Our Staff

At Wesson Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Wesson Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.

Dr. Karen Wesson

Dr. Karen Wesson is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She has been in private practice on Long Island since 2003.  After completing her Bachelor of Science and graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan, Dr. Wesson attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she received her medical degree and graduated with special distinction in dermatology and genetic research. While a medical student, she completed an additional year at the NYU Department of Dermatology. Following a year of internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Wesson completed her dermatology residency at Columbia University, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. Dr. Wesson has clinical interest in the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. She has trained extensively in cosmetic dermatology procedures including Botox, injectable fillers, and laser surgery.

Dr. Stacey F. Brisman

Dr. Stacey F. Brisman is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. After completing her Bachelor of Science and graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan, she went on to Emory University Medical School where she graduated Magna cum Laude and was an elected member of the AOA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Brisman spent a year in Boston, MA as an intern in the Department of Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess before completing her Dermatology residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed dermatology journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery and Pediatric Dermatology. Dr. Brisman is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women's Dermatology Society and the Skin Cancer Foundation.


STAFF NURSE

Meghan Billia, RN

Meghan Billia is a recent graduate of the Molloy College of Nursing.   Prior to nursing school and throughout her nursing education, she has worked as a medical assistant in the field of dermatology.  Meghan has worked alongside Dr. Wesson for 7 years and has a broad-based understanding of dermatologic conditions and their associated medical and surgical treatments. She is trained and certified in various laser and injectable procedures.  Her medical training and experience has allowed her to be an asset in the exam rooms as well as valuable resource for patients in terms of advice, recommendations, and education.


AESTHETICIANS

Our Medi-Spa suite offers a full range of services including facial treatments, laser treatments for hair removal and skin imperfections as well as chemical peels and microdermabrasion. All services are performed by our certified and licensed aestheticians under the supervision of Dr. Karen Wesson.

Loren DePinto

Loren DePinto received her New York State license in 2009 from Long Island Nail and Skin Care Institute.  She is certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion and various laser procedures.  She is trained in skin care treatments and is known for the personal attention and care she gives to each client.  She has worked exclusively in dermatology offices where she has gained extensive knowledge of the medical as well as cosmetic aspect of many of the conditions which she treats.  She continues to expand her knowledge of skin care by dedicating time to work alongside Dr. Wesson, and has done so since the opening of the practice in 2012.  She is committed to helping her clients improve their skin and beautify themselves.

Meaghan Furnari

Meaghan Furnari has spent the last ten years as a licensed Medical Aesthetician. She graduated from the AVEDA Institute of New York City in 2004.  Prior to joining our staff in September of 2012, Meaghan worked as a lead laser technician for American Laser Centers and Smoothbody Laser Center.  Meaghan is committed to the highest level of patient care and offers the latest in facial aesthetic treatments.  She educates her clients on product knowledge and customizes a treatment plan for each individual.  She is dedicated to each client’s happiness and satisfaction.  Meaghan also works side by side as a medical assistant to Dr. Wesson, where she accompanies her in the examination rooms.  This experience helps broaden her knowledge of skin disorders and therapy and compliments her ability to choose the correct treatment for each client.