At Arrowhead Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Arrowhead Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.
Keith J Haar, M.D.
Dr. Keith Haar, MD and board certified dermatologist, is the founder of Arrowhead Dermatology. Dr. Haar is a 1987 graduate of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, MD. He received his outstanding dermatology training and residency in the USAF at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Haar received his undergraduate degree from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, and served in the United States Marine Corp prior to attending and graduating from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.He was board certified in dermatology in 1992 and was recertified by examination in 2002. He served as....Click to read more
Lisa Hynes, M.D.
Dr. Hynes was born in California and raised in Indiana and Michigan. Certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1997, Dr. Hynes specializes in clinical dermatology and dermatological surgery with specific interest in the treatment of skin cancer and other sunlight-induced lesions. Dr. Hynes completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. After graduation she moved to Philadelphia to obtain her medical degree at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude. She then moved on to...Click here to read more.
Julie Jacobs, D.O.
Board certified Dermatologist, Dr. Julie Jacobs, DO was born and raised in San Diego, California. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of San Diego. She received her medical degree at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, California and completed her Dermatology training at Oakwood Southshore Medical Center/Michigan State University in southeast Michigan. Dr. Jacobs joined Arrowhead Dermatology in September 2008, practicing general and cosmetic dermatology. As a board certified dermatologist,...Click here to read more.
Ryan Stevens, M.D.
Dr. Stevens was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. He continued at the University of Arizona where he achieved academic honors at the top of his class and received his Doctor of Medicine in 2009. He completed his Dermatology Residency at University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospital in 2013, where he served as Chief Resident. Following his training,...Click here to read more.
Carlos Rodriguez, M.D.
Dr. Rodriguez is a native of Chicago, IL, and earned both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a residency in dermatology at Cook County Hospital, as well as a dermatopathology fellowship at the prestigious University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has been in private practice in Arizona since 2010.
Dr. Rodriguez enjoys ...Click here to read more.
Becky Caudle, P.A-C
Becky Caudle was a paramedic for 14 years and received her PA degree from Midwestern University in Arizona. She was Board certified in 2002 and practiced at the Arizona Burn Center prior to joining Arrowhead Dermatology. She is a fellow with AAPA as well as the SDPA and was recently awarded the status of Diplomat with the SDPA. Her oldest...Click here to read more.
Joan Altman, PA-C
Joan Altman was born and raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She received her PA degree from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. She has been Board certified since 1991. She began her career as an orthopedic physician assistant, specializing in hands, pediatrics and sports medicine. After spending 10 years in orthopedics, she turned...Click here to read more.
Velika Lotwala, PA-C
Velika Lotwala received her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant studies from Pacific University in Oregon. She attended a medical mission trip to Ecuador and worked in a leprosy clinic performing extensive wound care and management. Prior to obtaining her advanced degree, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish from Arizona State University. She previously worked as an investigative reporter at KPHO News Channel 5 and focused on medical and science journalism.
Velika is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants, Arizona Dermatology Physician Assistant Society and Physician Assistants for Global Health. She is currently working on obtaining Diplomat status through the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants. She serves as a mentor for current and future physician assistant students. Velika became passionate about dermatology from an early age due to her own personal struggles. Patients love her calm demeanor, ability to simplify complex issues for them, communication abilities and thoroughness in her exams.
When she's not studying up on dermatology and reading recent articles, Velika enjoys watching documentaries, reading fiction books, travelling, spin and yoga classes and spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephews.
Sara Royse, PA-C
Sara Royse is a Phoenix native and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in General Biology. She went on to earn a Masters of Education at Arizona State University and worked as a high school science teacher in Tucson for seven years. With a passion for education and medicine she left the classroom to earn a Masters in Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University. Sara loves working in dermatology - healing patients’ skin, as well as educating them on how to maintain its health!
Sara is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is an active member of the Arizona Dermatology Physician Assistant Society, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants.
David Seiter, FNP-C
David Seiter completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Arizona State University, earning Summa Cum Laude distinction and receiving the Outstanding Scholar Award for his graduating class. He specialized in the care of cardiothoracic and vascular surgical patients at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center before obtaining his Master of Science degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Georgetown University. He has also obtained a certificate in Spanish from New York University.
While working as a primary care provider in family medicine, David developed a passion for dermatology, pursuing further professional education through dermatology conference and surgery workshop hours and completing two preceptorships in Valley dermatology practices. He also published a peer-reviewed article on emerging wound care modalities in 2012.
David is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, the Dermatology Nurses’ Association, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Naetresse Begley, Aesthetician/CMLT
Naetresse was born and raised in Arizona. She received her training through the Skin and Makeup Institute and Image Laser school. She is certified through the Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency and is also certified for Microneedling. Naetresse has been doing medical aesthetics and lasers since 2007. She loves her job, her clients and building a long term relationship with them. Naetresse specializes ... Click here to read more.
Mindy Nigro, Aesthetician/CMLT
Mindy Nigro is a licensed Aesthetician through the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology. She received her training and certification through Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics in Tempe, Arizona. Mindy has a passion for healing and ...Click here to read more.