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As the High Country's premiere Dermatology practice, we strive to offer excellence in all areas of skin care in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We offer comprehensive in-house services including General Dermatology, Mohs Surgery, Dermatopathology, and a Medical Aesthetician.

Dr. Whittaker examining a patient.

Our Services

We offer comprehensive Dermatology services including General Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery including Mohs Surgery, Phototherapy and Cosmetic Procedures.

A nurse takes a patient to the exam room.

For Your Visit

We want to make your visit as quick and easy as possible. Planning your visit ahead of time will streamline the process and allow us to serve you efficiently.

Our state-of-the-art medical facility.

About Our Practice

Founded in 1976, we have been serving patients of all ages for over forty years.  Our facility was specially designed to ensure an optimal patient experience. 

Our Providers

Dr. Ronald Jay Stanley, MD

Dr. Ronald Jay Stanley


General Dermatology

Dermatologic Surgery


Dr. Stan Whittaker


General Dermatology

Dermatologic Surgery


Dr. Aaron Westphal


Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Dermatologic Surgery

Melanoma / Skin Cancer


Dr. Brett T. Summey, Jr.


General Dermatology

Cosmetic Dermatology


Dr. Brittain Tulbert MD

Dr. Brittain H. Tulbert,


General Dermatology

Dermatologic Surgery


Michael Garner


General Dermatology

Dermatalogic Surgery


Carol C. Marks


General Dermatology


Erin G. Howard


General Dermatology


Greg A.Collier

General Dermatology

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Financing Available

Our Providers

Meera U. Shah

General Dermatology


Trisha Vanacore

Medical Aesthetician

Skin Care Specialist




Our two office locations are conveniently located off Highway 321 in Boone, NC near the hospital.

Skin Wellness & Cosmetic Center 

169 Doctors Drive

Boone, NC 28607

Watauga County, North Carolina

The staff, doctors, and facility are top notch. Such a breath of fresh air compared to my prior "big city" option. 100% recommend.

-Matthew via Google Reviews

Our Services

A Dermatologist performs a skin exam.

General Dermatology

We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. This includes a wide-range of diseases including skin cancers, moles, dermatitis, eczema, acne, hair loss & psoriasis.

A Dermatologst performs Mohs Sugery

Mohs Surgery

We proudly offer in-house Mohs Surgery. Mohs is a highly-effective treatment for skin cancer which offers the unique benefit of removing as little tissue as possible while allowing the surgeon to see where the cancer stops.

Tweezers used in Dermatology Surgery and Mole Removal

Dermatologic Surgery

Our board-certified Dermatologists are specially trained to restore the health and beauty of your skin. The majority of dermatologic surgeries are minimally invasive and require only local anesthesia.

Wrinkle removing Botox.

Cosmetic Procedures

We offer many cosmetic procedures including Botox, fillers, peels, and hair removal. It is important to remember that cosmetic procedures are still medical procedures, and our board-certified providers will ensure safe and effective treatment.

Dr. Summey examines via a microscope.


We proudly offer in-house Dermatopathology to provide a comprehensive patient-care experience. Any biopsies performed by our dermatologists can be examined by Dr. Brett Summey, our board-certified Dermatopathologist, to determine the pathology of the specimen.

Blue Light Therapy bulbs

Photodynamic Therapy

Blue Light (Photodynamic) therapy involves the use of specific light or laser sources to treat a variety of common skin conditions including acne, wrinkles, premalignant skin lesions and some superficial skin cancers.

Narrow Band UVB Bulbs

Narrow-Band UVB

We offer Narrowband UVB treatment for patients with psoriasis. Narrowband UVB may also be used in the treatment of many other skin conditions including atopic eczema, vitiligo, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Laser Hair removal

Laser Procedures

We offer both vascular laser (V-Beam) to remove unwanted vessels as well as  GentleLASE hair removal.

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