Meet the Team
at Howard S. Goldberg, MD Inc.

Howard S Goldberg, MD

Medical Director

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology Special Certification, Dermatopathology


Dr. Howard S. Goldberg, is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine. He completed his Dermatology residency at Tufts University School of Medicine, earning the distinction of “Chief Resident” his final year.  For over forty years, Dr. Goldberg has dedicated his life to practicing clinical Dermatology, servicing a vastly diverse patient population extending from Boston to the surrounding North Shore area. Over the last two decades, his practice has expanded into the cosmetic realm employing the latest and best technologies for facial rejuvenation with lasers, fillers, and botulinum toxin. In addition, by virtue of his skills in Dermatopathology, Dr. Goldberg is also able to offer a higher level of service to his medical dermatology patients.


He is board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology and he is an active member of the following Dermatologic organizations: American Academy of Dermatology (AAD); American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS); American Society for Laser, Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS);  American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP);  The New England Dermatologic Society; and  The Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology.


Dr. Goldberg  is affiliated with North Shore Medical Center & Beverly Hospital.

Eva Marie Volf, MD


Eva Marie Volf, MD is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology with clinical interests in acne, psoriasis, and skin cancer prevention.  Dr.Volf has trained with world-renowned cosmetic experts and offers services including neurotoxins, dermal fillers, laser aesthetics, and medical-grade chemical peels.  Originally from the Boston area, Dr. Volf graduated summa cum laude with Honors Distinction from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Biochemistry.  She earned her medical degree with Research Honors from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Dr. Volf returned to Boston to complete her residency training in dermatology at Tufts Medical Center.  During her training, she was featured in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Resident Spotlight column and was presented with the Resident of Distinction Award.  She has published in peer reviewed journals on topics in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis and has presented her research at national conferences.  She has contributed to articles in Greatest and Martha Stewart Living.  Dr. Volf is an active member of the following dermatologic organizations: American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS), and International Peeling Society (IPL).


Dr. Volf is affiliated with North Shore Medical Center & Beverly Hospital.

Bichchau “Michelle” Nguyen, MD, MPH


Dr. Nguyen is a Board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgeon who specializes in the surgical and non-surgical management of high risk skin cancers and skin cancers in immunosuppressed patients.  She completed medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, residency at University of California-San Diego, fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.


Dr. Nguyen is the Director of Micrographic Surgery at Tufts Medical Center and an Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine.  Her goal is to provide patient-centered and effective care for patients with skin cancers.


Dr. Nguyen performs Mohs Surgery on a bi-weekly basis at Howard S Goldberg, MD Inc.

Richard A. Peinert, MD, FACS

Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Richard A. Peinert, M.D., a native of Lynn, attended St. Mary’s High School, Williams College. (where he was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate and varsity football player) and Harvard Medical School.  His surgical training included a full general surgical residency, a surgical oncology fellowship through the American Cancer Society, and a plastic surgical residency, all at Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals. His plastic surgical mentors included Robert Goldwyn, M.D, editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Eugene Courtiss, M.D, past president of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, and Nobel laureate Joseph Murray, M.D.


Dr. Peinert is joining Dr Howard Goldberg’s practice after forty years of private practice on the North Shore.  During that time, he has served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Union Hospital, Lynn, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, and Salem Hospital. He is also a past president of the Massachusetts Society of Plastic Surgeons. A resident of Lynnfield, he was a member of the Lynnfield Board of Health for 26 years, most of them as chairman. He enjoys golf, cooking, gardening, and travelling in his spare time.

Susan Dedominicis, MSN, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Susan DeDominicis is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner who specializes in dermatology.  She graduated with honors from Regis College with a B.S in Nursing.  Susan earned her Masters of Nursing degree with honors from Regis College.  She did her clinical dermatology training here at Howard S Goldberg, MD Inc.  Her clinical interests are psoriasis and skin cancer prevention. Susan is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Alyssa Krieger, MSN, DCNP

Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Alyssa is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner and is certified in the specialty of dermatology.  She graduated from MGH Institute of Health Professions with a Masters degree in Nursing and received her Bachelors of Science in exercise science from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Additionally, she is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Her clinical interests include skin cancer screening and prevention, eczema, and cosmetic and laser dermatology.

Mana  Takeyama, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Mana is a board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in dermatology. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Rochester and went on to receive her Master of Science from the University of Pittsburgh Physician Assistant Program. Prior to joining our team at Howard S. Goldberg, MD Inc., she worked in a private dermatology practice in New York City. She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.


Mana is passionate about providing quality care for both medical and cosmetic patients.

Brianna Samayoa

Licensed Aesthetician

Brianna received her medical/master aesthetician license and is a 2019 graduate of the 1200-Hour Master Esthetics Program at the Catherine Hinds Institute. She received a variety of in-class and hands-on training in advanced skin care treatments. Brianna is highly-trained in all of our products and cosmetic procedures. She is your go-to expert for any initial cosmetic inquiries.  Brianna is passionate about educating both our cosmetic and medical patients on skin care and providing quality care.”
Selene Noci

Licensed Aesthetician

Selene received her Medical/Masters Aesthetician license and is a 2013 Certified Graduate of the 900-Hour Program at the Catherine Hinds Institute. She received additional training and is a 2015 Certified Graduate of the Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics, with 600-hours training in advanced skin care and 180 hours as a cosmetic laser technician. Selene is highly-trained in all of our products and cosmetic procedures, working alongside all of our providers. Additionally, she is bilingual, in English and Spanish.

Jessica O’Connell CMA-AAMA

Certified CoolSculpting® Technician

Jessica O’Connell is a Medical Assistant certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants since 2009. She has been a member of our team since 2011. Jessica has been trained at CoolSculpting University and has been performing consultations and treatments for our patients since 2015. She is experienced and can provide the answer to any question you might have regarding the procedure.

Lynn Zabar, CPPM

Practice Administrator

When Lynn joined the practice in 2010, restructuring the billing department and leading the practice through the many technological and business advancements of today’s healthcare environment was her main objective. Promoted to Practice Administrator in 2017, Lynn now leads our team of dedicated staff and is responsible for the day to day administrative and operational management of the practice. She has a demonstrated history in the marketing and management of intangible goods, in both the non-profit and the healthcare sector. Her primary goal is to make sure that our office provides exceptional care in a professional environment. Lynn received a Bachelor of Science from Bentley University and is a Certified Physician Practice Manager with AAPC.

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