Here at NW Dermatology Institute we are dedicated to the development of new treatment modalities.  Participating in clinical trials has been an integral part of our practice for more than 30 years.  

Here at NW Dermatology Institute, we are dedicated to the development of new treatment modalities.  Participating in clinical trials has been an integral part of our practice for more than 30 years.

Joanna Fragata Andreae – Clinical Research Coordinator

I was born and raised in Portugal, where I gained my clinical research experience working in areas as diverse as oncology, endocrinology, and infectious diseases.

Life sent me across the skies traveling all around the world and I found my love in this beautiful rainy city that I now call home.

I am very proud to be part of this highly qualified team that continues to be at the forefront of research, always considering patients’ care and well-being first. To listen, to learn, and to grow with patients’ experiences is what makes me feel accomplished in this job!

In my free time, I love spending time with my husband, our dog (and sometimes cat!) exploring the magic places that this state has to offer.

Extremely knowledgeable staff and wonderful environment. Highly recommended!
Comfortable atmosphere, kind treatment
I'm a new patient. Everyone on the staff from the front desk to the Dermatologist were fabulous. I was actually seen early for my appointment and my Dr. Had reviewed my records ahead and knew my history. Great, compassionate care. Thanks!!read more
Wonderful experience ~ from the front office staff to Dr. Roberts. They are highly knowledgeable and respectful and encouraging of you as a patient.read more
Beautiful office & pleasant staff. Convenient parking (in NW Portland - never a given). Dr Desai was very pleasant & thorough. Their follow up and recall system is efficient and you can complete most paperwork online (formatting could be improved, however). Definitely recommendread more
Very friendly doctors and staff and they were right on time with the appointment. I definitely recommend!
Very effecient & modern office.Setting up personal portal was very challenging for a average skills. Had to try several times. Step by step insrructions much needediread more
Came to the clinic for a skin check and found it to be very thorough, comfortable, and informative. Everything from the scheduling, online paperwork, check-in process, appointment itself, and check-out was smooth and I would highly recommend Dr. Desai (I already have to a family member!). I will be coming here for any future needs. Thanks, everyone!read more
Lovely space, professional and friendly staff supporting experienced physicians.
The office was beautiful and the staff was extremely friendly and got right in for my appt and tried the newst Botox that came out called Jeuveau I seriously saw results next day it was amazing , thank you everyone .read more
Very good attention and service. The doctor answer my consultations and took care of them with care and kindness. The location is very nice, clean and with beautiful views. The staff is professional and nice and the details like having coffee while you wait is a plus.read more
Dr. Desai and team are awesome!The clinic has a fantastic vibe and the staff is super friendly. They were on time and very efficient with my appointment.read more
Love the modern style of the office. All of the patient exam rooms are clean, organized, and stylish. The exam rooms have a nice view of the city as well. All of the staff are friendly and professional. I received excellent care here and would recommend.read more
I had to move my appointment as we were having car issues on our way from the coast to Portland. The staff was able to get me into a later appointment that day, with another provider. All staff was polite, knowledgeable, and hopefully helped putting me on a path towards healing!read more
I highly recommend Dr. Janet Roberts. She has a wonderful bedside manner, she is very knowledgeable, and very professional.read more