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John M. Pelachyk, MD

Biography

Dr. Pelachyk is a lifelong Michigan resident, and he has maintained a practice in Port Huron since 1991. He is Board-Certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology. His professional areas of interest include general dermatology, collagen vascular diseases, psoriasis, skin cancer detection and treatment, acne and dermatopathology.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Medical Degree:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Dermatology Residency:

Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI

Dermatopathology Residency:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH

Hospital Affiliations

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, MI
Port Huron Hospital, MI

Certificates

Board Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)
Board Certified Dermatopathologist (American Board of Dermatology and Pathology)

Professional Memberships

Dermatology Foundation
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology
Michigan Dermatological Society
Michigan State Medical Society
Mercy Community, Physician Hospital Organization

Achievements

Valedictorian, Graduating Class of St. Basil's Preparatory School
William J. Branstrom Freshman Award for Academic Excellence, University of Michigan
Class Honors, University of Michigan
James B. Angel Scholar, University of Michigan
Graduated with "High Distinction," University of Michigan
Elected Phi Beta Kappa, University of Michigan
Elected Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Michigan Medical School
Recipient of the Annual Resident Scientific Research Award of the Michigan Dermatologic Society

Publications

  • "Diseases of the Peripheral Vessels and Their Contents", Krull EA, Beninson J, Pelachyk JM, Taliercio FC: In Dermatology; Editors, Orkin M, Maiback H, Dahl M, 1991; Lange Medical Publishers, Old Tappan, NJ.

  • Pelachyk JM, Mikhail GR. "Neoplasms in Mohs Micrographic Surgery Practice: Clinical Pathologic Correlations: (Chapter 4) in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, GR Mikhail, Editor, 1991; WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Douglass MC, Cruz C, Pelachyk JM: "Kaposi's Sarcoma and Immunosuppression." Current Concepts in Skin Disorder. 1980; 1 (3):7-16.

  • Pelachyk JM, Heinzerling RH, Burnham TK: "Serologic Profiles as Immunologic Markers for Different Clinical Presentations of Lupus Erythematous.: Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 1983; 12 (4): 382-389.

  • Pelachyk JM, Bergfeld WF, Tomecki KJ, McMahon JT, Tubbs R: " Histiocytosis X: Presentation in a 27-year-old Female." Cleveland Clinic Quarterly. 1983; 50 (2) 197-200.

  • Pelachyk JM, Bergfeld WF, McMahon JT: "Chyrsiasis Following Gold Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Ultrastructural Analysis With X-Ray Energy Spectroscopy." Journ. Cut. Pathol., 1984; 11:491-494.

  • Manz, Lisa, Pelachyk JM: "Bleomycin-lidocaine mixture reduces pain of intralesional injection in the treatment of recalcitrant verrucae." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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Profile Photo of John M. Pelachyk, MD

John M. Pelachyk, MD

Biography

Dr. Pelachyk is a lifelong Michigan resident, and he has maintained a practice in Port Huron since 1991. He is Board-Certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology. His professional areas of interest include general dermatology, collagen vascular diseases, psoriasis, skin cancer detection and treatment, acne and dermatopathology.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Medical Degree:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Dermatology Residency:

Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI

Dermatopathology Residency:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH

Hospital Affiliations

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, MI
Port Huron Hospital, MI

Certificates

Board Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)
Board Certified Dermatopathologist (American Board of Dermatology and Pathology)

Professional Memberships

Dermatology Foundation
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology
Michigan Dermatological Society
Michigan State Medical Society
Mercy Community, Physician Hospital Organization

Achievements

Valedictorian, Graduating Class of St. Basil's Preparatory School
William J. Branstrom Freshman Award for Academic Excellence, University of Michigan
Class Honors, University of Michigan
James B. Angel Scholar, University of Michigan
Graduated with "High Distinction," University of Michigan
Elected Phi Beta Kappa, University of Michigan
Elected Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Michigan Medical School
Recipient of the Annual Resident Scientific Research Award of the Michigan Dermatologic Society

Publications

  • "Diseases of the Peripheral Vessels and Their Contents", Krull EA, Beninson J, Pelachyk JM, Taliercio FC: In Dermatology; Editors, Orkin M, Maiback H, Dahl M, 1991; Lange Medical Publishers, Old Tappan, NJ.

  • Pelachyk JM, Mikhail GR. "Neoplasms in Mohs Micrographic Surgery Practice: Clinical Pathologic Correlations: (Chapter 4) in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, GR Mikhail, Editor, 1991; WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Douglass MC, Cruz C, Pelachyk JM: "Kaposi's Sarcoma and Immunosuppression." Current Concepts in Skin Disorder. 1980; 1 (3):7-16.

  • Pelachyk JM, Heinzerling RH, Burnham TK: "Serologic Profiles as Immunologic Markers for Different Clinical Presentations of Lupus Erythematous.: Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 1983; 12 (4): 382-389.

  • Pelachyk JM, Bergfeld WF, Tomecki KJ, McMahon JT, Tubbs R: " Histiocytosis X: Presentation in a 27-year-old Female." Cleveland Clinic Quarterly. 1983; 50 (2) 197-200.

  • Pelachyk JM, Bergfeld WF, McMahon JT: "Chyrsiasis Following Gold Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Ultrastructural Analysis With X-Ray Energy Spectroscopy." Journ. Cut. Pathol., 1984; 11:491-494.

  • Manz, Lisa, Pelachyk JM: "Bleomycin-lidocaine mixture reduces pain of intralesional injection in the treatment of recalcitrant verrucae." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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Michael Render, PA-C

Biography

A native of Richmond, Michigan, Michael Render is a Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in acne, psoriasis and wart treatment, along with skin cancer detection and treatment. He offers high quality and compassionate care to patients with a wide variety of dermatologic diseases and concerns. Michael believes everyone needs to be aware of even minimal changes in their body noting that your skin, hair and nails can give certain indications for different types of internal malignancies including: stomach cancer, breast cancer, and lymphoma. He suggests if you notice something new, there is no harm in seeking help.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Graduate Degree:
Midwestern University - Downers Grove, IL

Certificates

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

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Michael Render, PA-C

Biography

A native of Richmond, Michigan, Michael Render is a Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in acne, psoriasis and wart treatment, along with skin cancer detection and treatment. He offers high quality and compassionate care to patients with a wide variety of dermatologic diseases and concerns. Michael believes everyone needs to be aware of even minimal changes in their body noting that your skin, hair and nails can give certain indications for different types of internal malignancies including: stomach cancer, breast cancer, and lymphoma. He suggests if you notice something new, there is no harm in seeking help.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Graduate Degree:
Midwestern University - Downers Grove, IL

Certificates

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

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