LOMBARD, IL — Pinnacle Dermatology is pleased to announce it has entered the Michigan market with the acquisition of the dermatology practice of Audrey Bruell, MD located in Livonia, Michigan. In addition to Dr. Bruell, Michael Dreifke, MD, Peter Ret, PA-C, Audrey Moxie, PA-C and Janet Filip‐McGee, Licensed Esthetician will join the team and continue to practice out of the Livonia location at 37605 Pembroke Avenue in Livonia. This partnership extends Pinnacle’s market position to 36 providers and 22 locations.
“Dr. Bruell and her team are a welcome addition to Pinnacle Dermatology.” said Chad A. Eckes, CEO, Pinnacle Dermatology. “Partnering with Bruell Dermatology enables us to leverage our best practice shared service model while also increasing access to care for patients. This acquisition is the first step for Pinnacle in the Michigan market, and is a critical next step in our growth strategy,”
Dr. Audrey Bruell is a board-certified dermatologist providing a variety of services including treatment for psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, hives, dermatitis, and warts. She also offers laser hair removal and Botox®.
She received her medical degree at the Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and completed her residency at the University of Illinois. She later joined the staff at UIC, where she worked as a clinical professor for 3 years.
In 1995, Dr. Bruell left the University of Illinois and returned to her home state of Michigan, where she opened her own practice. Dr. Bruell serves on the staff at St. Mary Mercy-Livonia, Beaumont, and Providence hospitals.
“We believe that Pinnacle’s patient centered care approach will provide the best patient experience as we continue to serve the Livonia community,” said Dr. Bruell. “We worked with Pinnacle Dermatology because we believe that their adaptive and responsive business model is the best way to enhance our ability to provide the best skin care to our patients. We are excited to be part of such a professional organization!”
Entering the Michigan market is another step in Pinnacle Dermatology’s strategy to build a strong, multi-site dermatology practice. Pinnacle provides a preeminent patient experience in comprehensive and compassionate skin care, and has expanded services throughout the region with offices whose values and standard practices are aligned with this mission. Responsive and passionate patient care, including same day appointments, patient education and a commitment to provide screening for early skin cancer detection are central to this practice.
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