Our Story:

Dr. William Ramsdell founded Central Texas Dermatology in Austin in 1983. Since then, he has gathered the brightest and most dedicated staff in Austin, including Dr. Halliday McDonald and Mellissa Binney, P.A.-C

Dr. Ramsdell started SkinCare Austin in order to provide cosmetic services in a relaxing, spa-like environment. The licensed aetheticians at SkinCare Austin are experts in the latest technologies.


Central Texas Dermatology welcomes
Dr. Emily Prosise.

With an impressive background in surgical and medical dermatologic care, Dr. Prosise is an ideal partner for our practice.

William M. Ramsdell, M.D.

Dr. William M Ramsdell MD

William M. Ramsdell, M.D.

Dr. Ramsdell is a highly regarded dermatologist and surgeon with a long history of excellence and innovation. He was the first doctor in Central Texas to introduce the CO2 laser for skin resurfacing and eye lifts and served as a certified preceptor, teaching other physicians how to perform these exacting procedures. He was one of the first doctors in the nation chosen to train in Europe and introduce the Sculptra™ cosmetic filler to the United States. He is also a sought-after specialist in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for skin cancer. Dr. Ramsdell is active in a number of respected medical organizations and has presented numerous lectures and authoritative scientific papers on medical and surgical dermatology. Click to Read More

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Halliday McDonald, M.D.

Dr. Emily Prosise MD

Emily Prosise, M.D.

Dr. Prosise is an accomplished surgical and medical dermatologist. As a fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery, she has patients referred from all over central Texas for Mohs skin cancer surgery. She trained at Duke University for undergraduate and medical school, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio for internship, and Stanford University for dermatology residency. She has trained medical students and residents at Brackenridge Hospital, New York University Medical School and University of California Irvine Medical Center. With this experience, she is highly capable of caring for your dermatologic needs. Click to Read More

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Halliday McDonald, M.D.

Dr. Halliday McDonald MD

Halliday McDonald, M.D.

Dr. Halliday McDonald is a Board Certified Dermatologist with expertise in general medical dermatology for both adults and children, as well as surgical dermatology. She has experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of skin conditions, including skin cancer, acne, psoriasis, eczema, nail disorders, alopecia, pigmentary disorders, and many others. She also performs cosmetic procedures including BOTOX, JUVÉDERM®, Radiesse, chemical peels, and sclerotherapy for spider veins. Click to Read More

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Mellissa Binney, P.A.-C

Mellissa Binney PA

Mellissa Binney, P.A.-C

Mellissa Binney, our certified physician assistant, prescribes medication and performs examinations and minor surgery under the supervision of Dr. Ramsdell. She is licensed to practice medicine by the Texas State Medical Licensing Board and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Mellissa is a cum laude graduate of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana and has past medical experience as a P.A. in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Dermatology. Click to Read More

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SkinCare Austin:

Brandi McMurry, L.A.
Licensed Aesthetician

Diana Haeg, L.A.
Licensed Aesthetician

Erika Ponce, L.A.
Licensed Aesthetician

Christie Stone
Medical Spa Coordinator


Caedran Audley, R.N.
Nurse Practitioner

Robin Mitchell, R.N.
Team Leader

Registered Nurse

Certified Dermatology Nurse

Jessica Logan
Registered Nurse

Jill O'Pella, R.N.
Registered Nurse

Medical Assistants:

Jodie Heyward
Medical Assistant

Celia Lopez
Medical Assistant

Jeanette Soriano
Medical Assistant

Mandy Simpson
Certified Medical Assistant

Medical Receptionists:

Angelia Cash

Nichole Galbreath

Amber Herrera

Sharon Orr

Insurance Specialists:

Theresa Farren
Certified Medical Coder

Lauren Baker
Data Entry Clerk


Jan Beyer, C.M.M.
Certified Medical Manager