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IRONMAN® Skin Cancer Screening with Melanoma Research Foundation

Over the course of four days, October 7-10th, more than 40 volunteers screened 400+ people at the IRONMAN® World Championship’s IRONMAN® Village thanks to Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) and Dr. Monica Scheel’s Free Skin Cancer Screening. Each year Dr. Monica Scheel hosts a volunteer training on Monday night prior to the screening where volunteers are […] Read More >

Hualalai Employee Health Fair

In August, Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology attended the Hualalai Employee Health Fair and visited with 65-75 employees. Stephanie Ayau, our dermatology nurse, was there to educate on prevention and detection of pre-cancers and skin cancer. Linda Jo Kolder, CDT, was present to show clients their sun damage in our UV box and to explain ways […] Read More >

IRONMAN® Skin Cancer Screening

The Melanoma Research Foundation and Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology are partnering again to screen athletes, families, community members and IRONMAN® expo attendees on Oct 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th! Last year, we screened over 300 people! At a normal screening, we expect to find one melanoma for every 100 people screened. At this screening we […] Read More >

MS Ride Goes BIG

Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology was the official “Sun Protection” sponsor for the Hawaii MS Bike Ride.  The ride, which is put on to raise awareness and money for Multiple Sclerosis research and treatments, consisted of two days of cycling from Waikoloa to Kapaau and then Waikoloa to Kona.   The total riding was 115 miles.   Dr. […] Read More >

Help Dr. Scheel and cure MS

Please help Dr. Scheel raise money for Multiple Sclerosis treatments and the hope for a cure! She is riding 115 miles this weekend with her “Team Sunscreen” and Bike Works Kona Hawaii. We will be riding, providing sun protection and first aid if needed! The top 3 donators for Dr. Scheel’s ride will receive: 1. […] Read More >

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Free Skin Cancer Screenings By Linda Jo Kolder & Marné CarMichael Walsh As a community service, Dr. Scheel opens the office for a day to screen people for skin cancer. Our free screening was held May 7th and 82 people came within a span of just two hours! We collectively diagnosed 32 actinic keratosis, four […] Read More >

Understanding Skin Cancer

Please join Dr. Monica Scheel and Patsy Colvin, PA-C as they present a FREE informational lecture, “Understanding Skin Cancer. A Conversation About Facts, Myths and Protecting Your Skin” This event is hosted by the Kona Hospital Foundation. Wednesday, May 14th 6:30PM to 8PM West Hawaii Civic Center Community Meeting Hale (Building G) We look forward […] Read More >

Run for Hops 5K/10K

Despite rainy conditions at the Run for Hops 5K and 10K, Team Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology came out in force and shined on the course. Our team of ten was comprised by five office members and five family members. Unfortunately, Dr. Scheel was out of town and unable to participate but she joined us in […] Read More >

Team Mango Races

Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology is proud to be a 2014 sponsor of Team Mango Races, a local series of triathlons, cycling and running events in Kona. Since 1992, Team Mango has been providing safe, healthy community training opportunities for all ages and athletic abilities. Dr. Scheel will be providing sunscreen at events and staff members […] Read More >

Ironman Skin Cancer Screening

In conjunction with the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), we held our second annual Ironman skin cancer screening and saw a new record of 425 athletes, spectators and local residents! MRF volunteers educated the public on the dangers of sun exposure and our volunteer medical staff identified 22 Basal Cell Carcinoma, three Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and […] Read More >