Brian Sandler, M.D. is Board-certified in Dermatology having studied at Michigan State University for Undergrad and Wayne State School of Medicine for his Medical Degree. He attended Wayne State University's Dept of Internal Medicine and Dermatology. He currently is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology and enjoys General, Surgical, and Cosmetic Surgery.

Kara Szczomak, PA-C attended Western Michigan University where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Health. Kara continued her studies at Barry University in Miami, obtaining her Masters Degree. She also traveled to the Caribbean to study tropical medicine.

Kara has been with Academic Dermatology since August of 2013 performing the following: acne, biopsies, eczema, psoriasis, cosmetic injections, diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions of all types.  Kara is an affiliate with The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants.  Certification through National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Amber Lumbardo, Certified Aesthetician, received her initial training and license in 2007.  She has continued her education since then, most recently studying the art and techniques of eyebrow microblading and is a Certified Microblading Specialist Technician. She began practicing under the supervision of Dr. Brian Sandler and Kara Szczomak, PA-C in 2015. Together, they specialize in creating treatment plans for all dermatological and cosmetic needs. She offers facials, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, eyebrow microblading, and custom skin care regimens and products.

(2) Convenient Locations:


51189 Shelby Parkway

Shelby Township, MI 48315


1455 S. Lapeer Rd, Suite 231

Lake Orion, MI 48360

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