Our Providers

All professionals at Dermatology Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.


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Scott A.B. Collins, M.D.

Dr. Collins has been in practice in the Portland area since 1993 and with Dermatology Associates since 2000. Dr. Collins limits his practice to the treatment of advanced skin cancer. He is an expert in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. 

  EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  •  University of California, San Diego: BA Biochemistry & BA Sociology, Magna Cum Laude
  •  Baylor College of Medicine – Doctor of Medicine (with Honor)
  • Residency in Dermatology – Baylor College of Medicine
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship –  Oregon Health & Science University  

  BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Dermatology

Dr. Collins devotes hundreds of hours per year volunteering for several national committees that help to determine policies impacting Dermatologic care as well as national payment policy. He and his lovely wife also spend significant time volunteering for the Deschutes Land Trust in Central Oregon.  Most of his free time is spent outdoors. He stays in shape by lifting weights and running and is passionate about mountain biking. He also enjoys doing all the maintenance that is needed to keep his house and cars in great shape.

Dr. Collins grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Eric Hester, M.D.

I enjoy going to my clinic every day, getting to know patients of all ages, and helping them manage a variety of skin diseases to promote their overall wellness. I consider my role in the patient-physician relationship a privilege and appreciate being a part of my patient’s lives.

Dr. Hester has been in practice with Dermatology Associates since 2007.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado – Bachelor of Arts, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Colorado – Doctor of Medicine
  • Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology – Oregon Health and Science University
  • Residency in Dermatology, Department of Dermatology – Oregon Health and Science University
  • Fellowship in Dermatoepidemiology (National Institutes of Health funded) – University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Dermatology

Dr. Hester has three daughters who keep him busy most evenings and weekends with their variety of sports and extracurricular activities.  While not in clinic, he enjoys backpacking, hiking, running, snowboarding, reading, and spending time in Central Oregon. 


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Gretchen Vanderbeek, M.D.

“I love being a dermatologist.  I get to spend every day helping people with problems that vary from skin cancers to severe rashes to teenage acne and more.  It can be deeply difficult for many people to bare their body for examination and I feel profoundly honored with my patients’ trust every day.  I take pride in tailoring treatment regimens that are custom-fit to each person’s priorities.  There are many mysteries in dermatology and I look forward to spending the rest of my career finding these and solving them in collaboration with my patients..”

 Dr. Vanderbeek has been in practice with Dermatology Associates since 2012.

 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • Reed College, Portland: B.A.  Biology
  • Oregon Health & Science University – Doctor of Medicine
  • Residency in Dermatology, Department of Dermatology – Oregon Health and Science University
  • Clinical Research Coordinator, Oregon Health Science University –  Clinical Research Program

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Dermatology

Dr. Vanderbeek grew up in Aurora, Oregon and spent her summers bossing around her younger brothers and swimming in the river. She grows roses and tomatoes with love and enthusiasm if not expertise. She does a lot of weeding but enjoys NOT weeding even more.  She lives in hope that someone will discover breakthrough medical developments in a hot cup of tea - black with milk and sugar please.  She has two children who keep her very, very busy.


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Scott Maury, PA-C

Scott Maury received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 1998 and received his Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago in 2002.  Scott knew from the moment he graduated PA school that dermatology was his ideal specialty to practice medicine.  Scott has 18 years of experience in dermatology working in Chicago, St. Louis, and Sonora California prior to settling here in Portland. 

Scott joined Dermatology Associates in 2016. 

Scott has two young children that keep him on his toes most evenings and weekends with bike riding, art projects, sports, and general kid-friendly mayhem. 

Scott enjoys cooking, eating and traveling with his family.  He also enjoys playing golf, watching movies, MLB, and college football.  


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Amy Berry, ANP

Amy Berry graduated from Marquette University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She moved to Washington DC and worked as an Oncology nurse for two years. Amy spent the next two years working as a nurse at the National Institutes on a Bone Marrow Transplant unit. 

In 2002, Amy attended graduate school at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and became an Adult Nurse Practitioner. Amy’s clinical area of interest in graduate school was Dermatology, in particular she enjoys the visual nature of the specialty. In 2003, she moved to Portland and started working with Dr. Diane Baker in her private Dermatology practice and research center.  Amy joined DA in October 2020 and is excited to work with the team at Dermatology Associates.

Amy enjoys spending her free time with her husband, two young boys, parents and Stella (an energetic 100 lbs. Swiss Mountain dog). Her hobbies include arts-crafts, cooking and cake baking. 

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed