Brenda Schneider, PA-C brings years of experience in the diagnosis and management of skin conditions. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, followed by work in diagnostic medical cytogenetic laboratories. She attended Emory University Medical School in Atlanta, Georgia where she received a Masters degree in Medical Science. She maintains national certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Brenda began her dermatology career in 1998 as a Physician Assistant in Atlanta with Kaiser Permanente prior to moving to Carroll County, joining the practice of Dr. Lawrence Feldman in 2003. Since then Brenda has continued to practice dermatology in the area. She is skilled in the detection, prevention, and treatment of pre-cancer and skin cancer conditions, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of skin, hair and nails.
Kathy L. Bowes began her career as a Dermatology physician assistant in 2003, and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She received her undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and her medical training at the Medical University of Ohio, where she received a Master of Biomedical Sciences degree.
Prior to joining Westminster Dermatology, Kathy practiced in Reston and Fairfax, Virginia. She is also a United States Navy veteran where she served as an intelligence officer. Kathy is skilled in the detection, prevention and treatment of pre-cancers and skin cancer conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities of the skin, hair, and nails.
Dr. Rudo earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Bucknell University and also has a Masters Degree in Microbiology. She attended medical school at the University of Maryland, earning election to AOA, the National Medical Honor Society. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Maryland in 1985. Dr. Rudo served as Chief Resident in Dermatology in her final year and is board certified in Dermatology.
Dr. Rudo practices general dermatology and enjoys getting to know and take care of patients of all ages. When not working, she enjoys playing golf and traveling, especially to our beautiful National Parks.
Urvi Gonzales is Westminster Dermatology’s supervising physician. She keeps in close contact with our Physician Assistants, and she is available when they seek additional resources.
Dr. Gonzales graduated from MIT with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology. After a year of research at Harvard Medical School, she attended a combined Dartmouth-Brown Medical program, training at both schools and earning her Medical Degree from Brown Medical School. She then spent a research year at the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University prior to starting her internship at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She later completed her residency in dermatology at the University of Rochester in New York.