We are now accepting New Patients!!

Thank you for choosing Alabama Dermatology Associates. We are honored to serve the people of west Alabama by providing comprehensive personalized dermatology care for all ages in an honest, professional and caring environment. Our experienced team of board certified dermatologists, Mohs surgeons and nurse practitioners are focused on developing lasting relationships with our patients and helping them achieve healthier, more beautiful skin. Whether it is a child with acne or eczema, an adult with skin cancer or psoriasis, or a woman looking to improve fine lines and wrinkles, our specialists will listen, evaluate and provide a treatment plan specialized for you and your family, Our hope is to exceed your expectations ... we look forward to seeing you soon!

Meet Our Providers

Learn Who We Are

  • Charles Gambla, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Member of the American College of Mohs Surgery

    Dr. Gambla is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and has completed Mohs Fellowship training through the American College of Mohs Surgery.

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  • Robert Griffith, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Dr. Griffith earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama and his medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. 

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  • David Jackson, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Dr. Jackson, a native of Florida with Alabama roots, graduated from Florida State University and The University of Florida College of Medicine. 

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  • Catherine Lucas, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Dr. Lucas was born and raised in the small town of Quitman, Louisiana. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Louisiana Tech University. 

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  • Karen Walker, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Dr. Karen Walker is a Tuscaloosa native graduating from Central High School where she was valedictorian and a Falcons cheerleader. 

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  • Stephanie B. Walsh, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Member of the American College of Mohs Surgery

    Dr. Walsh was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has lived in Alabama since 2001. She attended Vanderbilt University where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering.

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  • Jeffery Weeks, M.D.
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Dr. Weeks, a native of Kinston, Alabama is a graduate of Auburn University and Auburn Harrison School of Pharmacy. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham school of medicine. While in medical school, he was president of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.

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  • Staci Hardwick, CRNP

    Staci Hardwick is a Tuscaloosa native that felt called into the field of Nursing at the age of 18. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's in Science of Nursing from the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in May 2007. 

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  • SHELBY WARREN, CRNP

    Shelby Warren was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Shelby received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Shelton State and later graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama with her Bachelors Degree in Nursing.

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  • Stacy Barton
    Laser Technician

    Stacy was born in California and moved to Alabama in 1975. She attended the University of North Alabama and Shelton State Community College before moving to Denver, Colorado where she graduated in laser physics and holds an advanced user license of micro focused ultrasound. She has an extensive background in Aesthetics and light-based treatments.

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  • Adam S. Richardson, DO
    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Member of the American College of Mohs Surgery

    Dr. Richardson was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He attended college at the University of North Florida as a Division I tennis player and later returned to the University of Alabama where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Accountancy. He received his medical degree from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech, graduating in the top 1% of his class.

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Testimonials

Read what our clients says about us.

  • "have used Dr. Lucas and she is wonderful. Makes you feel at ease and comfortable and explains everything. When Dr. Lucas does a procedure very little scarring. I have also used Dr. Walsh. She is great too. Almost no scarring at all. 5 stars for them and all the staff at Alabama Dermatology!"
    Lynn P
  • "Staci Hardwick CRNP was very thorough, knowledgeable and friendly. I was super pleased with my visit!"
    Julie P
  • "Attentive and caring staff, and Dr. Weeks was wonderful. Patiently listened to all I had to say and answered all my questions. Not rushed at all."
    Edward T.
  • "Great doctors and very friendly staff. Wait times are very minimal."
    Gary T.
  • "Excellent Service. I was running late but they handled everything properly the same as they do every time I see them."
    Jason M.

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    As temperatures dip, check your products for these skin-saving ingredients Cold air outside, hot air inside, and dry air everywhere can disrupt the skin’s barrier in the winter. And that can mean dry, itchy skin for everyone, but especially for those who deal with conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Here ...

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    From general fatigue to possible Parkinson's disease, skin, hair, and nail conditions can be symptoms of a range of ailments Though skin is on the outside of your body, it can be a surprisingly clear window to what’s happening on the inside. "You can tell a lot about somebody by looking at their skin," ...

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  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

    When you see the letters “FAAD” after your dermatologist’s name, it stands for: Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD) The letters FAAD tells you that you’re seeing a dermatologist, a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating the skin, hair, and nails, who: Has ...

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  • Retinoid or Retinol

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  • How your workout can affect your skin

    Working out affects skin in good and not-so-good ways. Here is how to protect it while getting fit. Working out regularly can help maintain your weight, boost your overall mood and self-esteem, motivate you to eat healthier, and do wonders for your skin. However, not taking the right precautions while ...

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  • Is your Dry Scalp Something More Serious

    From dandruff to fungal infections, your scalp could be in need of some TLC A dry, itchy scalp can prove distracting, painful and—when paired with scabbing or flaking—embarrassing. It may be tempting to take matters into your own hands by scratching or attempting to mask the issue with products, ...

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Our Location

4410 Watermelon Rd. Northport, AL 35473

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed