Meena Singh, MD
Dr. Singh is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs micrographic surgeon. She attended Harvard Medical School, trained at the Mayo Clinic, and completed a surgical fellowship in New York City. From there, she trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Upon completing a fellowship with the International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery under world-renowned surgeon Dr. Marc Avram, Dr. Singh trained in all areas of hair transplantation techniques including strip excision, manual/motorized/robotic follicular unit extraction, as well as transplanting into scarring alopecias.
Dr. Singh also specializes in medical treatments for hair loss of all cosmetic and medical types. She is passionate about treating ethnic skin/skin of color. Dr. Singh has performed clinical trials in laser hair stimulation, as well as studies in hair transplantation for scarring and non-scarring forms of hair loss. She has performed investigative studies on skin cancer in transplant recipients, as well as tissue engineering. She has numerous publications in multiple peer-reviewed dermatology journals, book chapters, and has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Additionally, she is a reviewer for the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and The Dermatologic Surgery Journal, and her blog articles have been published in online periodicals. Dr. Singh has been on the cover of The New York Times and featured on the TLC show Bad Hair Day.
Raised in Kansas City before leaving for school, she returned to the KC metro area with her three daughters to serve the needs of this community in her specialized issues of hair and skincare.
Fun Facts: "Softball freak!"
Follow Dr. Singh on Instagram @drmeenasingh
Mr. Dean has been in practice since 2002 and joined our team in 2012. Originally from Maryville, MO, he attended Truman State University (Kirksville, MO) and earned his master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Midwestern University (Downers Grove, IL). Mr. Dean specializes in rashes and particularly allergic contact dermatitis, for which he conducts patch testing for all our Kansas City-area patients. He sees patients at our Mission location.
Fun Facts: "The thing I'm proudest of in my career is becoming a diplomate of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. This requires extra training and tests, and is the highest achievement possible for a derm PA. I was the first SDPA diplomate in the KC area."
Andy Dean, PA
Courtney Stene, PA
Ms. Stene graduated from Wichita State University in 2016 as a Certified Physician Assistant, during which she completed a rotation with KMC. Following her graduation, she then completed a one-year dermatology fellowship with KMC and is now seeing patients in Leawood and Mission. Ms. Stene has an excellent bedside manner with a genuine passion for her patients. You will be sure to enjoy her welcoming smile and exuberance.
I ran my first half marathon last November.
I have two wiener dogs :)
I love to travel.
I love to read. Fiction mostly, but nonfiction too.
I plan on learning Spanish this year.
Follow Courtney on Instagram @skinsmarts
Ms. Howell graduated with a BS in biology from UMKC in 2013. She worked in the bone marrow transplant unit and oncology for several years. She then attended Wichita State University and received her Masters of Physician Assistant in 2018. Ms. Howell fell in love with Dermatology during rotations. As well as regular dermatology needs, she also does cosmetic injections and procedures.
Heather Howell, PA
Mission, Kansas City
Vinesha Byers, PA
Ms. Byers was born and raised in Kansas City. She is a nationally certified physician assistant (PA) who graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with bachelor's degrees in biology and chemistry. She earned a master's of science degree in physician assistant studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine in 2017.
Prior to joining KMC, she practiced in acute care/internal medicine and neurosurgery while maintaining a strong interest in dermatology. Currently, she's excited to be working with an excellent group of providers who evaluate and treat a variety of skin, hair, and nail conditions with compassionate patient-centered care.
When she is not seeing patients, she enjoys reading a good book, traveling, and most importantly, spending time with her wonderful husband and precious daughter while exploring Kansas City.
Danielle Berg, APRN
Ms. Berg completed her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Iowa State University in 1995. She received her BSN from Chamberlain University in 2012 and MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Maryville University St. Louis in 2016. She is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and board-certified by AANP.
Prior to becoming an APRN, Ms. Berg's nursing career was spent in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatrics. She was a member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses and certified as a high-risk neonatal nurse when she was part of a Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Team. She loves working with pediatric patients!
Ms. Berg is an avid Iowa State fan and loves to travel when possible. She also enjoys baking, bowling, walking, swimming, and learning to play pickle ball. She has two grown kids and two mini dachshunds.