SkinCare Physicians

Category: Dermatology Practice

How SkinCare Physicians’ CARES values guide our response to the pandemic

Published on May 4th, 2020 by Beth Hartigan

Now more than ever, culture is the driving force of an organization’s ability to successfully adapt to the ever-changing challenges set before us by the COVID pandemic. In the setting of a crisis, it can be helpful for any organization to refer back to its core values and mission for guidance.  SkinCare Physicians’ cultural framework was naturally designed by our everyday collective purpose: caring for each other and our patients.   In a very unsettling and unprecedented manner, almost everything in this everyday practice changed on Monday, March 16th, 2020, when Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, declared the State of Emergency.  The … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians: The story of a unique partnership

Published on Jan 16th, 2020 by Michael Kaminer, MD

The cornerstone of a successful dermatology practice Since the time of its inception in 2000, the goal of SkinCare Physicians (SCP) has been to become the highest quality, most widely respected state-of-the-art dermatology practice possible. Under the guidance of its three founders, Drs. Kenneth Arndt, Jeffrey Dover and Michael Kaminer, SkinCare Physicians integrated general dermatology, surgical dermatology, laser and cosmetic surgery under one roof near Boston. While this was not entirely novel, SCP differentiated itself early on by bringing together leaders in dermatology as equal partners. All of the originating physicians were in full time academic positions prior to establishing … Continue reading »

When a SkinCare Physicians medical assistant cares for those most in need

Published on Nov 8th, 2019 by Blog Admin

Krysten Cefalo, one of our talented medical assistants, chose to “treat” herself to a different vacation this fall for her birthday. She decided to volunteer in Costa Rica at medical shelters for elderly people and ill children with disabilities through International Volunteer HQ. Volunteering for a medical mission was something she wanted to do for years, but never had the confidence to do it until she had years of medical experience as a nurse. Krysten spent a week doing wellness checks, changing wounds, giving injections (up to 48 in a day!), and attending to bed-bound patients. Although she did not … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians’ service culture sets our dermatology practice apart

Published on Mar 28th, 2019 by Beth Hartigan

We hear about culture, read about it, and strive to somehow capture it. But what exactly is it? Is it worth our focus? Does culture really matter? At SkinCare Physicians the response is a resounding yes! And the cornerstone of our dermatology practice’s service culture is our CARE for both patients and employees. Our culture Our physician founders and original management leaders established the ideals for which we strive and initiated SkinCare Physicians’ early culture. Over time, we designed and developed behavioral standards, customer service concepts, employee hiring and training programs consistent with our core values, and our culture of … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians – Not an ordinary dermatology practice

Published on Jul 16th, 2018 by Thomas Rohrer, MD

SkinCare Physicians is not your ordinary dermatology practice.  It is one of the leading academic dermatology institutions in the country.  Our physicians actually produce more publications than the majority of the university based dermatology programs around the country.  Over the past four years alone, our board-certified dermatologists have published well over 100 manuscripts, 40 textbook chapters, and given more than 270 lectures around the country and internationally.  They have also been the editors of 10 textbooks and serve as associate editors to several of the most prestigious journals in dermatology and dermatologic surgery.  Furthermore, SkinCare Physicians’ research department runs 10 … Continue reading »

Meet Stefania, Registered Nurse at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Jan 23rd, 2018 by Maureen Teahan

Specialty procedures: Body sculpting, skin tightening, hyperhidrosis, laser hair removal and Remicade infusions. She also assists in Mohs surgery. Stefania is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has been working at SkinCare Physicians, a dermatology practice near Boston, for over 5 years. As a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association, she understands the value of continued education in providing optimal care to our patients. Stefania enjoys educating patients and staff to ensure the highest quality of care; she coordinates monthly educational in-services for the clinical staff. With two other colleagues, she conducted a study on … Continue reading »

Meet Melissa, Registered Nurse

Published on Nov 14th, 2017 by Maureen Teahan

Specialty procedures: Coolsculpting, Infini, Thermage, miraDry and laser hair removal Melissa has been a registered nurse at Skincare Physicians for over 7 years. During this time she has worked side by side with our physicians, gaining excellent knowledge of both general and cosmetic dermatology, and developing a deep understanding of the natural aging process of the face and the body. Melissa is a 2015 graduate of Coolsculpting University where she further advanced her skills and perfected body sculpting techniques to better serve our patients. She has also received specialized training in Infini, Thermage, miraDry and laser hair removal. When she … Continue reading »

Embracing Electronic Medical Record at SkinCare Physicians

Published on Oct 5th, 2017 by Robin Travers

Careful medical record keeping is one of the essential aspects of delivering good medical care. When SkinCare Physicians opened its doors in 2000, we saw patients and recorded our visits in an old-fashioned paper chart.  By 2008, we had transitioned to an electronic charting system that involved scanning the paper records of our patients.  We still wrote in our charts as we always did, but these sheets of paper were securely scanned into a system that allowed improved tracking and management.  And now, in 2017, we are moving to a truly electronic medical record (EMR)! During your future visits, you will … Continue reading »

Meet Sheila, Registered Nurse and Laser Safety Officer

Published on Jun 22nd, 2017 by Maureen Teahan

Sheila is a registered nurse who has been a member of the SkinCare Physicians family for 4 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UMass Amherst, then worked for several years as a nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Over the past few years, Sheila has received specialized training in CoolSculpting, Thermage, Infini, miraDry and laser hair removal. Not only does she love learning, she also enjoys sharing her knowledge. Earlier this year, she presented the results from the miraDry Quality Improvement Project, a study she conducted with two other SkinCare Physicians nurses. In addition to … Continue reading »

Meet Colleen, a Registered Nurse with a love for learning and education

Published on May 30th, 2017 by Maureen Teahan

Colleen is a Registered Nurse with nearly 20 years of experience. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fairfield University, then worked for several years as a nurse in the acute care hospital setting. Colleen entered the world of dermatology and cosmetics in 2007, when she joined SkinCare Physicians. She is an active member of the Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA). At SkinCare Physicians, Colleen assisted in pioneering the CoolSculpting program. She was one of the first nurses to attend CoolSculpting University and she continues to receive specialized training in body sculpting on a regular basis. Colleen also has extensive … Continue reading »

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1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
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SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Learn more about your rights and protections related to the No Surprises Act (HR133).

Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.