Meet the Team
Dr. Brooke Bair
Regarded as a one of the best dermatologists in New York, Dr. Bair is highly skilled in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Board-certified, she is known for her thoughtful, patient-centric approach to medicine and for her natural aesthetic with anti-aging treatments. Learn more about Dr. Bair below.
Education and Experience
Before starting her own practice, Dr. Bair worked for a number of top dermatology clinics in the country, including Gulf Coast Dermatology in Florida and Greenwich Village Dermatology in Manhattan. In addition, she is a trained Mohs surgeon for the removal of skin cancers and has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications on dermatological topics. Beyond her private practice work, she has spent time serving patients at the Fatima Pediatric Medical Center and the VA Hospital in Castle Point, NY.
Dr. Bair’s skin care philosophy is centered on the whole patient, and takes into account a more holistic perspective than many dermatologists. In addition to skin health and proactive medical care, she is sought after for her skill in cosmetic dermatology, especially anti-aging treatments and injectables such as Botox and filler. Patients from Florida to New York have come to rely on her for her artist’s approach that combines a natural, youthful aesthetic with the latest technology.
Michigan State University
Johns Hopkins University
Internal Medicine Residency
Nova Southeastern University
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science- Microbiology
Samantha Kyvik, MS, PA-C
Samantha Kyvik, MS, PA-C, is an exceptionally skilled dermatology Physician Assistant and a Hudson Valley local. She is known for her thoughtful, compassionate approach with patients, as well as her attention to detail and positive energy. Learn more about Samanatha below.
Education and Experience
Samantha Kyvik, MS, PA-C, a Hudson Valley native, is thrilled to be a part of the Luna Dermatology team in order to serve her local community’s dermatological needs!
While beginning her career as an urgent care PA, she recognized early on that dermatology is her passion. Moreover, Samantha has received hands-on, direct training from Dr. Bair in both medical and cosmetic dermatology in order to complement her previous experience. Like all the staff at Luna Dermatology, she is committed to offering superior healthcare paired with a warm, understanding bedside manner.
Samantha completed both her undergraduate degree in physician assistant studies and her Master of Science degree in advanced physician assistant studies at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, where she underwent rigorous training in multiple specialties, including dermatology, general surgery, pediatrics, and emergency/urgent care. As a result of her training, she was able to treat patients throughout the five boroughs of NYC, which allowed her to diversify her patient care experience. In addition, she also was able to conduct novel research and is currently a published author in a peer reviewed publication.
Samantha is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the New York State Society of Physician Assistants, and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
In her spare time, she enjoys running, going to the beach (wearing sunscreen of course!) and spending time with her family and friends.
Master of Science, Advanced Physician Assistant Studies
Bachelor of Science, Biology (with Honors)
Urgent Care, Research, and SDPA Fellowship
Olivia Goffredo, MS, PA-C
Olivia Goffredo, MS, PA-C, is an accomplished dermatology Physician Assistant and an SDPA Fellow. She is known for her attentive care, as well a calm and understanding approach to her patients’ concerns. Learn more about Olivia below!
Education and Experience
Olivia Goffredo, MS, PA-C, is a Hudson Valley local who is passionate about dermatology and the opportunity to serve her community with Luna Dermatology.
Growing up, Olivia recognized a need for more dermatology providers in the area. With that in mind, and armed with a background in emergency medicine, she puts her procedural skills and clinical knowledge to good use in both medical and surgical dermatology at our practice.
Olivia has received rigorous training while working alongside Dr. Bair, allowing her to build on her prior experience with Columbia Memorial Hospital. Like all the staff at Luna Dermatology, she prioritizes excellence in healthcare within a welcoming atmosphere.
Olivia completed her undergraduate degree in Applied Biology at Sage College in Albany where she graduated with honors. She then earned her Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies at Marist College, learning multiple specialties including dermatology, general surgery, pediatrics, and emergency medicine. Upon graduation, she received the award for academic excellence recognizing her outstanding achievements during the clinical portion of the PA program.
Olivia is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.
Outside of Luna Dermatology, Olivia can be found spending time with family, friends, and her black lab mix puppy!
Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies
Bachelor of Science, Applied Biology (with Honors)
Emergency Medicine, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Fellow
Melissa Parise, esthetician
Melissa Parise is an experienced medical esthetician who brings a passion for all aspects of skin health and beauty to Luna Dermatology. Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, Melissa has over eighteen years of experience working in the skincare industry. In addition to her expertise, Melissa brings a warm, can-do approach to each patient interaction, often finding ways to address challenges that other estheticians shy away from. Learn more about Melissa below.
Education and Experience
Melissa Parise is an experienced medical esthetician who brings a passion for all aspects of skin health and beauty to Luna Dermatology. Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, Melissa has over eighteen years of experience working in the skincare industry. In addition to her expertise, Melissa brings a warm, can-do approach to each patient interaction, often finding ways to address challenges that other estheticians shy away from.
Melissa’s interest in skincare can be traced back to her childhood and teen years when she struggled with bad acne. Ultimately her personal struggles motivated her to go into a field where she would have the knowledge to not only help herself, but also others on their journey to clear, healthy skin. She enjoys taking an empathetic and measured approach to skincare, finding what works best for the patient, and creating a customized treatment plan tailored to each person’s comfort and needs.
Melissa is a graduate of the Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetics. In addition, she completed advanced aesthetic training at the Atelier Institute in Manhattan, refining techniques such as chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling, lash lifts, and spa management. She takes every opportunity for continuing education and believes in the importance of advanced learning, while staying up to date with the latest techniques and technology.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, including her two children and two King Charles Cavalier Spaniels.
Atelier Institute- Manhattan
Beauty, Cosmetics, Skincare
Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetics
Cosmetology, Skin Health
Chemical Peels, Facials, Microneedling, Dermaplaning
Where Better skin is just around the corner.
Key Areas of Focus
Dr. Bair provides comprehensive dermatology services to her patients, including top medical care, advanced cosmetic services, and skilled mohs micrographic surgery.
- Skin Health / Dermatologic Medicine
- Antig-Aging, Botox and Filler
- Coolsculpting / Non-Surgical Fat Removal
- Mohs Surgery
- Laser Treatments
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