Our Team

Dr. Robert Benson

Dr. Robert Benson - Our Team

Experience Matters

  • Over thirty-five years of experience in dermatology and cosmetic surgery in the U.S. and abroad
  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member of the Louisiana State Medical Society and Louisiana Dermatologic Society
  • Member of the Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society
  • Past President, Tangipahoa Medical Society
  • Past Member, New Zealand Medical Society
  • Among the first U.S. physicians to perform liposuction, Smartlipo laser liposculpture, Pearl laser resurfacing, fat transfer, and facial injectables procedures
  • Founder of QnA Medical Spa and Cosmetic Surgery, located in downtown Ponchatoula
  • Ponchatoula Citizen of the Year, 2006

Dr. Christel Malinski

Dr. Christel Malinski - Our Team

"I am committed to helping every patient achieve healthy, cancer-free, beautiful skin."

  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Completed dermatology residency with Louisiana State University after internship in internal medicine
  • Received M.D. from LSU School of Medicine
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Member of Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Dr. Brianna McDaniel

Dr. Brianna McDaniel - Our Team

Dr. McDaniel, a native of McComb, MS, and patient of Dr. Robert Benson since childhood, is excited to serve our community as part of the Benson Dermatology team.

  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Specializes in Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Completed dermatology residency at Campbell University School of Medicine in Wilmington, NC.
  • Completed internship at Virginia Tech/Virginia College of Medicine in Blacksburg, VA.
  • Completed medical school with high honors from William Carey University College of Medicine in Hattiesburg, MS.
  • Founding president of the Dermatology Interest Group at William Carey University College of Medicine
  • Member of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
  • Member of the American Society of Mohs Surgery
  • Member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons

Dr. April Sanchez

Dr. April Sanchez - Our Team

“As part of the Benson Dermatology team, I am eager to continue serving Walker and surrounding communities with quality care and compassion.”

  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Completed dermatology residency with the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Numerous publications, presentations, and original research in dermatology
  • Received M.D. with Distinction in Research from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member of The Society of Pediatric Dermatology
*Individual results may vary. Photography contains a mix of actual patients and stock photography. Testimonials are from actual patients.