Steven Partilo, MD, MPH​

Steven Partilo is a native of Rochester, NY. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado Boulder prior to receiving a Masters in Public Health degree from Columbia University. Dr. Partilo completed medical school at the University of Vermont and did his residency training in dermatology at the University of Rochester. He is board-certified in dermatology. Dr. Partilo and his wife are environmentalists and reside in South Burlington. When not in the office, he enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with his family, friends and dog.

Anita Licata, MD

Dr. Licata is not accepting new patients.

Anita Licata received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Miami University and completed medical school and residency at Yale University School of Medicine. She has been practicing dermatology in Vermont since 1993 and is board certified. Dr. Licata has volunteered with Hands to Honduras and the Vermont Medical Reserve Corps. She lives in Burlington and enjoys cross-country skiing, biking, and yoga.

Glenn Goldman, MD

Glenn Goldman is a native of southeastern Connecticut. He completed his undergraduate training at Dartmouth and his medical school at Cornell University Medical College. He completed residency at Yale University and Fellowship at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified in dermatology and Mohs surgery. He practiced at the University of Vermont Medical Center for 26 years where he started the dermatology residency and Mohs surgery fellowship programs. He served as the President of the American College of Mohs Surgery. Dr. Goldman lives with his family in Essex, VT. He enjoys all outdoor activities and spending time with his wife, sons and stepson.

Maria McGowan , MD

Maria McGowan grew up surrounded by corn fields in eastern North Carolina. She got her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. It was there that she started on her path to dermatology, first as a filing assistant and courier in a dermatology clinic. After moving to Savannah, Georgia, she continued working in dermatology as a medical assistant. At the same time, she pursued post-baccalaureate studies at Armstrong Atlantic State University and dabbled in women’s flat track roller derby. She then attended medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine. After medical school, she completed her preliminary internal medicine internship at Loma Linda University.

Dr. McGowan completed her residency in Dermatology at Loma Linda University. She served as Chief Resident in her final year and was awarded recognition from her peers for dedication to quality improvement, mentoring, and leadership.

Following the footsteps of her ancestors from the Hero islands, she came to Vermont. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, and playing in the water with her high school sweetheart and their two sons.

Katelyn Shea, MD

Katelyn Shea grew up in Connecticut, initially coming to Vermont for her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont. She completed medical school and residency at the University of Vermont. Dr. Shea is board certified in dermatology. She and her family enjoy spending time outdoors hiking, skiing, and just enjoying the beautiful state of Vermont (while taking care to protect their skin from the sun!).

Physician Assistants

Casey Barcomb, PA-C

Casey Barcomb grew up in Chazy, New York and graduated Cum Laude from D’Youville College’s Physician Assistant Program in 2004. Since graduation, Casey has been working exclusively in medical dermatology with a special interest in acne and pediatric dermatology. After stops in Hartford, Connecticut and Sacramento, California, he is excited to move back to the Champlain Valley to be closer to his family and to care for the people of this beautiful area. Casey is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and is an avid fan of soccer, ice hockey, traveling, and live music.

David Gawlik, PA-C

David Gawlik, PA-C received his Bachelors of Science from Drexel University in 1998 and his Master of Physician Assistant Science in 2003 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. David worked for eight years in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in a hospital setting before bringing his surgical expertise to Four Seasons Dermatology in September 2012. David specializes in minor surgical procedures in addition to general medical dermatology. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, especially mountain biking and snowboarding, as well as spending quality time with his wife and family.

Elizabeth Hughes, PA-C

Elizabeth Hughes is not accepting new patients.
After receiving her undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College, then working in women’s health care in San Francisco, she pursued her post-baccalaureate pre-health studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from the Hudson Valley-Albany Medical Physician Assistant Program in 2000 and has been practicing Medical Dermatology since 2003. Elizabeth believes in spending a lot of time outdoors (while protecting your skin!), and loves to ski, paddle, run and mountain bike. A native of Worcester, MA, she lives in Burlington with her teenage son, Rowan.

Phoebe Pelkey, PA-C

Phoebe Pelkey received her physician assistant degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. in 2002. Ms. Pelkey received a master’s degree in PA studies from the University of Nebraska and an undergraduate degree from Johnson State College. Phoebe has worked in both medical and cosmetic dermatology since 2002. Previous to becoming a PA, Ms. Pelkey worked as a medical assistant at the Vermont Women’s Health Center and the Community Health Center of Vermont. Ms. Pelkey is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and a diplomate member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Phoebe is a native Vermonter, an avid snowboarder, mountain biker and gardener! She enjoys traveling and spending time with her two teenagers and husband in central Vermont.

Leah Villemaire, PA-C

Leah Villemaire received her undergraduate degree from Trinity College of Vermont in 1999 in Biology and Human Services. She worked as a Medical Assistant and an EMT on Essex Rescue prior to attending graduate school. She graduated in 2005 with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Since graduated, she has worked in internal medicine and surgery and has been specializing in Dermatology since 2010. She lives in Colchester with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, reading and spending time with her family.


Jacqueline Maria

I provide patients with information to promote good skin health through exfoliation, protection and nurturing of the skin. My goal is to promote good skin health and a better appearance. My services include peels, extractions, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion and therapeutic facials.

Practice Manager

Karen Spear

A graduate of Champlain College, Karen Spear is a “boots on the ground manager” who values people – both the patients receiving care and the staff that provides that care. Karen is proud of the Four Seasons team for their commitment to excellence and working together to deliver caring, compassionate care for their patients. In her free time, she loves to travel and spend time with family, especially a little one aptly nicknamed action Jackson.