Michael Nazareth is the president of Western New York Dermatology and a board certified dermatologist. He was born and raised in Buffalo and attended St. Joe’s Collegiate Institute for High School. He earned a BS in biology at Canisius College and then went on to the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, where he earned his MD and PhD degrees. He then completed a dermatology residency at SUNY Buffalo, during which time he trained at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo General Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital. He was chief resident in the final year of his residency training. Dr. Nazareth is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Medical Association and the Medical Society of the State of New York. Dr. Nazareth looks forward to working closely with patients of all ages to meet their complete dermatologic needs by offering a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatments.
Kyle is a graduate of D’Youville College, where she completed both her bachelor of science in nursing and her master of science degree as a family nurse practitioner (FNP). Kyle began her career in dermatology in 2012, working with Dr. Nazareth as his registered nurse while she was completing her master’s program. As a family nurse practitioner, she is trained in the care of all age groups, from infancy to geriatrics. Her goal as an FNP is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to all of her patients, with a focus on patient education.
Carrie is a graduate of D’Youville College, where she earned her master's degree in physician assistant studies and a bachelor's degree in biology. She is a nationally certified and registered PA. Carrie entered into the dermatology field upon graduating in 2012. She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Joining Western New York Dermatology in 2016, she adds years of experience treating both children and adults, focusing on patient education. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Elizabeth Ferdman, is a nationally licensed and board certified physician assistant. After receiving her undergraduate degree from The State University of New York at Geneseo, Elizabeth went on to earn her master's degree from D'Youville College, graduating magna cum laude in 2017. She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) and the Western New York Physician Assistant Association (WNYPAA). Elizabeth has worked in the field of dermatology since graduating in 2017, exposing her to a wide variety of dermatologic conditions and procedures. She is passionate about providing comprehensive patient care while staying up to date on current treatments and procedures for optimal patient outcomes. Outside of dermatology, Elizabeth enjoys traveling, yoga and gardening.
Kaity is a graduate of Daemen College where she received her master's in physician assistant studies and a bachelor of science in natural science-health sciences. She is a registered and nationally certified physician assistant. Kaity joined Western New York Dermatology in 2019 and is excited to be a new addition to the team. She is passionate about educating and treating all age groups about skin health, with the latest treatments and techniques. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and fitness.
Kelly is a nationally certified and registered physician assistant. She grew up locally in Lancaster, New York where she attended Daemen College after graduating from high school. There she earned her degree, with a master's in physician assistant studies and a bachelor's in health science, graduating summa cum laude in 2008. Upon finishing school, she began working in the field of dermatology, where she not only gained clinical experience in general and cosmetic dermatology but also underwent training in surgical techniques, cosmetic procedures and laser treatments. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and two children.
Peter McKenna (PA-C) is a graduate of Touro College’s physician assistant program where he received his BS/MS in 2011. He has since practiced in primary care, urgent care, and emergency medicine. He joined WNY Dermatology in January of 2016. He is passionate about skin cancer screening and educating patients on all aspects of skin health. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife Christine and daughter Claire. He looks forward to helping care for you and your family.
Angela graduated cum laude from D’Youville College in 2011, at which time she began her career in dermatology as a registered and nationally certified physician assistant. Previous to earning her master's degree in physician assistant studies, Angela attended Niagara University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in science with a minor in business. She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Angela finds gratification in treating her patients, ranging from children to geriatrics, as though they are her own family. She grew up in Niagara County and attended Niagara Catholic High School. When Angela isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family and closest friends, traveling and attending country music concerts.