Dr. Emily Levin

Dr. Levin is a board certified Dermatologist who joined Northwest Dermatology Group in 2004. After growing up in the Detroit metro area, she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan in 1996 before graduating from Wayne State University Medical School in 2000. She completed her internship at William Beaumont Hospital and went on to receive her Dermatology training at Henry Ford Hospital.

Dr. Levin is on staff at William Beaumont Hospital, Providence Hospital, and the Detroit Medical Center, where she participates in clinics instructing resident physicians. In addition to her clinical dermatology practice, Dr. Levin has a particular interest in Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has been married since 2004 and she and her husband have three children.

About Northwest Dermatology Group, Dr. Levin says, “I am extremely proud to be a part of this ethical, caring group of healthcare providers, and I am honored to be trusted with my patients’ care.”


Dr. Ross Brothers

Dr. Brothers is dermatologist who joined Northwest Dermatology Group in 2018. He was born and raised in the metro Detroit area. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Michigan State University in 2008. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2014 and completed his intern year in Grand Rapids. Dr. Brothers completed his dermatology training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine/MetroHealth in 2018, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Brothers is on staff at William Beaumont Hospital, Providence Hospital, and the DMC. He specializes in clinical and surgical dermatology, with interests in atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin cancer, and the cutaneous findings of systemic disease. When asked why he chose dermatology, Dr. Brothers says, “Your skin is the organ you wear. It is the visual representation of your overall health.”Dr. Brothers married his incredible wife in 2013 and is the proud father of two boys.

About Northwest Dermatology Group, Dr. Brothers says, “I am honored to join such a great group of people. As a native Detroiter, I am looking forward to returning home and providing excellent care for my hometown community.”


Michelle Samarian, PA-C

Michelle is an incredibly valuable member of the team at Northwest Dermatology Group.

Michelle Samarian was born and raised in the Detroit Metro Area. She is a board certified PA-C who graduated from Wayne State University with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Michelle is a current member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatological Physician Assistants and the Michigan Dermatology Physician Assistants. Michelle’s special interests lie in Dermatological Surgery, Medical Dermatology and Cosmetic Procedures. She is trained in various injectable products including Botox, Restylane, Voluma, Juvaderm and PRP. She is committed to providing the highest quality care and strongly believes in personalized, compassionate relationships with her patients.


Dr. Ryan Brothers

Dr. Ryan Brothers was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised in Metro Detroit. He attended Oakland University where he graduated with a bachelor in biology. Before attending medical school, he worked in multiple level-1 trauma emergency rooms in Detroit conducting research on new technologies that would become the new standards of care for patients. Dr. Brothers completed medical school at Michigan State University and went on to complete his internship at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester, Michigan. He is currently Chief Resident at Aspen Dermatology/OPTI-West Residency Program and will complete his training at Northwest Dermatology Group. In his spare time, Dr. Brothers enjoys being outdoors camping, playing sports, competing in races, skiing, biking or anything else that involves crashing down a mountain. He also enjoys being home with family and spending time with his wonderful wife.