Our Providers


Mark S. Fradin, M.D.

Dr. Fradin grew up in Buffalo, NY and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed an internship in internal medicine at New York University. Dr. Fradin did his residency in dermatology at the University of Michigan/Ann Arbor and has been in practice in Chapel Hill since 1990.

Dr. Fradin is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has written chapters for dermatology, travel medicine, and wilderness medicine textbooks and has also authored over 15 articles in medical and dermatology journals. Dr. Fradin has a special interest in the safety and efficacy of insect repellents. He has lectured nationally on these topics, and continues to publish in this field, most recently in the New England Journal of Medicine. His outside interests include tai chi, hiking, photography, and aspiring to be a pastry chef. Dr. Fradin and his family live in Chapel Hill.


Naomi J. Kagetsu, M.D.

Dr. Kagetsu was born and raised in upstate New York. While an undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she performed research on the effects of UV light at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research took place at the Wellman Laboratories, the same lab that pioneered the use of the pulsed dye laser for the treatment of cutaneous vascular malformations.

After graduating from the SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Dr. Kagetsu completed her dermatology residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She had academic appointments at Wayne State University and the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. Dr. Kagetsu has been in dermatology practice since 1990, and joined Chapel Hill Dermatology in 1999. Dr. Kagetsu and her family live in Chapel Hill.


Robin D. Thompson, M.D.

Dr. Thompson grew up in North Dakota. She attended North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, where she majored in psychology. Dr. Thompson received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. She completed her residency training in dermatology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Thompson joined Chapel Hill Dermatology in 2002. She takes an interest in all areas of medical dermatology. She has three daughters and lives in Chapel Hill. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and participating in outdoor activities.


Kenneth A. Becker, M.D.

Dr. Becker is a native of New Jersey, where he completed his undergraduate and graduate education. He did his internship in Providence, Rhode Island, and was in private practice there for four and a half years prior to moving to North Carolina.

Dr. Becker enjoys all aspects of medical dermatology, from acne to skin cancer to warts, and takes care of people of all ages and backgrounds. He values listening and communication, and views health care as a collaborative process. When he is not in the office he is passionate about running.


Patricia L. Tulauskas, PA-C

Patricia Tulauskas, a certified physician’s assistant, joined Chapel Hill Dermatology, P.A. in 2005. Pat attended St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. She graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at the Wake Forest Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC in 1990, and has been working in the field of dermatology ever since. In a national vote in 2004, Pat was voted Dermatology Physician Assistant of the Year!

Pat is especially interested in medical dermatology, and sees patients of all ages. During one week each summer, she works as part of the medical staff at Camp Discovery in Minnesota-- a camp that caters to children with severe skin diseases. Pat enjoys working in Chapel Hill, and lives in Mebane with her husband.


Terry D. Henges, PA-C

Terry Henges grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California and completed his Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the Arizona School of Health Sciences. He practiced urology and internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona before moving to Rochester, Minnesota, where he trained with and joined the staff of the Department of Dermatology. In 2013, after 13 years at the Mayo Clinic, he moved to North Carolina to join Chapel Hill Dermatology.

Terry likes both the medical and surgical aspects of dermatology and prides himself on attentive patient care. He enjoys the outdoors, especially with his wife and five children.