Holland Construction Services is beginning work on the new Metro East Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, which will be located at 331 Regency Park Drive in O’Fallon. A groundbreaking ceremony was held to mark the beginning of the project which is expected to be complete by the summer of 2021.
“We selected Holland because of their reputation of integrity, and because they have a tremendous amount of experience with similar medical facilities in this area,” said Dr. Jamie McGinness, owner of Metro East Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center. “Their team has been excellent to work with and has kept us very informed throughout the process so far. Our new facility will be in a very accessible location that will accommodate our growing practice, so we’re excited to see this process begin.”
The site is within view of HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
O’Fallon Mayor Herb Roach, who attended the groundbreak
ing ceremony, said he’s proud to welcome Metro East Dermatology to the O’Fallon business community.
“Through my experience in business and serving as mayor, there are typically three essential things needed to ensure a successful business,” said Mayor Roach. “The first, a good building site that will support your growing business, the second is an excellent and capable group of people helping you construct that business, and most importantly, a dedicated and highly-skilled team of people leading that business. I have no doubt Metro East Dermatology will have tremendous success in our O’Fallon community and will attract business throughout our region.”
Metro East Dermatology offers cutting-edge surgical treatment for skin cancer as well as specialized medical dermatology. Dr. Jamie McGinness specializes in Mohs surgery, a highly effective and precise treatment for most forms of skin cancer, with an unprecedented cure rate of up to 99 percent. As one of the only Fellowship- trained Mohs surgeon in the Metro East, he and his wife, Jackie McGinness, FNP, established their practice in Shiloh three years ago and decided it was time to build a new, permanent space as their business continues to grow.
Holland Construction Services President Mike Marchal said the roughly 12,000-square-foot building is designed by ACI Boland Architects. He said, as a Swansea-based company, their team feels a special commitment to this project for several reasons.
“We feel very honored to have been selected for this project not only because it is an exciting and needed development for the community but because one of our own employees recently came here for treatment,” said Marchal. “We know first-hand the kind of care and expertise they are bringing to the area and are excited to be a part of their continued success.”
PHOTO: Holland Construction Services Breaking Ground on Metro East Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center. From left: Eric Paulek, Holland Construction Services; Alex Carter, ACI Boland; Tom Goedecke, ACI Boland; Bruce Holland, Holland Construction Services; Mayor Herb Roach; Dr. Jamie McGinness, Metro East Dermatology; Jackie McGinness, Metro East Dermatology; Mike Marchal, Holland Construction Services; and Mike Deihl, Holland Construction Services.