Meet our Staff

All of the physicians at Dermatology Practice of the Carolinas, P.A.
are licensed in North Carolina and board-certified in Dermatology.

Catherine Pointon M.D. Habla Español é Inglés

Dr. Catherine Pointon graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry. She graduated in 1990 from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York where she completed her residency in Internal medicine (1993) and her Dermatology residency (1996). She was board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1993 and the American Board of Dermatology in 1996. She recertified in her Dermatology board in 2006.

Dr. Pointon is a member of the America Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, North Carolina Dermatology Association and North Carolina Medical Society. She has been in private practice in Dermatology since 1996 and has been practicing in Charlotte, NC since 1998. Dr. Pointon specializes in all aspects of general medical and pediatric dermatology and skin care prevention and treatment. She is also proficient in Spanish.

Rebecca Lee Strunk-Lail MPAS, PA-C

Mrs. Rebecca Strunk-Lail is a board-certified dermatology physician assistant who completed her Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. She is a graduate of James Madison University’s Physician Assistant program where she received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies degree.

Upon graduation, Rebecca became board certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants and began her career practicing as a Dermatology Physician Assistant in Charlotte, NC. She has several years of valuable experience in the evaluation and management of various medical and surgical dermatologic conditions. Her primary focus is general dermatology with a special interest in acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and skin cancer screening and prevention in both adults and pediatrics. She believes in emphasizing patient education and establishing strong relationships with her patients based on trust and open communication. Rebecca is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants.

When Rebecca is not at work caring for her patients, she enjoys running and spending time with her husband, Great Dane, and Yorkshire Terrier.

Elisa Edgerton, NP-C Injection Specialist

Elisa Edgerton, a board-certified nurse practitioner joins our practice with 12 years of combined nursing and medical aesthetic experience. After becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Elisa has chosen to devote her practice to the aesthetics field. She cares deeply about each patient, listening to the patient and forming the plan of care with the patients concerns in mind while using her expertise and her eye for the artistic side of facial injectables to customize each patient's unique treatment for the most natural results. She is also advanced in the microcannula technique with facial fillers. She is always attending new trainings to stay current with the best and latest approaches to facial injectables to offer and relay to her patients.

Elisa resides in Matthews. In her off time enjoys spending time outdoors hiking in the mountains or vacationing at the beach with her husband, two children, and their dog. Elisa also enjoys volunteering her time at the local help center/food pantry with her daughter.

Tosha Hester - Licensed Aesthetician, CMA

Tosha has been part of the DPC team for 5 years. She is a licensed aesthetician with extensive training in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, rejuvenating facials, acne facials, specializing in SkinCeuticals, Epionce, Revision and Obagi products. Tosha is committed to patient service and quality care. She has 8 years of dermatology experience as a Certified Medical Assistant. She enjoys helping patients achieve noticeable results while improving the quality of their skin.

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