Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Let our staff help you to look and feel your best!

I have been a patient for over 20 years. The entire staff at Neiman Dermatology has always been competent, professional, caring and friendly. No one person exudes these qualities more than your Nurse Practitioners. They are very dedicated professionals who are always sensitive to the needs of their patients. Your N.P.'s always make sure that the patient is well informed and often take that extra time to ease your patients' concerns. All patients are not the same. It is rare to find such individuals in the medical community today.

Peter G.

Lisa S. Ball, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

Lisa S. Ball, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, a board certified family nurse practitioner, purchased Dr. Neiman's practice in December 2017. Her extensive experience in caring for patients from across the lifespan along with her passion for dermatology and aesthetics have prepared her well to carry on his legacy.

With 15 years of health care experience, the past two of which with board certified dermatologist Dr. Joseph Neiman, she has been providing primary care to individuals from across the lifespan. Dr. Ball earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada; and her graduate degrees from the University at Buffalo, New York; and a specialty dermatology certificate from the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Ball holds a full-time faculty rank as an Associate Professor at Daemen College, and active membership in various nursing organizations, including Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society for which she serves as the Governance Chair and Counselor.

Her professional achievements include work on various innovative clinical and research endeavors, scholarly poster presentations, publications, and funded grants and awards. From the office to the classroom and beyond, she continues to enjoy a breadth of experiences in advanced practice nursing as an educator, clinician, and scholar, and maintains that relating to, teaching, and partnering with clients are central to her practice philosophy. Based on her experience and philosophy, Dr. Ball provides a personalized approach to managing dermatologic concerns for patients of all ages at Neiman Dermatology.

Dr. Lisa S. Ball, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Melissa Mele-Delgado, DNP, ANP-BC

Melissa Mele-Delgado, DNP, ANP-BC is an ANCC certified Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree from Daemen College with honors and was inducted into the International Nursing Honors Society in 2007. She is a member of the Nurse Practitioner Association of WNY, the American Nursing Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Melissa is a well-rounded provider with practice experience in endocrinology, plastic surgery, rheumatology, and dermatology. While pursuing her doctoral degree in nursing practice, Melissa conducted research in the Western New York psoriasis population. In addition to her passion for caring for patients with autoimmune, endocrine, and complex medical diseases, she is experienced in advanced medical aesthetics such as injecting Botox and Juvéderm for facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Melissa Mele-Delgado, DNP, ANP-BC

Jonathan Turowski, AGPCNP-BC

Jonathan Turowski is a Board Certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. He graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Nursing from Daemen College and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from D’Youville College. He is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Having worked alongside Dr. Neiman for several years, Jonathan became particularly interested in treating hair loss disorders along with other dermatologic conditions. He has continued to hone his skills in clinical dermatology in addition to specialty training in dermoscopy.

Jonathan Turwoski, AGPCNP-BC

Joseph B. Neiman, M.D., F.A.A.D.
Collaborating Physician & Hair Transplantation Surgeon

Joseph B. Neiman, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in hair transplantation. After receiving his B.A. degree from New York University, Dr. Neiman obtained his M.D. degree from the University of Tennessee Medical School. Dr. Neiman served his medical internship at Brown University and completed his residency in the Department of Dermatology of the State University of New York at Buffalo where he was Chief Resident. This included patient care at Buffalo General Hospital, Erie County Medical Center, Children's Hospital and the Veterans Administrative Hospital. To further his dermatology background, Dr. Neiman took advanced electives at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and served preceptorships with world-renowned dermatologic surgeons in New York City.
Joseph B. Neiman, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Lauren Paella, Registered Nurse

Lauren Paella is a certified laser nurse with over 20 years of experience in general dermatology. Since 1998, she has specialized in laser treatment for hair removal, tattoo removal and photorejuvenation. She has successfully treated thousands of patients over the years with skin tones ranging from fair to dark. She strives to create a pleasant, professional environment for patients to achieve their goals.

Lauren Battaglia, Licensed Aesthetician

Lauren Battaglia is a licensed medical aesthetician, who has always had a passion for skin care and beauty. She obtained her education at the Salon Professional Academy in Tonawanda, NY. She prides herself on restoring patient’s confidence with the wide array of services she offers.

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