15215 S 48th Street Suite 120
Phoenix, AZ 85044
3011 S Lindsay Road Suite 111
Gilbert, AZ 85295
At English Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by our provider's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a provider who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at English Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.
Dr. English was raised in a military family and moved often during childhood. He graduated from Ogden High School in Ogden, Utah. He joined the Air Force and served 4 years as an air traffic controller being certified in tower and precision approach radar (PAR). He attended Utah State University and Weber State University graduating from the later magna cum laude with a major in Zoology and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. English attended medical school at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and after graduation completed an internship in Pediatrics at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. English completed a Dermatology Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and served as Chief Resident. Dr. English is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and holds a lifetime certificate. Dr. English voluntarily re-certified his Dermatology Boards in 2009.
Dr. English recently celebrated his 36th anniversary of marriage to his high school sweetheart. He has 5 adult children and 13 grandchildren. Dr. English worked his way through school while supporting his family. During this time he was in direct sales, manufacturing, both medical and industrial, worked as a janitor, material handler, and welder. Dr. English spent several years working for the Department of Defense in their Minuteman Missile Division painting missile transport and nuclear warhead trailers. Dr. English worked for the Federal Aviation Administration as an enroute air traffic controller in the year prior to medical school. Dr. English also served for many years in the Army and Air National Guard.
Dr. English has been practicing medicine in Arizona for over 20 years. He started his practice with a multispecialty group, Thomas Davis Medical Centers and served as the Dermatology Department Chair and the Associate Medical Director. Dr. English started a private practice in Ahwatukee in 1997 and added an office in Gilbert in 2000.
Dr. English has been the Dermatologist for the Arizona Diamondbacks since 1999 and is frequently interviewed on dermatology topics by television, radio, and local and national magazines. He has been interviewed nationally on CNN and contributed to articles in Prevention Magazine.
Dr. English is active in his church and has spent years working with young people, Boy Scouts, teaching Sunday school and other administrative roles.
Dr. English is an Adjunct Clinical Professor for Midwestern University and often trains students in his office. He volunteers and performs humanitarian work with his wife for an NGO, Care for Life that serves the people in Mozambique, Africa.
Dr. English loves the outdoors and enjoys fishing, hunting, backpacking and hobby farming. He raises Black Angus cattle and loves working outside. He enjoys gardening and cultivates all types of fruit trees and berry plants.
Dr. English loves to spend time with his wife, and family who have made this all possible.
Dr. Yue and her husband, Michael, were born and raised in the Greater Phoenix area, where members of their families (the Ong's, Yeung's, Tang's and Yue's) have established themselves and have become active in the community. Her roots in the Valley date back to the late 1800's, before Arizona gained statehood.
Dr. Yue knew that she wanted to become a doctor since early elementary school, modeling her love for science, medicine and helping others after her father, an orthopedic surgeon. She met her husband during high school at church, where they played in the volleyball and softball leagues together and picked up interests in singing praise music and playing guitar. After Dr. Yue graduated from Saguaro High School, they began their 16-year adventure around the country pursuing her medical career.
Dr. Yue was a biology major at the University of California, San Diego. She quickly realized that dermatology was a perfect fit for her when she volunteered at the VA Hospital's Dermatology Clinic. This interest continued to grow through medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and through her internship at the University of Texas-Houston. Dr. Yue spent three years as a Sub-Investigator for numerous clinical drug trials under Stephen Tyring, MD, PhD in Houston and George Murakawa, MD, PhD in Detroit for conditions including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, hair and nail fungal infections (tinea), herpes simplex, herpes zoster (shingles), cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, basal cell carcinoma, human papilloma virus (the wart virus), and HIV. She completed her dermatology residency training at Wayne State University in Detroit, where she served as Chief Resident.
During their trek around the country, Dr. Yue and her husband were musicians in several praise worship bands at church, married, had two children, and loved to explore the local sites in the cities where they lived. However, they are happy to finally be back home in the Valley to be closer to their families.
Dr. Yue is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She practices general dermatology for all ages and has a particular interest in educating people about how to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun.
Prior to joining English Dermatology Centers in April of 2001, Mary Connolly had already devoted twenty years to her nursing career. She received her undergraduate degree at Chapman University in Orange, CA and her nursing degree at the University of Phoenix.
A member of The National Association of Nurse Practitioners and The Dermatology Nurses Association, Mary brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to our practice. She especially enjoys working with young women and teenagers facing issues with acne and other skin conditions.
Mary has been actively involved in community education for many years. She has two sons and enjoys spending her leisure time in Northern Arizona.
Mindy has been with English Dermatology since October of 2007. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Arizona State University. She then entered the Physician Assistant program at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ where she completed a master's portfolio and practicum in dermatology. She graduated from Midwestern University in 2007 with a Master of Medical Science degree.
Mindy is originally from Northern Minnesota. She enjoys running and other outdoor activities. Her work related interests include minor cosmetic procedures, skin cancer prevention, and pediatric dermatology. She belongs to the American Academy of Physicians Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and is board certified by the NCCPA.
Brian Brinegar, PA-C has been with English Dermatology since 2010. He is nationally certified as a Physician Assistant and is licensed by the state of Arizona. Brian completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In 2003 he received his Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.
Brian is trained and skilled in all areas of dermatology. He specializes in dermatologic skin conditions, including skin cancer, and enjoys working closely with his patients to implement the best treatment plan possible. Brian also has expertise in cosmetic dermatology including laser procedures, injectable fillers, and sclerotherapy for vein reduction.
Before joining English Dermatology, Brian worked as a dermatology physician assistant in California. He has also worked in numerous areas of the medical field. He has served as a physician assistant in a plastic surgery office and a gastroenterology practice. He has worked as a national trainer and educator for a medical technology company providing training to doctors on the use of lasers and IPL machines.
In his spare time Brian enjoys snowboarding and spending time with his family. He and his wife were raised in southern California and are proud parents of three children.
Dr. Kivett is a board certified dermatologist and board certified plastic surgeon with over 30 years experience. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of both the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Kivett grew up in Douglas, Arizona and graduated from Brophy College Perparatory in Phoenix. After earning an honors Bachelor’s degree from Stanford, Dr. Kivett obtained his M.D. from the University of Arizona in Tucson.
After several years of overseas work, he spent most of his career practicing medicine in California. A leading proponent of Mohs microscopic surgery for treating skin cancer, Dr. Kivett founded the first Mohs surgery treatment unit in Sonoma County, California. He is the author of numerous journal articles and textbook chapters. He has received multiple awards and honors, including an Award for Excellence in Faculty Teaching at the University of California.
Dr. Kivett is an Eagle Scout with interests in music, languages and travel. Dr. Kivett and his wife Mary Margaret have a son and two daughters.