Our medical director and fearless leader, Dr. Legacy is a board certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon from southeast Michigan. She’s a busy mother of 2, a plant lover and a loyal organizer.
Dr. Legacy completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of Science and finished with honors. She attended Michigan State University to earn her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. This is where she met her husband, Dr David Knesek. Dr. Legacy completed her dermatology residency training in affiliation with Michigan State University where she served as chief resident. During her training, Dr. Legacy took special interest in international dermatology, which took her to Tanzania, Guatemala and Botswana. She received several grants and awards including the American Academy of Dermatology’s resident international grant and the James Bernard Leadership Award, among others.
Dr. Legacy is board certified in Mohs micrographic surgery and specializes in skin cancer treatment and aesthetic dermatology. She is a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and the American Academy of Dermatology. She has served as clinical teaching faculty for Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Dermatology Residency and provides clinical teaching for dermatology residents at the Beaumont Farmington Hills/MSUCOM program.
Dr Legacy (Mrs. Knesek) enjoys spending time exploring with her family, working in the garden, buying plants, tending to house plants, dancing, organizing, traveling, and practicing yoga.
A nature lover and loving mother, Dr. Sikorski is committed to her vocation as a board certified dermatologist. With over 24 years experience in clinical dermatology and academic teaching, she now also serves as the program director of the Beaumont Dermatology residency. She is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and continues to be an Assistant Clinical Professor. She is a dedicated teacher and leader in the dermatology community, a past president of the American College of Osteopathic Dermatology.
Dr. Sikorski is involved with D.O. Care Medical Missions and has participated in medical dermatology missions to Guatemala. She also takes part in the local community by volunteering for the annual American Academy of Dermatology Skin Cancer Screening done at Crittenton Hospital. Additionally, she specializes in General Dermatology, Aesthetic Dermatology, Skin Cancers and Sclerotherapy.
Dr. Valk has been training and working with Legacy Dermatology since 2017. She is sometimes referred to as the team Disney Princess. Dr. Valk specializes in the treatment of skin cancers, acne, psoriasis, and eczema, in addition to practicing surgical and cosmetic dermatology.
Mathew is our uplifting ball of sunshine. He provides several cosmetic services, but most especially memorable experiences. With 10+ years of experience in the cosmetic industry, his attention to detail ensures maximum results, while his delightful personality delivers an experience that feels like sunshine. He enjoys hot yoga and exploring the diverse food scene of Detroit in his free time.
Mack loves spending time with her family , chasing her adorable toddler, going to parks, and exercising. She is known for her dancing and trendiness. After attending Douglas J Aveda institute, she joined the team and has gained a cosmetic clientele naturally. Her favorite thing about LDG is her amazing coworkers, positive atmosphere and helping patients accomplish their goals!