Our Team

Mark Amster, M.D.

Dr. Amster is a board-certified dermatologist and graduate of the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at Kaleida Health/Buffalo General Hospital and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Mt. Auburn Hospital and Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Robert Brown, M.D.

Dr. Robert Brown is a board-certified dermatologist. He is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine and completed his dermatology residency and internship at Thomas Jefferson University, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Jeffrey Soares, PA-C

Jeffrey Soares, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant, specializing in general and surgical dermatology. He is a graduate of the Physician Assistant Studies Master of Science program at Northeastern University, and has been caring for dermatology patients in the Cape Cod and Plymouth communities since 2010. His primary focus is on the prevention, early detection, and treatment of skin cancer, in addition to the diagnosis and medical management of acute and chronic inflammatory skin conditions. His goal is to empower his patients through awareness and education.

Neeru Peterson, Office Manager

Neeru Peterson has been integral to the operations at Newton Brighton Dermatology since 2000. She works with Dr. Amster and Dr. Brown’s patients from their first consultation, pre-op care, skin treatment, post-op care and assists with insurance claims. she is an expert in practice management, and insurance authorization. Neeru holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of India and successfully manages the Brighton, Needham and Mashpee, Massachusetts locations.