Team 2018-09-26T14:00:24+00:00


Dr. Scott A. Smith


Dr. Scott Smith, a board certified dermatologist with the added qualification of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, leads our amazing team of skin care professionals.

Dr. Smith, a Spokane Valley native, is excited to return home to care for his community. After finishing his undergraduate education at Carroll College in Helena, Montana with the honors of magna cum laude, he attended Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa where he graduated in the top 10 percent of his medical school class.

His traditional rotating Internship at Richmond Hospital, Richmond Heights, Ohio was followed by extensive dermatology residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Smith is currently a member of numerous medical societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, American Society of Mohs Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy, American Medical Academy, and Sigma Sigma Phi national scholastic and service fraternity. He has authored a textbook chapter and many articles in dermatology and dermatologic surgery.

Dr. Smith spends time with his family enjoying outdoor activities including hiking, camping and fishing.

Paul Hill


Paul, a longtime Spokane resident, is a board certified family nurse practitioner. He has extensive training in cosmetic injectables, dermal fillers, laser and light therapies, and radiofrequency treatments. He also specializes in emergency medicine.
Paul received his Master’s Degree in Nursing from Gonzaga University. His certifications and professional memberships include American Nurses Credentialing Center Certification, American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery, Nurse Practitioner Group of Spokane, and ARNP’s United of Washington State.
Paul enjoys spending time with his family, skiing and Tae Kwon Do.

Lisa Sweatt


 Lisa Sweatt is a Registered Nurse with experience in cosmetic injecting since 2010 providing facial rejuvenation with non surgical aesthetic enhancement. Her services consist of facial injectables including Botox/Dysport and dermal fillers.  Along with facial rejuvenation, she provides skin care guidance with the belief that self care is vital.  With an individualized approach, her goal is to provide optimal outcomes through safe and effective treatments and strong client relations. Lisa’s focus is enhancing natural beauty for all clients to enjoy the best version of themselves.

Apart from work Lisa’s focus is on family, spending time with her husband and two children. As her husband is a local restauranteur, she is quite a foodie.  Most weekends are spent at their cabin in Sandpoint enjoying water sports and snow skiing.  She is  passionate about yoga and also enjoys running to support a healthy lifestyle.      

Zelda Swain

 Zelda Swain is a board certified nurse practitioner with 14 years of experience.  Zelda is a trainer for other aesthetic providers and prides herself in staying up to date in this rapidly evolving field.
Services include fillers, toxins, laser treatments, microneedling with PRP and Kybella.
Zelda is also a medical dermatology provider in our medical clinic. She treats skin disorders such as acne, rashes, and warts.
Zelda comes to us from Pullman where she worked at WSU and owned a medical spa. She also lived in Alaska where she developed a love for the outdoors. She loves being in Spokane and exploring with her family.

Elizabeth Jacobsen


Elizabeth grew up here in the Inland Northwest, including Spokane, Worley, and Coeur d’Alene. After graduating from Coeur d’Alene high school, she moved to Boise, Idaho. She achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, cum laude from Boise State University. After raising her son and daughter in Boise, she completed the Physician Assistant program at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, also cum laude. Elizabeth was awarded an All-American Scholar Collegiate Award and a National Collegiate Medical Professions Award by the United States Achievement Academy. She was selected for the National Dean’s list, and was inducted into the Academic Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Elizabeth has been practicing dermatology for 16 years in Arizona, Idaho, and Washington. Prior to that she worked in ENT/Plastic surgery.
Elizabeth was so happy to return to the Inland Northwest in September of 2011 when she married Brian, a fellow Coeur d’Alene high school graduate. Together they enjoy camping, hiking, traveling and spending time with their children and grandchildren.
Elizabeth specializes in acne, thorough skin cancer and mole checks, and general medical dermatology. She considers it a privilege when her patients share their lives with her. Elizabeth feels she has learned a great deal from her patients over the years. She is excited and honored to be a part of the caring and exceptional team at Valley Dermatology.

Darci Crowley


Meet Darci our on staff Esthetician. Darci is a native to Spokane and has been an esthetician since 2007 working both in the spa and medical side of aesthetics. Darci’s goal is to give the most results driven treatments while also making her patients feel relaxed and comfortable.

Darci specializes in micro-needling, Hydrafacials, chemical peels, customized facials, acne treatments and dermaplaning. She is passionate about skincare and thrives to make everyone feel their best and be comfortable in their own skin. Darci customizes a treatment plan for each individual to fit their skin care goals.

Outside of work, Darci loves spending time with her three children and her husband. She loves being active and has a passion for running, skiing, tennis and soccer. You can also always find her on the sidelines cheering on her kids at all of their sporting events.


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