Dr. Brianna McDaniel Joins Benson Dermatology and QnA in July 2018!! Click here to learn more
Dr. April Sanchez Joins Benson Dermatology and QnA in August 2018!! Click here to learn more

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.