Brenda grew up in Ohio and attended the university of Toledo/Medical College of Ohio receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She left the cold and snowy climate to attend graduate school and fell in love with Arizona. Brenda graduated from Arizona State University with a Master of Science in Nursing, and Nurse Practitioner. She had worked in 2 large Dermatology practices prior to establishing Arizona Premier Dermatology in 2007. Brenda is devoted to providing the most current treatment solutions and highest standards of care to patients and their families both in medical and cosmetic Dermatology.
Brenda has extensive training in laser skin treatments, Scleotherapy, Cosmetic Injections, microneedling and PDO threads.
Credentials & Achievements
• Member of the Skin Cancer Foundation
• Founder of the AZ chapter of the Dermatology Nurses Association and severed as President for 5 years.
• Clinical preceptor for Nurse Practitioner Students for the college of Nursing at ASU
Dr. Lorraine Kempton
Nurse Practitioner, Dermatology
Dr. Lorraine Kempton grew up in Mesa, Arizona and became a registered nurse in 2004. She has spent the majority of her nursing career in dermatology. In 2011, she decided to further her education to become a nurse practitioner to enable her to be more involved in clinical decision making for her patients. She acquired her Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) in 2012 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), both from Arizona State University, in 2015. Lorraine is a board certified nurse practitioner in the state of Arizona.
Lorraine has extensive training in cosmetic dermatology, including dermal fillers and laser skin therapy. She is a certified medical laser technician and certified laser safety officer. In addition to cosmetic dermatology, she has a passion for detecting and treating skin cancer, educating others on sun exposure safety, and helping patients suffering from acne.
Lorraine lives in Queen Creek with her husband, daughter, and son. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and leading an active lifestyle.
Karen Renner - Office Manager
Karen has been working at Arizona Premier Dermatology since 2018. She has over 5 years experience in the medical field. She was born and raised in Alberta Canada and moved to Arizona in 2001. She has 3 children and 5 step children with her husband Steve. Karen loves all things pink and is a thrill seeker!
Ashley Pelletier - Back Office Medical Assistant
Ashley first joined our team here at Arizona Premier Dermatology in September 2019. She has five years work experience in the medical field. A native of New York, she has resided here in Phoenix since 2016 with her fiance and fur baby. Outside of work, she has a love for traveling, spending time with family and friends, and a passion for beauty and skincare.
Bridget Saylor - Back Office Medical Assistant
Bridget has lived in Arizona for 20 years. She is originally from Wyoming. She has been married for 8 years and has a 6 year old daughter. She loves spending time with family and friends.