Our Board-Certified Dermatologists provide Medical, Cosmetic, Surgical, and Advanced Skin Rejuvenation Services.
Dermatology Specialists Serving Central Alabama
Dermatologic Clinic: Medical, Cosmetic & Surgical Dermatology Services in Birmingham, Alabama
Gail S. Westhoven, MD, FAAD
Dr. Gail Westhoven is a Birmingham native and has spent most of her life in the area. After graduating from Vestavia Hills High School, she attended Auburn University, earning a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude. She then moved to Columbia, South Carolina where she completed her medical degree with honors at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
After an internal medicine internship at Richland Memorial Hospital, she attended residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Over one million Americans develop skin cancer each year making it the most common type of cancer. Individuals with light or fair skin that sunburn easily are most likely to develop skin cancer with repeated sun exposure.
Darker skin tones are less likely, but not exempt from developing skin cancers. Early detection is key. And we’re ready to put a stop to it with the help of proper and professional preventive care.
Photodynamic therapy or PDT is also known as blue light therapy, and it’s one of the treatment options we offer here at Associated Dermatologists. It’s commonly used to treat pre-cancerous lesions in a clinical setting.
During a typical treatment, a light-sensitive agent is applied to the skin, which is then activated with a special blue light. The light source operates at a targeted wavelength used to activate the topical agent.
Pediatric Dermatology Therapy
Conditions of the skin can affect even the youngest patients. The providers at Associated Dermatologists understand just how difficult it can be dealing with childhood skin conditions. In fact, we’re all moms! Dr Westhoven has three school-age daughters, Dr Robbins has two wonderful children, and our P.A. Jaime Dunn just recently welcomed a new baby girl into the world.
As our children grow, so does their skin. Things like eczema, acne, molluscum, and many other conditions can cause concern for parents and self esteem problems for our little ones.
Associated Dermatologists is a full-service dermatology clinic located just minutes from I-459 in Trussville. Our practice is dedicated to the care and treatment of your skin. We specialize in surgical dermatology for the treatment of skin cancer and many other conditions.
At times, your dermatology provider may recommend Mohs surgery for more sensitive areas such as the face, scalp, and ears. Consult with your dermatologist to see which treatment option is right for you.
Medical Dermatology Specialist in Birmingham, Alabama Associated
Dermatologists is a specialty clinic located in Trussville, Alabama just minutes from the Pinnacle shopping center. We specialize in medical dermatology with a goal of providing the highest quality patient care.
The physicians and physicians assistant at Associated Dermatologists are all board-certified specialists, and we want to help YOU fight through your medical dermatology needs.
Associated Dermatologists is a specialty medical clinic serving the Birmingham area with Cosmetic and Medical dermatological treatments. We’re conveniently located in Trussville just a few minutes from I-459.
Acne, aging and sun exposure can cause your skin tone to become uneven, spotted, scarred, or wrinkled over time. Chemical peels are a cosmetic solution used to smooth skin texture and improve pigmentation by removing damaged outer layers.
Often referred to as derma peeling, this is one of the least invasive methods used to improve the look and appearance of skin on the face, neck, chest, or hands.
Women, and even men, all over Birmingham are discovering the amazing benefits of BOTOX injections provided by Associated Dermatologists.
We’re located in Trussville just minutes from the Pinnacle shopping center. Our board-certified team of doctors are qualified to administer BOTOX injections which can diminish signs of aging such as:
Meet Our Team
Associated Dermatologists was founded in 1972, and since then we have strived to deliver the most current advances in dermatologic care to Birmingham and the surrounding area. When you visit us, our well-qualified and caring staff is ready to greet you with a smile and take care of your every need in an efficient manner.
We take pride in excellent service and quality care and look forward to your visit. So, come stop by today and let the professional team at Associated Dermatologists help you get back to feeling your best with individualized skin care that focuses on healing and preventive care for whatever life throws your way. Give us a call TODAY and help us bring healing and restoration to your skin.
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