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Lori Guptill

Practice Manager

Lori is a certified medical assistant who has worked in the field of Dermatology since 2007. Prior to Dermatology, she worked as a medical assistant in the Family/Internal Medicine specialties for 5+ years. She also has an impressive 10+ year career as a firefighter/EMT before entering the field of medicine. Lori has made Dr. Dick’s practice run smoothly for over 7 years and continues to do so as the Practice Manager of Madrona Dermatology. Lori loves hiking, mountain climbing, camping and Crossfit. She is married with 3 kids and a grandson. She values time spent with family and friends.


Christina Shaw

Medical Receptionist

Christina has been involved in healthcare for 10+ years. She worked as a certified medical assistant for over 5 years and then as a medical receptionist, first in a fast-paced Gynecology office and then in a busy Radiology practice. Christina is highly organized and excellent at multi-tasking, however, her favorite part about working in Healthcare is making patients smile. Christina grew up in a military family and has lived all over the country and the world. She has been married for almost twenty years and, together with her husband, she has one son and one daughter. She enjoys spending time with family and friends…and gardening.

Wendy Cornell

Customer Service Representative

Wendy has worked in the medical field for 30+ years and with Dr. Dick for over 7 years. She is well versed in the language of medical institutions and insurances, and seems to navigate the ever-changing landscape of medicine with ease. Wendy is a dedicated patient advocate…the patient is Wendy’s number one priority. Wendy grew up in Lake Forrest Park. She married and has 3 wonderful (adult) kids. She enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities. She also loves getting together with family and friends, as well as curling up and reading a good book.

Sarah Cornell, MA-C

Medical Assistant

Sarah is a certified medical assistant who has been working in healthcare for 6+ years. Prior to joining the field of Dermatology, she spent majority of her time in Family Practice and Internal Medicine. Working with a different doctor everyday, she learned how to easily adapt to new environments.  She is a quick learner and always willing to help when a patient or colleague is in need. Everyone, providers and patients alike, love Sarah. Her passion for the medical field continues to grow which is why she is enrolled as a student with plans to become a physician’s assistant. When Sarah is not at work or studying, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as being outdoors.


Nataliya Pilat, MA-C

Medical Assistant

Nataliya is a certified medical assistant who has been in the medical field for 10+ years. She has many years of experience in Family/Internal Medicine and over 4 years of experience in Dermatology. She enjoys what she does and is excited to expand her knowledge in cosmetic Dermatology. Nataliya grew up in the Ukraine and feels blessed that she has been able to experience and enjoy both cultures. She loves spending time with her two wonderful teenage kids. For Nataliya, being outside, living a healthy lifestyle, and enjoying time with family and friends are a must.

Ashley Kelley, MA-C

Medical Assistant

Ashley has worked as a certified medical assistant for 8+ years. She has experience in both Family Practice and Internal Medicine, as well as over 6 years of experience in Dermatology.

Ashley grew up in Monroe. Her greatest joys are her husband, son, and her mastiff dog named Edgar.

She has a love for gummy Lifesavers. Her favorite color is yellow. On the weekends, you can find her spending time with their friends and family or at a sporting event for her son. She loves barbecuing and spending the day exploring Seattle. She also sneaks off to spend as much time as possible with your nephew…she loves being an auntie!

Alicia DeMeerleer, MA-C

Medical Assistant

Alicia is a licensed medical assistant. She discovered her affinity for helping others while she was caring for her grandmother. Realizing her talents could be used in the medical field, she started the 2 year medical assistant training program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology and was placed with Madrona Dermatology to fulfill her externship and complete her certification. She excelled during her training program and was a conscientious and dedicated extern. In March 2017, she joined the Madrona Dermatology team as a licensed medical assistant and continues to always strive for the best. Alicia, a native Washingtonian, enjoys spending time with her loved ones and wearing her Crocs. She is a homebody at heart. She has the keen ability to read body language, stemming from her being a lover of horses (and a practicing farrier!). Some of her favorite pastimes include listening to music, drawing, cycling, and being outdoors.


Tara Narruhn, LME, MA-C

Certified Master Aesthetician

Tara Narruhn is a double-boarded Master Aesthetician. She received her basic aesthetics training from the Euro Institute of Skin Care and her advanced training from the Washington Laser Institute. She has treated a variety of skin types and conditions using multiple different lasers, chemical peels, microneedling techniques, and other state-of-the-art cosmetic devices. Tara worked with Dr. Dick and other dermatologists in the Seattle area as a Certified Medical Assistant for 5+ years before becoming a Master Aesthetician. During that time, she had extensive exposure to both medical and cosmetic dermatology practices and mastered her skills with both. Tara is dedicated and passionate about providing excellent patient care with personalized treatment plans using the best in skin care regimens and laser technology. Her areas of expertise include hyperpigmentation (dark spots), telangiectasia and angiomas (red spots), rosacea, acne, anti-aging, veins, unwanted hair, scars, and stretch marks. Tara grew up in Edmonds. She is a coffee and Sriracha fanatic. Her favorite hobbies are artwork and spending time in nature, whether it is camping or being at the beach with her family.



Licensed and Certified Pet Therapy Specialist

Peanut is Madrona Dermatology’s licensed and certified pet therapy specialist. She is skilled at the art of lounging around and loving on humans. With 6 years of experience, she is especially qualified at bringing a smile to someone’s face. She enjoys slow walks and eating roasted chicken. She is available upon request.