At Farmington Valley Dermatology and Surgery, we recognize that patients' choice of dermatologist is driven both by provider's competency and bes side manner. Patients need providers who are experienced, understanding and supportive. We promise a caring attitude from every team member at Farmington Valley Dermatology & Surgery. As a team, we strive to provide quality and effective dermatologic care.
Dr. Sadaf "Sabrina" Waqar
After completion of dermatology residency in 2011, Dr. Waqar relocated to New England and joined a large multispecialty group. She later joined a private dermatology group in Massacheusetts in 2012.
Since Fall of 2014, Dr. Waqar has offered general, surgical and aesthetic dermatology services in the greater Farmington Valley area. She has received a warm welcome by primary care providers and patients alike. Dr. Waqar practices medicine with an intent to provide state of the art, compassionate, ethical dermatology care. Here patients can expect compassionate reliable care for all dermatology needs.
Dr. Waqar is Board Certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Osteopathic Dermatology, Women's Dermatologic Society and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons.
Gail Lau, APRN
Gail Lau joined us in June 2015. Gail has 12 year experience in general dermatology. She completed her Master’s of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner in 2001. She is licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of CT.
Gail can independently assess, diagnose, and treat patients of all ages with a variety of skin conditions. She has a special interest in seeing pediatric patients. Gail is able to provide thorough skin cancer screenings, diagnose and provide treatment for common skin cancers.
When she is not at work, she spends time with her four children, husband and her family dog. She is a busy mom indeed! Patients enjoy her easy approachability and great medical knowledge and care. We are lucky to have Gail on our growing team!
Wanda Bronstein, PA-C
Wanda Bronstein, PA-C (certified physician assistant) graduated from Yale University. She has more than four years of dermatology experience that include diagnosing, detecting and surgically excising skin cancers. When she was employed for two years at New England Dermatology Associates in Vernon, CT, she detected the most number of melanomas of all the practitioners in the practice, two of whom were physicians and two of whom were PA’s. She is skilled in managing a variety of skin conditions that include, but are not limited to: eczema, acne and warts. She is trained and certified in using Botox and Juvederm. Wanda is a member of the SDPA (Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants) and of the AAPA (American Association of Physician Assistants)
She has two children and lives in Glastonbury with her husband.
Suzanne Naples R.N.
Suzanne Naples is a Registered Nurse holding licensure in both Connecticut and New York State, who has specialized in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology for the last five years. She has worked side by side with renowned plastic surgeons on the Connecticut shoreline and the Upper East Side in New York City. Suzanne received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Connecticut and is currently matriculating in a Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Quinnipac University. Suzanne specializes in non-surgical cosmetic procedures. She prides herself on integrating injectables, laser and medical grade skin care to rejuvenate and renew each patient from the inside out. She has worked at several private practices and medical spas throughout the state, drawing from each experience to build her unique approach to each individual patient's aesthetic needs. Suzanne has a strong commitment to continuing education and regularly attends hands on training seminars throughout the U.S. to keep her techniques cutting edge and up to date.
Suzanne Kamal, Medical Aesthetician
We are pleased to have Suzanne join our team as a medical aesthetician. Suzanne offers a versatile expertise in medical aesthetics. She has a 25 year experience in the aesthetic industry and has served as a medical aesthetician for plastic surgery and cosmetic dermatologists in CT, prior to joining our team.
Suzanne is a vital team member, educating staff to serve our patients' aesthetic concerns in a supportive and well informed manner. She is directly involved with medical providers in providing skin care education to our patients. She utilizes her substantial experience with skin analysis, to enhance the results of our medical treatments for acne, rosacea and various aging concerns. Suzanne is especially proficient in educating teens to maximize acne control with medication and at home routine.
Suzanne offers complimentary consultations to meet with patients, analyze skin care needs and recommend very specific steps to improve these concerns. Some of her services include Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Extractions, etc. She also holds expertise in lash and brow enhancement treatments.