Meet Our Dermatologists
James Trimble, M.D.
Mohs Surgeon / Cosmetic Dermatologist
James S. Trimble, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs and reconstructive surgeon. He is also a third generation dermatologist. His grandfather, Dr. Jim Trimble practiced dermatology and skin cancer surgery in Jacksonville from 1950 to the mid 1990s. His father, Dr. James W. Trimble was Jacksonville’s first Mohs surgeon and he practiced for over 30 years before retiring in 2012.
Dr. Trimble attended medical school in Syracuse, New York at Upstate Medical University. After medical school, he completed a residency in dermatology at the University of South Florida. He then went on to complete the ACGME and ACMS-accredited fellowship in Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery at Florida State University. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.
After returning home and practicing in the Southside and Mandarin areas of Jacksonville for nearly three years, Dr. Trimble has decided to join the team at Dermatology and Laser Center. He is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive and compassionate care to his dermatology and skin cancer patients. He is also honored to help carry on the practice that is the legacy of Dr. Fred Eaglstein, a place where patients and staff are considered family.
When he is not providing care to patients, Dr. Trimble enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. His hobbies include fishing and playing guitar.
Bruce Paley, DO
Bruce H. Paley, DO, joined our practice in 1998. Dr. Paley also practices dermatology in St. Augustine and Palatka. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Westchester General Hospital in Miami, Fla. His dermatology residency was done at the Greater Miami Skin and Laser Center, under the direction of staff dermatologists at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla. Dr. Paley is Board Certified in Dermatology and is a member of the International Society of Dermatology and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. In addition, from 1996 to 2006, Dr. Paley served as Clinical Assistant Professor and Division Chief of Dermatology at the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., at which time he decided to pursue additional hours at the Dermatology and Laser Center.
Laura Clark, ARNP
Laura Clark, ARNP, joined the Dermatology & Laser Center in 1997 as support staff for the office and later graduated with her associate in science degree in nursing from Florida Community College of Jacksonville in 2001. During this time, from 2001 to 2010, Laura worked exclusively with Dr. Eaglstein as his Registered Nurse and assisted him with all his medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Laura has dedicated her education and training to become very knowledgeable with laser technology, aesthetic surgery and medical/surgical dermatology. She also worked as a nurse consultant for Candela Laser Corporation, training other nurses and physicians about cosmetic laser treatments. She completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Jacksonville University in 2008 and went on to graduate from Jacksonville University’s Masters in Nursing program with a specialization as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Laura is nationally certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses and Lambda Rho Chapter-at-Large. Laura holds active memberships with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Florida Nurse Practitioner Network and is a long time member of the Dermatology Nurses Association. Additionally, Laura is the coordinator for the Jacksonville Society of Dermatology Associates (2012) and is an adjunct faculty member for Jacksonville University RN-BSN program, guiding and mentoring nursing students in nursing research. Laura has spent her career in dermatology and has a passion for providing patients with the best comprehensive cosmetic, medical and surgical dermatology care.
Bethany Browning, Aesthetician
Bethany Browning has been a licensed Aesthetician for more than a decade. She has had extensive post graduate educational training for Skin Analysis and European Skin Care Techniques, and graduated with honors from the International Dermal Institute. Bethany has been with Dermatology & Laser Center since 2006 and specializes in chemical peels, hydrafacials, customized skin care programs, acne surgery, Photo Dynamic Therapy, microdermabrasion and Antioxidant Firming Treatments. She cares for a wide variety of patients with pre and post operative medical skin care treatments and has extensive knowledge for treating melasma, acne scarring, fine lines, wrinkles and sun damaged skin. Bethany has a strong commitment for and is passionate about helping patients of all ages to achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful skin.