THE DERMDOX TEAM - Sugarloaf Office

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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.

Zachary Sabaday, MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Zachary S 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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Jeniffer Urena

Medical Assistant

Jeniffer graduated from Penn State Hazleton as a Certified Medical Assistant in 2020. She is bilingual and helps translate for our many Spanish speaking patients. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Jen has an outgoing personality and enjoys caring for all her patients. 

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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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Cassandra Manganelli

Medical Assistant/Aesthetician

Cassandra was born and raised in Hazle Township, She is a  Licensed Esthetician and Certified Dermatology Technician. Cassandra loves all things skin care, spending time with family, friends and rescue pup, Rocco. 

Ariana Debellis

Office Manager

Ariana was born and raised in York, Pennsylvania. Her positive and bubbly personality helps her care for patients in the most compassionate way possible. In her personal time she enjoys spending time at Hersheypark with her husband and with their rescue dog, Cash.

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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. 

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.  

Dana M. Mauch, CRA

Director of Clinical Research 

Dana has been working with Dr. Schleicher managing his clinical research activities for nearly 15 years. 


MaryAnn Guza, LPN
Office Nurse

As a member of the Dermatology Nursing Association (DNA), MaryAnn manages all aspects of our nursing duties. She works daily with patient phone issues, mediation question and patient care issues.  MaryAnn also perform cosmetic microderm and chemical peel treatments as well as assists with laser procedures.