Dr. Lu was raised in Delaware and graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He received his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  Dr. Lu completed his dermatology residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center, where he served as the Director of the Special Surgery Clinic. Dr. Lu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. Dr. Lu is affiliated with Oak Hill Hospital


Mr. Edwards was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from LeMoyne College on the Dean's List with his Bachelor's in Science. Mr. Edward's also completed his Master's of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at LeMoyne College. He is one of only a few Dermatology P.A.s in Hernando County to have an advanced Master Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Mr. Edwards is a Fellow of the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Fellow of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and a Fellow of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants.


Brianne joined Dr. Melvin Lu's practice in 2000.  She has been assisting Dr. Lu as a Medical Assistant and due to her interest in the overall health and well being of the skin, she continued her education to become a Certified Skin Care Specialist.  Brianne provides preventive skin care and offers treatment to keep the skin healthy, attractive and rejuvenated.