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.

Lisa R. Statz—PA-C

Lisa R. Statz is a certified Physician Assistant with a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Northeastern University. While in PA school, Lisa trained at Boston’s world-renowned academic medical centers including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, New England Dermatological Society, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and the Boston Young Healthcare Professionals.

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.