Meet Dermatology Associates of
Oakbrook Terrace Providers

Dr. Virginia Allen, MD

Dr. Virginia Allen, MD

Dermatologist

Dr. Virginia Allen, is a board certified dermatologist of the American Board of Dermatology, a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Chicago Dermatologic Society and the Illinois Dermatologic Society. Dr. Allen attended Loyola University of Chicago and graduated with a B.S. degree with the highest honors in 1983. She earned her M.D. degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1988. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, she completed her residency in Dermatology at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania in 1992. There she served as Chief Resident in Dermatology before joining Dr. Edward J. Keuer, M.D. in private practice. Since that time, she has served as a consultant in Dermatology at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for Naperville School District 203.

My Primary Areas of Interest

Dr. Allen’s areas of interest include pediatric and adult dermatology as well as aesthetic dermatology. Her areas of expertise include the injections of Botox and dermal fillers including Juvederm for rejuvenation of the face. She also performs sclerotherapy for the treatment of spider veins and laser therapy using IPL technology. Most importantly, she enjoys caring for patients with compassion and kindness and performs total skin examinations with diligence, screening for skin cancer and malignant melanoma.

Julie Jourdan

Julie Jourdan, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Julie Jourdan, PA-C (Certified Physician Assistant), has a Masters of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Before beginning her education as a PA, she received an undergraduate degree in both Biology and Spanish from Elmhurst College. She graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors from Elmhurst College in 2001. Julie is a member of the following professional organizations: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Illinois Association of Physician Assistants (IAPA), and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA). She is fluent in Spanish, and has studied abroad in Spain, Ecuador, and in the Dominican Republic where she has worked in medical missions.

My Primary Areas of Interest

Julie’s areas of interest include adult, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology. Julie has completed additional training for Botox injections. She also enjoys working closely with physicians to provide the highest quality dermatologic care for patients of all ages. Julie joined Dermatology Associates of Oakbrook Terrace in January 2009.

Kristin Derungs

Kristin Derungs, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kristin Derungs, PA-C (Certified Physician Assistant), is a board certified Physician Assistant licensed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She graduated with Highest Honors from Trinity Christian College in 2012 where she majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. She then received her Masters of Medical Science from Midwestern University in 2014. She has prior experience in Plastic Surgery and Hematology/Oncology. During her time in Oncology, Kristin had the opportunity to care for patients with chronic illness and end-stage disease, which taught her patience, compassion, humility, and an appreciation for life that she will always carry with her. She has now found her passion in Dermatology. Kristin is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA).

My Primary Areas of Interest

Kristin sees both pediatric and adult patients with a special interest in adolescent and adult acne, cosmetic dermatology, skin cancer, and patient education.

Cassandra Maravich

Cassandra Maravich

Esthetician

Cassi joined Dermatology Associates of Oakbrook Terrace in May of 2009. She has been in the skin and hair industry over 25 years, receiving her cosmetology license in 1992. Passionate about skin care, she pursued further education and obtained her esthetics license in 2007. Cassi has completed training for, and is experienced with, multiple types of lasers for photo rejuvenation, laser hair reduction, pigmentation and vessels. She has extensive knowledge in medical grade and medium depth chemical peels, microdermabrasion, microneedling, dermaplaning, facials and photodynamic therapy (PDT). During a treatment consultation with Cassi, each patient will also be provided with an individualized skin care regimen based on his or her individual concerns.

My Primary Areas of Interest

Cassi continues to be passionate about skin care and cosmetic dermatology. She regularly pursues educational opportunities to further her knowledge in the field of dermatology. Her most gratifying reward is helping patients improve the quality of their skin and feel good about themselves.

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