Our Practice

Our Practice

Our Practice

With Over 20 years experience in dermatology and aesthetics, Dr. Carla Bauman and her staff have the expertise to offer you the most proven treatments for your skin and a satisfying experience that reflects our commitment to exceptional dermatologic care.

Carla J. Bauman, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Carla Bauman is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and has a special interest in pediatric dermatology. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University and her Doctorate of Medicine from Harvard Medical School. While completing her residence at the University of Washington, she simultaneously earned a Master in Public Health degree. Outside the office, she is an active member of her community and enjoys spending time with her family.

“I see the patient-doctor relationship as a team approach where the diagnosis and treatment plans are linked to the type of dermatologic disease and its impact on the patient’s life and functioning. I am continually honored and humbled to be serving the dermatologic needs of this astonishing Seattle community and believe that patient education, compassion and personalized treatment make each dermatology visit rewarding and effective.”


Amy Nelson, PA-C

Amy Nelson graduated from George Fox University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then went on to receive her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Phoenix, Arizona. She has over twelve years of clinical experience and practiced in the Emergency Medicine for approximately seven years before relocating to Seattle. In 2007, Amy changed her focus to Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology and has specialized in that area ever since.

She is board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Washington State Dermatology Association.

Amy is a native of the Pacific Northwest and lives in West Seattle with her husband and three young children. She enjoys exercise, travel, and reading while outside the office.

Shane Keck, PA-C

Shane PhotoShane Keck graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1999. He went on to attain his Master of Physician Assistant degree from Wichita State University in 2007.  Shane has a passion for medical and cosmetic dermatology and has practiced dermatology since 2007.

Shane is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). He is a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) and the Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA).

Away from the clinic, Shane enjoys spending time with his partner and their two Chihuahuas, Chloe and Lola, attending theater productions and concerts; he is an avid college basketball fan (“Go KU Jayhawks!”) as well.

In Loving Memory of our sweet Clara-

You will forever remain in our hearts!

Clara Grigorescu, LME