Dr. Weitzbuch surrounds himself with a team of caring, professional registered nurses and support staff. Several of the nurses have worked in the office for 20 years or more.
The welcoming atmosphere of the office, the professional, personalized care and the expertise and skill of our providers keep patients returning for years.
Our Healthcare Providers
Hal M. Weitzbuch, M.D. M.D. DERMATOLOGIST & MOHS SURGEON
Our Medical Director. He specializes in Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery, laser-assisted liposuction, and customized cosmetic treatments.Meet Dr Weitzbuch
Emily Craft NP-BC NP-BC NURSE PRACTITIONER
Emily Craft NP-BC is Brilliance Dermatology’s board certified Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with honors. Emily went on to complete her Master degree program in Nursing at UCLA and became a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association and American Nurses Association, Emily has found her passion in skin care. To supplement her education, Emily has received training from top leaders in the fields of Plastic Surgery as well as Dermatology in Santa Monica and San Francisco. Personally trained by Dr. Weitzbuch, Emily is well versed in all aspects of Medical Dermatology and is a true artist when it comes to her cosmetic talents. She has been beautifying patients in LA since 2014. With excellence in mind, she also gained immense experience at Norris Cancer Center in the fields of oncology, hematology and bone marrow transplants.
Emily’s expertise is not limited to performing cosmetic dermal fillers, Botox, and neurotoxins. Her ability to perform the full range of dermatological procedures including simple biopsies, as well as full skin exams and treating rashes, makes her an invaluable member of Brilliance Dermatology team. Her dedication to the art of dermatology and skin care is exceptional. She provides personalized care for each patient and always strives to make each patient look and feel their absolute best, whether to bolster self-confidence or to be red carpet ready. Always working to achieve natural results, Emily will address any concerns, questions or specific requests and discuss your ultimate goal prior to any procedure. Her personality, experience and knowledge about dermatology have made her a highly sought-after Nurse Practitioner and we couldn’t be happier to have her on our team!
Katie Frederickson FNP-BC Dermatology Nurse Practitioner
Originally from Chicago, Katie pursued a Master of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Northern Illinois University and graduated at the top of her class. She began her new-found passion as a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, seeing patients in private practices in Camarillo and Chicago providing general, surgical and cosmetic services. She has brought her expertise to help patients at Brilliance Dermatology since returning to California in 2018.
Katie specializes in the full scope of dermatology conditions. From full skin exams to eczema to treatment and prevention of skin cancers to cosmetic injectables, she is able to provide care to patients of all ages.
Katie delivers expertise and artistic skill in aesthetic injectables such as dermal fillers and botox. Her Midwest background guides her more conservative approach in facial rejuvenation while providing the most natural results as possible. Katie is committed to educating patients on the aging process while preserving an organic, youthful appearance.
Katie’s philosophy of patient care is to treat all patients like family. She takes pride in educating her patients to understand the full scope of their condition with the best possible treatment options.
Katie is nationally board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through which she continues her education and advancements. Prior to dermatology she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Lewis University in 2004 and worked as a Registered Nurse in the cardiac, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units where she cared for adults, children and premature infants.
Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children most, while exploring the beautiful state and lifestyle of California, always wearing sunscreen of course!
Rebecca Gamliel, PA Physician Assistant
Jasmine Khachatrian, PA Physician Assistant
For the past 28 years, Jasmine Khachatrian has been a California licensed Physician Assistant specializing in general, surgical, cosmetic and laser dermatology. She completed her Bachelors Degree in the Health Sciences at SFSU, and graduated in 1991 Magna Cum Laude. In 1992, she was accepted at University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine, into the Primary Care Physician Assistant program. While in the program, Jasmine was trained by multiple specialists and surgeons in all aspects of medicine. She completed her internal medicine, pediatric medicine, urgent care and emergency training at LAC-USC County Hospital. She completed her surgical rotation at Yale School of Medicine in Norwalk Hospital, Connecticut.
After rigorous training in the medical program, Jasmine graduated from the USC Physician Assistant program in 1994 and received her NCCPA National Board Certification with Honors and earned a Gold Seal in both general and surgical medicine. Jasmine’s passion and dream was to become a Dermatology Specialist. In 1994, she began her Dermatology preceptorship at Beverly Hills Dermatology Associates, where she was rigorously trained for 3 years in all aspects of dermatology, to include skin cancer screenings, skin cancer treatments, mole checks, surgical and cosmetic procedures. Jasmine was one of the first PAs in California, who helped set the standards and values for her profession, helping pave the road for many, who aspired to follow in her footsteps. She has mentored and trained many PA students and graduate PAs in all aspects of dermatology for the past 28 years of her career.
In 1997, Jasmine was the first PA to join a group of physicians at Dermatology Associates of Westlake Village, a national training facility for Allergan, the makers of Botox and Juvederm. Jasmine is a certified injection trainer and speaker for both Allergan and Medicis, training other physicians, PAs and nurses in advanced Botox, fillers, lasers and other innovative cosmetic procedures.
She is a promotional speaker and board advisor for different pharmaceutical companies. Jasmine attends and participates in numerous dermatology conferences for continuing medical education, and is passionate about keeping up-to-date with new advances in the field of dermatology.
Jasmine’s skills, coupled with her advanced techniques and wide base of knowledge, has earned her the respect of the Dermatological Medical Community, and has developed a loyal patient following. In her own words, “I am committed to providing quality personalized healthcare to all my patients, because it’s a reflection of how I would care for my own family and friends. Experience and training have taught me to be both thorough and comprehensive in caring for them. I am always committed to my patients’ well-being, paying attention to detail, and offering them a range of dermatology services and procedures. I believe there is artistry to cosmetic dermatology and I strive to achieve natural results, so that everyone will notice, but noone will know!"
Additionally, Jasmine has developed a line of organic hemp skin and wellness products to further help perfect her patients’ health and skin care needs. Her ultimate goal, as a health care provider, is for everyone to have a chance to achieve great health and happiness.
When Jasmine is not working, she loves to travel with her beautiful 21 year old daughter Emily, who will be graduating from NYU in 2023. Some of Jasmine’s favorite hobbies include hiking, biking, working out and spending time with her dog Buddy!
Our Nurses & Staff
Martha Scrimenti, RN Medical Nurse
Martha graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. After working 3 years in a hospital, she moved to a family practice office for 9 years. Since moving to California, Martha joined our Dermatology office and has been caring and loving our patients for over 30 years.View Full Bio
Eileen Nilsen, RN Medical Nurse
Eileen graduated from the New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center School of Nursing. She then worked in Critical Care ER at Nyack Hospital in New York, and Pediatrics at Ridgewood Community Hospital in New Jersey. She then joined our Dermatology practice over 20 years ago, and has built a strong and loving relationship with our patients ever since.View Full Bio
Katie West Registered Nurse
Katie has been with our practice since 2010 and plays an intricate roll in assisting our patients and physicians. She is the newest Registered Nurse to join the team, even though she started working in the office filing charts!
Jan West Office Manager
Jan has been our office manager for over 16 years, and is a member of the Association of Dermatology Administrators and Managers.
Carla has been in the healing arts profession for over 2 decades. She initially earned a degree at Philadelphia Massage Arts and Sciences in 1997. This was followed in 2001, when she graduated from Lu Ross Academy with a degree in Aesthetics followed by numerous certifications in Specialized Aesthetics.
Carla gets great joy from treating her clients with personalized result-oriented skincare. From acne to anti-aging treatments, as well as more aggressive treatments such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion and SilkPeel dermal infusion, Carla loves the wide range of options she can choose from to tailor-make a specific treatment for each of her unique clients.