Forefront Dermatology Expands Presence into Alabama and Florida

Forefront Dermatology is pleased to announce the addition of Advanced Dermatology & Skin Care Centre and Inverness Dermatology to its expanding dermatology group practice. This marks Forefront Dermatology’s first practices in Alabama and Florida.

Advanced Dermatology & Skin Care Centre, led by Dr. Thomas Bender, provides medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin care solutions. It has steadily grown its presence in the gulf coast region over the last 10 years, with seven locations between Alabama and Florida.  In addition to Dr. Bender, the practice consists of four board-certified dermatologists, three physician assistants and two nurse practitioners:

• Ronald Johnston, MD, FAAD, ABD
• Alan Stanford, MD, FAAD, ABD, FACMS
• Virginia Reeder, MD, FAAD, ABD
• Cary Dunn, MD, FAAD, FACMS
• Gregory Sharp, PA-C
• Jessica Davis, PA-C
• Kellie Toth, PA-C
• Erin Risco, NP-C
• Heather Dunn, ARNP

Inverness Dermatology is under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Jacobson. It has steadily grown its reputation as a leading medical and cosmetic dermatology practice in the Birmingham, Alabama region. In addition to Dr. Jacobson, the practice consists of two board-certified dermatologists and two physician assistants:

• Maria (Shellie) Marks, MD
• Patricia O’Connor, MD
• Mary Beth Templin, PA-C
• Meredith Gore, PA-C

About Forefront Dermatology

Located throughout the Midwest, Midatlantic and South, Forefront Dermatology is a network of 125+ dermatology practices comprised of community-based, caring, board-certified dermatologists and specialists providing best-in-class general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology care along with related laboratory services. Headquartered in Manitowoc, Wis., Forefront’s board-certified dermatologists and medical specialists are dedicated to providing the very highest standard of care for conditions of the hair, skin, and nails to people of all ages and stages of life. Using innovative and proven solutions, these caring, board-certified dermatologists and medical specialists treat the total patient to help improve not only the condition of their skin, but also their quality of life. To learn more, visit


Charity Bohnhoff
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