Physician Profiles 2018

Dermatology Associates of Atlanta, PC


With 40 years of experience serving the Atlanta area, the board-certified providers at Dermatology Associates of Atlanta (DAA) are dedicated to addressing patients’ skincare needs from head to toe. Founder Dr. Edmond I. Griffin and partners Dr. D. Scott Karempelis, Dr. Joseph R. Payne, and Dr. Ashley R. Curtis, along with Dr. Stephen J. Kraus and physician assistants Delmer L. Henderson, Mara P. Grosswald, and Kathryn S. Filipek, use their years of experience to provide services in both general and cosmetic dermatology.

DAA houses nine specialty centers, including The Laser Institute of Georgia, Skin Medics Medical Spa, the Psoriasis Treatment Center, the Surgical Suite, The Griffin Center of Hair Restoration and Research, The Griffin Center for Women’s Hair Loss, and more. With expertise in a wide variety of dermatological specialties, these providers strive to administer unmatched patient care in cosmetic treatments as well as treatments for serious health conditions such as skin cancer, including Mohs surgery.

The providers at DAA are always on the cutting edge of dermatology, consistently offering the latest technology like advanced techniques for FUE hair transplant surgery, PicoSure® skin rejuvenation, PicoWay® tattoo removal, LunulaLaser® for nail fungus, needle-free patch testing for skin allergies and irritants, numerous treatments for acne and acne scars, and much more.

By combining a wealth of experience, true concern for their patients, and the most advanced proven treatments available, the practice offers an unmatched level of patient care. After 40 strong years in Atlanta, they look forward to serving the community for many more years to come.

5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE
Suite 190
Atlanta, Georgia 30342


Kathryn S. Filipek, PA-C
Mara P. Grosswald, PA-C
Stephen J. Kraus, MD
Joseph R. Payne, MD
Edmond I. Griffin, MD
Delmer L. Henderson, PA-C
Ashley R. Curtis, MD
D. Scott Karempelis, MD