About Us


Good to meet you

Our vision is to be the premier dermatology referral center for patients and community providers who recognize our commitment to quality, integrity, and high ethical values. Patients are our priority. We hope you’ll come to us with your skin concerns, and return to us because you feel at home in our office. 


Sylvia Owen, MD

Dr. Owen received her undergraduate degree from Oregon State University, and her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. After completing internship in Salt Lake City, she returned to Duke where she completed her dermatology residency. After practicing in Bend, Oregon for several years, she was invited to practice in Kalispell in 2005 and has since called the Flathead Valley home. Dr. Owen enjoys bicycling, telemark skiing, archery, hunting, and hiking. When she’s not working or in the outdoors, you might find her sorting through photos from her international travels.

Dr. Owen is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.  She is a member of the American Medical Association and the Montana Academy of Dermatology.


Brooke Schmidt, PA-C

Brooke Schmidt is originally from Great Falls. She earned her undergraduate degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She then went on to the University of Iowa for her Physiaican Assistant training. She has been a practicing PA since 2003. She spent five years in general surgery before transitioning to dermatology. She moved back to Montana in 2013. When not working she prefers to be outdoors – skiing, hiking, bicycling, etc, but is often found happily driving her children around to their various events.