Lindall Perry, MD


After a short career in veterinary small animal medicine, Dr. Perry chose to return to medical school to fulfill his dream of caring for people. In medical school at the University of Missouri, Dr. Perry became interested in a career in dermatology. He did a medical internship at the University of Virginia Teaching Hospital and then completed a residency in dermatology at the University of Missouri.

After two years as an assistant professor in dermatology at the University of Missouri, in the year, 2000, Dr. Perry started the private practice of Columbia Dermatology, Inc. He is a Board Certified Dermatologist, and a Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery. In addition to his passion for providing the finest of skin care, Dr. Perry and his wife, Jane Ann, reside in Columbia with their five children: Austin, Andrew, Alan, Kyle, and Laura.


American Academy of Dermatology and
Fellow of the
American Society for Mohs Surgery
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Trisha Taylor, MD


Dr. Taylor grew up in Southeast Missouri, and is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri. She completed her medical internship and residency in dermatology at the University of Missouri. Her lovely family includes husband, Garrett, and 3 children.

Dr. Taylor’s interests are general dermatology, skin cancer detection and surgery, laser therapy, Botox Cosmetic injections, filler injections including Restylane and Radiesse, Phototherapy for psoriasis, and cheering for her Mizzou Tigers.


Fellow of the
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Luke Welch, MD


Dr. Welch is a Sedalia, MO native who practiced pharmacy before attending medical school at the University of Missouri. He completed a medical internship and dermatology residency, also at the University of Missouri. He is the Immediate Past President of the Missouri Dermatological Society.

His wife, Amy, a pharmacist, and children are especially fond of Columbia. Dr. Welch chose to make his home and practice dermatology in the town they love.

His clinical interests are general dermatology, skin cancer detection and surgery, Botox Cosmetic injection, laser therapy, and all skin diseases.


Fellow of the
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Helen Tergin, MD

Staff_Dr.Tergin Dr.Tergin grew up in Jefferson City. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and University of Missouri School of Medicine. She completed medical internship and dermatology residency at University of Missouri and is board certified in dermatology. Dr.Tergin practiced dermatology in Minneapolis prior to returning to the Mid-Missouri area with her husband, John, and their 2 children to be closer to family and back to the community she loves.

Dr.Tergin’s interests include general dermatology for adults and pediatric patients, skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment, laser therapy, and Botox Cosmetic injections.  Health, fitness and wellness are her priorities personally as well as professionally.  Her hobbies include running and cycling.


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American Academy of Dermatology



Nurse Practitioners

Gail Hatfield, FNP


Gail has been with our practice since 2002. She and her husband, Greg, make their home in Mexico, MO with their two sons.

Since joining Dr. Perry, Gail has specialized in providing comprehensive and timely dermatologic care. Dr. Perry and Gail collaborate on the care of general dermatology patients with her special interests in Botox injections and laser photorejuvenation.

Abby Bradford, FNP

Growing up in the small rural community of Linn, MO, Abby always knew she wanted to return home to Central Missouri. After living and working in Kansas City for many years, Abby, her husband, Will, a firefighter, & their 3 children now live in Linn, MO. They enjoy spending time with family, friends, and rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Abby collaborates with Dr. Taylor in the care of both general and cosmetic dermatology. She focuses on acne, warts, skin cancer detection, and numerous other skin issues. Her cosmetic interests include Botox injections and laser rejuvenation.

Justin Bedford, FNP


Justin attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated with a BS in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. After working seven years as a chemist in a small laboratory, Justin came to work at Central Missouri Dermatology as a MOHS tech in 2007. After being inspired by the work performed by the Nurse Practitioners at Central Missouri Dermatology, Justin returned to MU where he obtained his Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Justin returned to Central Missouri Dermatology in 2012, and collaborates with Dr. Lindall Perry on general dermatology. His special interest includes the detection and treatment of skin cancer. Justin, and his spouse Jessica, reside in Columbia with their four children.

Constance Gillaspie, PA

staff_constanceConstance was raised in Kansas City, Missouri and moved to Columbia in 2003. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physiology at the University of Arizona in Tucson before attending graduate school. She and her husband, Brandon, as well as their 3 daughters, are proud to call Columbia their home.

Constance is a graduate of the Missouri State Physician Assistant Program in Springfield, MO. She began practicing as a Board Certified Physician Assistant in 2003. Her experience since then includes Primary Care, Women’s Health, and Dermatology. She enjoys both the medical and cosmetic aspects of her work at Central Missouri Dermatology.

Lynzie Douglass, Licensed Esthetician

Lynzie grew up in Centralia, Missouri and resides there now along with her son. Lynzie attended Cosmetology Concepts Institute in Columbia, Missouri where she graduated in 2010 with her Cosmetology and Esthetics license. Her main passion has been skin and was elated to gain a position with Central Missouri Dermatology Inc., where she can extend her knowledge, personality and care.