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Dermatology Associates provides quality and professional care for the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of skin conditions.
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about our practice
Meet our Providers
Dr. George is a board-certified dermatologist and the senior partner with Dermatology Associates, PLLP. He has been in practice in the Flathead Valley since 1996. Prior to moving to Montana, Dr. George completed his Air Force career as the dermatologist at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Dr. George has extensive training in surgical and cosmetic dermatology and is the medical director of the Laser Cosmetic Center.
He and his wife Lori have three children that were all raised in our beautiful Flathead Valley and enjoy all the numerous outdoor activities available here.
Kathryn Kay Hansen, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist who has been practicing at Dermatology Associates since 2001. Her practice encompasses all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology from pediatrics to geriatrics.
Dr. Hansen is a Glasgow, Montana native and graduate of Montana State University and the University of Washington School of Medicine. After her internship at the Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin, she completed her dermatology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Her first practice was in Seattle for two years before she returned home to Montana. From 1994-2000 she was the dermatologist at the Great Falls Clinic.
Kay is married to artist Bye Bitney and they enjoy raising their two children, Katy and Carl, and several pets on the shores of Flathead Lake.
Dr. Shors is a board certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Society of Mohs Surgery. Dr. Shors specializes in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, which is the gold standard in treating complicated skin cancers. He currently performs over 700 Mohs cases per year, and also sees general dermatology patients.
Dr. Shors earned his B.S. in Biology with Highest Honors from Montana State University, and his M.D. with Honors from the University of Washington. While in medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. His residency training in dermatology was at the University of Washington, where he served as chief resident. After finishing training, he joined a large practice in Seattle (now Kaiser Permanente) and was the chief dermatologist for 8 years. In 2015, he spent a year working closely with Mohs surgeons in this high-volume practice to perfect the technique. Dr. Shors has been voted by his peers as one of the top dermatologists in Seattle in both Seattle and Seattle Metropolitan magazines from 2009-2015, is past president of the Seattle Dermatology Society, and is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington. He has published a number of original research articles on skin cancer, particularly melanoma.
A native of Cut Bank, he is excited to be home in Montana. He and his wife, Dr. Heidi Shors, have three children and enjoy hiking, skiing, and playing tennis and basketball.
Libbie Lapp PA-C has been with Dermatology Associates since October, 2004. She graduated with her Physician Assistant degree from Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT, August 2004. She practiced as a pharmacist in the Flathead Valley from 1990 to 2002 prior to commencing her Physician Assistant studies. She obtained her pharmacy degree in 1988 from South Dakota State University. She is a member of the Montana Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
She and her husband Richard live in Creston and are active members of the community, recently retiring from the Creston Volunteer Fire Department after 15 years of service. They have two grown children who both graduated from Flathead High School. She and her family enjoy the many outdoor activities of our area including, hiking, biking, paddle boarding, and snow skiing.
MacKenzie Horn originally hails from Colorado. As part of a military family she has also called Germany and Ohio home. In 2012 she matriculated Magna Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. Her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University in Allentown, Pennsylvania was awarded in 2016. In addition to her university studies in physician assistant training, she volunteered as part of a medical team organized to provide healthcare for the homeless population of Allentown. MacKenzie served the community both in shelters and as a part of the street medicine team.
MacKenzie and her husband moved to the Flathead Valley in 2016. They enjoy the many outdoor opportunities the area offers. On weekends you can find MacKenzie skiing, kayaking, and hiking. While she may have lived many places, Montana is by far her favorite. She looks forward to meeting you at the office.
Maureen Kunz is a Physician Assistant who moved to the Flathead Valley in 2014. She is a Virginia native who received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary in 1993. She continued her education at Duke University where she received her Masters in Health Science to become a Physician Assistant. She moved to Reno/Tahoe area and practiced as a dermatology PA for over 15 years before moving to Montana. She is excited to be working for Dermatology Associates in the new Whitefish office. She enjoys taking care of patients of all ages.
Maureen resides with her husband, 2 children and 3 dogs in Olney, MT. She enjoys hiking, biking, snowboarding and cross country skiing.