2465 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
 (719) 265-0100
(719) 265-0101

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Mountaintop Dermatology is conveniently located in Colorado Springs, CO and is committed to serving the dermatologic needs of patients throughout the greater Colorado Springs area!

Meet Your Team

Your team of healthcare professionals are committed to providing you with superior care in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We continually strive to exceed your expectations of how your health care is provided. Come in and let us show you just how much we care!

Frank Samarin, M.D.


Frank Samarin, M.D.Dr. Samarin grew up in a small town just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He feels his most important jobs are being a husband and parenting his three children. In addition to that, he absolutely loves being a dermatologist.  He earned his medical degree at MCP/Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia.  From there, he served as a flight surgeon for the United States Air Force.  Subsequently, he completed a dermatology residency at Yale University. Dr. Samarin moved to Colorado Springs to serve as the dermatologist at the United States Air Force Academy. That is when he and his family fell in love with Colorado Springs and decided to make this wonderful community their home. When not at work, he enjoys getting injured while trying to play basketball, losing to his kids at board games, and trying to find more time to spend outdoors hiking with his two dogs.  If you have any advice on the aforementioned hobbies, please feel free to advise him during your appointment.

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Lexie, MA

Lexie was born and raised in Central Oregon and graduated from Central Oregon Community College. She moved to Colorado Springs with her husband in 2013 and immediately fell in love with the mountains and the community. Lexie loves spending time with her family. Her days are filled with the joys of reciting the ABC’s and 123’s with her daughter and admiring her son as he reaches his first milestones of sitting up and crawling. Her high standards for quality work, friendliness, and her professionalism are just a few of her attributes that contribute to her success.

Michelle, Patient Care Coordinator

MichelleMichelle is a Colorado native who joined the Mountaintop Dermatology team in March 2016. Her smiling face is one of the first you’ll see when you enter our office. She makes it her mission to listen to each patient and treat them with dignity and respect. Her number one goal is to make everyone who walks through our doors feel welcome and at ease. She has ten years of medical experience with a background in Family Practice and Dermatology. Michelle and her husband have two wonderful children. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, painting and hiking with friends.


Zavrielle, MA

ZavrielleZavrielle is a Colorado native, born and raised in Woodland Park then moved to Colorado Springs. A love for helping others inspired her to seek a profession in the medical field. Zavrielle graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2017. She gained practicum experience in an ob-gyn externship and practical experience through a temporary stint in pediatrics. Zavrielle is overjoyed and grateful to be a team member of Mountaintop Dermatology. Each day is an appreciated opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through compassionate, patient-centered care. Outside of work, Zavrielle cherishes time spent with her fiancé, playing with her two beloved cats, and caring for her growing collection of beautiful house plants.

Nathan Wessells, Practice Manager

Nathan Wessells, Practice ManagerNathan was born and raised in Colorado Springs and obtained his BSBA with a degree in finance from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.  He loves the opportunity working at Mountaintop Dermatology provides to combine his professional experience with his passion for working alongside others in serving this wonderful community.

When Nathan is not busy leading his three children in their Ninja Warrior training, you might find him on the trail climbing a Fourteener, attending a dinner theatre with his beautiful wife, or in the kitchen refining his 2nd place chili recipe. ..and if you still can't find him, you might check the nosebleed section at the next Denver Broncos game!

Renee, MA

Renee, MARenee, is a Colorado native never living outside of El Paso since her birth 25 years ago (or so).  Renee wanted to be an astronaut but felt healthcare was a better fit because she is afraid if heights, plus claustrophobic.  She loves helping people and has done so for over 20 years. Renee lives in Old Colorado City and is an elite cook and has given flu shots to her husband Willie in the same kitchen.  Renee enjoys walking with her husband most nights, exploring the Westside.  She loves her 3 rescue dogs and being the animal whisperer including deer, raccoons and squirrels. Renee is beyond proud of her son and daughter both college graduates and successful.  Her son Jade is a computer software engineer and lives in Colorado Springs. Daughter Ashley lives in Minneapolis working for Target corporate headquarters.

Renee is excited joining this amazing practice and getting to know all the great people that walk through the door.

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