Mark Gaughan, MD, FAAD

Mark Gaughan, MD, FAAD

Dr. Mark Gaughan was trained in Dermatology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He is trained in general dermatology, dermatologic surgery and laser surgery. Dr. Gaughan joined his father in practice at Durango Dermatology in 2001. Special interests include treatment of skin cancer, laser surgery, Mohs surgery, and treatment of aging skin.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Gaughan was a helicopter pilot in the Army flying UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters at Ft. Bragg, NC. He also served in Operation Desert Storm as a medical evacuation pilot and later served as the flight surgeon for the New Mexico Army National Guard and retired after over 20 years of service.

Dr. Mark Gaughan is a fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Mohs Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. Additionally, he is a member of the American Medical Society, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Dermatology Society, and the New Mexico Dermatology Society.

Raised in Durango, Colorado Mark enjoys the many activities and resources Durango offers.

Joseph Dai III, MD

Joseph Dai III, MD, FAAD

Dr. Joseph M. Dai III joined Durango Dermatology in May 2020.  He received his Medical Degree at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He completed his Dermatology residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He is trained in general dermatology, dermatologic surgery and laser surgery. Dr. Dai has special interest in treatment of skin cancer, Mohs surgery, and treatment of aging skin.

Prior to moving to Durango, Dr. Dai spent 14 years on active duty in the Army serving as a flight surgeon and a dermatologist with tours in Weisbaden, Germany, Afghanistan, Ft. Knox and most recently Ft. Campbell, KY.

Dr. Joseph Dai III is a fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology, the Association of Military Dermatologists, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Dai is excited to be in Durango with his wife and four children. They look forward to exploring all that Durango has to offer.

 Kristin Pogue, MPAS, PA-C

Kristin Pogue, MPAS, PA-C

Kristin Pogue is a board-certified physician assistant. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. She joined the practice in 2006 after completing her Master's in Physician Assistant Studies at University of Texas Medical Branch. During her training, she began to focus on dermatology by completing rotations and reasearch in the Dermatology Department at UTMB and performing additional clinical work at other university and private dermatology practices. Kristin's special interests are skin cancer prevention and education.

Kristin Pogue is a diplomate in the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and a member of the New Mexico Dermatology Society.

Since moving to Durango, Kristin has avidly pursued her passion for the outdoors with mountain biking, trail running, nordic skiing, and gardening.

 Robyn Chapman, BSN, RN, CANS

Robyn Chapman, BSN, RN, CANS

Robyn grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 1990 from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She practiced 17 years with Cardiac Surgical patients then moved into aesthetic nursing. Since 2007, she has been an injector and a laser specialist at a Dermatology practice in Knoxville, TN. In 2016, she and her family moved to Durango. Robyn increased her knowledge and expertise by receiving her National Certification as an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) in 2014. She has a passion for caring and listening to her patients in order to meet their concerns and enhance their natural beauty. She uses her aesthetic eye and skill to make her patients smile and feel good about themselves.

Robyn has been married 26 years and raised her 2 daughters in Knoxville, TN. She loves caring for her family and 3 dogs, and is also embracing all the beauty and outdoor activities of Durango. 

Lorraine Roche

Lorraine Roche, RN, Aesthetician

Lorraine joins Durango Dermatology as a registered nurse and licensed aesthetician. She has worked in medical aesthetics since 2007 and continued her education by becoming an RN in 2015. While she enjoyed many years working in a hospital environment, she is very excited to be working back in the medical aesthetic field. She is passionate about helping patients achieve healthy skin through our many services including laser, injectables, and customized skin care.

Lorraine was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and moved to Colorado in 1994. For fun, she loves riding her horse, mountain biking, and snowboarding.

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523 S. Camino Del Rio Ste B, Durango, CO 81303

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