Dr. Brandith Irwin
Brandith Irwin, MD, is a board certified dermatologist and founder of Madison Skin & Laser Center in Seattle, Washington. She is also Founder of SkinTour.com a website focused on accurate consumer education on nonsurgical, aesthetic procedures and products, in the context of a global conversation about beauty, self-esteem and inclusiveness.
Dr. Irwin is also the author of 2 books The Surgery-Free Makeover: All You Need to Know For Great Skin and a Younger Face (Da Capo Press) and Your Best Face: Looking Your Best Without Plastic Surgery (Hay House). She has been quoted or cited in the national press from the Associated Press and Allure to Self magazine. Seattle Magazine has three times named her one of Seattle’s best dermatologists based on a poll of 2,500-area doctors.
Brandith holds board certification in both internal medicine and dermatology, and is a member of the International Society of Laser Surgeons, the American Academy of Dermatology, and many other professional associations. She was graduated with honors from the University of Washington Medical School in 1984 and did residencies in both internal medicine and dermatology there as well. She received one of the few National Dermatology Foundation Research Fellowship Awards in 1990, and has been a clinical faculty member at the University of Washington.
She enjoys multiple sports, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Jennifer Pinson, PA-C
Jennifer Pinson, also known by Jenn, is a certified Physician Assistant with 8 years of dermatology experience and 14 years of work in healthcare. Jenn is a member of the Society of Dermatological Physicians as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants. Jenn grew up in Florida where she learned the importance of skin cancer prevention and proper skin care. She relocated to Seattle in 2017 to continue her passion in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Jenn is committed to providing quality preventative and comprehensive skin care to patients of all ages.
She and Dr. Irwin work closely together and are onsite together 3 days a week.
Jenn offers a range of services including:
- Full body skin exams and evaluation of moles
- Biopsies and excisions for small skin cancers
- Acne, including registration in the IPledge system for use of Accutane/isotretinoin for cystic, scarring or persistent acne
- Psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and eczema
- Allergic dermatitis
- Wart treatment
- Autoimmune diseases like psoriasis, including the use of biologic medications for those conditions
- Hair loss and nail problems
- Cosmetic mole and benign growth removal (requires a skin exam first).
Jenn graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2003 and graduated from the University of Florida Physician Assistant Studies program in 2007. Jenn has experience in dermatology, and primary/acute care medicine.
In her free time, Jenn loves being a soccer mom to her son and traveling and watching live theater shows. Jenn is very excited to be on the Madison Skin and Laser team and looks forward to caring for all patients.
Simran has her Bachelor’s in Science and Nursing (BSN) from the University of Washington and started off her Nursing career in Medical/Surgical Nursing at Overlake Hospital. Simran found her passion for Dermatology through personal experiences of struggling with acne and pigmentation and seeking help to achieve healthy skin. After seeing the transformation of her own skin, she knew Dermatology and Aesthetics were her calling and wanted to help people feel confident in their own skin. Her mantra is that “beauty is a feeling” and being comfortable in your own skin can be life changing. Simran believes in enhancing one’s natural features to make them look and feel their best and wants to personalize each and every treatment and bring a holistic approach to her practice. In her free time, Simran loves lifting weights in the gym, being outside with her dog, cooking, and spending time with her loved ones.
Viorica (VIO) Mirza, BS, RN
Viorica (VIO) Mirza, BS, RN is a Registered Nurse with more than 26 years of experience in healthcare and 11 years in aesthetics. VIO specializes in aesthetic lasers to treat sun damage, discolored skin, acne, and many more conditions. VIO also providers filler treatments for cheek and lip volume restoration and neurotoxins to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
VIO has a lifelong passion for dermatology and aesthetics. As skin is the largest organ of the human body, it requires attention through health screenings, treating acute and chronic skin problems, and enhancement of its natural beauty. She finds joy in helping people and integrates her skills and passion to promote and highlight healthy beautiful skin.
When not advancing her practice through study and research, VIO enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, and exercising while listening to music. She will never turn down a vacation or a chance to hang out with family and friends.