Atlantic Shore Dermatology was founded in 2005 by Ashley C. Cavalier, M.D., with a philosophy of providing excellence in dermatologic care in a compassionate and caring environment. Set amongst the majestic oaks on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, the team of Atlantic Shore Dermatology strives to bring you and your family the highest quality medical and cosmetic skin care available. In 2011, Dr. Cavalier opened an additional office in beautiful Waycross, Georgia, to better serve the communities in southeast Georgia. The team of Dr. Ashley Cavalier and physician assistants Rachel Hawkins Duncan, Lindsey Gross Jones and Nurse Practicioner Hannah Davis all believe in developing relationships with our patients that will last a lifetime.
For those of our patients who have had pre-cancers, atypical moles, or skin cancer, we practice preventive medicine with regularly scheduled monitoring visits. We offer some of the newest non-surgical therapeutic and preventive treatments for sun damaged and precancerous skin. It is our intention that by focusing on prevention and early diagnosis and treatment, we can improve the rate of cure of most types of skin cancer.
For those who wish to enhance their appearance or reverse the changes in their skin brought on by years of environmental exposure, we offer a wide spectrum of cosmetic treatments that are done as an outpatient and are safer and more financially reasonable than other more aggressive surgical options. With the knowledge and experience of a board certified dermatologist and someone who cares for all of your dermatologic needs, Dr. Cavalier has the unique qualifications to make available to you expert information and can advise you on what your options are, from daily skin care to reduction in the signs of aging and improvement in the quality of your skin. We will work with you to develop a care plan individualized to meet your specific needs and lifestyle.
Our office also offers pediatric dermatology services. We pride ourselves on compassionate care, especially when it comes to the needs of your child. We offer the most current therapies for a variety of chronic dermatologic conditions such as eczema, seborrhea, psoriasis, and rosacea, and have available to you and your family the most current medical and technology based treatment options for acne, from mild cases to more severe cystic acne.
In these times of rapidly advancing technology and medical knowledge, we strive to provide our patients with the latest state-of-the-art treatment combined with the highest level of patient care. By researching new methods as they become available and providing sound medical advice about your treatment options, we are dedicated to providing you with an ever-increasing, ever-expanding realm of services in a caring, comfortable environment.
Ashley C. Cavalier is the owner and founder of Atlantic Shore Dermatology. She is a board certified dermatologist who performs adult and pediatric dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, skin cancer treatment and dermatopathology. Dr. Cavalier has been in practice since 2001 and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, an active member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society, a fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and a diplomate to the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Cavalier was raised in LaGrange, Georgia. She graduated with a B.S. from Sweet Briar College in Virginia and then received her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia. She then completed her residency training in Philadelphia at Drexel University. After completing her residency she worked in private practice in Bryn Mawr, PA and then in Louisville, Kentucky where she assisted in clinical trials and worked with nationally known dermatologists. She and her husband, Buck Cavalier, MD, enjoy spending time with their two sons, Cason and Travis.
Rachel Hawkins-Duncan is specialty trained in dermatology and has been a certified physician assistant since 2006. She is a native of St. Simons Island. Rachel offers quality medical and cosmetic dermatology services in both our Waycross and St. Simons offices. Rachel’s special interests are cosmetic skin care, chemical peels and her enthusiasm for fitness. She and her husband, Jake, love family time with their sons, Ben & Ryan.
Lindsey Gross Jones is a native to Kingsland, Georgia. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion. She then went on to pursue her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at South University. Lindsey is specialty trained in medical and cosmetic dermatology and looks forward to providing her hometown with the highest quality of dermatologic care for many years to come. Lindsey and her husband, Jake, enjoy being active outdoors and playing with their dogs, Kimber and Maggie, and daughter, Emerson.
Hannah L. Davis is a board certified nurse practitioner specializing in medical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She continued her education at Kennesaw State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After several years of working as a registered nurse in Savannah, she advanced her education and graduated with a Masters of Science degree in nursing from the Medical College of Georgia. Hannah and her husband reside on Saint Simons Island where they enjoy coastal outdoor activities, and she volunteers as a member of the Junior League of the Golden Isles. She is passionate about her profession and looks forward to many years of providing quality care for the patients of the Golden Isles.
Gloria J. Wood is Practice Manager of Atlantic Shore Dermatology and has over 20 years of medical management experience. She joined Atlantic Shore Dermatology in 2008 and enjoys working with the providers and staff, we make a great team! Should you have any questions or concerns, please call, email or stop by her office.
Gloria’s interests include fishing and spending time in the mountains.
She is a native of Brunswick and was voted as YWCA tribute to women leaders.
She and her husband, Rick, enjoy family time with their son, Ricky.