Who We Are
Simply put, this is “Where Healthcare Meets Hospitality.”
At Dalton Dermatology & Day Spa, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by your provider's competency and personality. When searching for treatment, you need a team who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Dalton Dermatology & Day Spa every day. Our staff works together as a team to ensure that we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health. We look forward to getting to know you.
Our Daily Mission
Dalton Dermatology & Day Spa is dedicated to achieving the highest quality of dermatologic patient care for everyone. Achievement of this mission requires a dynamic organization whose mission embodies:
• Excellence in patient care and education,
• Adherence to ethical conduct,
• Responsiveness to patients’ needs
Mary Beth Cole, MD
Dr. Mary Beth Cole is a board-certified dermatologist serving medical, surgical and cosmetic needs in the Northwest Georgia area. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and the American Medical Association. She is trained in the medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions such as skin cancer, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema and more. She also performs a wide array of cosmetic treatments such as Botox, fillers, chemical peels, IPL and laser.
Dr. Cole received her dermatology training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Prior to residency, Dr. Cole attended medical school at Mercer University, where she was awarded membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She is a magna cum laude graduate of North Georgia College and State University (now University of North Georgia) where she received her bachelor degree in Biology.
After working with Dr. Reginald Sherrill at Dalton Plastic Surgery for two years, Dr. Cole's expanding patient population made it necessary to find more space and start her own practice. In 2013, Dalton Dermatology & Day Spa was born with the goal of continuing to provide the same exceptional skincare and hospitality that her patients had become accustomed to at Dalton Plastic Surgery. Dr. Cole and Dr. Sherrill still share a passion for quality comprehensive skincare, and continue to work closely together to provide that for their patients.
A native of northwest Georgia, Dr. Cole grew up in Chatsworth. She is happy to be residing close to home. She and her husband, Seth, have two daughters, Susannah and Grace.
Nikki Dean, PA-C
Nikki joined the team in 2014 as a board-certified Physician Assistant. She is trained in both the medical and esthetic treatment of dermatologic conditions. She completed her physician assistant degree at the Medical College of Georgia where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Behavior from the University of Georgia. She is a member of the Alpha Eta honor society and the Georgia Academy of Physician Assistants. Nikki has over 9 years of experience, including 7 years practicing in Jacksonville, FL where she specialized in esthetic medical procedures. She is well versed in a variety of treatments including vein, scar and pigmentation laser treatments, laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, and laser skin resurfacing.
Nikki is a native of Dalton, GA who moved back to the area to join our team. Nikki is an avid traveler and enjoys exploring the world. Nikki is grateful to be closer to her family and friends and is looking forward to helping serve the needs of our community.
Jordan Ralston, PA-C
Jordan joined the team in 2016 as a board-certified Physician Assistant. She is a graduate of the Mercer University Physician Assistant program in Atlanta, GA. She is also a 2011 graduate of the University of Georgia where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Studies. Jordan is trained in the medical treatment of dermatologic conditions, and is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Georgia Academy of Physician Assistants.
Jordan is a Northwest Georgia native, having grown up in Cedartown. She and her husband, Peter, have one daughter, Isla, and live in Calhoun, GA. They enjoy being close to their family and friends, and they also enjoy exploring the outdoors together.
Lorie Sellers, LE
Lorie is a Licensed Esthetician with over 10 years of experience in spa and medical settings. In 2006, she graduated as valedictorian of her Miller Motte Technical College esthetics class. She has also received advance training and certification in esthetics from the International Dermal Institute, along with Apex Erbium Sandstone and Cutera laser certifications. Lorie specializes in corrective skincare, make-up artistry, and laser skin rejuvenation. She has a passion for her patients' skincare needs and works diligently to produce clinical results for each one. Lorie joined Dalton Dermatology & Day Spa in 2014 to further expand her use of esthetics in a medical setting. Lorie has three grown children, Alyssa, Gabrielle, and Seth.
Dwayne Taylor, RN
Dwayne is a Registered Nurse specializing in injectable treatments such as sclerotherapy (veins), cosmetic dermal toxins/fillers, and laser therapy. He joined our team in 2017 after 25+ years of experience with these treatments in the Atlanta area. We are very excited that Dwayne has chosen to bring his experience and expertise in these treatments to Dalton.
Rosa is Nikki's Medical Assistant, and has been with Dalton Dermatology since 2013. She assists with charting, coding, and electronic medical records. Rosa has lived in Dalton, GA for 20 years, and she has worked in the medical field for over 10 years. Rosa is a big soccer fan, and she enjoys playing as much as she can in area leagues. She and her husband, Hugo, have two children. Rosa’s sister, Martha, also works at Dalton Dermatology.
Melissa came to Dalton Dermatology in 2013 as a wonderful addition to our nursing staff. She has 14 years of experience in the medical field, and is a graduate of Dalton State College where she obtained an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (LPN). She is also CPR certified by the American Heart Association. Melissa loves to camp, hike, ride bikes, and is active in her church, Tunnel Hill Baptist Church. She and her husband, Jared, have two children, Julie and Nolan.
Jo joined us in 2013 as our receptionist. Since then she has taken on several important roles such as managing our Jane Iredale makeup line, helping patients with our Sunetics Hair Growth Laser, and assisting our Esthetician, Lorie Sellers, in the Day Spa. Prior to joining Dalton Dermatology, Jo worked in the GA school system for 18 years. She and her husband Keith moved to Chatsworth, GA from Athens, GA in 2011. They have 2 children and 1 grandchild, Sophia.
Ashley joined our team in 2015 as our Phlebotomist, as well as assisting our nursing staff with patient triage and procedures. She has been in the medical field for over 6 years, and she enjoys working with patients in such a kind and caring environment. Originally from Canton, GA, Ashley now lives in Dalton with her husband, Joey, and their daughter, Lexi. When she's not helping patients in the office, she's spending time with her family or using her sewing and crafting skills to make something for someone.
Cathy has been with us since early 2016 as our phone receptionist and scheduler. When you call our office, you will likely speak with Cathy. She helps our patients schedule their appointments, and she answers any questions that they may have. Cathy has been in the medical industry for over 7 years, and she loves the wonderful working environment at the office. Cathy and her husband live in Chatsworth, and she enjoys reading and outdoor activities.
Janice has been with Dr. Cole and Dalton Dermatology since day one. She began as Dr. Cole's personal nurse, and has since transitioned into our nurse/medical-staff manager. Janice is a graduate of Dalton Vocational School of Health Occupations where she received her LPN degree. She is a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association, certified in Basic Life Support, and has over 30 years of nursing experience. Janice loves the beach, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. She and her husband, David, have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.
Mitzi is our Office Manager, and has been with Dr. Cole and Dalton Dermatology since before our opening in 2013. She has worked in the medical field since 1988 and has extensive experience in medical billing, coding, and office management. She has a passion for sharing her knowledge and continuously improving the patient experience at Dalton Dermatology. Mitzi loves to travel, spend time with family and friends, and sing. She was born in Dalton, GA and has lived in Chatsworth, GA most of her life. Mitzi and her husband, Rick, have 3 children and 4 beautiful grandchildren.
Kayla has been with us since 2014 and is our check-out receptionist. Kayla will greet you after your appointment at our front desk to assist you with payment, scheduling your next appointment, and questions about insurance or products. Kayla has been in the medical field for over 10 years and loves the friendly and helpful atmosphere everyday at the office. Away from work, she loves to be outdoors and with her family and friends. Kayla is originally from the area and currently lives in Rocky Face.
Cindy joined us in 2015 as the newest addition to our nursing staff. She is a Licensed Nurse with over 14 years of experience in the medical field. In the office, you will find her preparing patients to see their provider, assisting with surgical and cosmetic procedures, and helping patients with their prescriptions. Outside of the office, you will find her spending time with her husband, Dustin, and two kids, Levi and Lexie. She also loves to camp and teach Sunday School at Holly Creek Baptist Church. Cindy lives in Chatsworth, GA, where she was raised.
Stephanie has been with us since 2014, and she is the first smiling face our patients see as they walk in the door. She helps our patients check-in and ensures that all of their personal and medical information is up-to-date for their appointment. She loves being part of a team that cares about its patients so deeply. Away from the office, Stephanie loves to sing, read, and spend time with her family. She and her husband, Brandon, have a son, Rogen, and a rowdy new puppy, Racer.
Martha joined Dalton Dermatology in 2013 and is responsible for insurance and billing. She ensures that insurance payments are made correctly, and that any insurance-related questions our patients may have are answered for them. Martha graduated from Dalton High School in 2002 and has worked in the medical field for 14 years. She loves spending time with her family and playing/watching soccer. Martha and her husband, Jose, have 3 beautiful children, Yahir, Brianna, and Santiago.
Christie joined Dalton Dermatology in 2013 and is Dr. Cole’s Medical Assistant. She assists with charting, electronic medical records, and OSHA regulations in the office. She also assists Dr. Cole in surgery and with cosmetic injectables. Prior to joining Dalton Dermatology, Christie worked in the dental field for over 24 years. She loves traveling, cooking, decorating, and spending time with family and friends. She is also active in her church, Rock Bridge. Christie has lived in Chatsworth her whole life, and she and her husband, Roger, have 2 grown sons, Cody and Blake.