A Team Focused on Your Skin Health

We strive to make every aspect of your visit with us pleasant and convenient. From your first phone call through your appointment, we are proud to offer a staff of knowledgeable, caring individuals who love what they do and address every patient with a warm and personal touch. Whether you’re seeking specialized medical attention or a surgical procedure for an acute skin problem, undergoing an in-depth preventive screening or consultation, or you simply enjoy a rejuvenating skin treatment, our primary objective is to always optimize and promote the immediate and long-term health of your skin. We can guarantee that at all times the most important person in the room will be you.

Dr. Alissa Lamoureux<br><em>Founder & Medical Director</em>

Dr. Alissa Lamoureux
Founder & Medical Director

Alissa Lamoureux, DO, FAOCD, FAAD, is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, a Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dually board certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Lamoureux provides comprehensive medical care to her patients by incorporating her strong foundation in Internal Medicine of the care of her Dermatology patients.

Dr. Lamoureux received numerous accolades as an internal medicine physician, her goal was always to be a dermatologist. Treating skin, after all, is her passion. During her extensive dermatology training at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, she worked with world-renowned medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatologists, dermatopathologists, plastic surgeons, oncologists, and allergists. She participated in a the care of a diverse patient population and learned cutting edge techniques. Her vigorous training and extensive experience equipped her to start her own practice and be a success. Dr. Lamoureux enjoyed giving back to her community as a physician volunteer ringside at Junior Olympic Boxing events and as a volunteer Dermatology specialiast at Free Care Clinics in the Greater Fort Lauderdale Community and at annual American Academy of Dermatology free skin cancer screening events. Dr. Lamoureux was honored to present her research at the national conference of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. . She has been a featured international speaker to share her experience and insight into telemedicine and teledermatology. She authored an ebook on this topic that was provided across the world. She was also featured on today.com as an expert on telemedicine and its delivery during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Heather Galonzka, NP-C<br><em>Certified Nurse Practitioner</em>

Heather Galonzka, NP-C
Certified Nurse Practitioner

Heather Galonzka, NP-C, is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Dermatology Nurses’ Association. Heather attended The University of Massachusetts Boston, where she graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Upon graduation, she worked as a Registered Nurse for Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Massachusetts. She then decided to further her career and pursue her dream of becoming a Nurse Practitioner. She was accepted into the competitive Graduate School of Nursing (Adult Gerontology PCNP track) at UMass Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. She excelled in her studies and was quick to advocate for herself, classmates and patients during this academic and clinical journey. Subsequently, she was presented with the Mary K. Alexander Academic Achievement and Leadership Award upon commencement in 2015.

Heather’s passion for Dermatology is long standing and developed prior to obtaining her graduate degree. She was fortunate to have an aunt who is a Physician Assistant in Dermatology and had allowed her to observe clinically throughout the years. By the time she was accepted into graduate school, it was clear to Heather that Dermatology was her calling. As Dermatology was not an available specialty track, Heather advocated for a Dermatology rotation, in addition to her rigorous educational and clinical curriculum. This allowed her to train under a well-studied and well-respected Dermatologist in Worcester, Massachusetts. Upon graduation, Heather accepted her first Dermatology position at The Dermatology Center of Worcester. She was incredibly fortunate to have extensive individualized training, which allowed her dreams of working in Dermatology to blossom.

During her time at The Dermatology Center of Worcester, Heather’s skill set evolved, and she developed meaningful long-standing relationships with many of her patients and their families. After The Dermatology Center of Worcester, Heather accepted a position with UMASS Dermatology as this brought promise of new challenge and professional growth. This position was abundant with obstacles as UMASS Dermatology is home to numerous patients with vastly complex medical histories and dermatological concerns. During her time with UMASS, Heather dedicated herself to making every patient feel important and heard, which was highlighted in her extraordinary patient reviews. While embracing the experience of an academic-based facility, Heather craved the intimacy that private practice offered. She knew that her long-term home would be in the private practice setting, as this more aligned with her priorities of providing patient-centered care and the comprehensive Dermatological experience. Heather joined the team at Skin Dermatology in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts in August 2021. Working closely with Dr. Alissa Lamoureux, she is dedicated to creating the best possible patient experience and highest quality care to our patients.

Heather is committed to expanding her skill set and is devoted to staying up to date on the latest research and Dermatological news. She treats a wide array of dermatology concerns, with Acne being her area of passion.

Dr. Peter Tomaiolo<br><em>Clinical Trial Director</em>

Dr. Peter Tomaiolo
Clinical Trial Director

Peter Tomaiolo, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Worcester, MA and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field.​ He is Dr. Alissa Lamoureux's father and a supporter of her success in the dermatology field.​​ Dr. Tomaiolo​ graduated from Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia medical school in 1970.

Brenna Rinaldo<br><em>Certified Medical Aesthetician <br>and Aesthetic Coordinator</em>

Brenna Rinaldo
Certified Medical Aesthetician
and Aesthetic Coordinator

Brenna Rinaldo is the Certified Medical Aesthetician and Aesthetic Coordinator supporting Dr. Alissa Lamoureux at Skin Dermatology in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. She has been working as a professional medical aesthetician for more than three years, and as a professional in the aesthetics industry since 2014.

After earning her Associate Degree in Liberal Arts from Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2013, Brenna received her aesthetician certification from the Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics in 2017. She has always loved working as an aesthetician, providing facial and body skin treatments, classic and volume lash extensions, and using her experience as a receptionist and coordinator to offer excellent customer service to patients from all backgrounds. 

Since obtaining her aesthetic license, Brenna has developed her knowledge of the skin and has refined her skills in advanced aesthetic techniques through positions at well-known spas in the Shrewsbury area.  

Working as a medical aesthetician, Brenna enjoys a variety of important responsibilities including analyzing skin conditions, recommending medical-grade skin products, and meeting with patients to evaluate their skin health progress. She not only performs medical grade facials and chemical peels, but also Tempsure™ Envi non-invasive skin tightening procedures, as well as classic and volume lash extensions. She also assists Dr. Lamoureux with cosmetic procedures. 

A lover of all things beauty-related, Brenna helps educate clients on Skin Dermatology’s unique line of high-quality skincare products. She is passionate about helping patients achieve radiant, clear skin and toned, sculpted bodies, and has received training from Cynosure®, Lumenis®, Xtreme Lashes®, Borboleta Beauty, Merz, and Allergan. She is certified to perform dermaplaning, facials, lash extensions, and chemical peels. 

Brenna moves seamlessly between counseling patients on their skincare routines to performing transformative and soothing spa treatments.

Hannah Trubiano<br><em>Practice Manager</em>

Hannah Trubiano
Practice Manager

Hannah Trubiano has worked in the dermatology and aesthetics industry for seven years as an aesthetician and nurse spending most of her career in the greater Boston area. In that time, she has gained extensive experience educating patients in aesthetic and cosmetic procedures, product education, nursing management, dermatology operations and medical dermatology.

As our Practice Manager she is passionate about our patient's experience and their success, aesthetics, optimizing skin health, cosmetic dermatology and most importantly patient health and safety. Hannah’s varied experience in all aspects of medical and cosmetic dermatology allows her to fully understand and implement the mission of Skin Dermatology in all aspects of our practice, from Clinical to Business Operations. This ensures expert-level, customized, personal, boutique-style care for every patient.

In addition to dermatology and aesthetics, she is also involved in volunteering for local non-profit Charites, town vaccination clinics, and dutifully served on a hospice and covid unit during the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Outside of the office, Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband Tim, son Vinny, and her two dogs Bella and Raven. She is currently continuing her education in nursing administration.

Olivia Sivo <br><em>Lead Medical Assistant</em>

Olivia Sivo
Lead Medical Assistant

Olivia Sivo joined Skin Dermatology in 2020 as a Medical Assistant. She is a graduate of the Austin Community College Medical Assistant Program, as well as a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant. Since graduating, Olivia has worked 3 years as a Medical Assistant in Dermatology. Olivia enjoys working with patients, she understands that quality, effective care coupled with best-in-class customer service results in the patient experience that our patients have come to expect. In 2021, Olivia was promoted to Lead Medical Assistant to strengthen the partnership between our providers, clinical and business operations team ensuring the very best in patient experience, safety, and care.

Olivia is extremely passionate about Dermatology and loves see patient improvements and results. Outside of the office she enjoys an active and social lifestyle by going on walks, hanging out with friends and visiting some of New England’s beautiful beaches.

Rachel Herwerth <br><em>Medical Assistant / Clinical Training Lead</em>

Rachel Herwerth
Medical Assistant / Clinical Training Lead

Rachel Herwerth joined Skin Dermatology in 2021 as a Medical Assistant. She is a graduate of Stonehill College with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She has extensive dermatology experience, since graduating Rachel has worked as a Certified Medical Assistant, as well as a Certified Dermatology Technician in a high paced dermatology practice. She loves dermatology being as it allows her to be able to improve the health of one’s skin and to educate patients. She hopes to become a Dermatology Physician Assistant so that she can help people feel confident in their own skin. In addition to her Medical Assistant responsibilities, in 2021 Rachel was promoted to Clinical Training Lead ensuring continuous learning, training, optimization and education for our clinical team.

Rachel loves dermatology and the fact that the skin can tell you so much about someone, inside and out, she believes if you look good you do good. She was a competitive gymnast for 16 years; in that time, she was a national vault champion and finished third in the nation in the overall. Outside of the office she enjoys yoga, meditation and interior design.

Yelissa Pena <br><em>Medical Assistant</em>

Yelissa Pena
Medical Assistant

Yelissa Pena joined Skin Dermatology in 2021 as a Medical Assistant. She is a graduate of the Salter College Medical Assistant Program, where she graduated on the Deans List. Since graduating, Yelissa has worked 3 years as a Float Medical Assistant which has provided her the opportunity to work with several primary care and specialist providers. She is a highly passionate and motivated Medical Assistant, who enjoys working with patients to ensure we are providing the very best care and experience in an efficient and effective manner.

Yelissa was attracted to dermatology because it is a field that is constantly evolving. You are also provided the gratifying opportunity of helping patients find ways to love the skin they’re in. Outside of the office she enjoys digital art and party planning.

Daniela DeMarco<br><em>Patient Experience Manager</em>

Daniela DeMarco
Patient Experience Manager

Daniela DeMarco joined Skin Dermatology in 2019 as a Patient Experience Coordinator. Her prior experience as assistant manager at a Plastic Surgery office in Manhattan coupled with her 10 years of medical experience (Front Desk & Medical Assistant) made her the perfect person to welcome you to our practice. In 2021 she transitioned to the role of Patient Experience Manager, guiding and ensuring optimal patient care and service. 

In addition to her medical experience, Daniela is also a certified esthetician who earned her education from the Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics. She is extremely passionate about patient care, she believes that each patient is unique and its important that their specific needs and wants are catered to every time they are seen at our office. She takes pride in knowing each patient she interacts with receives an individualized experience. 

Daniela is originally from Miami, Florida, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Evan and just became the proud mom of a baby boy, Evan Jr. Outside of the office she enjoys reading, dancing, cooking and skincare.

Tayler MacAyeal<br><em>Patient Experience Coordinator</em>

Tayler MacAyeal
Patient Experience Coordinator

Tayler MacAyeal joined Skin Dermatology in 2021 as a Patient Experience Coordinator. She is a graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College with an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. She has extensive customer service and patient engagement experience which she garnered at previous health, wellness and brand ambassador positions.

Tayler is passionate about maintaining a balanced life, promoting both mental and physical health and learning new things, which is what drew her to Dermatology. She is a registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance and hopes to pursue her esthetician license in the near future. She is thrilled to work with knowledgeable professionals and looks forward to being able to learn more about all aspects of dermatology. She loves spending time outdoors and has completed multiple yoga retreats to further enhance her teaching. She loves preparing delicious vegetarian dishes and spending time with her family, her four rescue dogs, and her sister’s newest rescue dog.

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