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Our team of world-class general Dermatology providers


Toledo area provider of dermatology, Dr. Allison L. Kouba.  Dr. Allison Kouba received her Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan and completed medical school at UTMC.


She completed her residency in the family practice at Flower Hospital and has over ten years of clinical experience. Dr. Allison Dollman received dermatology training directly from Dr. Kouba.

Allison L. Kouba, MD


Kim Bushrow has been practicing at Toledo Clinic Facial Plastics and Dermatology since 2011. She received her Masters degree from the Medical College of Ohio in 1999 after receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Premed from Pensacola Christian College in 1993. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Originally from California, Kim was a lab tech in the Army where she met and married her husband Ron who is a Toledo native. They have been married for 24 years and have three wonderful boys. When not at the office, Kim enjoys traveling, cooking and organizing.

Kim specializes In skin cancer screenings, surgery and laser hair removal and is currently accepting new patients in our Lambertville and Woodville offices. 

Kim Bushrow, PA-C

As a lifelong native of the Toledo area, Holly Ruttan, Certified Nurse Practitioner, joined our practice in 2016. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from The University of Toledo. Prior to dermatology, Holly spent 13 years working in Emergency Medicine at multiple hospitals in the area and around the United States.

Holly diagnoses and treats a multitude of dermatological conditions and performs minor surgeries and cosmetic procedures in the office. She specializes in skin cancer screenings, botox, lip fillers, laser hair,  brown spot and vein removal. She is currently accepting new patients at our Lambertville location.

Holly Ruttan, NP-C


Christine acquired her undergraduate degree from the Medical College of Ohio in 2000. She then went on to receive her Masters in Nursing from the University of Toledo Medical Center in 2011, graduating with honors. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
She then spent 5 years practicing in general medicine and acute care before joining Dr. Kouba's practice in 2017. For the next year, she was under the direct training of Dr. Kouba, specializing in medical and surgical dermatology. When not in the office, Christine enjoys spending time with her husband Adam, and their 4 children.

Christine Kuhlman, NP-C


Katie Chen attended the University of Toledo where she obtained her Doctor in Nursing and received Dean of Nursing Award. She is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who joined our practice in 2020. Katie spent 8 years working in an oncology and stroke unit at local hospitals before joining our practice and training directly with Dr. Kouba. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner and her research project will be published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) in June 2021. She is currently accepting new patients at our Adrian location.
Originally from Taiwan, she has been in the US for 17 years. Including Taiwanese, Katie speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and English. In her down time, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Katie Chen, DNP

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Emily attended the University of Toledo for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2015 and her Master of Science in Nursing in 2022.  She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has worked at Flower Hospital in acute care on the oncology and stroke unit for seven years.  Emily has undergone a rigorous training program in dermatology under the supervision of Dr. David Kouba.

Emily grew up in Liberty Center and is excited to begin working in the local Defiance community. Her husband, Josh, is from Miller City and they currently live in Napoleon.  They enjoy spending their free time together with family and friends. 

Emily Niese, NP-C


Ashley was born and raised in the Findlay area. She attended Owens Community College and obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Walden University. She worked in the NW Ohio area as a Nurse for the first 11 years of her nursing career. She is Board Certified through the American Academy of Critical Care Nurses as a Nurse Practitioner since 2021. She worked at Blanchard Valley Hospital as a Hospitalist NP prior to transitioning to Dermatology.


She currently resides in Findlay with her husband, Jared and two boys. They enjoy spending their time with friends and family, watching their children play sports as well as camping on the weekends during the summer months. 

Ashley Wilhelm, AGACNP

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