Our Team

We deliver compassionate care that is built on honesty, trust and integrity. We set high expectations in all that we do to ensure excellence in every facet of their care. We treat our patients like neighbors, with friendliness, kindness and respect. We have built our practice culture around dependability, dedication, and service to others. We are confident these characteristics will shine through in your care at SDG. When you or a loved one is in our care, you can be confident you are in kind and skilled hands.

Incredible healthcare starts with rigorous training and education. All of our doctors are board certified dermatologists. Surgeons at SDG are also fellowship trained to perform Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), a highly specialised surgical technique performed to treat complex skin cancers. SDG offers a coveted Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship. Training the next generation of dermatologic surgeons is an honor.

All of our physicians are committed to continued medical education and lifelong learning in a quest to deliver the most leading-edge treatments and procedures available.

Doctors
Chris Harmon, MD

Dr. Christopher Harmon has been performing Mohs surgery and practicing Aesthetic Dermatology in Alabama since 1997.  After graduating from Mississippi College in 1986, he attended Tulane University School of Medicine. He performed a transitional internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans in 1990. He then began his dermatology residency at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Following his residency, he served as a board-certified dermatologist in the United States Air Force at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, Mississippi, from 1994 to 1997.

His research interests include wound healing, skin cancer, cutaneous laser surgery, and dermabrasion. Dr. Harmon has co-authored a Mohs and reconstructive textbook, written numerous chapters in other surgical texts, as well as peer-reviewed scientific papers on Mohs surgery, reconstructive techniques, dermabrasion, and laser skin resurfacing. In 1995, he received the Young Investigator Award as presented by the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery for his work with the ultrastructural and immunohistochemical changes following dermabrasion of facial scars. His lifetime academic achievement is reflected in his election to the Noah Worcester Society and the American Dermatologic Association. He is also a Past-President of the Alabama Dermatologic Society.  He is the director of an ACGME fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology and has trained more than 24 surgical fellows that now practice Mohs surgery in both academic and private practice settings across the country.

Dr. Harmon served on The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Board of Directors from 2003-2006. He then served on the Board of Directors for the American College of Mohs Surgery from 2010 to 2013.

In 2007, he was recognized for excellence in volunteerism by the American Academy of Dermatology for his medical mission work and church planting activities around the world. For over ten years, he has served on the board of e3 Partners Ministries, a medical church planting ministry based out of Plano, Texas. Dr. Harmon is also currently Chairman of the Board for New Water Farms Ministries located on Lake Martin.

Jonathan Cappel, MD
Dr. Cappel attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he graduated with a degree in bio¬medical engineering. He then attended Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where Dr. Cappel completed his internship in inter¬nal medicine and his dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During his dermatology residency, he received the Mayo International Health Program Scholarship and spent one month working in dermatology in São Paulo, Brazil. Additionally, he was involved in multiple research projects regarding a number of different dermatologic conditions and as a result, he has attended and presented research at numerous dermatology meetings. Dr. Cappel completed a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellowship with Surgical Der¬matology Group, where he received advanced train¬ing in the management of skin cancer with the Mohs micrographic surgery technique. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatol¬ogy, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. In his free time, Dr. Cappel enjoys spending time outdoors with family and his dog Abbie, traveling, and being physically active. He additionally has also traveled to the Amazon region of Peru as well as other South American counties for several medical mission trips. He is now accepting new patients in general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.
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Brian King, MD
Dr. Brian King is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon. He completed his residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and excelled in medical, pediatric, surgical, and procedural dermatology. During his Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship with Surgical Dermatology Group, Dr. King received advanced training in the management of skin cancer with the Mohs micrographic surgery technique. Prior to his dermatologic training, Dr. King graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Cornell College. He received his medical doctorate with research distinction and many coursework honors at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He then completed his transitional internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Advancing the field of dermatology through research is important to Dr. King. He has published peer-reviewed articles in both medical and surgical dermatology. He has presented his research findings at national and international conferences. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Outside of the office, Dr. King enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and two dogs. He has a passion for community involvement and has volunteered for many organizations including Church of the Highlands, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Children’s Cancer Connection, and the Out of the Sun Run. He enjoys an active lifestyle and is an enthusiastic football fan. Dr. King is currently accepting new patients in general, surgical, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology.
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Leonard Terry Pynes, MD, FAAD
Dr. Pynes was born in Dothan, Alabama, and has spent most of his life in Alabama. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. He then received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the College of Medicine of the University of South Alabama. Dr. Pynes completed residencies in both internal medicine and dermatology in Birmingham Alabama. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. In 1984 he opened Dermatology Associates of Dothan and has maintained that practice to the present. Dr. Pynes has opened satellite offices in Enterprise AL, Troy AL, and Eufaula AL. He is assisted in these south Alabama offices by a full-time physician and a full-time physician assistant. We will add a full-time nurse practitioner in Dothan in June 2018. Also, several other dermatologists from Surgical Dermatology Group (with offices also in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Montgomery) are in the Dothan office 1-2 days per week performing Mohs surgery. Over time, his practice has included several aspects of dermatology, but he now limits his practice to general dermatology and skin cancer treatment. In the summer of 2017, Dr. Pynes and his wife Tina built a house in Owens Cross Roads near Huntsville to be closer to grandchildren. When he decided to move to this location, he decided to open a dermatology office in Huntsville also. This practice is Huntsville Dermatology. For a while, he will work in both Huntsville and Dothan. The Huntsville Dermatology hours will at first be Thursday and Friday, but he hopes to expand those hours soon. He will add a full-time dermatology-trained Nurse Practitioner to Huntsville Dermatology in December. Memberships Include the American Academy of Dermatology, Alabama Dermatology Society, American Medical Association, Medical Association of the State of Alabama, Florida Medical Association, Madison County Medical Society, pending, and Houston County Medical Society.
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Lamar Hart, MD, FACOG
Dr. Hart is a native of and has spent much of his life in Dothan, AL. He attended high school in Dothan and received his Bachelor of Science in 1970 from Auburn University. Dr. Hart attended medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and earned his Doctor of Medicine there in 1974. In 1975, he interned at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL. From Birmingham, Dr. Hart went to Mobile, AL, and completed his residency in OB-GYN at the University of South Alabama. He completed his residency in 1978. From 1978 until 1982, Dr. Hart worked at the Florence Clinic in Florence, AL. In 1982, he returned home to Dothan and worked at Women’s Medical Center until 2001. In 2000, Dr. Hart retired from obstetrics. From 2001 to 2010, he practiced gynecology and cosmetic medicine as a solo practitioner. In 2010 he began working with Dr. Terry Pynes at Dermatology Associates of Dothan providing dermatology skincare. As a long-time, physician in the area and well-respected member of the community, Dr. Hart is known and favored by many patients. His practice is concentrated in our satellite offices. Dr. Hart and his wife, Susan, have been married for almost 50 years. They have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. In his off time, Dr. Hart enjoys playing golf and being with his grandchildren. Dr. Hart is a retired fellow of the American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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Daniel Bergman, MD
Dr. Daniel Bergman graduated magna cum laude from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in biochemistry and theological studies. He then attended Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, where he earned his medical doctorate. Dr. Bergman completed his transitional internship and dermatology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he received world-class training in complex medical, pediatric and procedural dermatology. As a current Fellow in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology with Surgical Dermatology Group, Dr. Bergman is receiving advanced training in skin cancer management and surgical reconstruction with the Mohs micrographic surgical technique. Dr. Bergman's medical accolades include induction into the national Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a reflection of receiving the highest honors on all clinical rotations, and the Walter E. Macpherson Society as an outstanding researcher. He continues to publish peer-reviewed dermatologic research in medical journals and presents his research at national and international conferences. He maintains active membership in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Outside of the office, Dr. Bergman enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. He also enjoys many outdoor pursuits, including mountaineering, rock climbing, scuba diving, and hunting. Having spent 12 summers as a commercial fisherman in the Bering Sea, he is also a seasoned boat captain and fisherman. He is passionate about exposing his family to the joys and wonders of the great outdoors.
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Peter Boothman, MD
Dr. Peter Boothman is a native of the pacific northwest and graduated magna cum laude and phi beta kappa with a degree in Zoology from Washington State University. Dr. Boothman received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington where he developed a keen interest in dermatology and Mohs surgery. Dr. Boothman then completed his transitional year internship at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. Dr. Boothman was subsequently selected for the highly competitive clinical trials research fellowship at the University of Alabama Birmingham under the mentorship of Dr. Boni Elewski where he was rigorously trained in clinical research and was certified as a sub-investigator in numerous clinical trials involving all the new cutting-edge applications for current and emerging treatments for a diverse range of Dermatologic conditions. Dr. Boothman then completed his Dermatology Residency at the University of Alabama Birmingham and further honed his interest in Dermatologic surgery. Dr. Boothman is extremely excited to continue his training at Surgical Dermatology group and to continue to learn and grow to serve the people of Alabama.
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Joshua Eickstaedt, MD
Dr. Eickstaedt attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he graduated with honors in biochemistry. He earned his medical doctorate at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 2008. Dr. Eickstaedt completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He then worked as a Hospitalist for several years, and also served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where he was chosen to serve on the Division of Hospital Medicine executive and personnel committees. During his time at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Eickstaedt developed an affinity for dermatology, which prompted him to return to residency in Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He has published several scientific articles, and continues to be involved in multiple research projects, served as Chief Resident, and was elected to the Mohs subcommittee of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. In his free time, Dr. Eickstaedt enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and friends. He likes outdoor activities, follows several collegiate and professional sports teams, and looks forward to game day. He is currently accepting patients in general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.
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Malia Downing, MD
Dr. Downing received her undergraduate degree at the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, MN where she played collegiate soccer and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She was awarded her medical doctorate from the University of North Dakota, graduating second in her class. She then did her medical internship and dermatology residency at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS. Dr. Downing will be completing a fellowship in cosmetic surgery followed by a fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology with Surgical Dermatology Group. During medical school and residency, Dr. Downing published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at national conferences. She also regularly volunteered at the KC Health Center, providing dermatologic care to uninsured patients. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. In her free time, Dr. Downing enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family. She is currently accepting patients in general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.
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PAs and CRNPs
Hannah Reeves, PA-C +
Hannah Reeves was born in Opelika, Alabama but spent most of her early years in Carrollton, Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She continued her education at the Medical College of Georgia where she received a master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies.
Hannah is board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Alabama Society of Dermatology Professionals.
Hannah has served our patients at Surgical Dermatology Group since 2012 by providing routine general dermatology care as well as many common dermatology procedures.
Hannah and her husband Steve live in Homewood with their three children. Hannah enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and being an active member of her church.
Stacy Davidson, CRNP +
Stacy Davidson attended Auburn University and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1997. She received her Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2011, from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She also maintains memberships in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Dermatology Nurses Association. Stacy serves our patients at Surgical Dermatology Group by providing routine general dermatology care and surgical follow up as well as many common dermatology procedures.
Stacy is married with twin children, Sam, and Kellie. Her husband, Jim, is a Professor of Civil Engineering at Auburn University. She currently resides with her family in Auburn, AL. Her interests include horseback riding, travel and spending time with her family and pets.
Patrick Nelson, PA-C +
Patrick Nelson is a Physician Assistant working with Dermatology Associates of Dothan. Having grown up in Coffee County, AL, Patrick truly feels at home in Dothan. Patrick graduated summa cum laude from Troy University in 2006 earning a bachelor’s degree in biology. He also graduated summa cum laude from the Physician Assistant’s program of The University of South Alabama in 2009. He began working with Dermatology Associates upon his graduation in 2009 and continues to enjoy serving the skin care needs of the Wiregrass. Patrick is married to Hannah, who is a native of Dothan and a local high school English and Rhetoric teacher. They are actively involved members at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. They enjoy running half marathons and going on mission trips. Patrick is an avid reader and lover of all outdoor activities and sports.
Erica Still, PA-C +
Erica Still is a board-certified Physician Assistant at SDG. Born and raised in Palm Beach, Erica graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Health Science degree in 2015. She then moved to Alabama to attend the Surgical Physician Assistant program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2018.

She is a member of both the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatologic Physician Assistants. Erica serves our patients at Surgical Dermatology Group by providing routine general dermatology care, surgical follow-ups, and many common dermatologic procedures.
Bradley Maddox, CRNP +
Bradley Maddox was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University. Bradley received his Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2018 from The University of Alabama in Huntsville. He is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Bradley has also served as an adjunct clinical instructor at Jefferson State Community College.

Bradley serves our patients at Surgical Dermatology Group by providing routine general dermatology care and surgical follow up as well as many common dermatologic procedures.
Claire Jones, CRNP +
Claire is a Certified Nurse Practitioner working with Huntsville Dermatology. She graduated from Auburn University in 2011 with a degree in Biomedical Science. She then went to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and earned her degree in Nursing. While earning a master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, she continued to work as an RN at Huntsville Dermatology and train under the direction of Dr. Pynes. Upon completion, Claire earned her national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Jessie Blackmon, CRNP +
Jessie Blackmon was raised in Huntsville, AL. She graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University in 2017, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was heavily involved on campus as a member of the Auburn University Danceline and served as Miss Auburn University. Jessie was the recipient of the Student-Faculty Award given by the nursing school professors demonstrating her commitment and dedication to the profession of nursing. Jessie received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a concentration as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2020. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Jessie is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association. She serves our patients at Surgical Dermatology Group by providing routine general dermatology care, surgical follow-ups, and many common dermatologic procedures.

Jessie resides in Birmingham, AL with her husband, Phillip. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Jessie also participates in medical mission work, and her most recent experience was spent in Thoman, Haiti.
Anesthesia
Dani Brown, CRNA
Kristi Kimberly, CRNA +
David Meadows, CRNA +
Medical Aesthetics
Dawn Hulsey, Certified Laser Technician +