Grace Kimmel
Our Staff

Dr. Katherine Farady
General and Cosmetic Dermatology


Dr. Farady graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1984, where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society.

She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. The first eleven years of her medical career were spent as a medical officer in the U.S. Navy, with assignments in San Diego, Long Beach, CA, Washington, D.C., and Charleston, S.C.. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Texas in San Antonio in 1992. She left the Navy in 1995 and returned to her hometown of Austin to start a private practice.

Dr. Farady has been board certified by the American Board of Dermatology since 1992 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Dermatologic Association, and the Austin Dermatologic Society. She served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Austin Dermatologic Society in 1999 and as president in 2000.

Dr. Farady practices general dermatology, with special interests in cosmetic dermatology and skin care. She has written extensively on skin care and her articles can be found on

Dr. Farady shares a home with her husband Michael and their cat Sophie. When she is not treating patients, she enjoys traveling, reading and  writing. On any given weekend you can usually find her on the tennis court!



Dr. Grace Kimmel

General Dermatology

Dr. Kimmel grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Miami and earned her M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed a 2-year dermatopharmacology fellowship at Mount Sinai in New York City, working as a sub-investigator on a number of clinical trials for a variety of dermatologic conditions.

Dr. Kimmel then completed her residency in dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She has been published in several dermatology journals and presented at multiple national conferences. Dr. Kimmel is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

 In her free time, Dr. Kimmel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, doing yoga, and traveling.

Stephanie Macias, Office Manager
Stephanie began her career as a medical assistant in Dermatology in
2008 and found her passion in this specialty. In 2009 she made her way to Austin, TX and continued working with dermatologists in the Austin and surrounding areas.  Stephanie has taken on the role of Office Manager and is excited to join the practice. 

Stephanie lives in the Austin area with her husband, 2 kids, 3 dogs and her cat! She enjoys the outdoor lifestyle and hiking. You can often find her traveling to Colorado for the fresh mountain air she truly loves so much.






David Gonzales, L.V.N.


David has worked with Dr. Farady since 2002 and is definitely the "Go to guy"! Originally from Port Aransas, he has made his home here in Austin since 1998. He enjoys art and music in his spare time.