135 Kinnelon Road, Suite 103
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
Phone: 973.838.1771

Fax: 973.492.2858

JoAnn Szylit, M.D - General and Cosmetic Dermatology

Medical Director
Board Certified American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Dermatology

Dr. Szylit established Kinnelon Dermatology Associates over 20 years ago with the goal of offering excellent compassionate medical care to patients of all ages. Dr. Szylit completed her undergraduate studies at The State University of New York at Stony Brook where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She remained at Stony Brook to obtain her Medical Degree. Dr. Szylit moved on to the University of Pittsburgh/ Montifiore Hospital in Pennsylvania for her Internship in Internal Medicine and returned to Stony Brook for her Internal Medicine Residency. Dr. Szylit completed her research Fellowship and Dermatology Residency at Columbia University/ Presbyterian Hospital in New York where she remains as an Assistant Clinical Professor.

Carolyn Schwartz, M.D.- General Dermatology

Board Certified -  American Board of Dermatology
Staff Physician

Dr. Schwartz has practiced Dermatology in New Jersey for over 15 years.. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University where she graduated Cum Laude.  Dr. Schwartz went on to obtain her Medical Degree from Stony Brook University before her residency  in Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Schwartz understands the importance of the doctor-patient relationship, strives to provide comprehensive individualized care and enjoys treating patients of all ages.

David Ciocon, M.D., MOHs Micrographic Surgeon and Cosmetic Dermatology

Board Certified American Board of Dermatology
American Mohs College Fellow
Staff Physician

Dr. David Ciocon performs Mohs Micrographic Surgery as well as numerous Cosmetic Procedures in our office. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University (cum laude) and his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Prior to his Residency in Dermatology, he completed three years of a combined General and Plastic Surgery Residency training at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital as well as a one-year clinical research fellowship in psoriasis at Harvard University, Brigham & Women's Hospital. He subsequently completed his Dermatology Residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident and recipient of the Leo M. Davidoff Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Ciocon then completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey. 

A board certified dermatologist, he is licensed in New Jersey and New York. He is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. He is a member of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine & Surgery, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Ciocon currently serves as the Director of MOHs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. 

Jennifer Chwalek, M.D., MOHs Micrographic Surgeon                                                                           

Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology                                                                        

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology                                                                                  

Staff Physician  

Dr. Jennifer Chwalek graduated from Vassar College with honors in Art History.  Dr. Chwalek received her medical degree from the University of Maryland where she was elected to the National Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha.  Following medical school she completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a clinical research fellowship studying cutaneous hair biology and alopecia with renowned hair expert, Dr. Vera Price at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  She completed her Dermatology residency at the University of Maryland where she served as chief resident.  Prior to joining Kinnelon Dermatology, she worked in Northern California and served as a clinical instructor in the Department of Dermatology at UCSF.  She has been asked to lecture at numerous national and international conferences and has written book chapters and articles for peer-reviewed journals.  Her professional interests include hair loss, Mohs micrographic surgery and laser procedures.

Therese Casas- Brown, PA-C General Dermatology

Certified Physician Assistant

Ms. Casas-Brown has been actively practicing as a Certified Physician Assistant working exclusively in Dermatology since 2001.
Ms. Casas-Brown graduated Cum Laude upon receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree from The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York. Her Physician Assistant Program was completed at Harlem Hospital Center in New York.
Prior to joining Kinnelon Dermatology, Ms. Casas-Brown worked exclusively in Dermatology in Atlanta Georgia where she enjoyed treating patients of all ages. Her warm demeanor, compassion and excellent dermatological skills have made her a popular provider in the practice. Therese has an excellent rapport with children and teenagers and is often requested for afternoon and evening appointments. As with most PA's, Therese works in conjunction with the physicians in the practice with availability built into her schedule to allow for urgent needs to be met.   SHe has a special