Stephen A. Spencer, M.D

Stephan Levitt, M.D

Laini R. Gaar, M.D

Elizabeth L. Weber, ARNP

Samantha M. Bono, P.A

Devonne R Collins, ARNP

Danielle Simons MSN, FNP-BC

 

 

Stephen A. Spencer, MD

Dr. Spencer is a board certified dermatologist treating disorders of the skin hair and nails. His special interests include skin cancer detection and removal, including Mohs micrographic surgery.

He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine. Dr. Spencer's internship was completed at the Washington. D.C. Veteran's Administration Medical Center and Georgetown University Hospital. He completed his dermatology residency at the University of South Florida College of Medicine In 1986. Since that time he has been practicing in Charlotte County.

He enjoys spending time with his family. Hobbies include watching sports, playing golf and reading.

 

 

Stephan Levitt, MD

Stephan Levitt, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist. Originally from Rochester, New York, he received his bachelor’s degree in biology summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He continued at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine where he received his medical degree and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

After two years of training in pathology at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, he completed a three year residency in dermatology at the MetroHealth Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Levitt is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He established a successful private practice in dermatology in Nashua, New Hampshire where he lived for over 20 years before relocating to Florida in 2006.

 

 

Laini R. Gaar, MD

Dr. Gaar is a native of Fort Myers, FL.  She attended the University of Florida, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology.  She obtained her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 2009. She performed an internal medicine internship at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA before completing her dermatology residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA.  Dr. Gaar joined Coastal Dermatology in 2013.

She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Florida Medical Association, and Christian Medical & Dental Associations. Dr. Gaar is a board certified dermatologist who practices medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and treats conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. She has special interest in the detection and treatment of skin cancer as well as the treatment of stigmatizing skin disease.  She has a passion for mission trips, ballet, hiking, and most recently CrossFit training.  


 

Elizabeth L. Weber, ARNP

Elizabeth Weber, MSN, ARNP-BC, DCNP is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. A long Florida resident, Beth obtained both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida.

Beth Joined the Costal Dermatology team in 2009. She has had extensive training involving all aspects of skin including skin cancer detection as well as general dermatology. Beth also specializes in cosmetic procedures including Botox, Xeomin, fillers such as, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Belotero, and performs chemical peels.

She spends her free time with her husband and their dog Cooper. She is former American Cancer Society Board Member and enjoys Volunteering with numerous charity organizations. She also enjoys boating, kayaking, and cheering on the Gators!

 

 

 Samantha M. Bono, PA-C

Sam is a board certified physician assistant. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in pre-med biology at the University of Tampa in 2007. She also received her Masters of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant studies at Nova Southeastern University in 2011, where she was on the Dean's List and graduated with honors. She has extensive training in Emergency Medicine, working for both Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Fawcett Memorial Hospital.

She joined Coastal Dermatology in April 2012, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Sam performs skin screenings, biopsies, cryotherapy, intralesional injections, acne treatment, cyst removal, skin tag removal and minor skin surgeries. She especially enjoys the diagnosis and  treatment of various skin rashes. 

She is affiliated with several organizations including the Society of Dermatologic Physician Assistants, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 

She enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, Crossfit, running, biking, triathlons and going to the beach with her dog, Lily.

 

 

Devonne Collins, MSN

Devonne Collins, MSN, ARNP-BC is nationally certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She attended the University of Florida for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and remains to this day an avid Florida Gator supporter. As an RN, she worked predominately in emergency/trauma. She returned for her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Florida Gulf Coast University, and is currently working towards her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of South Florida.

Devonne immensely enjoys the complexities dermatology offers and is trained extensively in diagnosing and treating a diverse array of dermatologic conditions.

A sixth-generation Floridian, Devonne grew up and currently resides locally in Arcadia. A country girl at heart, Devonne enjoys equestrian riding and gardening in her free time. She also enjoys spending time with her "fur babies" which include her two Australian Shepherds, Marble and Slate, as well as her Thoroughbred rescue, Pulsion.

 

Danielle SimonsDanielle Simons MSN, FNP-BC

Danielle Simons MSN, FNP-BC is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 

She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the American Nurses Association (ANA), and the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (NADNP), and specializes in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. 

Danielle obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing through Chamberlain University in Illinois and her Master of Science in Nursing through Saint Joseph’s College in Maine. 

Danielle, her husband Andy, and their son Casey are Illinois natives. The warm sunshine, beaches and friendly people of this area brought them to Florida. 

Danielle believes that a healthy patient-provider relationship is built on trust. Her approach to medicine and treatment is not one-size-fits-all. She hopes that her patients will take part in their healthcare decisions, which should include a preventative healthcare approach. Routine, full skin exams are key to early prevention and diagnosis of skin cancer and other skin diseases. 

“I will always have my patients best interest in mind, and encourage them to participate in the decision-making process. The most rewarding part of my job is helping my patients live their healthiest lives”–Danielle