THE DERMDOX TEAM - Bethlehem Office 

Stephen Schleicher, MD

Medical Director

The author of two books and over one hundred journal articles, Dr. Schleicher serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Emergency Medicine and for fifteen years served on the Advisory Board of the Day Spa Association. READ MORE

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Nicole Schnell, MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Nicole is board certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine. Nicole graduated magna cum laude from King’s College with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Studies and a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Honoraries included Delta Epsilon Sigma and the Aquinas Society. Prior to joining DermDox, Nicole gained Diplomate Fellow status through the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and practiced in Florida where she was trained in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Nicole is a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Pennsylvania Dermatology Physician Assistants.

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Breana Sims

Office Manager

Breana was born and raised in Florida. She moved to PA to be with my family and also experience the snow days.  Breana is an outgoing individual who loves her dog and loves to meet new people.

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Saied Talaie, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Talaie brings over 25 years of experience to DermDox Dermatology. He is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery which maintains rigorous standards in plastic and reconstructive surgery.  His post graduate surgical training includes a residency in General Surgery at Maryland General Hospital followed by a residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh where he served as chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in Microsurgery and Hand Surgery at Southern Illinois University. Dr. Talaie is highly trained and widely respected and performs a variety of plastic surgery procedures including removal of skin cancers, mini face-lifts, and liposuction.

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Brianna Franco

Medical Assistant

Brianna has almost 7 years of dermatology experience as a Medical Assistant. She is currently going to Penn State Berks for her LPN.  Brianna always puts her patients first and is passionate about dermatology, she believes if you love what you do you will never work a day in your life .

Charlene Roman-Holland (Cookie)

Practice Manager

Cookie has been doing customer service for over 40 years. She has an outgoing personality and is excellent with patience and people. She is willing to go the extra mile. With over 10 years experience in dermatology. Cookie also has over 20 years of management skills. She is a people person and loves what she does.  Cookie Loves to spend time with her friends and family. She enjoys all the special moments with her seven grandchildren. 

Latest Clinic News:


Welcome to DermDox.

On August 1, 2016, DermDox Dermatology Centers, PC opened its dermatology center in Downtown Hazleton.  Dr. Stephen Schleicher and his team has been serving Luzerne County and the surrounding area for over thirty years, and welcomes you to the "new" practice.  Dr. Schleicher offers the same service that thousands of patients have relied on for decades in the same familiar office.    


Clinical Research Studies.

DermDox has a variety of dermatology clinical studies available where the public may participate - and get free dermatology study care and paid for participant's time.  Please call the office to learn about the latest studies, as we offer many studies each year, and studies may begin on short notice.  We will announce studies on this website when we are able.