We invite you to experience
The DermaCare Difference!
Our staff is qualified and experienced in medical and cosmetic skin care. The DermaCare Team completes extensive training on each procedure and skin care product we provide, staying current with industry trends. You will personally meet a consultant, provider and technician prior to your treatment to ensure customized and optimal service that is just right for you! Visit us today, we are happy to help and show you how The DermaCare Difference will improve your skin concerns.
Meet The Team
Sidney B. Smith, MD, FAAD
Board Certified Dermatologist
Sidney B. Smith, MD, FAAD | Board Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Smith is a Board Certified Dermatologist. He brings years of vast experience in all aspects of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology to the Pacific NorthWest.
You can personally see and be treated by Dr. Smith at his two clinics DermaHealth Dermatology & Dermasurgery (www.DermaHealthDermatology.com) and DermaCare Tri-Cities.
Currently, Dr. Smith served as the past President of the Washington State Dermatology Association. Dr. Smith is additionally a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatological Surgery, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, the Association of Military Dermatologists, the Washington State Dermatology Association, and Alpha Omega Alpha (national honors medical society).
Due to Dr. Smith's expertise, he has been a national trainer for lasers and dermal fillers. Additionally he has been frequently consulted by other medispas and laser companies for his expert opinion. He has authored numerous dermatology journal articles and chapters. Additionally he has given numerous academic dermatology lectures locally and nationally. Dr. Smith has also spoken on local and national pharmaceutical speakers bureaus.
Local TV and Radio stations turn to Dr. Smith's dermatological expertise on current issues. He has been a frequent guest on Good Morning Northwest educating the audience on a vast array of cosmetic and medical dermatology issues. Additionally, he periodically writes the "Ask the Skin Expert" articles for The Entertainer Newspaper. Frequently Dr. Smith does live cosmetic demonstrations and lectures at local expos and shows.
Dr. Smith is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Dr. Smith graduated from Brigham Young University, University of Utah, and with honors from Ponce School of Medicine. He completed his Transitional Internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, and his Dermatology Residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, and Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, Lackland Base.
During his almost nine years of active duty service in the United States Army, Dr. Smith served as Chief of Dermatology, Teaching Staff for Dermatology Residents & other residents, and as the Theater Dermatologist in Baghdad, Iraq.
In our local communities besides offering numerous FREE Skin Cancer Screening events, he serves as the Scoutmaster for the local Boy Scout Troop 911. Dr. Smith himself was an Eagle Scout and knows first hand the importance of Scouting. He spends countless hours with the boys to not only have fun and learn, but he is passionate about helping each one of them achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.
Dr. Smith is better known as Sidney's dad, the twin's father, or Rosy's husband. His six passions in life are his Family, his Faith, Chocolate, Exercise, Sun Block, & Dermatology.
He looks forward to helping you in your medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology needs.
Kathleen Stidham, DCNP
Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Kathleen Stidham, DCNP | Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Kathleen Stidham, DCNP | Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner Kathleen Stidham graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington State University. There she earned both her bachelors and masters degrees in nursing. She joined our family as a Nurse Practitioner in 2007 and has vast experience in health and skin care. She has years of experience in critical care, emergency nursing, staff development, pulmonary and sleep medicine. She is also a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the Washington State Dermatology Association.
Nurse Practitioner Stidham excels in dermal fillers (Radiesse, Perlane, Juvederm, Voluma, Belotero and Restylane) and Botulinum A Toxin injections (Botox Cosmetic, Xeomin or Dysport). In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, shopping at Nordstrom, hiking, camping, traveling, reading and eating dark chocolate.
Karmina Bowen, NP
Karmina Bowen, NP | Nurse Practitioner
Karmina Bowen is a dermatology and cosmetic Nurse Practitioner. Karmina attended Washington State University Tri-Cities College of Nursing. Following completion of her Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree, Karmina started her first Registered Nurse position at a local emergency department. After several years of working in emergency medicine Karmina decided to return to school to pursue a career in dermatology and cosmetics. Karmina graduated from Maryville University in 2021 with her Masters of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner degree.
When she is not working, Karmina can be found spending time her husband, family, friends, her dogs, and herd of alpacas. Karmina is an avid gardener, she enjoys wake surfing, fishing, skiing, running, and traveling to foreign and warm locations. She travels to Hawaii as often as possible. Karmina is passionate about providing care and education to patients and families without compromising quality. Karmina was born and raised in the Tri-City area and she is enthralled to have the opportunity to serve her community at both DermaHealth and DermaCare.
Austin Lee, PA-C
Dermatology Certified Physician Assistant
Austin Lee, PA | Dermatology Certified Physician Assistant
Austin Lee (PA Lee) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He then went on to attend Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California where he earned a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to joining us in 2019, he worked in dermatology in Fresno, CA.
PA Lee speaks fluent Spanish and is known for his light-hearted manner, showing great enthusiasm and dedication in providing excellent care for each patient. Austin is an Eagle Scout. He enjoys cycling, playing guitar and piano, and spending time outdoors with his wife and daughter.
He treats patients with a wide variety of medical and cosmetic skin conditions. He is passionate about promoting skin cancer prevention and awareness as well as detecting and treating skin cancers.
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