Melinda is a double-boarded and licensed Medical Master Esthetician at Lake Washington Dermatology and was born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She first joined dermatology over 10 years ago where she worked at a busy Seattle practice as a marketing and administrative professional and then rejoined the industry in 2019 as a Licensed Master Esthetician. Graduating top of her class from The Euro Institute of Skin followed by an extensive laser certification program at The Washington Laser Institute, Melinda has a comprehensive understanding of treating the skin through advanced esthetics. She is passionate about all things related to skincare and working synergistically with dermatology providers to help patients achieve optimal skin health through results-driven treatments and education. In her free time Melinda enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, and dabbling in a variety of hobbies including sailing, pottery, and collecting houseplants.