DERMDOX - Providers

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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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Sara Mahmood, DPM

Podiatrist/Dermatology Fellow 

Sara Mahmood, DPM graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelors in Biological Sciences. She went on to get her doctorate from Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine. She completed a 3-year surgical residency at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, MD. She then joined St Luke’s University Health Network and completed a fellowship in podiatric dermatology. She is highly skilled in the management of multiple lower extremity pathologies such as skin cancer, psoriasis, and wound care. She has a special interest in the dermatological manifestations of systemic diseases in the lower extremity.

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Greg Forsyth MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Greg is a Nationally certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) with over 20 years of Dermotology experience. He received his Bachelors and Masters degree from the University of Nebraska while serving in the United States Air Force. Greg has found his passion in providing dermatology services for the community in which he grew up.  He enjoys combining his acumen for attention to detail with his surgical expertise to ensure an excellent outcome for each patient.  His mission is to provide cosmetic and general dermatology care that helps each patient attain their best natural appearance that increases their self esteem. 

Zachary Sabaday, MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Zachary has an academic background that includes a bachelor of science degree in biology from Misericordia University, a master of science degree from Chatham University, and a master of science degree in physician assistant studies from Misericordia University. He is certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants. He has experience working as a patient care technician on a surgical oncology unit for UPMC and an EMT for Back Mountain Regional. Zachary is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.

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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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Rebecca Geiger, MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Rebecca graduated from Seton Hill University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Physician Assistant Studies.   She is board certified by the National board for PA certification and has been practicing as a Physician Assistant since 2005


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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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Amy DePalma MSN, NP-C 

Nurse Practitioner - Gilbert Office

Amy graduated from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and then received her Master of Science in Nursing from DeSales University. She is certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to joining Dermdox, Amy worked in Critical Care and another dermatology practice.

In her free time Amy enjoys hiking and spending time outdoors with her family.

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Brittany Spinosa-Weber, MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant 

Brittany graduated from Moravian University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and then received a Master of Science in Physician Associate Studies from DeSales University.  She is certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Associates and is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Brittany joins DermDox after working as a PA-C at another dermatology practice. She has also worked as a dermatology/internal medicine medical scribe for LVHN and a patient care assistant on the trauma unit for SLUHN prior to obtaining her medical degree.

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 practice with offices now located in Sugarloaf and Mechanicsburg.

Dr. Schleicher continues to offer the same service that thousands of patients have relied on for decades.


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.