Provider Biographies

Hazle Konerding, M.D.

Dermatology

Dr. Hazle Konerding has been a practicing dermatologist in the Central Virginia region for nearly 30 years. She is the founding partner of Commonwealth Dermatology and continues to serve as its President.

Dr. Konerding is Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and has been named Top Doc in Dermatology by Richmond Magazine. She is Past President of the Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Medical Society of Virginia and continues to serve on the MSV insurance center board of directors as well as the Virginia AMA delegations. She has held leadership positions in the American Academy of Dermatology and is currently Chair of Access Now, a virtual free clinic offering specialty medical care to indigent persons in Central Virgina. She has also served in a variety of leadership                                                                            positions for Bon Secours Health System.

                                                     Dr. Konerding and her husband have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren. She has a passion for community service. Among the                                                       many ways she serves, has been her involvement in Rotary and other community organizations. Resume.

Hazel Vernon, M.D.

Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology

Dr. Hazel Vernon was the first practicing dermatologist in Central Virginia to earn pediatric dermatology board certification status and has been an integral part of Commonwealth Dermatology since 1989. She is recognized by her peers as a Top Doc in Dermatology by Richmond Magazine and Virginia Living Magazine.

Dr. Vernon maintains her edge in the field by regularly providing training to residents from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and giving lectures on pediatric dermatology at regional and national conferences. Current board certifications include the American Board of Dermatology for general dermatology                                                              and pediatric dermatology. Resume.

Laurie L. Shinn, M.D.

Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology

Dr. Shinn is a board certified Pediatric Dermatologist who has been in practice since 1998. She has completed a pediatric residency and dermatology residency at VCU Medical School where she was chief resident in Dermatology. She is a member of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) and is a member of the multidisciplinary team of Vascular Anomalies Clinic at VCU. Resume.

Camille Haisley-Royster, M.D.

Dermatology

Dr. Camille Haisley-Royster is certified by the American Board of Dermatology as a General Dermatologist. Before joining Commonwealth Dermatology in 2003, Dr. Haisley-Royster received her medical training at Duke University and served on the Duke Faculty for Dermatology.

In addition to her practice, Dr. Haisley-Royster is also a speaker and author of several articles of Dermatology, her articles appearing in the Archives of Dermatology and Twenty Common Problems in Pediatrics as well as community magazines such as Richmond Family Magazine.

Dr Haisley-Royster is married with 3 children. She embraces a healthy lifestyle and stays active with her family. Resume.

Matthew Sage, M.D.

Dermatology
Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr. Sage specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology. He received a Bachelor of Science degree with departmental honors from the University of Richmond and earned his medical degree from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

He completed his internship in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA, and his dermatology residency at the Weill-Cornell Medical College of Cornell University in New York, NY.

He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and has numerous publications. In his free time, he enjoys hiking,                                                        biking, and reading. Resume.

Laurel Cummings, M.D.

Dermatology

Dr. Laurel Cummings is a general dermatologist specializing in medical and surgical dermatology. Her interests in dermatology include skin cancer detection, prevention, and treatment, acne, and other inflammatory skin disorders including psoriasis and eczema. She graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Biology. She received her M.D. from University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she graduated summa cum laude.

Dr. Cummings completed her internship in internal medicine at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson, MD.

She then completed her dermatology residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, where she served                                                          as chief resident in her final year.

                                                     Dr. Cummings is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery,                                                                           Women’s Dermatologic Society, Phi Beta Kappa undergraduate honor society, and Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor                                                                   society. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and pets, eating at the many wonderful restaurants in                                                         Richmond, vegetable and native plant gardening, traveling, and helping with her husband’s beehives in the backyard.                                                                       Resume.

Margaret J. Constante, DNP, FNP-BC

Dermatology

Margaret J. Constante, Nurse Practitioner, joined Commonwealth Dermatology in 2004 after six years of acute care surgery and trauma nursing at the Medical College of Virginia. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice, from Old Dominion University in 2014 and her Master’s Degree in the Science of Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2004.

She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Norfolk State University where she graduated first in her class with Summa Cum Laude distinction in 1998. She is serving as an adjunct faculty member for Old Dominion University, School of Nursing Doctoral Program and as an advisor for doctorate nursing students in Capstone/research practicum course. She is currently a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. Resume.

Amy E. Black, NP

Dermatology

Amy E. Black, Nurse Practitioner, joined Commonwealth Dermatology in 2007 after four years of physician practice experience in various specialty settings. She is board certified as a Nurse Practitioner, graduating with a Master’s Degree in the Science of Nursing in 2002.

She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001 where she was a member of the Nursing Honor Society and recipient of two scholarships based upon academic achievement. She is a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners, Dermatology Nurses’ Association, and Richmond Dermatologic Society. Resume.

Ana S. Wiley, NP

Dermatology

Ana S. Wiley, Nurse Practitioner, has joined Commonwealth Dermatology after 10 years of nursing experience in the Department of Dermatology at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is board certified as a Nurse practitioner, graduating with a Masters degree in the Science of Nursing from Maryville University, where she was a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society.

She earned her Bachelors Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University where she was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society. She is a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association and serves on the board of directors for the Dermatology Nurse Certification Board.

                                                      Ana and her husband have a daughter. Ana has a passion for medical missions and has traveled to Africa and Jamaica. 

Beth Chau, FNP-C

Dermatology
Cosmetic Dermatology

Beth Chau is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner who has over six years of clinical nursing experience in the field of dermatology. Beth received an AS Degree in Nursing in 2013, graduating as a member of the President’s Honor Roll as well as received the highest honor as the recipient of the Evelyn Bacon Academic Achievement and Leadership Award.  In 2017, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with an RN-BS Degree from the University of Texas. While working as a dermatology RN, she continued her education with Virginia Commonwealth University where she received her Masters of Science                                                                      Degree in Nursing and Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

                                                      Beth is a member of the Sigma Theta Thau National Honors Society, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and                                                                    Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners, Virginia Nurses Association, American Nurses Association and the National                                                                          Student  Nurses Association. Her interests and practice include both medical and cosmetic dermatology.

                                                      Beth and her husband have a young daughter and son, and live in Richmond’s West End area.

Lori Darrah, FNP

Dermatology

Lori Darrah, nurse practitioner, joined Commonwealth Dermatology in 2020 after working for several years in a pediatric practice and the last four years specializing in dermatology. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Christopher Newport University in 2003 and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Wright State University in 2006.

Lori is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Dermatology Nurses’ Association. Her interests and practice include medical and surgical dermatology.

Lori and her husband live in Richmond’s West End area and they have two children who attend Virginia Tech. Outside of                                                              work,Lori enjoys reading, running, golf, spending time with family and friends, and exploring new areas.