Clarus Physicians

Neil A. Shah, MD, FAAD

Founder & Medical Director; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Shah is a board-certified dermatologist. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, in 2007. Dr. Shah completed his residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. with an internship in internal medicine.

Prior to creating Clarus Dermatology, Dr. Shah started the dermatology department for HealthEast Clinics. He graduated magna cum laude from Ursinus College with departmental honors in Biology. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, the Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society and the Sigma Xi research honor society.

Dr. Shah is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Medical Association, a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is a former director of the Twin Cities Medical Society and prior member of the Policy Council for the Minnesota Medical Association. Currently he is the President of the Minnesota Dermatological Society as well as President of Doctors for the Practice of Safe and Ethical Aesthetic Medicine.

Dr. Shah’s clinical practice interests include skin cancer and reconstructive surgery, medical and cosmetic dermatology. He actively teaches family medicine residents from the North Memorial Hospital. In addition he remains involved with education of his peers in practice management and cutaneous surgery.

Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Shah enjoys travel, reading, shooting and track days. Dr. Shah is an avid Twins fan, Timberwolves fan and, yes, Chicago Bears fan. On the weekends you’ll find him riding around on his tractor with his three little children.

Craig Roelke, MD, FAAD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Craig Roelke, MD, FAAD earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, WI and completed his dermatology training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

As a board-certified Mayo Clinic-trained dermatologist, Dr. Roelke is experienced in the treatment of complex skin disorders. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages.  Dr. Roelke’s clinical interests include autoimmune connective tissue diseases and cutaneous surgery.

Dr. Roelke is a native of Milwaukee, WI.  He is an avid fitness enthusiast, cook, and oenophile.

Laura Stanz, PA-C Clarus Dermatology

Laura Stanz, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Laura Stanz, PA-C has been a practicing physician assistant for 7 years. She received her masters in physician assistant studies from Midwestern University and a bachelors of science in biology from Bethel University. She began her career in family medicine and has recently started her practice in dermatology.

Laura is from Chicago, IL and is an avid Chicago sports fan. In her free time she enjoys traveling and cooking with her husband. She also loves spending time with her new baby boy and dog, Rosie.