Our Team


Emily Wise, MD

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Emily M. Wise, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and the founder of DermWellesley in Wellesley, MA. She practices medical and cosmetic dermatology and treats the full spectrum of skin problems and concerns. While Dr. Wise has advanced training in all areas of dermatology, she has a clinical interest and expertise in treating acne for both adolescents and adults. She lectures and educates other healthcare professionals regularly about acne and acne management and is often featured in local and national media publications. She also has extensive experience with neurotoxins such as Botox and Dysport, non-surgical fat reduction techniques (Kybella), and laser therapy.
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Caren Droesch, MD

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Caren Droesch practices medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and treats the full spectrum of skin disease in patients of all ages, including pediatrics. As a board-certified dermatologist, she is expertly trained in all areas of dermatology, with a special interest in psoriasis and systemic psoriatic therapies, including biologics. In addition, she was trained in New York City by some of the field’s top cosmetic dermatologists in all facets of aesthetic dermatology including neuromodulators (Botox and Dysport), fillers, and lasers. She has a keen eye and pays particular attention to using products and techniques to maximize global facial rejuvenation while maintaining a very natural appearance.
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Jacqueline Goldminz, MD

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Jacqueline G. Goldminz, MD practices medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology and cares for both pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Goldminz completed an internal medicine internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and then went on to complete her dermatology residency at Boston University where she served as Cosmetic Curriculum leader. During her residency she completed an American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery preceptorship and has trained with nationally renowned leaders in the field of cosmetic dermatology. She has developed an expert understanding of anatomy, novel techniques, and injection biomechanics in order to achieve the best aesthetic outcomes for her patients.
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Sara Berg, MD

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Sara Berg, MD is a board-certified dermatologist with advanced training in all facets of medical and surgical dermatology. Dr. Sara Berg treats the entire spectrum of skin conditions with a special interest in cutaneous oncology and other complex medical dermatological conditions. She also has expertise with a broad range of therapeutics including the most cutting-edge treatments for common skin conditions such as alopecia, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Dr. Berg also performs outpatient surgical procedures to remove both skin cancers and select benign skin lesions.
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Mariko Yasuda, MD

Board Certified in Dermatology and Dermapathology by the American Board of Dermaotology
Mariko Ruth Yasuda, MD is a board certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist caring for adolescent and adult patients with medical dermatologic concerns. An instructor in dermatology at Harvard Medical School and a staff dermatologist in the Department of Dermatology at Mass General Hospital for nearly a decade, Dr. Yasuda has taken care of patients with a wide range of skin diseases including skin cancer, psoriasis, acne, eczema, vitiligo and hair loss to hospitalized patients with life threatening skin rashes and blistering diseases with a range of systemic illnesses.
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Alison Callahan, MD

Board Certified by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Callahan is a board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon and one of Boston’s premier cosmetic surgeons. While she is trained to perform a variety of surgeries, she has particular expertise in procedures involving the eyelids and surrounding areas. Her surgeries address drooping eyelids and brows, baggy and puffy lower lids and eyelid reconstruction after removal of skin cancers.
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Barbara St. John, FNP

Board Certified by the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Board
Barbara St. John is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Barbara has been working in the field of dermatology since 1997 as a clinical nurse and in 2012 she received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Regis College. She has served as a clinical nurse consultant for various laser companies conducting training and clinical trials in laser therapy. Given her vast clinical experience and expertise, Barbara also provides education to nursing students and clinical staff.

Julia Marvel, NP

Certified Nurse Practitioner
Julia Marvel is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. After spending several years as an inpatient nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Julia decided to pursue her long term passion for dermatology and joined our team at DermWellesley in 2021. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Julia has served as the Mohs surgery nursing team leader and also is first assist for our ocuolofacial plastic surgeon. Her comprehensive medical and surgical background allows her to provide top of the line care while also creating a positive and comfortable experience for her patients. Julia has advanced training and has performed hundreds of Sofwave, Vivace, Fraxel, Aerolase and miraDry procedures in our office.
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Julie Flavin, Master Aesthetician

Licensed Master Aesthetician
Julie M. Flavin is a licensed Master Aesthetician who graduated from the prestigious medical program at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in 2002. Julie now has over 17 years of experience in her field and has helped hundreds of patients achieve their goals of healthy, refreshed, and revitalized skin while optimizing patient comfort and safety. Julie specializes in medical grade peels, medical facials for both teens and adults, dermaplaning, Dermalinfusion, and other procedures that help to maximize skin vitality and health with little to no downtime or discomfort. She is also extremely proficient in skincare and skincare products and has a special interest in developing customized skincare regimens that are tailored to the specific needs of her patients.
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