about our team

Our Team

AESTHETICIANS & LASER TECHNICIANS

Jordan Coles

Aesthetician
& Assistant
Cosmetic Laser Technician
Alpharetta, Georgia
Tucker, Georgia

Jordan is a graduate of Southeastern Esthetics Institute in Columbia, South Carolina. Her interest in skincare began at an early age…

Stephanie Dills

Aesthetician
Athens, Georgia

Stephanie is a graduate of the Universal Talent Beauty Academy in Duluth, Georgia. Her passion for helping others with their personal aesthetic goals began…

Kimberlyn Franquez

Aesthetician
& Assistant Laser Technician
Marietta, Georgia

Kimberlyn is a graduate of Elaine Sterling Institute in Atlanta, Georgia, where she received her aesthetician license. She discovered her…

Tiffany Glover

Aesthetician
Dothan, Alabama

Tiffany is a graduate of the School of Esthetics Technology at Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama. After graduating…

Alexis Harris

Aesthetician
Enterprise, Alabama

Lexi is a graduate of the Esthetics Technology program at Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama. Her focus is on helping clients integrate…

Maddison Hollendoner

Aesthetician
Watersound Origins, Florida

Maddison is a graduate of Elite School of Cosmetology in Panama City, Florida. She is passionate about skin care and knows that…

Sherry Keith

Aesthetician
& Assistant LaserTechnician
Ellijay, Georgia

Sherry graduated with honors from the Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology and is a Legacy Scholar of The International Dermal…

Christina Kemp

Aesthetician
Biloxi, Mississippi

Christina is a graduate of the Aveda Institute in Metairie, Louisiana and licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida. She loves everything…

Lauren Kirk

Aesthetician
& Assistant Laser Technician
Marietta, Georgia

Lauren attended Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia and is a graduate of the International School of Skin, Nailcare…

Meredith Knowles

Aesthetician
Panama City, Florida

Meredith is a graduate of the Cosmetology program at the Tom P. Haney Technical Center in Panama City, Florida where she also…

Julie Mahieu

Aesthetician
Tallahassee, Florida

Julie is an honors graduate of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Alabama, where she was recognized as “Most Outstanding Student…

Caroline Mahoney

Aesthetician
Tallahassee, Florida

Caroline is a graduate of North Florida Cosmetology Institute in Tallahassee where she received her aesthetician license…

Kaleigh Samala

Aesthetician
Gulf Breeze, Florida

Kaleigh is a graduate of the Aesthetician Program at the Paul Mitchell The School in Orlando, Florida. Her…

Krystle Sealy

Aesthetician
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Krystle is a graduate of the School of Esthetics at Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama. After graduating she…

Michele Salazar

Assistant Laser Technician
Tucker, Georgia

Michele is a certified laser technician with nearly 30 years of experience and a longstanding dedication…

Dezire’e Weber

Aesthetician
Panama City, Florida

Dezire’e is a graduate of Soothing Arts in Destin, Florida. She has been a licensed aesthetician for over 15 years and loves the science…

Brittany White

Aesthetician
Panama City Beach, Florida

Brittany is a graduate of the Cosmetology program at the Tom P. Haney Technical Center in Panama City, Florida where she…

LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISING PHYSICIANS

April Marchand

Director of Spa Operations
Panama City, Florida

As Director of Spa Operations, April’s primary focus is ensuring that each of our medical spa clients receives exceptional treatment…

Amanda McCoy

Cosmetic Services Educator
Panama City, Florida

Amanda has worked with Aqua Medical Spa since 2019 starting as a Spa Front Desk Receptionist and is now our Cosmetic Services…

Peter Barnes, MD, Major, USAF

Physician Injector
Biloxi, MS

Dr. Peter Barnes was born in Annapolis, Maryland and grew up in Eugene, Oregon. After majoring in Russian at Brigham Young…

Raven Elosiebo-Walker, MD

Supervising Physician
Tucker, GA

A native of Memphis TN, she received her undergraduate degree from Howard University in Washington DC, she then…

Wayne Freilich, MD

Supervising Physician
Tallahassee, Florida

Dr. Freilich’s extensive experience includes running his solo dermatology practice in Orlando for over 16 years…

Alan Gardner, MD

Supervising Physician
Alpharetta, Georgia
Ellijay, Georgia
Marietta, Georgia

Dr. Gardner began his private practice in 1985, with a commitment to help people achieve great skin health, to the best of his ability, and…

Dawn M. Hansen, MD

Supervising Physician
Biloxi, Mississippi

After receiving her medical training at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Dr. Hansen completed her…

Jane Iluba, MD, FAAD, FACMS

Supervising Physician
Athens, Georgia

Dr. Iluba is one of a premier group of dermatologists in the country that is double board certified in both dermatology and Mohs…

Audrey Kunin, MD

Physician Injector
Panama City Beach, Florida
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Dr. Kunin is a board-certified dermatologist, author, educator and founder of DERMAdoctor, Inc. She received her…

John H. Phillips III, MD

Supervising Physician
Gulf Breeze, Florida

Dr. Phillips is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic cosmetic surgeon offering expertise in the diagnosis and treatment…

Michael A. Stickler, MD

Supervising Physician
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Panama City Beach, Florida
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Dr. Stickler has extensive expertise in providing cosmetic dermatology treatments as well as administering injectable products such as ….

Jeffrey Stricker, DO

Supervising Physician
Dothan, Alabama
Enterprise, Alabama

Dr. Stricker specializes in laser surgery, photodynamic therapy and other cosmetic dermatology procedures. He received his…

John R. Ward, MD

Supervising Physician
Panama City, Florida
Watersound Origins, Florida

Dr. Ward has also been recognized for excellence in non-invasive cosmetic procedures, including laser skin resurfacing, CoolSculpting®…

Bart D. Wilkison, MD, FAAD

Physician Injector
Enterprise, Alabama

Dr. Dr. Wilkison currently treats cosmetic dermatology patients at Dermatology Specialists of Alabama in both Dothan and Enterprise…

MID-LEVEL PRACTITIONERS

Sebastian Afonso, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Athens, Georgia

Sebastian Afonso is a NCCPA board-certified physician assistant. He is from Watkinsville…

Brianna Barry, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Enterprise, Alabama

Brianna earned her master’s in physician assistant studies, with the highest honors, from Nova Southeastern University…

Sandy Coleman, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner
Ellijay, Georgia

Sandy is a family nurse practitioner who received her Bachelor of Science in nursing and Master of Science in nursing from the University of…

Brittany Cox, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
Panama City, Florida

Brittany earned her Master of Science, with a concentration in family nursing, at Troy University in Alabama and her…

Tiffany Gerber, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Dothan, Alabama

Tiffany earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee…

Lauren Hagen, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Gulf Breeze, Florida

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from the University of West Florida in Pensacola. From there she…

Audrey Jeon, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Marietta, Georgia

Audrey Jeon is a NCCPA board-certified physician assistant and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia…

Angela Mercer, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Panama City, Florida

Angela earned her Master of Science in physician assistant studies from South University in Savannah, Georgia and holds…

Elizabeth Miller, APRN-C

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Tallahassee, Florida

Elizabeth earned her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her…

Sarah Miller, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Marietta, Georgia

Sarah Miller is a certified physician assistant who received her Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill….

Angela Pearson, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
Watersound Origins, Florida

Angela received her undergraduate degree in nursing at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois and her Master of Science in nursing…

Rachel Perret, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Rachel is a certified physician assistant who received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology magna cum laude from Louisiana State…

Ariel Perry, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Panama City Beach, Florida

Ariel Perry joined Dermatology Specialists of Florida in 2016. She holds her master’s degree in physician assistant studies…

Nichole Prestwood, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
Dothan, Alabama

Nichole earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and her Master of Science degree in nursing from Troy University in…

Cheryl Tioaquen, MPAS, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Tucker, Georgia

Cheryl Tioaquen is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician….

Lindsey Watford, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Lindsey earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing with a focus on Family Nurse Practitioner at Troy University…

Kristi Wells, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Kristi Wells graduated from Tulane University with a double major in biology and psychology before going on to earn her master’s….