with specialized training and vast experience in skin rejuvenating procedures such as:

  • Neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin)
  • Dermal fillers (Juvéderm, Restylane, Belotero, and Radiesse)
  • Laser skin resurfacing
  • Leg and facial vein treatment
  • Resolution of skin discoloration
  • Skin care
Dr. Ann Kooken is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Internship in Internal Medicine and a residency in Dermatology were completed at the Cleveland Clinic. There, she remained on staff for five years, involved in clinical and academic medicine.

She is Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Kooken’s other professional memberships include:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cleveland Dermatological Society
  • Ohio Dermatological Association
  • Ohio State Medical Association

William V. Krug, MD

William V. Krug, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Temple University School of Medicine is Dr. Krug’s alma mater. His knowledge expanded further at the Cleveland Clinic, with internship in Internal Medicine and Dermatology residency. Since that time, he has devoted his career to providing excellence in dermatologic care to residents of the Cleveland area. Dr. Krug also serves at Case Western Reserve University as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology.

Professional memberships:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society)
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Cleveland Dermatologic Society
  • Ohio Dermatologic Association
Dr. Krug welcomes new adult and pediatric patients at Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery offices in Mentor.

Barry C. Lamkin, MD

Barry C. Lamkin, MD - Dermatology Team Akron With emphasis on medical Dermatology, Dr. Lamkin sees both pediatric and adult patients at Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery.

Dr. Lamkin is:

  • Board-Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • A Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • A member of Ohio State Medical Association, Ohio Dermatological Association, and Cleveland Dermatological Society
He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, and completed Dermatology residency training there. For many years, Dr. Lamkin was active in academic medicine, and he participated in the residency program at University Hospitals of Cleveland.

James F. Libecco, MD

James F. Libecco, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Dr. Libecco is well-known in the greater Akron/Cleveland area, appearing frequently on local radio and television as a Dermatology expert. In association with the Cleveland Clinic, he anchored a medical news television station with national distribution. Dr. Libecco is a published author, with numerous international papers. He was also a principal investigator in several research trials. The doctor lectures all over the country on Dermatology topics such as hair loss, psoriasis, and related diseases, the effect of diet on the skin, and treatment of the aging face.

Dr. Libecco’s educational background includes a degree from Northeastern Ohio Medical University, where he graduated in the top five percent of his class. Internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology were completed at the Cleveland Clinic, where he served as chief resident. He joined the Cleveland Clinic staff after residency, as Director of the Psoriasis, Phototherapy, and Cutaneous Care Center, and Director of the Clinical Research Center.

He is certified by American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Libecco’s other professional memberships include:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the Ohio State Medical Association
  • Member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member of the Cleveland Dermatologic Society

Gary D. Lichten, MD

Gary D. Lichten, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Dr. Lichten graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at Montefiore Hospital in Pennsylvania. His Dermatology training was at Metropolitan General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Lichten is:

  • Board Certified in Dermatology as well as Internal Medicine
  • Member of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the Ohio State Medical Association
  • Member of the Ohio Dermatological Association
  • Member of the Cleveland Dermatological Society
Dr. Lichten specializes in adult and pediatric Dermatology with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer and skin disease. He has a special interest in mole mapping as well as Photodynamic Therapy (PDT). He has additional training and vast experience in skin rejuvenation procedures, including neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin), Thermage, laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) skin discoloration treatment. He is accepting new patients in our Akron location.

Allison J. Moosally, MD

Allison J. Moosally, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery is fortunate to have Dr. Moosally’s expertise on staff. She specializes in skin cancer treatment including Mohs micrographic surgery. She is also experienced in general Dermatology, and cosmetic services such as laser surgery, neurotoxins (Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport), and fillers (Juvéderm, Restylane, Radiesse, and Belotero).

She is Board-Certified in Dermatology, and maintains membership in:

  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cleveland Dermatological Society
  • Ohio Dermatological Association
  • Women's Dermatological Society
Dr. Moosally is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed Dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic, and is Fellowship trained in Mohs micrographic surgery from that institution.

Justin G. Woodhouse, MD

Justin G. Woodhouse, MD - Dermatology Team Akron Dr. Woodhouse is a graduate of University of Iowa College of Medicine. He was selected as chief resident during residency training at the Cleveland Clinic. He continued his studies with a two-year fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery, also at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Woodhouse is Board-Certified in Dermatology. His other professional memberships include:

  • Member of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member of the College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Member of the Ohio Dermatological Association
  • Member of the Cleveland Dermatological Society, currently serving on the board of directors
Dr. Woodhouse takes special interest in skin cancer surveillance and treatment, including performing Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstructive procedures.

CHRISTINA C. CERNIK, MD

Dr. Christina Cernik - Dermatology Team Akron
Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Christina Cernik to our Akron location. Dr. Cernik will begin to see patients starting in January 2019. Please call to schedule your appointment.


Gina Berardinelli, RN, BSN, MSN, CNP

Gina Berardinelli, RN, BSN, MSN, CNP - Dermatology Team Akron Gina’s nursing career began at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, working in cardiac and critical care for four years. She returned to Ursuline College, receiving her RN to BSN in 2001. A Master of Science in Nursing from the same institution followed in 2007. Nearly a decade of Gina’s advanced practice career has been focused on Dermatology. Serving as developer and director of an acne clinic, Gina gained additional expertise in skin care and acne treatment.

Achievements and professional associations include:

  • Board-Certification as an adult nurse practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member of the Honor Society of Nursing
  • Membership in American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member of Dermatology Nurses’ Association
At Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery, Gina is instrumental in both medical and cosmetic services.

Jill Warner, RN, BSN, MSN, CNP

Jill Warner, RN, BSN, MSN, CNP - Dermatology Team Akron Jill earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Kent State University. For seven years, she worked in the intensive care unit at Akron General Medical Center as a registered nurse. Jill achieved a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Kent State in 2011. Since that time, she has been privileged to train under Dr. James Libecco, working as a Certified Nurse Practitioner.

Achievements and professional associations include:

  • Board-Certified as an adult nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association
Jill is focused on both medical and cosmetic services at Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery. She applies specialized training to laser hair removal and laser skin treatments.

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