Marie Carlin, M.D.
Dr. Carlin is a native Philadelphian and graduated with honors from Temple University School of Pharmacy and The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey. She received her Dermatology training at the The Cleveland Clinic, then settled in Upper Dublin township where her two daughters attended school. Her professional interests include medical Dermatology, and Dr. Carlin specializes in female skin concerns with a special interest in hair and nail problems.Myriam Vega Gonzalez, M.D., M.P.H
Dr. Vega received her medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in her native Colombia, where she also completed a residency in dermatology. She moved to the States with her family, and has been in Philadelphia since 2009. Prior to residency, Dr. Vega was involved in dermatology research at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale that resulted in several peer-reviewed publications. She completed a surgical internship at Hahnemann University Hospital, and then completed her dermatology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Vega enjoys both adult and pediatric general dermatology, and has an interest in ethnic skin, skin cancer prevention, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Vega is fluent in Spanish.Andrew L. Kaplan, M.D.
Andrew L. Kaplan, M.D. is a native of Woodbury, New York, where he was high school valedictorian and a National Merit Scholar. He completed his undergraduate education at Duke University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine, where he was the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards for academic excellence and research. Dr. Kaplan was honored with induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. Following medical school, Dr. Kaplan completed an internship at Duke University Medical Center and a residency in dermatology at Duke University, consistently ranked among the nation’s top medical centers. At Duke, he was the Chief Resident in Dermatology and also served on the faculty of the Dermatology Division. Dr. Kaplan obtained specialized fellowship training in Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, which ranks among the world’s top academic medical centers. This intensive training program at one of the nation’s leading Dermatology departments was certified by both the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and the American College of Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Kaplan is board certified in DermatologyIgor Lomazoff, M.D.
Dr. Lomazoff graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University School of Medicine in 1999. He went on to do both an internship in Internal Medicine and a Residency in Dermatology at Drexel University's College of Medicine. From 2003-2004 Dr. Lomazoff proceeded to do a Fellowship at Drexel in Dermatopathology. He is board-certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology, and is fluent in Russian. Dr. Lomazoff is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists.Andrew K. Pollack, M.D.
Dr. Andrew Pollack is one of Philadelphia's top cosmetic board-certified dermatologists as designated by Philadelphia Magazine. He has appeared numerous times on network television and talk radio. Dr. Pollack has been featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer and has been widely quoted by several national magazines including Elle, Men's Health, and Prevention. Dr. Pollack is the Director of the Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology. He is also the Medical Director of Med-X, a prominent laser-related corporation. Dr. Pollack is a member of the Medical Staff at Abington Hospital and Albert Einstein Hospital. He is the Chief of Dermatology at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Dr. Pollack specializes in: cosmetic treatments (e.g., Restylane, Botox, Collagen, chemical peels), laser hair removal, laser treatments for wrinkles, tattoos, warts, photo rejuvenation, rosacea, scars, sun damaged skin (e.g., brown spots, freckles, veins), spider vein and leg vein treatment, skin cancer evaluation - treatment - surgery, and general dermatology for children and adults.Laurel Radcliffe Schwartz, M.D.
Dr. Laurel Radcliffe Schwartz is a California native who was raised in Southeast Asia. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Northwestern University in Chicago. Following college, she worked as a laboratory scientist prior to moving to the Philadelphia area. Dr. Radcliffe Schwartz attended Drexel University College of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She served her medical internship at Abington Memorial Hospital and then attended Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where she completed her residency in dermatology and her fellowship in dermatopathology. More recently, she served as Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She is board certified in dermatology and dermatopathology, and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology. She is now happy to call Montgomery County, PA home.
Nurse PractitionerAmy Levinson, MSN, CRNP
Amy Levinson, MSN, CRNP has joined Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology as a Nurse Practitioner. She specializes in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Ms. Levinson brings over 12 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She completed her education and training at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) and Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA). Ms. Levinson is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and an active member of the Dermatology Nurses Association. Ms. Levinson also received specialized training in cosmetic dermatology, and is a certified Botox Cosmetic injector.
Ms. Levinson’s previous work experiences include both pediatric and geriatric care across a variety of disease processes. Most recently, she served as a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner in a busy outpatient setting. A fluent speaker of both English and Spanish, she enjoys volunteering her time in underserved areas. Additionally, she is a published author in Practical Dermatology plans to continue research in the field of dermatology.
Physican AssistantSharon Mohale, PA-C
Sharon Mohale has experience treating patients as a physician assistant in dermatology for close to eight years.Amanda Murphy
Sharon received both her Bachelor of Arts in Biology, and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham University, in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a member of the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Phi Beta Kappa. She ls originally from Southern Africa, and has lived in the United States for over twenty years.
In addition, the has also worked as an Adjunt Faculty member at Chatham University, in Pittsburgh, PA, teaching and facilitating general medical studies for physician assistants, and has continued her teaching as a part-time lecturer at Drexel University Physician Assistant Program, instructing physician assistant students in dermatology, whenever invited.
Sharon enjoys treating and caring for patients in all aspects of dermatology, and takes a particular interest in treating skin of color.
Amanda Murphy joined Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology in January, 2014 after more than 12 years of local experience as a physician assistant in dermatology. Amanda has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin conditions and disorders for children and adults. She is a caring professional who understands the needs of patients.Debra Hrobak Omlor, PA-C
Her education includes a Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish.
As an adjunct professor at PCOM and Arcadia University, Amanda prides herself in preparing the nest generation of PA's for success in her profession. She lectures on various topics, including the demonstration of dermatologic procedures, suturing techniques and clinical skill labs. She was recently recognized for the work as the 2013 Alumnus of the Year from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Debra received her undergraduate degree in Biology at Philadelphia University. She received her Physician Assistant training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and she did her clinical rotations at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ.
Debra has been a dermatology Physician Assistant for the last 6 years. She has experience in all areas of dermatology including dermatologic surgery and cosmetics. Debra has also lectured nationally for several pharmaceutical companies as well as lectured at Drexel University. She currently resides in East Norriton with her husband and son.
Medical Staff Manager/Clinical Study CoordinatorDonna Keenan
Donna Keenan is a native of Philadelphia. For the past 13 years, she has played an integral role in the Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology as a medical assistant and medical staff manager. She has served on the Galderma Nurse Advisory Board for three years. In this position she authored articles in the Cetaphil Skinful Newsletter, lectured in their Speaker Programs and co-created numerous dermatology nurse resources benefiting patient care. As a member of the Dermatology Nurse Association, she participated in several DNA conferences in California, Florida, and Louisiana. At present she is actively involved as the study coordinator for various clinical trials sponsored by pharmaceutical companies. She is a true advocate of healthy skin.
Kimberly Deveney, a licensed aesthetician, has been with our practice since the summer of 2007. After graduating from the Magnolia School of Beauty, Kim went on to complete a medical aesthetic class with Dr. Link Elanchenny, and also received certification from the highly respected and upscale line of cosemeceuticals, Yonka, for their signature facial.
Kim is the cosmeceutical product manager for the Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology, and is excited to offer the benefit of her knowledge to others. Facial treatments can aid in pigmentary problems, large pores, redness, and the effects of sun damage on the face, neck or body. As Kim says, “Facial treatments can help maintain the health, youth, and beauty of your skin. I can correct or alleviate many conditions through various treatment methods, such as deep cleansing, masks, and massage. In addition, I can guide you to understand the cosmeceutical products that will benefit and enhance your unique complexion.”
Laser TechnicianShelley Moylan
Shelley Moylan, our laser technician, has been with the Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology for 10 years. She has been trained in advanced cosmetic laser treatments and specializes in the treatment of sun-damaged skin, Photo Rejuvenation, the latest high-tech laser tattoo removal and permanent laser hair reduction.