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Your Louisville, KY Dermatologist

Access to medical and cosmetic dermatology has never been more convenient. Our Louisville Dermatology practice in Louisville – Jeffersontown is located off Bunsen Way on Hurstborne Village Drive. We’re a quick drive after exiting off of Interstate 64 and Highway 1747. On-site parking will be available. Schedule your appointment today!

Your Louisville Mohs Surgeon

Why is Mohs Surgery Considered the Gold Standard in Skin Care Treatment?

With providers that have achieved the highest certification possible, Louisville Dermatology uses Mohs micrographic surgery to effectively treat and eliminate skin cancer. Having the highest success rate of all skin cancer treatments – up to 99% – the procedure is done all in one visit, including lab work. In the Mohs procedure, the cancer is surgically removed layer by layer and examined under a microscope until healthy, cancer-free tissue is reached.

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Meet our Louisville, KY Providers


Our local providers are top dermatologists and advanced practice providers with extensive experience in general and cosmetic dermatology care with your health and best interest in mind.

James Wharton, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist, Board Certified Dermatopathologist and Board Certified Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Wharton's residency in dermatology was completed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board certified in both dermatology and dermatopathology and has served on the faculty at both the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the University of Kentucky School of Medicine.

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Stephanie Byrne, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

As a registered nurse, Stephanie specialized in neurology, cardiac and transplant intensive care as well as post-operative care. Stephanie obtained her master's degree in nursing education and her post-master's certificate in family nurse practitioner from Spalding University.

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Services Offered at Louisville, KY

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Acne

Acne is a condition of the skin that results in pimples, whiteheads and blackheads.

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Acne Scars

Acne scars are the marks left on skin that has been affected by acne. They can be triggered by cystic lesions, picking and scratching.

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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratosis, sometimes referred to as AK, is a precancerous growth on the skin.

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis, sometimes referred to as just contact dermatitis, is a red, itchy rash on the skin.

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Anti-inflammatory Medication

We recommend consulting a specialist to help determine if Anti-Inflammatory Medications are the best treatment option for you.

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Antibiotics

Antibiotics are medicines used to stop infections created by the presence of bacteria.

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Biologic Injections

Biologic injectables (Humira, Enbrel, Taltz, Stelara, Cosentyx) are biologics designed to be injected subcutaneously into the skin.

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Biopsy

A biopsy works by taking a small sample of tissue from a suspect area in the body so that it can be tested under lab conditions for certain diseases and disorders.

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Blue Light Therapy

Blue light is a popular therapy used for treating acne. Blue light kills off bacteria on the skin and in the oil glands that cause acne.

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Botox

While produced by the microbe that causes botulism, Botox is safe for cosmetic use, especially in the upper parts of the face.

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Bullous Disease

Bullous disease is a rare dermatological condition in which large, fluid-filled blisters appear in regions of the skin that are often flexed, such as the armpits.

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Canthacur

Canthacur is a substance applied topically to the skin that works as a vesicant, causing a blister to form on a growth.

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Chemical Peels

A chemical peel works to hasten this process, revealing newer and healthier cells below the skin’s surface.

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Corticosteroids

A corticosteroid works by suppressing the activity of the immune system and reducing the production of chemicals that create inflammation.

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Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine is used in a number of conditions where the immune system behaves erratically.

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Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers work by imitating the hyaluronic acid that gives younger skin its fullness and buoyancy.

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Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy is a technique for evaluating the subsurface of the skin and diagnosing affected areas and lesions.

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Dupixent

Dupixent is a drug that when injected into the skin, works at blocking a specific protein known as an interleukin.

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Eczema

Atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is a common skin condition that appears most often in children, though it can occur in individuals of any age.

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Excess Hair

Excess hair involves having more hair that one is comfortable with in various areas of the body.

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Excessive Sweating/ Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, commonly referred to as excessive sweating, is a condition in which someone sweats a good deal even when they are not hot or exercising.

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Excision

Excision is a minimally-invasive surgery technique used to remove moles, skin growths and lesions.

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Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Fine lines and wrinkles are a natural function of aging that can present at any age and on any type of skin.

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Fluorouracil (5FU)

Fluorouracil works to slow this growth by killing off the fast-growing cells in the affected region of the skin.

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Fraxel

A Fraxel laser is used primarily in the cosmetic treatment of the face.

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Freckles

Freckles are a common skin condition and non-life threatening that typically appear as small brown spots.

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Fungal Infections

A fungal infection, sometimes referred to as mycosis, is a condition of the skin in which it has been infected by a fungus.

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Hair Loss

Alopecia, commonly referred to as hair loss, is shedding of hair from the head that far exceeds the normal shedding humans experience on a regular basis.

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradinitis supperrativa is a skin condition that typically starts after puberty but can last for many years and get worse over time.

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Hydroquinone

Hydroquinone works to lighten the skin by reducing the number of melanocytes present.

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Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is a condition of the skin in which it appears darker than usual.

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IPL

IPL is a light treatment used to affect and improve the appearance and condition of skin. IPL is different from a laser which uses only one wavelength of light.

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Imiquimod

Imiquimod is a topical cream that stimulates the immune system.

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Immune System Suppressants

An immune system suppressant, such as Imuran or CellCept, steps in to address this by suppressing the activity of the immune system and reducing the production of chemicals that create inflammation.

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Infini Treatments

Infini treatments use a combination of micro needling and radiofrequency to energize and reinvigorate the skin.

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Injectable Wrinkle Fillers and Relaxer

Injectable wrinkle fillers and relaxers are injected underneath the surface of the skin to either fill in wrinkles and furrows or relax particularly strong wrinkles and furrows.

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Intralesional Injection

Intralesional injection is a process whereby a corticosteroid is injected directly into a skin lesion or irregular growth.

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Isolaz

Isolaz technology is an alternative that combines vacuum with a broadband light to address acne below the surface of the skin.

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Kybella®

Kybella is a non-surgical intervention used to address this fat beneath the chin.

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Laser Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing is a dermatological procedure that uses lasers to smooth and refine the surface of the skin while also reinvigorating the layers of skin below.

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Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is a dermatological procedure that uses lasers to smooth and refine the surface of the skin while also reinvigorating the layers of skin below.

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Lichen Planus

Lichen Planus is a condition characterized by swelling and irritation in the mucous membranes of the body, as well as the skin, hair and nails.

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Light Therapy

Originally developed for Navy seals to help wounds heal quicker, light therapy has been shown to be highly therapeutic for skin.

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Liquid Nitrogen Cryotherapy

Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy works by freezing and destroying the cells in a skin growth or lesion.

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Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious kind of skin cancer. Melanin is created by cells called melanocytes and gives your skin its particular color.

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Melasma

Also known as chloasma faciei or the "mask of pregnancy," melasma is a condition that most commonly affects women.

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Microderm

Microderm, also known as microdermabrasion, uses tiny crystals that are sprayed onto the skin to gently remove the outer layer of the epidermis.

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Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion, also known as microderm, uses tiny crystals that are sprayed onto the skin to gently remove the outer layer of the epidermis.

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MiraDry

Topical chemotherapy works by modifying the body’s immune response.

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Mohs

Mohs, or Mohs surgery, is a surgical technique used to treat skin cancer through the removal of skin lesions and growths.

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Moles

Moles are a common skin condition in which a cluster of pigmented cells create a distinct skin growth.

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Molluscum

Molluscum is a skin infection that stems from a virus known as molluscum contagiosum.

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Nail Disorders

A nail disorder can include any one of a number of conditions associated with the nails.

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Narrowband UVB

Narrowband UVB is a form of phototherapy widely used to treat skin diseases.

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Neoral

Neoral, also known as cyclosporine, is in the class of drugs known as immunosuppressants.

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Oral and Topical Medications

Dermatologists are experts in bacterial, viral and fungal infections in the skin and have a deep knowledge of how to best use antibiotics, antiviral and antifungal medications.

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Otezla

Otezla is a prescription pharmaceutical that regulates inflammation within the cells of the body or the skin.

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PDL

PDL, or pulse dye laser, is a laser treatment used in dermatology to treat blood vessels in the skin.

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PHAROS Excimer Laser

PHAROS laser treatment uses a carefully-focused beam of light that is delivered to the skin through a highly-sophisticated fiber optic device.

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PRP

PRP, also known as platelet rich plasma, is a treatment used as a dermatological remedy on the face.

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PUVA

PUVA is a treatment for the skin that combines ultraviolet light and specific medications.

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Patch Testing TRUE-Test

The TRUE test, also known as patch testing, is a quick and easy way to check for and diagnose allergic contact dermatitis in patients.

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Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic therapy addresses pre-malignant growths, precancerous cells, and other skin conditions. This treatment works by using specialized drugs known as photosensitizing agents in tandem with light.

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Photofacials

Photofacials use IPL light treatment to affect and improve the appearance and condition of skin.

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Photofacials Photo Rejuvenation

Photofacials use IPL light treatment to affect and improve the appearance and condition of skin.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which the cells of the skin multiply much faster than normal.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a condition of the skin that results in visible blood vessels and general redness in the face.

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Sagging or Fatty Skin

Sagging or fatty skin involves a loss of elasticity in the skin which causes the skin to droop or even hang in folds.

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Sclerotherapy

Spider veins can be a frustrating vascular condition while varicose veins can become swollen and even painful.

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Skin Cancer

There are many types of skin cancer but the most common are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.

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Skin Laxity

Skin laxity is an age-related skin condition where the skin begins to lose some of its elasticity.

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Skin Tightening Treatments

Skin tightening procedures use targeted energy to heat the layers of the skin below the epidermis.

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Sunspots & Sun Damage

Sunspots and sun damage, sometimes referred to as liver spots or age spots, are small flat and dark areas on the skin.

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Surgical Removal Excursion

Surgical removal excursion is a minor surgical procedure used in the treatment of lower risk skin cancers.

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Surgical Scar Revision

Surgical revision is a treatment option for those who wish to reverse the appearance of scars on the body.

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TCA Peels

A TCA peel works to hasten this process, revealing newer and healthier cells below the skin’s surface.

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Topical Chemotherapy

Topical chemotherapy works by modifying the body’s immune response.

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Tretinoin

A derivative of vitamin A, Tretinoin is a topical retinoid solution that works by irritating the cells of the skin to stimulate growth and increase the turnover and shedding of old, dead cells in the skin.

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Unknown Rashes

A rash is a skin condition in which there is a visible or palpable change to your skin.

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Unwanted Hair

Unwanted hair involves the presence of hair or excess hair in areas of the body that are either visible or create discomfort.

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Vascular Conditions

In a vascular condition, the blood vessels of the body are either damaged or act in such a way to affect the appearance and condition of the skin.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a condition of the skin in which the skin loses its melanocytes, or pigment cells, in certain areas.

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Volume Loss

Also known as soft tissue atrophy, volume loss is a condition in which the skin begins to lose its fullness and elasticity.

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Warts

Warts are a common condition that create small, granular skin growths on the surface of the skin.

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Accepted Insurance

The following is a list of the accepted insurance groups that are in network with Louisville Dermatology. We work with additional insurance groups, so please contact us to verify that we are in network with your specific insurance plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer a variety of skin care services to help with issues like acne, rashes, lesions, rosacea, skin growths, eczema, skin cancer identification and treatment, and much more. Check out a complete list of our services on our website.

We offer a variety of cosmetic treatments to help with wrinkles, fine lines, scars, skin tightening, unwanted hair and more. Check out a complete list of our services on our website.

Trust your skin care to a professional. Board-certified dermatologists have completed medical school and three to four years of advanced medical training in diseases of the skin, hair and nails. They’ve passed rigorous exams in dermatology to specialize in treating over 3,000 conditions. They’ve also made the commitment to keep up on the latest advances in dermatology.

Fellowship-trained cosmetic dermatologists spend an extra year of specialized training learning in-depth evaluation of the skin, performing specialized procedures, and managing patients to ensure excellent results. By choosing our practice, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality of cosmetic care with ideal outcomes.

Scheduling or updating an appointment is easy. Simply give us a call or you can make an appointment on our website.

If coming for your first visit, please bring your insurance card, if applicable, and a legal guardian if you are under the age of 18. Please come prepared to provide your health history on your new patient paperwork as well.

Your first visit begins with a consultation with your board-certified dermatologist. Prior to care, we will get your health history and perform a clinical evaluation of the skin to determine which treatment options are the best fit. We will customize both a treatment plan and a skin care regimen if desired. Important pre- and post-treatment instructions will also be provided to accompany most treatments.

We accept a variety of major insurances for your skin care. We have examples of insurances we accept on our website. If you don’t see your insurance listed, please contact us and we will verify if we accept.

All three are medical charges you must pay out of your own pocket, even if you have insurance. Deductibles are a specific amount you must accumulate and pay each year of covered health services before benefits are provided by your carrier. Plans may also have separate individual and family deductibles and/or deductibles for separate services. Copayments are a set fee the member pays to providers at the time services are provided. Copays are applied to office visits, emergency room visits, hospital admissions, etc. Coinsurance is a form of cost sharing. After your deductible has been met, plan will begin paying a percentage of your bills. The remaining amount, known as co-insurance, is the portion due by the patient.

With our patient portal, you can access and manage your appointments, get test results, update your contact/patient information and pay your bills online. Speak with one of our team members for how to gain access to your patient portal.

Yes, we do carry select skin care items from industry-leading brands. Visit our practice for more information or give us a call for more information.

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