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Meet the Team

Dr. Thushan DeSilva
Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Thushan DeSilva is a Board Certified dermatologist with over 20 years of experience. He is from Pittsburgh and remains a die-hard Steelers fan. Dr. DeSilva earned his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He started DeSilva Dermatology in Boerne in January of 2017.

Dr. DeSilva has a passion for teaching and has volunteered as a clinical instructor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is also a leader in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis education and speaks for numerous companies with cutting edge technology. Dr. DeSilva is a certified Allergan injector trainer for Botox and Juvederm fillers.

Outside of medicine, Dr. DeSilva enjoys running, skiing and spending time with his wife and three children.

Dr. Holly Volz
Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Holly Volz, a San Antonio native, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Baylor University and a proud Baylor Bear. She earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she achieved membership in AOA Honor Medical Society. Dr. Volz is a Board Certified dermatologist, and she specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Volz has a strong background in medical education, and she continues to participate in resident education as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Volz has a special interest in skin cancer and prioritizes community service. She has participated in free skin cancer screening events for local residents since 2013.

In her free time, Dr. Volz enjoys cooking, baking, spending time outdoors (with proper SPF and a wide-brimmed hat) and traveling with her husband and two children.

Danusha DeSilva
Marketing Director

Danusha, wife of Dr. Thushan DeSilva, was excited to transition back to work in 2017 from being a stay at home mom for 13 years to their three children. She has enjoyed overseeing the renovation of their permanent location in Boerne. In addition, she assists in various capacities but mainly helps coordinate marketing and promotion efforts for the practice. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a communications manager for a non-profit trade association in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of the The University of Texas, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Danusha enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and working out.

Jill Steele
Office Manager/Head Medical Assistant

Jill has worked in Dermatology for over 20 years. She started as a receptionist in 1998 and received her Certified Medical Assistant Certificate in 1999. Jill and Dr. DeSilva have been working together since 2000. She is the lifeline of our office and wears multiple hats as our Head MA and Office Manager. She keeps our office running smoothly and brings a smile to our staff and patients daily. Jill enjoys the friendships she builds with our patients and loves that our practice is dedicated to educating patients on maintaining healthy skin. When not at work, Jill enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids as well as doing arts and crafts, boating and fishing.

Renee Phillips
Medical Assistant

Renee is a Native Californian who moved to San Antonio in 1995. She received her Medical Assistant Certificate in 1997 and has been in Dermatology since then. She has worked in Dermatology in San Antonio as well as California and has been with Dr DeSilva for nine years. She has been married for 20 years and has three kids and two grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys playing bingo and dressing up her Pomeranian Lulu.

Jennifer Smith
Front Office

Jennifer has been with DeSilva Dermatology since the practice opened. She works multiple tasks to help the front office run smoothly. Before working here, she was in telecommunications for 10 years and was a stay-at-home mom to her two daughters for 10 years. While raising her girls she volunteered in various capacities including being PTA President at their school. Her favorite thing about working here is meeting our patients and making sure they have a good experience from check-in to check-out. When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband, daughters, family, friends and animals.

Nikole Campos
Front Office

Nikole is a proud Houstonian, born and raised. She moved to the San Antonio area in 2013. She has a decade of experience in the medical field and obtained her medical billing and coding certificate in 2009. Nikole specializes in providing patients with the best experience, whether it is her remarkable memory with names and faces or genuinely making them feel part of our family. In her spare time, Nikole likes to spend quality time with her family while occasionally watching corny romantic comedies and investigative documentaries.

Joanne Romo
Front Office

Joanne has been in the Dermatology field for over seven years and received her certificate in Medical Billing and Coding in May 2010. She has worked various front office positions in Dermatology including scheduling, billing and insurance benefits. Joanne began working with Dr. DeSilva in December of 2017. Prior to working in Dermatology, she worked in accounting for five years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her son, painting and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys!

Kayla Steele
Front Office

Kayla is currently enrolled in college working towards her Bachelors in Allied Health and aspires to earn her Masters as a Physician Assistant. She is a quick learner and uses her skills to complete any task that is given to her in our office. She looks forward to the opportunity to advancing her career in Dermatology as a Physician Assistant. Kayla enjoys spending quality time with family and friends when she is not at work or school as well as traveling, shopping and eating Mexican food, particularly at Herbert’s in her hometown of New Braunfels.

Darlene Sifuentes
Billing

Darlene is our Billing Representative. She has 30 years of medical experience, with 25 of those in billing. She has done billing for pediatrics, multiple physicians, clinics, ambulance services and dermatology, for which she has been billing for the last 17 years. She enjoys working in a single practice as opposed to a multi-practice office as this allows her to get to know patients more on a personal level. In her spare time she enjoys diy projects, riding her Harley and spending time with family — especially her three adorable grandchildren.