MEET DR. RY BOHRNSTEDT

in Lynchburg, VA

Meet Dr. Ry Bohrnstedt

in Lynchburg, VA

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Our Dermatologist

Dr. Bohrnstedt is a 2009 graduate of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing a traditional rotating internship at Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Lewis Gale Hospital at Montgomery, Dr. Bohrnstedt completed his residency in dermatology. He served as Chief Resident during his Dermatology Residency Program at Lewis Gale. He continued to serve his community there in Blacksburg by providing patient care and teaching dermatology residents in training.

Dr. Bohrnstedt is passionate about caring for patients with long term, visible skin conditions that cause physical and emotional stress. He specializes in diagnosing and treating skin cancers. He is passionate about early recognition and recommends getting regular preventative skin checks. He also enjoys diagnosing and treating skin cancers before they become a bigger problem for patients. Dr. Bohrnstedt’s special interest in dermatology include:

  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Managing Acute and Chronic Skin Rashes
  • Skin Cancer Screenings
  • Skin Cancer Removal

Outside the office, Dr. Bohrnstedt enjoys going to church, spending time with family and friends, watching his children play sports and helping to coach their teams. If there is any extra time left over, you can probably find him fishing, kayaking, or working on a woodworking project.

Learn More About Dr. Ry Bohrnstedt

Education

  • Dermatology Residency, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Lewis Gale Hospital at Montgomery, 2010-2013
  • Traditional Rotating Internship,Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Lewis Gale Hospital at Montgomery, 2009-2010
  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, 2005-2009
  • Concord University, 2002-2005.

Honors and Awards

  • Dermatology Teacher of the Year- Lewis Gale Hospital at Montgomery, 2015-2016
  • Chief Resident- Dermatology Residency Program, 2013
  • Published multiple journal articles in Cutis and The Journal Of American Osteopathic College of Dermatology

Affiliations

  • Member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Member of the American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Member and Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD)
  • Member and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • New Member of the Lynchburg Academy of Medicine (LAM)
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“I am very passionate about helping patients with their skin conditions and early detection of melanomas and other skin cancers. I enjoy working with my patients to find the best solution for their skin. I am honored to serve Lynchburg and the surrounding area with excellent dermatologic care.”

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Our NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant

Katy Herbert is an NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant. She grew up in Forest, Virginia and completed her undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech in Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise. She earned her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Lynchburg. She is currently completing the Doctorate of Medical Science degree from the University of Lynchburg while working at Seven Hills Dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Katy has experience in general and cosmetic dermatology and is passionate about helping patients with acute and chronic skin conditions. Katy is very excited to be practicing in her hometown and looks forward to increasing access to dermatologic care in the area.

Outside of work, Katy enjoys spending times with friends and family, practicing yoga, hiking, and playing with her dog, Sadie.

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Education

  • Doctorate of Medical Science degree from the University of Lynchburg
  • Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Lynchburg
  • Undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech in Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise

Memberships

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
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“I look forward to working with Dr. Bohrnstedt at Seven Hills Dermatology, and I’m eager to provide quality dermatologic care to the people in this community.”

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Our NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant

Johnathan is a Physician Assistant with over 21 years of experience in Dermatology. He grew up in West Virginia and attended the University of Kentucky after high school. There he earned his Bachelor of Health Science degree in Physician Assistant studies and then went on to receive a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska. He has spent the last 21 years providing general Dermatology care to patients of all ages. He is certified with the NCCPA and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Johnathan's years of experience in Dermatology have afforded him the opportunity to gain valuable insight into treating both acute and chronic skin conditions. He is well versed in the early detection and treatment of skin cancers, as well as treatment of psoriasis, eczema, warts, acne and a variety of other skin diseases and conditions.

When away from work, Johnathan and his wife are busy raising and homeschooling their six children. They also enjoy farming and raise purebred nubian dairy goats. You will often find them involved in local church activities as well.

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Education

  • Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska
  • Bachelor Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Kentucky
  • Bachelor Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from the University of Kentucky

Memberships

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
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“I have enjoyed identifying and treating patients' skin problems over the years. It is very rewarding to see a skin condition improve or resolve, and to see a patient's quality of life improve. It is an honor to serve patients in this area, and a blessing to work alongside such dedicated people.”

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