Jenny Sobera, MD

JENNY OAKES SOBERA, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jenny Sobera is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Alabama Dermatology Society and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. A Mountain Brook native, Dr. Sobera received her Bachelor of Science degree at Auburn University and completed her medical training and residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, graduating magna cum laude from both institutions.

Dr. Sobera diagnoses and treats a variety of skin conditions in adult and pediatric patients, providing thorough care for them through a calm and approachable demeanor. She is a board-certified dermatologist focusing on skin health. As an expert in living skin cells, Dr. Sobera addresses and treats conditions – whether medically necessary or cosmetic in nature – with surgical, laser and minimally invasive procedures that improve the health and appearance of skin. These procedures include the treatment of unwanted veins, benign growths, skin cancers, aging skin, excess hair, and unwanted fat. Through this process, Dr. Sobera uses a wide range of techniques, both corrective and preventative, in order to maximize the health, function, and appearance of your skin.

Dr. Katherine Fening

KATHERINE FENING, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Katherine Fening specializes in medical dermatology with a focus in dermatopathology to study cutaneous diseases at the microscopic level. She is a summa cum laude 2006 graduate of Saint Louis University and a magna cum laude 2010 graduate of the Ohio State University School of Medicine. Dr. Fening completed her residency and dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was named Chief Resident in Dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology. Dr. Fening lives in Birmingham with her husband, Brandon, and their daughter, Avery.

Amanda Lanier

AMANDA LANIER, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Amanda Lanier is a Certified Physician Assistant who partners with our dermatologists to deliver quality and compassionate care. Amanda started as a Medical Assistant at Village Dermatology before pursuing her PA degree at Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville, Florida. She practiced at Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, Tennessee for two years, where she treated a variety of dermatological conditions. Amanda is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish.

KELLY FORDHAM, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Kelly is an experienced and highly-trained Dermatology Physician Assistant. For the past four years, Kelly assessed, diagnosed and treated acute and chronic skin conditions in Huntsville, Alabama. Kelly earned her nursing and physician assistant degrees at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Kelly is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Kelly recently moved from Huntsville to Homewood with her husband, Ryan, and their son, Brooks.

Kim Halvorson, Aesthetician

KIM COKER HALVORSON

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Kim Coker Halvorson is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician and 18-year veteran of the skincare and beauty industries. She has spent the past 10 years skillfully treating and educating Village Dermatology patients on the importance of good skin care. Kim has extensive experience in dermal technology, anti-aging, and acne treatment. Her specialties include BBL, IPL, Cutera laser, microneedling, laser hair removal, and chemical peels.

Kim completed her aesthetic education at Ayers State in 2002. She enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with her husband and children.

Chastidy Bode, Aesthetician

CHASTIDY BODE, LPN

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Chastidy has ten years of experience in medical aesthetics and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated from Gadsden State with her Medical Esthetics license in 2008. In 2010, she sat for her master esthetics license and obtained her practical nursing license from Shelton State that same year. Chastidy has experience with a variety of different laser modalities including: BBL, IPL, and Halo. She is also skilled in microneedling, dermaplaning, chemical peels, as well as medical-grade facials. Chastidy blends her passion for skincare with the latest advancements in laser technologies. In her private life, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their son, Noah. They enjoy bike-riding and coaching soccer together.

GWEN TIMMONS

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Gwen Timmons is a licensed Medical Aesthetician and Facial Specialist trained to utilize a wide range of applications to deliver high-end, customized services for her patients. Some of Gwen’s specialties include medical-grade custom facials, chemical exfoliation and more. With over 20 years of customer service experience, patient satisfaction is Gwen’s top priority. Gwen received her Esthetics License in 2017 at Elise Esthetics Institute in Maitland, Florida. In her spare time, Gwen enjoys making jewelry, restoring furniture and spending time with her husband, David.

Jane Vickers

JANE VICKERS

Master Body Sculpting Specialist

Jane conducts consultations and performs all body sculpting procedures for potential candidates. Jane has extensive experience with CoolSculpting® and Vanquish ME®, and tailors individualized treatment plans to our patients’ goals to bring optimal results. Jane completed her Master CoolSculpting® certification at CoolSculpting® University in Restin, VA. Jane enjoys health and fitness, the outdoors and spending time with family.