Meet our Doctors


Joseph J. Zaladonis Jr., M.D., F.A.A.D.

Dr Zaladonis, a Bethlehem native, received his BA from Lehigh University and MD from Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he served as Chief Resident. He completed his residency in Dermatology at New York Medical College where he also was Chief Resident. Dr Zaladonis is a Diplomate of The American Board of Dermatology, Fellow of The American Academy of Dermatology and Fellow of The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He is on the Medical Staff of St Luke’s University Health Network, Lehigh Valley Hospital and an adjunct clinical professor at Temple University School of Medicine. Since beginning his practice in 1995 Dr Zaladonis has been involved in teaching medical students and residents from these institutions. Dr Zaladonis has an interest in all aspects of Dermatology and strives to provide personalized care for all of his patients.

Mary E. Hutchins, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Dr Mary E. Hutchins is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. She received her undergraduate degree from The College of New Jersey and attended medical school at Robert Wood Johnson (formerly Rutgers University Medical School) where she graduated 1st in her class.  Dr. Hutchins completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Morristown Memorial Medical Center in New Jersey and received her specialty training in Dermatology at The University of Maryland Medical Center.  Dr. Hutchins is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society.

Veronica Rutt, D.O., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.M.S

Dr. Veronica Rutt is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon. She specializes in surgical, medical, and cosmetic Dermatology. She completed her undergraduate studies in Neuroscience and Public Health at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. With a passion for medicine, Dr. Rutt wanted to dedicate her life to improving the lives of her patients. She attended the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine to earn her medical degree.  She completed both her transitional internship and Dermatology residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she was honored to serve as chief resident. Dr. Rutt went on to complete a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Dr. Rutt has participated in research involving skin cancer and her work has been published in peer-reviewed dermatology journals. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.  Dr. Rutt grew up in Lehigh County and is excited to be making her return back to the area. She hopes to be able to impact the community by providing outstanding dermatologic care.

 Marie Helmold, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Dr. Marie Helmold is a Board Certified Dermatologist. She received her undergraduate degree from Lehigh University and her MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Helmold completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina and received her specialty training in Dermatology at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Helmold is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Our Certifications & Licensure:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology 
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery 
  • Fellow, American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery                                                     
  • Fellow American College of Mohs Surgery

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Hours of Operation

Zaladonis Dermatology Associates


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-2:00 pm