Who We Are

As a patient at Stutz Dermatology you may meet residents and medical students from Wayne State University’s medical school, Beaumont Hospital’s family practice residency program and Crittenton Hospital. The medical students and residents come to our office to learn about dermatology from Dr. Stutz.

The staff at Stutz Dermatology is equipped to provide you with a variety of services. We have medical assistants on staff to recommend a skin care regimen and products, a medical reimbursement specialist to help with insurance issues and attentive office staff to make sure you receive quality care from the moment you enter our office. On behalf of the entire staff at Stutz Dermatology, welcome to our office!

Dr. Joseph Stutz.

Dr. Stutz

Dr. Stutz is originally from Los Angeles California. He came to Michigan for medical school in 1991. While at the University of Michigan, Dr. Stutz published two articles in medical journals and a chapter in a text book. Upon graduation, Dr. Stutz completed a one year internship in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. After his internship, Dr. Stutz moved back to Michigan for a residency in Dermatology at Wayne State University where he studied under the esteemed Dr. Ken Hashimoto. Dr. Stutz was chief resident at Wayne State and enjoyed the practical experience he gained there. Now, in private practice in Rochester Hills, Dr. Stutz still enjoys going to Wayne State University – now as a professor to the residents there. Dr. Stutz is Board Certified in Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Michigan Dermatology Society and the Oakland County Medical Society. He also has privileges at Crittenton and Beaumont Hospitals.

Joseph A. Stutz M.D.
Board Certified Dermatologist | Assistant Professor | Wayne State University | School of Medicine | Department of Dermatology

Melissa Zapinski

Melissa Zapinski
MSN, RN, FNP-C

Melissa is board certified from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) after passing the Family Nurse Practitioner board exam in 2015. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Detroit Mercy where she received the Award for Academic Excellence. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Oakland University graduating with honors. Prior to joining Stutz Dermatology, Melissa worked as a registered nurse at Henry Ford Macomb and Crittenton hospitals. She has been a practicing nurse since 2011.