Our Physicians

Joel S. Shavin, MD

Dr Joel Shavin | Dermatologist Snellville GA | Loganville GA

Joel S. Shavin, MD

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Emory University, 1965
  • Medical degree, Emory University, 1969
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Grady Memorial Hospital, 1969-1971
  • Chief Resident in Pediatrics at Egleston Hospital, 1972
  • Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics, 1975
  • Private practice in Pediatrics, 1972-1976
  • Dermatology Training, Medical College of Georgia, 1976-1978
  • Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology, 1978
  • Founded Gwinnett Dermatology, 1978 - Present
  • Founded Gwinnett Clinical Research Center, 1981 - Present
  • Multiple publications in dermatology journals

Memberships and Honors

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Atlanta Dermatological Association
  • Georgia Society of Dermatologists
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Southern Medical Association

Jonathan S. Weiss, MD

Dr Jonathan Weiss | Dermatologist Snellville GA | Loganville GA

Jonathan S. Weiss, MD

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan with Highest Distinction, 1980
  • Medical degree, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1984
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 1984-85
  • Dermatology Training, University of Michigan, 1985-88
  • Chief Resident, University of Michigan, Department of Dermatology,
    1987-88
  • Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology, 1988
  • Over 55 Publications in Medical and Dermatology Journals
  • Physician Recognition Award American Medical Association and
    American Academy of Dermatology
  • Top Doctor, Atlanta Magazine, 2001 – present

Memberships and Honors

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Atlanta Dermatological Association
  • Georgia Society of Dermatologists
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Dermatology Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • American Medical Association
  • Cum Laude, 1976
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1980
  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Emory University, 1988-90
  • Dermatology Professor of  the Year, Emory University, 1990-91

Keith D. Wright, MD

Dr Keith Wright | Dermatologist Snellville GA | Loganville GA

Keith D. Wright, MD

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Morehouse College, Honors, 1988
  • Medical degree, Meharry Medical College, Honors, 1993
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Rush-St. Luke's Medical Center, 1994
  • Dermatology Training, Brown University, 1994-1997
  • Chief Resident, Brown University, Department of Dermatology, 1997
  • Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology, 1997
  • Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship, Emory University, 1998

Memberships and Honors

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Emory University, 2009 - Present
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Atlanta Dermatological Association
  • Georgia Society of Dermatologists
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Southern Medical Association
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
  • Dermatology Foundation
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Kirk D. Saddler, MD

Dr Kirk Saddler | Dermatologist Snellville GA | Loganville GA

Kirk D. Saddler, MD

  • Bachelor of Science & Physiology, Michigan State University, 1988
  • Medical degree, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1993-1997
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, 1997-1998
  • Dermatology Training, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, 1998-2001
  • Chief Resident, Brown University, Department of Dermatology, 2000 - 2001
  • Board certified, American Board of Dermatology, 2002

Memberships and Honors

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Atlanta Dermatological Association
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology Foundation

Alia S. Brown, M.D.

Dr Alia Brown | Dermatologist Snellville GA | Loganville GA

Alia S. Brown, M.D.

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Spelman College, 2000
  • Medical degree, Meharry Medical College, Honors, 2005
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Maryland, 2005- 2006
  • Dermatology Training, University of Louisville, 2006-2009
  • Chief Resident, University of Louisville, 2008-2009
  • Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology, 2009
  • Cosmetic and Laser Fellowship, Skin Laser and Surgery Specialist with Dr. David Goldberg, 2009-2010
  • Multiple publications in medical and dermatology journals.

Memberships and Honors

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Dermatology Foundation
  • Women's Dermatology Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Jessica J. Mercer, M.D.

Dr Jessica Mercer | Dermatologist Snellville GA | Loganville GA

Jessica J. Mercer, M.D.

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Howard University, Summa cum laude, 2004
  • Medical degree, University of Southern California, 2008
  • Internship, Transitional, New York Hospital Queens / Cornell University, 2008-2009
  • Dermatology Training, Brown University, 2009-2012
  • Chief Resident, Brown University, Department of Dermatology, 2011-2012
  • Board Certified, Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, 2012
  • Dermatopathology Fellowship, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dermpath Diagnostics of New York, 2013
  • Board Certified, Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology, American Board of Pathology, 2014

Memberships and Honors

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatopathology
  • Women's Dermatologic Society
  • Skin of Color Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Voluntary Assistant Professor, University of Miami Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, 2012-present

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