Board certified dermatologist Dr. David Sax has hand-chosen a team of dedicated and experienced medical professionals to work with him here at University Park Dermatology & Medical Spa. Together, they offer the ultimate combination of clinical skill, dedication and compassion. You’ll enjoy a high level of personalized care in our Sarasota office.

David S. Sax, M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Sax is board certified dermatologist serving patients in Sarasota, Bradenton and outlying areas. He founded University Park Dermatology in 2001 with a mission to provide patients with expert medical care. He is an expert in dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer. In addition to medical dermatology, he and his team provide a wide range of premium cosmetic skin care services.

Carlee LaPensee, MSN, DCNP, APRN-C

Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Carlee is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner with special board certification in Dermatology with over 10 years of medical and cosmetic Dermatology experience. Carlee completed both her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She graduated Cum Laude with her Master of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2009. She specializes in skin cancer screenings and surgical removal of skin cancers, as well as the treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis, and many other skin conditions. She has also advanced training in Aesthetics and anti-aging treatments, including Botox, dermal fillers, laser therapy and photo-rejuvenation.

Jesse LeBaron, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jesse is a Physician Assistant that specializes in dermatology. She graduated from The University of Florida with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in 2018. She has an Undergraduate degree at UF with a double major in Biology and Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience. She specializes in skin cancer screenings and surgical removal of skin cancers, also the treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis and many other skin conditions. She has advanced training in cosmetic dermatology as well including lasers, Botox, and fillers.

Jennifer Vo, MPAS, PA-C

Jennifer is a board-certified Physician Assistant with over 5 years of dermatology experience. Born and raised in Massachusetts,Jenn attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts where she completed her Bachelor of Science and Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. Since completing her schooling, she has remained exclusively in Dermatology as she knew this is her passion.

Jaime Smither, Licensed Clinical Aesthetician

Jaime was born and raised in Sarasota and graduated from Florida College of Natural Health. She has been practicing medical aesthetics since 2011. Jaime brings valuable experience creating treatment plans for rosacea, acne and anti-aging, as well as educating clients on how to improve & achieve healthy skin.

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