Welcome to Central Illinois Dermatology

Located in Peoria, Central Illinois Dermatology’s board certified dermatologists focus on the care, treatment and prevention of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Our doctors specialize in treating medical skin conditions including acne, psoriasis, scalp disorders, eczema, moles, and skin cancer. Our mission is to provide personalized, compassionate dermatologic care.

  • Patients are seen by one of our board certified dermatologists

  • Medical care for the treatment of a wide range of skin, hair and nail conditions

  • Annual skin exams for those with increased sun exposure

How to SPOT Skin Cancer™

Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. It is estimated that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. Use the information in this infographic to check your skin regularly.

Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer

Learn how you can help prevent skin cancer with these tips from the American Academy of Dermatology:

Say Yes to Sun Protection
How to Apply Sunscreen
Sun Protection for Babies

Our Board Certified Providers

Christopher T. Kroodsma, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Kroodsma graduated summa cum laude and top graduate at the University of Tennessee, where he received his bachelor of science degree. He then received his medical degree with high honors from the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine. Dr. Kroodsma completed his dermatology residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, where he served as Chief Resident.

He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and focuses on medical dermatology for all ages. He joined Central Illinois Dermatology in 2004 and lives in Peoria with his wife and two children.

Jamie L. Frey, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Frey graduated summa cum laude at Marquette University, where she received her bachelor of science degree. She then received her medical degree with high honors from Creighton University. Dr. Frey completed her dermatology residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, where she served as Chief Resident.

She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and focuses on medical dermatology for all ages. She joined Central Illinois Dermatology in 2010 and lives in Peoria with her husband and two children.

Katherine A. Beaudry, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Beaudry graduated summa cum laude at St. Ambrose University, where she received her bachelor of science degree. She then received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Dr. Beaudry completed her dermatology residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, where she served as Chief Resident.

She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and focuses on medical dermatology for all ages. She joined Central Illinois Dermatology in 2015 and lives in Peoria with her husband and three children.

Ashley M. Steffens, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Steffens graduated summa cum laude at Eureka College, where she received her bachelor of science degree. She then received her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Steffens completed her dermatology residency at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident.

She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and focuses on medical dermatology for all ages. She joined Central Illinois Dermatology in 2018 and lives in Peoria with her husband and child.

Rebecca Barrick, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Rebecca Barrick PA-C is an honors graduate of Butler University and is a reputable Physician Assistant who has been practicing since 2003 in the Peoria area. With her extensive surgical and procedural background and knowledge base, she is respected in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Becky was previously presented with the OSF 2021 Advance Practice Provider Exemplary Practice Award. She also holds certifications in injection therapies, including Botox.

She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and will focus on surgical lesion and skin cancer removal. We are excited to welcome Becky to our practice starting in January 2024. She lives in Washington with her husband and three children.

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