As of March 20, 2020 we are no longer seeing patients in our office due to COVID-19. We are happy to continue caring for you during these uncertain times. We are now offering remote appointments for new and established patients although we will no longer be able to see you in person. For some patients, an in person visit is best, but if you feel that your concern could be addressed online, this may be a convenient option for you.
We are highly trained, renowned physicians and staff. All of our physicians are board-certified and known internationally for their expertise.
Our team is credentialed as dermatology technicians and is meticulously trained to best care for our patients.
Founder and President of The Dermatology Institute of Boston
Emmy M. Graber, MD, MBA is the Founder of The Dermatology Institute of Boston, a private practice in Boston, Massachusetts. With over ten years experience, Dr. Graber treats a wide range of dermatologic issues and specializes in acne and cosmetic dermatology. She is currently an Affiliate Clinical Instructor at Northeastern University and has extensive experience teaching students of all types.
Dr. Graber received her BS in Biology at The Pennsylvania State University and was a member of the Schreyer Honors College. She also completed her medical training at The Pennsylvania State University and graduated with membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After an internship in Internal Medicine, she underwent Dermatology residency training at The Pennsylvania State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. During this time she received the Intern Of The Year Award and was selected by her peers for a Humanism and Excellence In Teaching Award.
Following her residency training, Dr. Graber further specialized with fellowship training in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery at SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill. She then practiced dermatology with that group for two years prior to working at Boston University. At Boston University, Dr. Graber was Director of the BU Cosmetic and Laser Center. She was also the associate residency program director and taught many medical students, resident physicians and international physicians in-training. In 2014 Dr. Graber completed her MBA at the University of Pennsylvania’s esteemed Wharton School of Business.
Dr. Graber has academic interests in acne, acne scars and cosmetic dermatology. She has lectured and written extensively on these subjects in scientific journals and serves on the board of directors of the American Acne and Rosacea Society. Additionally, Dr. Graber is frequently cited in the media as an authority in dermatology. Dr. Graber is a regular contributor on national public radio (NPR) and her expert opinions can be seen in O Magazine, InStyle Magazine, and Good Housekeeping Magazine amongst other national media sources.
More about Dr. Graber: GraberMD.com
Freya Meyer, MD is a board certified dermatologist with interests in all facets of the field, including general, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology. Under the tutelage of internationally renowned dermatologists and scientists, Dr. Meyer received a premier medical education.
She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor in health science, and then attended medical school at the University of Miami. During medical school, she completed a specialized research fellowship in wound healing and regenerative medicine at a prestigious laboratory. As a result of her work there, she has published extensively in scientific journals. Dr. Meyer completed her dermatology residency in New York City at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, where she was unanimously elected as Chief Resident in her final year of training. During her time in New York, Dr. Meyer volunteered her time and expertise to care for underserved patients in community health clinics.
Dr. Meyer treats patients of all ages and has special interests in: eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin cancer, and pediatric dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. In addition to English, Dr. Meyer is fluent in Dutch. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, running, and spending time with her family.
Cindy Sershen, DCNP, joined DIB in 2019. She received both her BA and MS in Nursing at Boston College. She received her dermatology training at the Nurse Practitioner Fellowship in Dermatology at Lahey Hospital in 2011.
Cindy has provided care in Dermatology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 2015. Prior to that, she provided care in Dermatology at other local practices.
She enjoys giving dermatology lectures to future nurse practitioners and serves as a clinical preceptor at Boston College. Recently Cindy served as a preceptor for nursing students and helped run a medical clinic at San Lucas Toliman in Guatemala. To see photos of her medical volunteer work click here. In her spare time, she enjoys running and spending time with her family. Cindy is fluent in Spanish.
Eileen Joyce is a licensed Esthetician who graduated from the prestigious medical program at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. Eileen 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.
Eileen specializes in medical grade peels, medical facials for both teens and adults, as well as dermaplaning, 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.
Karen Kenyon, has been working in Dermatology in the Boston area over 25 years. With experience in all areas of a medical office from Patient Care Coordinator, Medical Assistant Coordinator, Billing Manager and Practice Manager. Karen has worked in both Private Practice and Hospital Based Practice as well.
From her background and experience with all aspects of a Dermatology Practice as well has her five years’ experience as the Accounts Payable Manager at Principal Healthcare of GA, Karen brings a multitude of experience that helps the physicians, staff and patients at The Dermatology Institute of Boston have a positive experience.
Patient Care Coordinator
Nurta joined the Dermatology Institute of Boston in 2018. She is currently attending Suffolk University and will be graduating in May of 2019 with a Master’s in Health Administration.
Patient Care Coordinator
Sharon has been working in the Medical Field for over 25 years, in both Hospital and Private Practice settings. Her experience and knowledge is a great asset to The Dermatology Institute of Boston.
Patient Care Coordinator
With a BA from UW Madison and several graduate certificates from Cornell, Kate has an extensive background in organizational management, leadership, and team building. Her eclectic skill base is an asset to The Dermatology Institute of Boston. When she’s not here, she can be found stage managing or producing various theatrical endeavors.
As a clinical assistant at the Dermatology Institute of Boston, Soni is involved with many tasks including scribing and assisting with general dermatology and cosmetic procedures. Soni looks forward to serving patients as an osteopathic physician in the future.
Vinayak joined the practice in 2017 after having served as the outpatient scribe at ScribeAmerica. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from UMass Boston and hopes to pursue medical school in the future.
Wangeci has been with the Dermatology Institute of Boston since its opening in February 2016. She is working to complete her Bachelors of Science in Human Physiology at Boston University and hopes to pursue medical school in the future.
Aly graduated from Hamilton college in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience and is currently finishing up her Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University. Aly hopes to pursue medical school in the future.
Kirsten joined the practice in July 2019, with a background of providing patient care in a critical care unit. Kirsten has been working in the field of healthcare since graduating with her B.S. in Psychology. She is currently working towards fulfilling the prerequisites to apply to medical school in the near future.
Natalie graduated from Syracuse University in 2016 and is now completing medical school prerequisite classes at Northeastern. Prior to joining the Dermatology Institute of Boston in 2019, she was trained by the American Red Cross and is a certified nurse assistant. She hopes to pursue medical school in the future.
Marlie graduated from Gordon College in 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Biology. She currently works with the youth in her community, and in the future, hopes to work as a medical doctor serving low-income communities.
Rachel graduated in 2017 with a degree in Health Science and enjoys working in her community with underserved populations. Rachel looks forward to advancing her career as a Nurse Practitioner in the near future.
Kevin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience from UMass Amherst and is currently finishing prerequisite courses at Northeastern. He hopes to pursue medical school in the future.
Our team is comprised of caring, kind Certified Dermatology Technicians who strive to provide compassionate, professional health care and customer service.
Our goal here at The Dermatology of Institute of Boston is protect the health of our patients and staff. To continue caring for our patients during these uncertain times, while strictly adhering to the guidelines set by the CDC, we will be only offering virtual consultations. For some patients, an in person visit is best, but if you feel that your concern could be addressed online, this may be a convenient option for you.