rick-mckinneyRichard L. McKinney, Administrator

Richard joined Georgia Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Dermatology in August 2011. He is originally from Augusta, Georgia and has 23 years of previous medical management experience. He graduated with a BBA in Management from Georgia Southern University and received his MBA from the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia. He enjoyed the Athens area when he was in graduate school at UGA and he and his wife are excited to be back in the area.  

BethanyBethany Dozier

Bethany Dozier is our Cosmetic Coordinator, Marketing Director, licensed laser technician and diversely educated skincare specialist. Bethany’s desire to continually enhance her skills and stay well informed of the latest techniques contribute to the highly innovative GSC team. She works to maintain patient comfort, safety, and effectiveness with all procedures performed. Bethany’s credentials also include a Bachelor’s Degree from Flagler College in Marketing and Public Relations as well as several years of experience with professional skincare and corrective procedures in the field of aesthetic enhancement.    

MonicaMonica Bedgood

Monica Bedgood began her aesthetic adventure in 2010 at Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro, GA. Originally from a small town in South Georgia, Monica has previously worked at Designs Unlimited Hair Studio and The Spa at Sea Island and found an interest in educating her clients about proper skin care and the self-enhancement of others. After graduating from OTC in 2012, she moved to Athens to start her career at Georgia Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Dermatology as a Clinical Licensed Esthetician and Clinical Medical Assistant. Monica assists in laser treatments and injectable procedures, organizes and manages social media for the cosmetic portion of GSC, in addition to providing cosmetic services to her own patients who desire Microdermabrasion, chemical peels, facials, and more.    

Carrie Hess

Carrie Hess is dual licensed through the Georgia Medical Board as a Laser Practitioner and the Georgia Board of Cosmetology as a Medical Aesthetician. Specializing in all laser treatments that are offered in this rapidly developing field, she has a depth of knowledge that has been honed by over a decade experience of performing a multitude of treatments using numerous laser and IPL platforms. Carrie has worked in several settings including medical spas, plastics and dermatology, giving her vast knowledge over the proper use of medical treatments and scientific skin care. She enjoys the satisfaction of helping transform a complexion from troubled to beautiful. Where Carrie excels is her level of care for each individual, known for her calm gentle touch, clinical expertise and her artistic eye, she delivers highly personalized result oriented care to both men and women. She is committed to working with each client to help them utilize the services and products that best suits their goals and needs.