Dermatology Staff

Dermatology Staff

At North Mountain Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor’s competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at North Mountain Dermatology every day. We are always accepting new patients.Please give us a call today at 602-944-4628.

Tamela B. Tripp, M.D.

Dermatologist in Phoenix, AZ

North Mountain Dermatology

Tamela B. Tripp M.D. is a Board Certified Dermatologist committed to providing her patients with state of the art skin care.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Drake University in Des Moines and then matriculated at the University of Iowa College of Medicine where she earned her M.D. degree. After completing a three year Internal Medicine residency here in Phoenix, Dr. Tripp moved to Augusta where she studied Dermatology at the Medical College of Georgia. After completion of her Residency, she moved back to her beloved Valley of the Sun where she joined Dr. Deborah Mendelson in founding North Mountain Dermatology, Ltd.

Dr. Tripp is highly experienced in both adult and pediatric medical and cosmetic dermatology. She offers a full range of dermatologic services from treating stubborn cystic acne with accutane to cosmetic skin procedures like Botox injections for wrinkles and excessive sweating. She is also skilled in use of other cosmetic agents such as Juvederm as well as skin biopsies and excisions.

She is a strong believer in total body skin cancer checks. An avid baseball fan, she has participated for many years in the Arizona Diamondbacks annual Skin Cancer Screening Clinics. When not working, Dr. Tripp loves to dance, exercise, hike and water ski, but never of course, without wearing her sunscreen!

Dr.Tripp, is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Additionally, she is a member of the following professional organizations:

Dr. Tripp is devoted to delivering personalized dermatologic care customized to fit each patient’s individual needs. What can she do for you?

Dr. Tripp appointment hours:

Monday & Wednesday 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM



Katrina McDaniel, P.A.

Katrina McDaniel is a board certified Physician Assistant and brings a background in cosmetic, medical, and surgical dermatology to her work at North Mountain Dermatology. Katrina earned her Master of Medical Science degree from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA.

Katrina spent several years working and training alongside some of the most established and talented dermatologists in New York City before relocating back to her home town of Phoenix, AZ.

Katrina is a knowledgeable and compassionate healthcare provider who believes in the importance of listening to the patient and tailoring the treatment plan according to his/her unique situation. She enjoys educating patients on the aging process and explaining available treatment options that support their desired outcomes. 

Her comprehensive and personalized approach to dermatological care allows her to build a trusting relationship and strong rapport with her patients. She excels in treating a wide range of dermatologic conditions including the prevention, detection, and management skin cancer. Katrina’s training and extensive knowledge in the use of Botox, dermal fillers, and lasers helps her to create individual treatment plans to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals. 

Katrina McDaniel, P.A. hours:

Tuesday through Thursday 8:30AM to 3:30PM
Fridays 7:30AM to 2:30PM