Meet the Expert, Board-Certified Doctors and Certified Physician Assistants of
Preston Dermatology + Skin Surgery Center.


The highly experienced and caring team at Preston Dermatology in Cary, North Carolina will understand your unique skin type and prioritize your individual goals. We will work diligently to achieve your very best skin health and to painstakingly customize the perfect treatments for you.

 

We’re able to help you achieve these results because of years of expertise, world-class training, and above all a genuine passion for ensuring the best possible clinical care and an unsurpassed patient experience.

 

Read below to learn about the Board-Certified North Carolina Dermatologists and Certified Physician Assistants of Preston Dermatology + Skin Surgery Center.

Dr. Sheel Desai Solomon - Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Sheel Desai Solomon

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Dr. Sheel Desai Solomon,

Expert North Carolina Dermatologist

Board Certified:

American Board of Dermatology

 

MD:

King’s College London, University of London, England                 

 

Residency:

Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU, New York, NY

 

Fellowship:

Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York, NY

The Laser and Skin Surgery Center in New York, NY

St. John's Institute of Dermatology in London, UK

 

Teaching:

Former Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Duke University Hospital

 

Membership:

North Carolina Dermatology Association

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Dr. Russell Kilpatrick

Dermatologist

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Dr. Russell Kilpatrick,

Expert North Carolina Dermatologist

Board Certified:

American Board of Dermatology

 

MD:

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC                

 

Fellow:

Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology

Overseas Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom

 

Residency:

Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas

 

Military:

Retired Brigadier General of the U.S. Air Force

 

Membership:

Christian Medical-Dental Association

Presidency:

President of the North Carolina Dermatology Association

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William “Travis” Hupp, PA-C

Dermatology Physician Assistant

William “Travis” Hupp, PA-C, is an experienced certified Dermatology Physician Assistant. 

Before joining Preston Dermatology + Skin Surgery Center, Travis practiced Dermatology in Tampa and Fort Myers, Florida.  There he obtained extensive experience treating Dermatology patients of all ages in both rural and urban settings. 

 

Travis earned his undergraduate degree at West Virginia University, graduating Cum Laude with Honors. He later attended Alderson-Broaddus University, where he received a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies.

 

Travis boasts a broad range of expertise in dermatology, and he is excited to bring his passion for helping patients to Preston Dermatology!

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Taja Walker, PA-C

Dermatology Physician Assistant

Taja Walker, PA-C, is an experienced certified Dermatology Physician Assistant who has been practicing in Dermatology since 2015. 

Taja has a wide range of experience, including acute care, family medicine, and Dermatology.  She is committed to providing individualized, high-quality, evidence-based care using the latest technologies to maximize each patient’s skincare goals. 

 

Taja is passionate about dermatology and excited to bring her enthusiasm and her many years of experience in Medical, Surgical and Cosmetic services to Preston Dermatology + Skin Surgery Center.  She has extensive knowledge in aesthetics, including multiple injectables (e.g., Botox), advanced laser treatments, resurfacing treatments, advanced chemical peels, scar revision, light treatments, and much more.  She is very excited to be a part of the team at Preston Dermatology’s renowned aesthetic practice.  

 

Taja obtained her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University, graduating Cum Laude with Honors. She later attended Jefferson College of Health Sciences, where she earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree.

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