Lisa S. Ball, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
Lisa S. Ball, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, a board-certified family nurse practitioner, purchased Dr. Neiman’s practice in December 2017. Her extensive experience in caring for patients from across the lifespan along with her passion for dermatology and aesthetics has prepared her well to carry on his legacy.
Dr. Ball earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada; and her graduate degrees from the University at Buffalo, New York; and a specialty dermatology certificate from the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners. She maintains active membership in various nursing organizations, including Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, NYS Nurse Practitioner Association, The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; and remains current in the field by regularly participating in dermatology education opportunities throughout the year.
Her professional achievements include work on various innovative clinical and research endeavors, scholarly poster presentations, publications, and funded grants and awards. She most recently authored two dermatologic chapters in Lippincott’s Manual for Nursing Practice. From her practice to her office to her classroom and beyond, she continues to enjoy a breadth of experiences in advanced practice nursing as an educator, clinician, and scholar and maintains that relating to, teaching, and partnering with clients are central to her practice philosophy. Based on her experience and philosophy, she provides a personalized approach to managing dermatologic concerns for patients of all ages at Lisa S. Ball, FNP.
Melissa Sicurella, DNP, FNP-BC
Melissa Sicurella, DNP, FNP-BC is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with specialty training in dermoscopy. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University at Buffalo where she focused on bringing the latest evidence-based science to improve patient and clinical outcomes. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from St. John Fisher University. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Dr. Sicurella’s focus is to provide individualized, compassionate, and comprehensive care to patients across the lifespan experiencing various dermatological conditions to help them feel more comfortable and confident.
Melissa is passionate about continuing education and learning about the latest advances in the dermatology field to help patients achieve their goals. She has attended such conferences as the American Dermoscopy Meeting, the Cleveland Clinic Medical Dermatology Therapy Update II, and South Beach Symposium Medical and Aesthetic Dermatology Conference.
Lauren Paella, Registered Nurse
Lauren Paella is a certified laser nurse with over 25 years of experience in general dermatology. Since 1998, she has specialized in laser treatment for hair removal and photorejuvenation. She has successfully treated thousands of patients over the years with skin tones ranging from fair to dark. She strives to create a pleasant, professional environment for patients to achieve their goals.
Jamie Popp, Aesthetician
Jamie Popp is a licensed medical aesthetician with years of advanced training and experience. She obtained her education at The Salon Professional Academy for Esthetics in Tonawanda, NY. She is extensively trained in all aspects of basic and advanced skincare.
From the HydraFacials to the Morpheus8, Jamie prides herself on restoring her patient’s confidence through the services and treatments she offers.