Your Skin Care Specialists

Welcome to Dermatology Specialists of Georgia – Ellijay and Marietta, formerly Gardner Dermatology & Med Spa. Our team is here to offer you comprehensive care for your skin at every age – from diagnosing and treating common skin conditions and diseases, including skin cancer, to providing you with all of the services of our on-site, physician-supervised anti-aging Aqua Medical Spa.

Alan Gardner, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist

Your Ellijay and Marietta Teams

Our goal is to provide every patient with the very best dermatological care to help them achieve and maintain their healthiest and most beautiful skin.


Alan Gardner, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Ellijay & Marietta
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Sarah Miller, MPH, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

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Sandy Coleman, CRNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

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We understand you have other choices when it comes to your dermatological care, and we thank you for entrusting us with the health of your skin.

Did you know

your chance of developing a non-melanoma skin cancer in your lifetime is about one in five? 

It is, so please take the time to get your annual skin exam.

From helping you stay sun smart to performing your annual skin exam, our team is committed to helping our communities avoid skin cancer and know what to look for when it comes to recognizing its early warning signs.

And, don’t forget to schedule your annual skin screening this year!

The good news is, when caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. That’s why our team offers Mohs surgery, which is considered the most effective technique for treating both basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, the two most common types of skin cancer. We also offer SRT-100, the non-surgical alternative for treating our patients’ non-melanoma skin cancer.